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*Cold Case* Missing Shane Donahue of Nokesville, VA

On March 24th of 2010, police responded to the 12000 block of Aden Rd in Nokesville to investigate a missing person. The family reported to police that Shane Donahue was last seen on March 22nd at his residence in Nokesville. At that time Shane did not have access to a vehicle, so there is no…

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$50k Reward For Finding This Lost Singaporean Time Capsule

By Koh Hui Theng 10/11/10 Wanted: The “lost” time capsule in the National Stadium. The reward? A whopping $50,000. This is the prize awaiting the worker who unearths the time capsule, which remains missing after a massive search in 2007, when the stadium was first supposed to be torn down. Now that the demolition of…

Columbia River Mystery from July 2013 in Vancouver, WA

I just discovered this sub and decided to post a weird situation my friends and I happened across. Back in high school we used to go out to a spot in downtown Vancouver WA to hang out. It was a little peninsula next to the marine park (Tidewater Cove Marina jetty).  It was paved and…

Give a Cold Case New Life on Krimeshare!

“It’s alive!” ~Dr. Frederick Frankenstein This may be hard to believe, what with all the ‘CSI’s’ and ‘Criminal Minds’ out there leading us to believe all homicides[i] are solved[ii] in less than 60 minutes including commercials…but out of the 12,879 committed in the United States in 2014 alone, 4,572 (35.5%!) of them went unsolved.[iii] Roughly…

Prove Steven Avery’s Innocence/Guilt? The Internet Can Do It. We Have the Technology.

“What is truth?” -Pontius Pilate *Minor-spoilers…if you haven’t watch the series yet. If you’re like most sedentary, DVR TV-watching Americans (jk, it’s OK to blob around during the holidays!), you may have caught the tragic yet intriguing Netflix documentary series called ‘Making a Murderer’. Filmed over the course of 10 years, the 10 episodes* recount…

Where Is the Lost ‘Murillo’ Portrait Painting of an Imprisoned Galileo?

Best I can find is that it was discovered in Belgium in 1911 and then disappeared. –Traveledfarwestward Author Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682) Title Portrait of Galileo Galilei in prison Description Galieo is depicted as holding a nail and gazing at diagrams he has scratched on the wall of his prison cell. Underneath a diagram of…

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Seven Years Later, What Happened to Halifax County, VA’s Missing Hattie Brown?

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WSET)- It’s now been seven years since a Halifax County woman disappeared. Police say that Hattie Brown was last seen on May 16, 2009 at a Sheetz gas station in Halifax County with her nephew. Police reported finding her car, a 2003 Volkswagon Jetta, behind a barn 8 weeks later. Since her…

*COLD CASE* Do You Know This Suspect in 30-Year-Old Sexual Assault Case in Sterling, VA?

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Cold Case Detectives are utilizing advances in DNA technology to help solve a nearly 30-year-old sexual assault case. Using DNA evidence from this investigation, detectives sought the services of Parabon NanoLabs, a DNA technology company in Virginia that provides a DNA phenotyping service, called Snapshot™, which predicts the physical appearance…

Please Help Us Find William Chris Hensley of Farnham, VA

William was last seen at approximately 2:30am on July 06, 2003 at his residence near Route 3 in Farnham, VA. William left the residence after a family dispute. His vehicle is also missing and is described as a Dk. Green 1994 Chevrolet S-10 truck with a dent extending from passenger side door to tailgate, light…

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*COLD* What Happened in the 1992 Unsolved Homicide of James Essel in MoCo MD?

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Cold Case Squad continue to investigate a homicide that occurred in March of 1992. On March 22, 1992, police investigation determined that victim James Essel died due to stab wounds that he suffered inside the Sugarloaf Mountain Market located at 23800 Old Hundred Road in…

*COLD* What Happened to James Sullivan Marshall of Triangle, VA in 1988?

On March 16, 1988, 27 year old James Sullivan Marshall lost his life. The crime scene showed that James was shot at his apartment at 3602 Quantico Terrace Drive. He then fled to 19122 Fuller Heights Road where he was found. He died from his injuries at the hospital. If you have information regarding this…

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11-year Mystery: FBI Seeks Information on The Disappearance of Danielle Imbo and Richard Petrone, Jr.

If video does not display, go here to view PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) —  Friday marked 11 years to the day since Danielle Imbo and Richard Petrone, Jr. were last seen alive, and the FBI has issued another plea to the public for information. The couple was last seen leaving the South Street bar Abilene in the…

St. Paul, MN Investigators Hope to Identify Found Dead Man

  ST. PAUL, Minn. – His life ended inside an abandoned railroad switching shed in Rosemount, a place where investigators found human remains but nothing that would give the man a name. The unidentified man was discovered in fall of 2014, and in the year and a half that has passed a bevy of tests has…

Cold Case: “Chapel Hill” Hillsborough, NC Jane Doe Mystery

I accidentally stumbled across this case which was near my hometown. I feel incredibly bad for this woman, everyone seems to have forgotten her, and her death makes no sense. I would really like to find out if anyone can shed more light on it, any help or observations would be appreciated. Some of it…

Help Identify This July 6, 1958 Mugshot From Dade County, FL?

We found this in my grandfather’s wallet after he passed. No one in my family has any idea who she is or why he’d have it. Online records don’t go back far enough that we could find. Any super sleuths or anywhere we could check to identify this? –fsr87

The Mysterious Disappearance of Jennifer Kesse

‘The Mysterious Disappearance of Jennifer Kesse,’ Part 1   Jennifer Joyce Kesse (born May 20, 1981) is an American woman who lived in Orlando, Florida, and has been missing since January 24, 2006. Her disappearance puzzled investigators and an aggressive search for her was conducted in the area surrounding her home. Shortly after her disappearance, her…

Help Bring Hassani Campbell Home!

Hassani was last seen on August 10, 2009 at approximately 4:15p.m. Hassani was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and gray pants. He wears braces on his ankles.

Have you see Kevin McClam?

Attention Military personnel, were you or someone you know stationed at the Naval Weapons Station near GooseCreek, SouthCarolina in 1997? Do you recognize Kevin McClam? Kevin’s family is hoping you can help bring him home.Kevin was last seen playing video games in his home on the Naval Weapons Station during the early morning hours of…

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Historic Footage Connected to Gardner Museum Burglary Released – Public Assistance Sought

BOSTON – Twenty-five years after the notorious burglary of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unauthorized visitor to the museum the night before the theft.  That person entered the museum through the same door as the thieves in the middle of the night,…

Charles and William Vosseler; Missing Since Oct 9, 1986

Charles and William were allegedly abducted by their father, Charles Martin Vosseler. A FBI warrant for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution was issued for the abductor on April 3, 1987. They may be using the alias last names Wilson, Foster or Amidon. The abductor may use the nickname Charlie or the middle name Malcolm. CAUTION…

New Sketch Released In Hopes Of Solving 1982 Murder

Hepworth Homicide Investigation The Virginia State Police and Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office are continuing their probe into a 1982 murder, this week issuing a new, age-progression composite sketch of a man who could shed some light on the cold case. Veronica Hepworth was 20 years old on Feb. 25, 1982, when a motorist found her…

Donel Minor of Inglewood, CA, Missing Since 1984

Donel was abducted from his home in Inglewood, California by an unknown person who was posing as a photographer on Dec. 30, 1984. Let’s help find him! Missing Since: Dec 20, 1984 Missing From: Inglewood, CA DOB: Oct 8, 1984 Age Now: 30 Sex: Male Race: Black Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown

The Unsolved Mystery Of The “Deep Freeze Murder” of North of London

On December 30, 1957, 17-year-old Ann Noblett was seen getting off the bus that was returning her home from a dancing lesson. She had only a short journey on foot to reach her house, but she never made it. A month later, her body was found … frozen to the core, despite England’s mild winter…

Indiana Man Eric Garrett Says He Knows Who Killed His Mom Paula in 1979

Eric Garrett still has the scars that remind him of the tragedy. His skull is dimpled in the nine places it was fractured. He still has nightmares about his mother’s murder. Most of all, though, 36 years later, he is still begging for justice. As a producer for Dateline, I’ve done several stories on people…

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Girl Who Vanished at 14 May Have Been Spotted Eight Years Later

Eight years after a 14-year-old girl went missing in Cleveland, the FBI thinks it may have found her — or at least her doppelganger — but they need the public’s help. Ashley Summers disappeared in July of 2007. After a fight with her mom, the teen went to stay with a great uncle, then she…

The 1987 Disappearance and Murder of Charlotte Powell

Charlotte Powell was last seen by her family in July of 1987. Her skeletal remains were found in the woods near the gas and power lines of of Route 653 (Shreve Mill Road) on December 8, 1987. It is believed she was raped and murdered. She was 27-years-old at the time of her murder. Charlotte…

Loundoun County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Caller who Provided Information in 2001 Homicide of Ursula Haberland

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Cold Case Unit is seeking additional information from a caller who, in April of 2004, called the Fairfax County Crime Solvers Tip Line and gave the names of two individuals who were alleged to be involved in the murder of Ursula Haberland. The LCSO Cold Case Unit would like…

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Recap of The 2012 Violet Ripken Kidnapping Case. Suspect Still on the Loose.

from Deadspin.com  (see source) At approximately 8:35 p.m. on July 24, 2012, the police in Baltimore County, Md., received a 911 call regarding a suspicious car. A local couple had spotted a silver sedan parked in a pull-off area of some property they owned by the intersection of Ebenezer Road and Pulaski Highway, near White…

Air Force Vet Works to Identify Troops in More Than 100 Newly Found Korean War Photos

CNN.com – It was just a pile of old photos from the Korean War. But it turned out to be so much more. For Tiana Stephens, the pictures helped her learn more about a cherished grandfather she’d lost a few years back. For Harry “Bud” Quehl, they offered a chilling reminder of the friends he…

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