Who Can Help Solve the 2004 Murder of 69-year-old Lillie Oglesby?

By Carolyn Berardino In 2004, Lillie Oglesby was a 69-year-old mother of eight grown children, living alone in Dayton, Ohio, after her husband’s passing. She went to church and lived a quiet life, speaking to at least one of her children nearly every day. On the evening of May 26, 2004, her children couldn’t reach Read more about Who Can Help Solve the 2004 Murder of 69-year-old Lillie Oglesby?[…]

Tragedy in a Small Town: After 46 Years, Can the Murder of 8-year-old Debbie Makel Finally Be Solved?

By Carolyn Berardino It was Friday afternoon on October 5, 1973, when 8-year-old Debra Lynn Makel got off the bus down the street from her home in Rices Landing, Pennsylvania. Her two older brothers, ages 10 and 11, usually rode the bus with her, but on this day, they wanted to sell magazines door to Read more about Tragedy in a Small Town: After 46 Years, Can the Murder of 8-year-old Debbie Makel Finally Be Solved?[…]

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[…]

Where Is Mary Denise Lands?

By Naptime Nancy It was Sunday, March 14th, 2004, when the parents of 39 year old Mary Denise Lands’ received a call from her boyfriend, Christopher Pratt, that he had not seen or heard from her since around 10PM on Friday, March 12th. Pratt claims he and Mary got into an argument and she took Read more about Where Is Mary Denise Lands?[…]

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 Manouchehr “Mike” Nafar

By Naptime Nancy Twenty five year old Manouchehr Nafar, who went by Mike, had overslept and missed his Thursday morning classes at Wichita State University on February 24th, 1983. Mike had spent the night at his girlfriend’s house, so he headed back to his SE Wichita home to change before spending the time from his Read more about The Disappearance of Manouchehr “Mike” Nafar[…]

Missing: Karen Denise Wells

By Naptime Nancy Twenty three year old Karen Denise Wells of Haskell, OK, wanted to be there for her childhood friend who lived in New Jersey. So on April 10th, 1994, she dropped her young son off at her parents home, rented a 1994 white Plymouth Acclaim in Tulsa, OK, and headed for New Jersey. Read more about Missing: Karen Denise Wells[…]

Barbara Nantais: Torrey Pines Tragedy

By Chris Maltby In 1978, Barbara Nantais was found murdered on Torrey Pines State Beach; six years later, Claire Hough was found murdered on the same beach. Was there a serial killer targeting young women?The television show 48 Hours covered the case and Claire Hough’s murderer was caught but Barbara Nantais’s case is still cold.A Read more about Barbara Nantais: Torrey Pines Tragedy[…]

Missing: Mike Robinson

By Naptime Nancy Michael “Mike” Robinson is an US Army veteran who has been missing since 2015. The twenty three year old was last seen leaving his home in Bend, Oregon, with his black lab, Charlie, on July 27th, 2015. Mike and his furry best friend were said to have been heading toward Burns, OR, Read more about Missing: Mike Robinson[…]

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[…]