The Murder of Ann Rippel

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark On April 23, 1997, Ann Rippel, 41, was found face down in the Little Tonawanda Creek near Batavia, NY.  A passing by driver noticed the body.  Police believe her body was not there for long, maybe an hour, before her body was discovered. Ann was naked from the waist down, and Read more about The Murder of Ann Rippel[…]

The Murder of Eddie Morgan

By Naptime Nancy Forty six year old Eddie Morgan knew nearly everyone in his NE Portland, OR, community. Because he took the time to say hello and get to know everyone he encountered. In result, he was beloved by many and known as ‘The Mayor of 42nd Avenue”. Eddie used to run errands on foot Read more about The Murder of Eddie Morgan[…]

The Murder of Lindsey Baum

By Flavio Sette Above: Lindsey Baum’s missing poster, widely circulated around McCleary, Washington before her remains were found Ten year old Lindsey Baum vanished at some point while walking home from a friend’s house in McCleary, Washington state, on the evening of June 26th, 2009. In September of 2017, eight years after Baum went missing, skeletal remains were found in a densely wooded area west of Ellensburg, Washington. The remains were taken Read more about The Murder of Lindsey Baum[…]

The Murder of Tracey Kirkpatrick

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark Tracey Kirkpatrick was working at Aileen’s, in Frederick, MD on the night of March 15 1989.  She was closing up the shop when someone entered the store and brutally stabbed her and left her body in the store’s stockroom.  Tracey had no defensive wounds, there had been no signs of Read more about The Murder of Tracey Kirkpatrick[…]

The Murder of Suzette Willis-McDermott

By Naptime Nancy Suzette Jennifer Willis was an Army Veteran living with her mother and stepfather in Citrus Heights, CA, and working for Creative Construction. Her parents last reported seeing her at approximately 6:30PM at their home on Wednesday, November 20th, 1991. From there, Suzette reportedly went to a man’s home, but left his place Read more about The Murder of Suzette Willis-McDermott[…]

The Murder of Rosa Tapia

By Naptime Nancy Six year old Rosa Tapia, her mother, and two siblings, lived in the Hartland Apartments in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the wee hours of Augus 13th, 1995, Rosa’s mother peeked her head into the bedroom that Rosa and her four year old brother shared. Both were fast asleep in bed. At Read more about The Murder of Rosa Tapia[…]

The Wolcott Jane Doe

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark It was August of 2002 when people began to notice a putrid smell hanging in the summer air on West Port Bay Road in the town of Wolcott, NY.  It was a lightly traveled road, mainly used for fishing access. On August 29, 2002, a cable worker noticed what Read more about The Wolcott Jane Doe[…]

Who Killed Romeo Velarde?

By Christina M. Romel Velarde was only 16 when he was gunned down in front of his home on E. Division Street in National City, CA, on January 19, 2007. More than a decade has past and the National City Police Department is still trying to track down the two males who were reportedly seen Read more about Who Killed Romeo Velarde?[…]

The Murder of Daisy Motley

By Naptime Nancy It was approximately 9PM on May 7th, 1979, when 64 year old Daisy Motley of Portland, OR, last spoke with her daughter. This is the last known contact Daisy would have with loved ones before being discovered dead the next day by her apartment manager. The manager of the 600 block of Read more about The Murder of Daisy Motley[…]

The Murder of Garrett Phillips

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark It was October 24, 2011 when just before 5pm, it began to rain in the small town of Potsdam, NY.  Potsdam, split in two by the Raquette River, sits nestled in northern tip of NY about 40 minutes from  the Canadian border. Without counting its student population, Potsdam has Read more about The Murder of Garrett Phillips[…]