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Entries from December 2006

Happy Holidays!

December 24th, 2006 · No Comments

This remains one of my favorite holiday shots. It’s still sad to see the Trade Center in the background, and I still want to know who that daring Santa was! Happy holidays, everyone. For those who have sad memories, I’m very sorry. And for those who are doing what they can about those sad memories, […]

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Murder Over the Holidays

December 18th, 2006 · No Comments

While researching The Restless Sleep I became obsessed with murder statistics. I’d look through reports of unsolved murders to see what patterns I could find. For instance, which neighborhoods in New York have the highest number of unsolved murders? Morrisania (Bronx), East New York (Brooklyn), and Inwood (Manhattan). Because I had researched New York’s Potter’s […]

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Break in 1967 Case

December 11th, 2006 · No Comments

As a result of a pretty interesting DNA hunt, a man has been charged with the murder of 14-year-old Eileen Adams [the link to an article I had no longer works]. Unfortunately, they don’t know where he is to arrest him. They believe he’s homeless in California. (I learned this researching my book. It’s one […]

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Michael Cilone Dies

December 7th, 2006 · No Comments

I just heard that one of the Cold Case detective’s criminal informants died. I know some people might take this the wrong way, but it’s weirdly sad. He was a limited man. It’s like the universe crushing a wounded animal after it spent three hours trying to cross a highway. If nothing else, Cilone helped […]

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Tags: Old Murder Cases · Police History