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Another Missing Person Identified

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Peter Moskos, a John Jay professor, emailed about this great article by Dan Barry in The New York Times about another recently solved missing person’s cold case. (Well, the missing person’s part is solved. He was murdered, and that hasn’t been solved yet.) From the article: “The state police publicized a description of what the […]

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44 Year Old Missing Person Case Solved

April 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Well, mostly. From a piece by Paul Payne in The Press Democrat. Bones ID’d in 44-year-old mystery: Skeleton of Mill Valley woman missing since 1964 unearthed from shallow grave in February. “Gertrude Jones disappeared March 10, 1964 after a fight with her husband, longshoreman Bruce B. Jones, said Marin County Coroner Ken Holmes. Her headless […]

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Ricky Dyer, Jr.

October 19th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I recently got email from the family of Ricky Dyer, Jr., who died in 1993 in Nevada. His case was ruled a suicide, but his family believes he was murdered. An outline of the case is here. They’re also gathering signatures for the Nevada Attorney General here. Obviously I’m not in a position to judge, […]

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Murder and Remorse

September 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I was just reading about a Queens case the NYPD’s Cold Case Squad recently solved where the murderer said he was sorry. Not surprisingly, the family did not accept the apology. Now, I wasn’t there, I don’t know the man, so I don’t know how genuine his apology was. Maybe it was, maybe it wasn’t. […]

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