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New Cold Case Effort in New York

December 22nd, 2010 · 8 Comments

A recent article in the Daily News begins: “Manhattan prosecutors are dusting off yellowing files and using new technology to screen thousands of unsolved murders for DNA evidence that might finally nab a killer. “An unsolved case shouldn’t be a forgotten case,” District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said of his new forensic science cold-case unit. […]

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Volunteer Cold Case Investigators

August 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I wanted to post a link to an article by Kirk Mitchell in The Denver Post titled: Lured by cold cases, retired detectives go back on the beat. The picture below is from the article and the caption reads: Once-retired Lakewood Police Department homicide Detective Alex Jameson stands next to files on 22 cold-case homicides. […]

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My Favorite Cold Case Squad Has Been Busy!

March 7th, 2010 · No Comments

One of the cases I looked into while researching the NYPD’s Cold Case Squad involved a missing 28 year old woman named Kristine Kupka. Like so many other cases, I’ve never forgotten it. So I was excited to learn that there’s been recent movement in this investigation. You can read a recent Daily News piece […]

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Congratulations Montgomery County Police Cold Case Squad

July 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Last year I posted briefly about the Montgomery County Police Cold Case Squad’s efforts to solve the 1982 murder of Wendy Lou Stark. I just learned that they solved it. From the beginning of the Washington Post article about the case: “Montgomery County Detective Joe Mudano was searching an evidence supply room late last year […]

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