true crime

Columbus Stabbing

Yesterday must have been go off the rails day.  There was a shooting in an Arkansas courthouse, and a stabbing and police officer shooting in downtown Columbus that happened in the building I used to work at.  CRAZY! The suspect’s name has yet to be released, however, two victims’ names were released; one of them being a local Columbus attorney who worked for the Ohio AG’s office.  He was injured in the lobby when he…
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1974 Cold Case Solved

These are the kinds of news stories that I like reading!  Curtis Tucker, who is a 63-year old veteran living in Oakland, California was arrested and charged for the murder and sexual assault of 13-year old, Julie McElhiney.  He was arrested at the Oakland Veterans Affairs clinic.  On August 9, 1974 her mother found her in the home deceased with a blow to the head.  For decades the case was cold, and there were no…
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Marcus Blanchard 4 Life Sentences

A few years ago at my former blog, I wrote about a man from Palm Beach, FL who had been accused of molesting multiple children in his home where his girlfriend ran a daycare.  A woman whose husband had been killed by Blanchard almost 30 years ago commented on the blog because she had found the article about him. She felt that because Blanchard had only done 10 years in prison he was free to…
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Crazed Man or Clues?

Maura Murray disappeared on February 9, 2004 after a one-car accident in Haverville, New Hampshire.  On the afternoon of her disappearance she had  left campus at the University of Massachusetts Anherst  after telling  professors and her work supervisor by e-mail that she was taking a week off due to a family emergency.  There was no family emergency, and her dorm room was found to be packed up.  Maura has not been seen since, however, the…
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The Last Word

When Josh Powell brutally attacked and burned his children to death last week, I was too angry to even write about it.  I was angry that Child Protective Services would take the kids to HIS home for supervised visits.  I have never heard of such a thing.  It is always done at a neutral area or at the Department of Social Services so that the kids are in a controlled environment.  I assume that there…
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