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Entries Tagged as 'Old Murder Cases'

40 Year Old Case Solved

September 18th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The Knox County Sheriff’s office of Ohio recently solved the October 30, 1966 murder of Linda Kohlmier. All the old evidence was found in 1998 and the case was re-opened. Unfortunately, the DNA profile they got from the evidence matched a man who died of natural causes in 1997. I hate the idea of murderers […]

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1941 Cold Case

August 30th, 2006 · Comments Off on 1941 Cold Case

This is a crime scene photo from either the suicide or murder of mob hitman, Abe Reles, taken in front of the Half Moon Hotel on Coney Island in 1941. I found the case files for Abe Reles in a warehouse in Brooklyn maintained by the Central Records Division. I’ve posted this before, but normally […]

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Thomas McAvoy

August 21st, 2006 · Comments Off on Thomas McAvoy

This is a picture of a street memorial for Thomas McAvoy, who was murdered on March 9, 1976. Mr. McAvoy’s murder was never solved. There’s so many unsolved murders, I don’t know why one stands out more than another. Probably because the Time’s writer did a good job on this piece. According to the article, […]

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Letter from Det. Thomas J. Wray

June 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Dear Stacy: I just wanted to say “Thank You” for your very kind words concerning my retirement in your June 20th posting. I would also like to take this occasion to thank the people of the City of New York for giving me the opportunity to serve them for the past 32 years. It was […]

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