The Abduction & Murder of Amber Hagerman

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark It was a warm winter day on January 13, 1996 in Arlington, Texas.  Amber Hagerman, 9, and her brother Ricky, 5, wanted to take advantage of the weather and ride their bikes.  They rode their bikes to an abandoned grocery store parking lot. After a while Ricky wanted to go Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Amber Hagerman[…]

She Never Returned Home

By Chris Maltby On February 23, 1999, Teresa Madrigal went grocery shopping and she never returned home. The next day, her body was found 60 miles away near the entrance of Poway lake in Poway, California. Her boyfriend did not call to report her missing for five days. Madrigal had been shot several times. On March Read more about She Never Returned Home[…]

Where is Dorien Thomas?

By Naptime Nancy Nine year old Dorien Deon Thomas had just put some air in his bike tires and headed out for a ride on October 26th, 1998. His bike was a bright aqua blue bike that said ‘Free Style’ on the sides with white tires. He and his family lived in an apartment complex Read more about Where is Dorien Thomas?[…]

The Disappearance of Tu Thi-Cam Tran

By Naptime Nancy Twenty four year old Tu Thi-Cam Tran was an Information Systems Management student at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. She was living in nearby Leham, MD, with her brother and his family while she attended school. There are two different disappearance dates noted for Tran in the media. One is Read more about The Disappearance of Tu Thi-Cam Tran[…]

The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley

By Naptime Nancy It was Friday, October 29th, 1993, and Eureka Elementary School in Granite Bay, CA, was abuzz with Halloween festivities and the excitement of Trick or Treat weekend plans. Thirty nine year old Cherilyn Hawkley, was a beloved fifth grade teacher at Eureka Elementary. She had taught for over two decades in Chico, Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley[…]

Who Is Responsible For the Death of Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner?

By: Sammy Keyes* ​On August 8, 1995, 24 year old mother Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found dead via ligature strangulation in an apartment storage space located in Des Moines, Iowa.  Since her death, much discussion has arisen regarding the coverage of those who go missing both in media and in law enforcement and if it correlates with economic Read more about Who Is Responsible For the Death of Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner?[…]

The Murder of Greta Putnam

By Naptime Nancy Greta Jayne Putnam was a beautiful person, inside and out. Her family and those who knew her describe her as selfless and loving. She handmade clothing and sent them to children in Africa out of the kindness of her heart. So who could have deliberately and brutally attacked this sweet 86 year Read more about The Murder of Greta Putnam[…]

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 Disappearance of Jorge Acosta

By Naptime Nancy Twelve year old Jorge Acosta was last seen heading to a friends house on November 1st, 1992. Jorge is from Van Nuys, CA, and his friends home was nearby in the Los Angeles area. He was wearing a yellow and black striped shirt with black pants, stood 5’1” tall, weighed roughly 115 Read more about The Disappearance of Jorge Acosta[…]