The Boy In The Blue Box

By Naptime Nancy On March 9th, 1976, the skeletal remains of a child were found inside a blue storage chest in the basement of an apartment complex off of Winston Drive in Greece, New York. The little one was still in a diaper and pale blue pajamas with a deer on the left breast and Read more about The Boy In The Blue Box[…]

The Disappearance of Leichia Reilly

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark ​It was January 30, 1985 when Leichia Reilly wanted to enjoy a night out with her friends.  Leichia, 21, went out dancing at the Pierce Arrow nightclub.  The nightclub was very prominent and prestigious at the time, known to be frequented by Buffalo Bills players. ​Reilly had arrived at the club with Read more about The Disappearance of Leichia Reilly[…]

The Disappearance of Larry Stackhouse Jr.

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark Larry Stackhouse Jr. was 19 years old the last time his parents saw him.  It was a Friday night and Larry was heading to a basketball game at the Christian Brothers Academy in DeWitt, NY, an eastern suburb of Syracuse, NY. Larry has been missing since December 2, 2005. Read more about The Disappearance of Larry Stackhouse Jr.[…]

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 Disappearance of John Sapienza

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark In the parking lot of a grocery store in New Hartford, New York sat a red 1997 Chevrolet Astro van, it had been there for about a month when it was finally reported to law enforcement. The year was 1997, the month was March. The van belong to John Read more about The Disappearance of John Sapienza[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The Murder of Michelle Maenza

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark It was November 26, 1973 when 11 year old Michelle Maenza disappeared while walking home. She had been at the Goodman Plaza.  While at the plaza, Michelle saw her uncle who had offered to give her a ride home but she declined. It would haunt her uncle for years Read more about The Murder of Michelle Maenza[…]

The Murder of Wanda Walkowicz

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark The Murder of Wanda Walkowicz By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark Wanda Walkowicz was 11 years old when she disappeared on April 2, 1973. She went to the grocery store, as she often did, to pick up groceries for her mother Joyce.  She spent $8.52, purchasing tuna, milk, cupcakes Read more about The Murder of Wanda Walkowicz[…]

The Murder of Carmen Colon

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark On November 18, 1971, Carmen Colon’s body was found near Chili NY.  She had been strangled and sexually assaulted.  She was only 10 years old.  When her body was found, she was only partially clothed. Colon was from Rochester where she lived with her grandparents.  On November 16, Carmen Read more about The Murder of Carmen Colon[…]