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[…]

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?[…]

Brandon Cartellone’s Killers Are Still Out There

By Naptime Nancy On July 26th, 2011, twenty one year old Brandon Cartellone’s bright future as an up and coming artist was stolen from him. Around 1:30AM, Brandon’s girlfriend opened the unlocked door to his Tremont apartment to find him bound to a chair, beaten and strangled. Brandon’s mother Lynn Cartellone would get the gut Read more about Brandon Cartellone’s Killers Are Still Out There[…]