Whodunnit, and why? All about criminal investigations and the forensic methods used to search for clues and collect evidence to get to the bottom of the crime.
The stolen life of Bobby Dunbar
If the police took your son and gave him away to another family to appease them, how would you react? How far would you go to get your child returned? Over 100 years ago, a true miscarriage of justice would permanently separate a mother from her child. In April 1913, authorities arrested a traveling handyman named William Cantrell Walters in Mississippi for kidnapping a four-year-old boy named Bobby Dunbar.
That's not my son!
Single mother Christine Collins lived in Los Angeles during the 1920s with her nine-year-old son, Walter. His father was incarcerated and not involved in their lives. On March 10, 1928, Walter asked his mother for money to see a movie. During the 1920s, children regularly went to the local theaters during the weekend.
Dorothy Jane Scott
Dorothy Jane Scott was a single mother of a 4-year-old. She and her son had been living in Stanton, California with her aunt. She was a secretary for two stores that were jointly owned. One of the stores sold psychedelic items such as love beads and lava lamps. The other was a store that specializes in selling paraphernalia for cannabis and tobacco, also called a head shop. Her friends and coworkers described her as a devout Christian who did not drink or do drugs and who liked to stay home. Dorothy’s parents babysat her son while she worked. Her father said she dated on occasion but that she had no steady boyfriend that they knew of.
The Case of the Grimes Sisters
On December 28, 1956, Barbara and Patricia Grimes went to see the Elvis Presley film Love Me Tender at a theater in Brighton Park, a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. Barbara was 15 years old and Patricia was 12. Both girls were devoted fans of Elvis. This was the eleventh time they had seen this film. They left their house at around 7:30 pm. They promised their mom they would be home by midnight. The theater was about a mile and a half from their home in McKinley Park. They had about $2.50 when they left home, and Barbara was told to keep 50 cents in her wallet in case they decided to see the second screening of the movie. Dorothy Weinert, a friend of Patricia, told investigators that she sat behind the girls with her sister at the theater that night. Dorothy and her sister left the theater at 9:30 pm but Dorothy saw the sisters in line to buy popcorn at that time. Barbara and Patricia both stayed to watch the second showing of the movie.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has alleged that Mumbai police were not probing the right people in connection with the suicide of his son, and his lawyer has said Mumbai police were instead pressuring the family to name big film production houses.
I Lost £100,000 to a Bitcoin Scam!
The website looks professional and the “staff” sound knowledgeable and helpful, but it is all a fraud! Do not fall for it as I did!
Three Michigan Boys Still Missing After 10 Years!
Three brothers, The Skelton Brothers, disappeared in late 2010 from Morenci, Michigan. The boys had left their mother's home to spend Thanksgiving with their father. They were never seen again. The father became an instant suspect. He refused to say where his sons were. And still does today.
Unsolved: The brutal massacre of the Evangelist family
During the early 1900s, many immigrants left their countries for better opportunities in America. One such immigrant was a 19-year-old man named Benjamin Evangelista. He left Italy and arrived in America in 1904. He then changed his name to Benny Evangelist and worked as a carpenter. Benny Evangelist had gotten married, started a family, and then settled into a home on St. Aubin Street in Detroit, Michigan. He built a comfortable life for his family.
Unsolved: The murders of David Keller and Candice Kyser
May 8, 1999 is a date that will haunt Regina Lloyd forever. The date rolls off her tongue as easily if she were revealing her birthdate. Over twenty years have passed since Regina’s sister older Shelia Kyser found her daughter Candice Kyser and David Keller murdered inside their Fort Mitchell, Alabama home. Although Candice was a year older than Regina, they were more like sisters than aunt and niece.
5 Year Old Nevaeh Buchanan Murdered 11 years ago. Still No Justice
Monroe, Michigan, Memorial day weekend 2009. Charlotte Arms Apartment Complex. 5 year old Nevaeh Buchanan went inside the apartment and told her mother she was changing her clothes. Her mother states she changed her clothes, grabbed a popsicle, and continued out the door and upstairs to her friend's apartment.
What About Kenneka?
September 9, 2017 was the last day 19 year old Kenneka Jenkins ever saw her loved ones. It would also be the day she took her last breath.
The unsolved Bricca family murders
On September 25, 1966, it was another ordinary Sunday on Greenway Avenue. After the Bricca family attended mass at St. Aloysius Church, Jerry Bricca, 28, went to work at the Monsanto plastics facility where he worked as a chemical engineer. Jerry, his wife Linda, 23, and 4-year-old daughter Debbie had relocated from Seattle to Cincinnati after Jerry received a job transfer. Little did anyone know, but it would be the last time anyone would ever see anyone from the Bricca family alive again. On September 27, neighbors became concerned when no one had seen the Briccas.