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?[…]

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[…]

The Disappearance of Leichia Reilly

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark ​It was January 30, 1985 when Leichia Reilly wanted to enjoy a night out with her friends.  Leichia, 21, went out dancing at the Pierce Arrow nightclub.  The nightclub was very prominent and prestigious at the time, known to be frequented by Buffalo Bills players. ​Reilly had arrived at the club with Read more about The Disappearance of Leichia Reilly[…]

Where is Dorien Thomas?

By Naptime Nancy Nine year old Dorien Deon Thomas had just put some air in his bike tires and headed out for a ride on October 26th, 1998. His bike was a bright aqua blue bike that said ‘Free Style’ on the sides with white tires. He and his family lived in an apartment complex Read more about Where is Dorien Thomas?[…]

The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley

By Naptime Nancy It was Friday, October 29th, 1993, and Eureka Elementary School in Granite Bay, CA, was abuzz with Halloween festivities and the excitement of Trick or Treat weekend plans. Thirty nine year old Cherilyn Hawkley, was a beloved fifth grade teacher at Eureka Elementary. She had taught for over two decades in Chico, Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley[…]

The Abduction & Murder of Cindy Wanner

By Naptime Nancy Thirty five year old, Cynthia Kay Wanner (Stroh) AKA Cindy, was a devoted mother of two. She and her husband moved their family from Thornton, CO, to Rancho Cordova, CA, for a fresh start. Cindy cleaned houses and often brought along her children. November 25th, 1991, was a Monday. It was the Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Cindy Wanner[…]

Who Is Responsible For the Death of Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner?

By: Sammy Keyes* ​On August 8, 1995, 24 year old mother Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found dead via ligature strangulation in an apartment storage space located in Des Moines, Iowa.  Since her death, much discussion has arisen regarding the coverage of those who go missing both in media and in law enforcement and if it correlates with economic Read more about Who Is Responsible For the Death of Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner?[…]

The Murder of Eddie Morgan

By Naptime Nancy Forty six year old Eddie Morgan knew nearly everyone in his NE Portland, OR, community. Because he took the time to say hello and get to know everyone he encountered. In result, he was beloved by many and known as ‘The Mayor of 42nd Avenue”. Eddie used to run errands on foot Read more about The Murder of Eddie Morgan[…]

The Murder of Tracey Kirkpatrick

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark Tracey Kirkpatrick was working at Aileen’s, in Frederick, MD on the night of March 15 1989.  She was closing up the shop when someone entered the store and brutally stabbed her and left her body in the store’s stockroom.  Tracey had no defensive wounds, there had been no signs of Read more about The Murder of Tracey Kirkpatrick[…]