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[…]

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?[…]

Missing: Where Is Amy Hambrick?

By Carolyn Berardino On November 11, 2017, 29-year-old Amy Nicole Hambrick left Youngstown, Ohio to go to a friend’s house in nearby North Jackson. She never arrived and was never seen or heard from again. Amy’s mother, Debra Dolin, told WKBN 27 News that Amy was not perfect. She was a heroin addict. She was Read more about Missing: Where Is Amy Hambrick?[…]

The Mysterious Death of Aria Spradling

By Anthony Baker Aria Spradling was 20 years old when she disappeared after finishing a shift at the Harem Gentlemen’s Club in Dayton, Ohio — where she worked as an exotic dancer — in Sept. 2013. Though police in Aria’s hometown of Eaton, Ohio were initially helpful, jurisdiction over the case was transferred to the Read more about The Mysterious Death of Aria Spradling[…]

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?[…]

The Disappearance of Cynthia Anderson

By Naptime Nancy Twenty year old Cynthia “Cindy” Anderson had less than a week left at her job as a legal secretary before she planned to start college classes with her boyfriend. On the morning of August 4th, 1981, Cindy hopped in her white Chevy Citation and headed to work. She was wearing a white Read more about The Disappearance of Cynthia Anderson[…]

The Killing of Sherri Lynn Swalley

By Naptime Nancy A Christmastime family road trip’s one night stop on the way to Disney World, ended in horror. John Swalley of Columbus, OH, had asked his friend, Clyde Williamson, if he and his two children could stay the night at Clyde’s place in Atlanta, GA. Swalley didn’t want to worry about running out Read more about The Killing of Sherri Lynn Swalley[…]

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[…]