The 1946 Oak Grove Jane Doe

By Naptime Nancy On the evening of Friday, April 12th, 1946, three people were walking along the Clackamas River in the Portland suburb of Oak Grove when they discovered a bound burlap sack floating in the water. Assuming the sack was filled with kittens that some cruel person had discarded, they pulled the sack out Read more about The 1946 Oak Grove Jane Doe[…]

The Killing of Sherri Lynn Swalley

By Naptime Nancy A Christmastime family road trip’s one night stop on the way to Disney World, ended in horror. John Swalley of Columbus, OH, had asked his friend, Clyde Williamson, if he and his two children could stay the night at Clyde’s place in Atlanta, GA. Swalley didn’t want to worry about running out Read more about The Killing of Sherri Lynn Swalley[…]

Brandon Cartellone’s Killers Are Still Out There

By Naptime Nancy On July 26th, 2011, twenty one year old Brandon Cartellone’s bright future as an up and coming artist was stolen from him. Around 1:30AM, Brandon’s girlfriend opened the unlocked door to his Tremont apartment to find him bound to a chair, beaten and strangled. Brandon’s mother Lynn Cartellone would get the gut Read more about Brandon Cartellone’s Killers Are Still Out There[…]

A Life Stolen: Egypt Covington

By Naptime Nancy Twenty seven year old Egypt Covington was an aspiring singer and local bartender living in Van Buren Township, which is located in between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Egypt had made the decision to leave her boyfriend to work things out with an old flame. The new boyfriend and Egypt were living Read more about A Life Stolen: Egypt Covington[…]

The Murder of Thomas Clifton

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark It was June 15, 1978.  Thomas Clifton was sunbathing, nude, on a remote beach in Angola, NY.  Angola is about a half hour just outside of Buffalo where Clifton was a professor of music at the University at Buffalo. In what was described by former Town of Evan police Read more about The Murder of Thomas Clifton[…]

Help Solve #LindasStory

By Naptime Nancy On Friday, July, 6th, 1973, Linda O’Keefe got picked up by her piano teacher and they headed for Linda’s summer school classes at Lincoln Intermediate School in Corona Del Mar, CA. Around 10AM, Linda had a school break and walked over Richard’s Market to get a snack. A turquoise van would be Read more about Help Solve #LindasStory[…]

Murdered Abroad: Andrea Scherpf and Bernd Göricke

By Naptime Nancy Twenty three year old Andrea Scherpf and twenty six year old Bernd Göricke were German tourists hitchhiking through Chetwynd, British Columbia. It is believed that the couple met their demise when they took a ride from a man in a 1960’s Chevrolet Pickup truck in early October of 1983. Andrea and Bernd’s Read more about Murdered Abroad: Andrea Scherpf and Bernd Göricke[…]

The Waverly Three

By Morgan Waverly is a small, upper-middle class town in northeast Iowa. On June 13th, 1971, the first murder of what is now referred to as the Waverly Three is committed. Valerie Klossowsky, age 14, goes to the pool with a friend and never comes home. Her body was found nude from the waist down, Read more about The Waverly Three[…]

Help Catch An Oregon Serial Killer

By Naptime Nancy Eugene Police estimate that 62 year old Gladys May Hensley was attacked sometime early on June 4th, 1986. Her body was found in her ground floor High Street apartment on June 5th after not having been seen out and about within her senior living complex. She had been sexually assaulted and murdered. Read more about Help Catch An Oregon Serial Killer[…]

Help Identify Patricia Lee Kuzara’s Killer

By Naptime Nancy Little seven year old Patty Lee Kuzara was having too much fun at her babysitter’s home to leave when her mother tried to pick her up. Patty had been relentlessly bullied at school that year, so she undoubtedly didn’t want the fun that Saturday evening to end. Frustrated and distraught from losing Read more about Help Identify Patricia Lee Kuzara’s Killer[…]