Entries by Project Cold Case

Jody LeCornu

By Hannah Shiver Jody LeCornu had a heart of gold. She was one of the sweetest people you would ever meet. Everyone who came in contact with her was drawn to her. So why, on a cold night in March 1996, was she murdered?

Jane Seneca Doe

By Kadi Thomas This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. The student credited above wrote this story as a class project. Miss Jane Seneca Doe was murdered 43 years ago. She was an African American female, between 15 and 27 years old, […]

Alesha Suarez

By Victoria Reed This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class.The student credited above wrote this story as a class project. A pause for reflection, then “she was so beautiful, but short lived.” Carolyn Buffill-Casella compares the life of Alesha Suarez to a […]

Edward Gathright

By Troy Hollinger This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. The student credited above wrote this story as a class project.   David Gathright’s brother Edward is one of Philadelphia’s older cold case homicides. At well over 38 years since his murder, […]

QuaSean, Ariyan, and Arielle Trotter

By John Newsom This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. The student credited above wrote this story as a class project.   Growing up, QuaSean Trotter was surrounded by his brothers and sisters and their mother Natasha Richardson. Natasha Richardson moved her […]

Cathleen Thomas

By Bruce Hope This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. The student credited above wrote this story as a class project. Cathleen Thomas, Cathy to family and friends, was one of those people. She always left a lasting impression on nearly everyone […]

Arthur Hulley Jr.

By Cameron Rogers This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class.The student credited above wrote this story as a class project. Arthur William Hulley Jr. was born January 24, 1947. As a child, Bill, as he was called, lived in Baltimore, Maryland, with […]

Derek Williams

By Dieujuste Johnson This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. The student credited above wrote this story as a class project. On November 7, 2013, four people were shot and killed in Jacksonville, Florida. No arrest has ever been made. Derek Lennard […]

Melissa Ellison

  By Sara Crouch This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. Christmas was always the most wonderful time of the year for the Taylor family – two parents and five beautiful daughters who called Jacksonville home. The family matriarch, Catherine, loved every […]

Jim Murray

By Joseph Manuola This story is part of a collaborative project between Project: Cold Case and a University of North Florida Journalism class. In 1973, Jim Murray lost his father. He became the family patriarch, taking care of his siblings and making sure everyone had what they needed to survive. By the time he was […]