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 ?[…]

The Unsolved Abduction and Murder of Brittany Locklear

By Carolyn Berardino It was still dark outside when Connie Locklear-Chavis stood in the driveway of her home in Hoke County, North Carolina with her 5-year-old daughter Brittany Locklear, on January 7, 1998, waiting for the school bus. Connie ran inside to quickly use the bathroom, and when she came back out, Brittany was nowhere Read more about The Unsolved Abduction and Murder of Brittany Locklear[…]

Who Killed Jenny Low Chang?

By Carolyn Berardino Jenny Low Chang was a 19-year-old student at San Francisco State University in 1977. On a Sunday night, September 11, she booked a study session in the J. Paul Leonard Library basement at 6:00 p.m. When her roommate discovered Jenny wasn’t home the next morning and hadn’t slept in her bed in Read more about Who Killed Jenny Low Chang?[…]

Beyond Her Years: The Murder of Suzanne Jovin

By: Sammy Keyes Unseasonably warm it was, early December 1998 for Yale’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Senior Political Science major, Suzanne Jovin, was just coming back from a pizza party she had organized for the local chapter of Best Buddies. Best Buddies is a program for those with special needs, which pairs them up Read more about Beyond Her Years: The Murder of Suzanne Jovin[…]

A Mother’s Fight For Justice: The Unsolved Case of Kyle Byrtus

By Carolyn Berardino 25-year-old Kyle Byrtus’s body was found in a Lehigh Acres field on the outskirts of Fort Myers, Florida in Lee County on August 15, 2013. He had been shot, and his murder remains unsolved. I had the pleasure of speaking with his mom, Lynne Kreger, on the phone to hear Kyle’s story Read more about A Mother’s Fight For Justice: The Unsolved Case of Kyle Byrtus[…]

Popular Executive’s Brutal Murder Still Unsolved Since 2008

By Carolyn Berardino On the stormy Saturday evening of March 8, 2008, 55-year-old Gary Redner was hanging out at Ganly’s Pub and Restaurant, just 1/4 mile from his home in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, according to WFMZ-TV 69. Gary was the executive vice president of his family’s business, Redner’s Warehouse Markets, a popular Read more about Popular Executive’s Brutal Murder Still Unsolved Since 2008[…]

Update: The Unsolved Murder of Brad Bellino; Forensic Genealogy Testing Continues

By Carolyn Berardino Law enforcement continues to pair forensic genealogy and good old-fashioned police work to search for the person responsible for the 1972 murder of 12-year-old Brad Bellino in Boardman. The middle-schooler disappeared during Easter break while walking home from a friend’s house the night of Friday, March 31st. His body was found four Read more about Update: The Unsolved Murder of Brad Bellino; Forensic Genealogy Testing Continues[…]

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?[…]