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[…]

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[…]

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[…]