Willie Coffee Sr.

By Jennifer Graham

 

He didn’t deserve to die like that.

Willie Coffee Jr., also known as “Little Willie,” says his father was on the right track and trying to change his life. He was fighting the vicious cycle of addiction. Then someone came along and took Willie Coffee Sr.’s life. Read more

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Michael Cohen

By Matthew Farina

 

Michael Cohen Jr. loved his family.

His father, Michael Cohen Sr., remembers this vividly. At an Arlington Country Day School first-grade piano recital, the elder Cohen said his only son stood on stage and gave an unexpected introduction.

“Before sitting down to play his piece,” the retired U.S. Navy veteran recalls, “Michael turned to the crowd and said, ‘My name’s Michael Cohen Jr. and I’m the handsome son of Mr. and Mrs. Cohen.’” Read more

Shirley Badger Trenner

By Katherine Hamilton

 

Shirley Badger Trenner’s fascination for the new and exotic had always been obvious to those around her, whether it was owning one of the first microwaves, or trying new cuisines. Her interest in technology led her to work at a computer store in her retired years—but no one ever could’ve known she would be senselessly attacked and murdered while opening the store.

In 1985, Trenner was taken at 61-years-old from her friends and family when someone entered the store Learn-A-Bit About Computers in Palm Harbor, Florida, Pinellas County, attacked her and stole her car; the stolen vehicle turned up later At Courtney Campbell Causeway in Clearwater. Read more

Arrests made in Isaac Hodges case

Three arrests made in unsolved 2013 murder case

By Brenda Ingram – Smith County Reformer

March 7, 2018

 

An unsolved murder from 2013 has been solved with the arrest of three Jasper County residents.

Brothers, Kenrick Levon Holliday, 27, and Shavon Holliday, 25, along with Xavier Cortez Campbell, 26, have been arrested for the murder of Isaac Hodges that occurred on January 9, 2013. Hodges was lured to an abandoned store in Sylvarena on the night of January 9, 2013, where he thought he was meeting a girl. The old abandoned building is located on Hwy. 501, just off Hwy. 18.

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Arrest made in Alexxys Wright’s case

By Carol Robinson – al.com

 

A Montgomery woman is behind bars, charged in the violent 2003 death of her toddler niece.

The Coosa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced the capital murder charge against Sonya Alesia Wright, said Sheriff Terry Wilson. A grand jury indicted the 47-year-old woman in the 2003 slaying of Alexxys Wright, who died just shy of her third birthday. Read more

Arrest made in Nikki Redden case

Police arrest man for 2016 murder of Jacksonville woman

By: Stephanie Brown, News 104.5 WOKV

Nearly two years after a 25-year-old was found dead on a Baldwin roadway, the man believed to be responsible has been arrested.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has arrested 59-year-old Dennis Mixon for arson and murder. The arrest report does not give any additional information at this time regarding the motive for the murder, and how arson was involved in the death. Read more

Arrests made in Richard Robinson case

Three face capital murder charges in 2009 cold case from Collin County

via dallasnews.com – Valerie Wigglesworth

Answers have finally arrived for the family of a Dallas man whose decomposing body was found in the trunk of his car at an abandoned Collin County gas station nearly nine years ago.

Richard Robinson, 49, died of homicidal violence, according to his July 2009 autopsy. But it wasn’t until Friday that three people were charged in connection with his death. Read more

Cold Case Spotlight – Paul Seidenstricker

By Carole Hawkins

 

Patty O’Rourke checks back with the police every few years, hoping for new information about her first husband, Paul Seidenstricker, and his 1994 murder.

“Unless you bug them, you don’t hear anything,” she said. “It’s been a couple of years. I need to ask them about it again.”

She knows Paul was killed after leaving work late one winter night. His car crashed into a parked car near 17th and Hubbard streets in Jacksonville, Florida. A witness saw someone running from Paul’s vehicle. Read more

Cold Case Spotlight – Carrie Singer (update 2.0)

UPDATE 2.0: After 21 months we are finally able to talk about something that has been going on behind the scenes since March 2016. That is when we were contacted by a television production company asking if we could help them identify victims of unsolved homicides. The case had to meet some very unique and specific criteria to be considered. At the time we only had 5 cases that matched what they were looking for and a 6th case that we knew was a stretch but fit some of their criteria. It has been a long road with plenty of ups and downs but starting on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 9pm, the Discovery Channel will air their all new season of Killing Fields Murder Isle, featuring the cold case of Carrie Singer, the second victim we ever spotlighted and the daughter of Project: Cold Case victim advocate, Patty Lord. Read more

Cold Case Spotlight – Wendy Madden

By Marilyn Young

Sue Cormier wasn’t on the Pawtucket Police Department when Wendy Madden was brutally raped and murdered in March 1991.

But 22 years later, Cormier reopened the case when some unexpected information came in. Read more