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Murder Victim Blogs

June 30th, 2008 · No Comments

I once posted about all the murder victim billboards across America. They’re generally put up by the families of the victim and they ask (beg) people who have information to come forward. Now people use the internet. I came across a blog called Who Killed Theresa? It’s about Theresa Allore, who was murdered in 1978, […]

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How to Dispute a Manner of Death Determination

January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

From time to time people write to ask what to do if a death is ruled an accident or suicide, and they think it’s a homicide. This is not my area of expertise, but I will post what I know and hope that experts will chime in with more advice. Who Determines the Cause and […]

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Are Cold Case Squads Proliferating?

November 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Every author has to have a website, but when I created this one I tried to make it useful, so that it wasn’t just about promoting my book, (not that that wasn’t important to me, I am human and have to make a living). I spent a summer calling police departments all over the country […]

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Escalating a Complaint in New York

December 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Before escalating, ask yourself honestly: are there truly things the police are not doing? Or, have they followed all the leads and gotten nowhere? Without evidence, witnesses, or new leads, there isn’t much else the police can do. While researching this book I learned, surprise, surprise, that solving murders is not like TV. Sometimes it’s […]

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