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In Cold Blood: The Cassidy Family Murders

By Carolyn Berardino On April 1, 1968, the small town of Milan, Ohio was shocked by a brutal triple murder. 17-year-old Michael Cassidy came home from work at 4:00 a.m. and found his parents, Ann and William, dead of gunshot wounds. His 12-year-old sister Patricia was also dead, having been viciously beaten, possibly with the Read more about In Cold Blood: The Cassidy Family Murders[…]

Help Identify Garfield Heights John Doe: Have You Seen This Note?

By Carolyn Berardino Children playing at 4954 East 81st St in Garfield Heights, Ohio found the skeletal remains of a black male on September 11, 1991. According to the Ohio Attorney General, the note above was discovered inside his shoe. It reads, “We can’t wait to see you! Love Cynthia and Boo Boo.” It was Read more about Help Identify Garfield Heights John Doe: Have You Seen This Note?[…]

Cleveland Cavs Offer Reward in the Unsolved Murder of Ericka Weems

By Carolyn Berardino 37-year-old Ericka Weems had just moved back to her hometown of Akron, Ohio and had opened up her second daycare center, when she was gunned down inside her own home. Her body was discovered on November 2, 2020, when she was scheduled to babysit for a friend and couldn’t be reached. By Read more about Cleveland Cavs Offer Reward in the Unsolved Murder of Ericka Weems[…]

New Hope in the 1978 Unsolved Murder of Cheryl Thompson

By Carolyn Berardino Cheryl Thompson was a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Cincinnatti in 1978. She was home for spring break on March 24th, when she left her parent’s house in Mariemont, Ohio, to meet her boyfriend at Gatsby’s disco in Oakley. But according to the Ohio Attorney General, she never arrived. Her brother Read more about New Hope in the 1978 Unsolved Murder of Cheryl Thompson[…]

A Son Searching For His Mother’s Killer: The Unsolved Murder of Anita Taylor

By Carolyn Berardino Aaron Taylor was only 18 months old when he witnessed his mother’s brutal murder in October of 1966 in Springfield, Ohio. He was also beaten, left in his crib with bruises and a broken leg. He doesn’t remember the attacks, telling the Journal News that he even tried hypnotherapy to retrieve any Read more about A Son Searching For His Mother’s Killer: The Unsolved Murder of Anita Taylor[…]

Cold Case Cleveland: The Unsolved Murders of Sonya Green and Annette Lawrence

By Carolyn Berardino There is very little information available online regarding two cold cases in East Cleveland, Ohio. 14-year-old Sonya Green was last seen walking to school on December 15, 1982 in Cleveland Heights. Her body was found that same day on a snow bank behind Severance Center. Just 8 days later, on December 23, Read more about Cold Case Cleveland: The Unsolved Murders of Sonya Green and Annette Lawrence[…]

John Doe #1971: Can You Help Identify This Man?

By Carolyn Berardino On March 10, 1997, the remains of an unknown Asian male were found in Lake Erie, near the 9th Street pier in Cleveland, Ohio. He had been beaten. He has never been identified, and his killer remains unknown. Referred to as John Doe #1971, it was determined he was between the ages Read more about John Doe #1971: Can You Help Identify This Man?[…]

The Unsolved Murder of Lori Lynn: Was the Crime Scene Staged?

By Carolyn Berardino 60-year-old Lori Lynn, the mother of two daughters who had worked as a heavy machine operator for more than 30 years, was found face down on a tractor in a pond on her mother’s property in Liberty, Ohio on August 2, 2017. According to WKBN 27, police initially ruled the death an Read more about The Unsolved Murder of Lori Lynn: Was the Crime Scene Staged?[…]

The Unsolved Case of Evelyn Hernandez and Her Missing Boys

By Carolyn Berardino Evelyn Hernandez, 24, and her 5-year-old son Alexis went missing on May 1, 2002, just weeks before Evelyn was to deliver another baby boy. According to In Touch, her torso was discovered a month later, floating in the San Francisco Bay. Her murder remains unsolved, and her son and unborn baby have Read more about The Unsolved Case of Evelyn Hernandez and Her Missing Boys[…]

2007 Boca Raton Mall Murders: Who Killed Nancy Bochicchio and Her Daughter Joey ?

By Carolyn Berardino On December 12, 2007, Nancy Bochicchio picked her 7-year-old daughter Joey up from school early to take her to a doctor’s appointment. According to the Sun Sentinel, the pair had plans to meet up with a friend of Joey’s from school and her family later that night so the girls could rehearse Read more about 2007 Boca Raton Mall Murders: Who Killed Nancy Bochicchio and Her Daughter Joey ?[…]