roshaun green

Cold Case Spotlight – RoShaun Green

On September 15, 2006, RoShaun Green was shot and killed at the intersection of Bennett Street and East 15th Street in Jacksonville, Florida. RoShaun left behind a wife and 3 children as well as many other friends and family. Despite many stories and theories about his death no arrest has ever been made. RoShaun’s family is hopeful that by sharing his story someone will come forward with the information needed to solve his case.

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franklin prince

Cold Case Spotlight – Franklin Prince Jr.

Two days before Christmas in 2007, Franklin Delano Prince Jr. was talking with two friends outside of his Eureka Gardens apartment in Jacksonville, Florida when all three were forced to the ground and shot by unknown suspects. Witnesses say three black males were responsible for the attack but no arrests have been made. Franklin and Antonio Creech died at the scene. The third victim survived but has not been able to identified the attackers.

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evelyn slay

Cold Case Spotlight – Evelyn Slay

Seventy four year old widow, Evelyn Slay, was robbed, stabbed and killed by someone that broke into her home on June 1, 1983 in Jacksonville, Florida. Twice that day Evelyn had called the Jacksonville Sheriff”s Office to report missing money from her home. Evelyn suspected a woman that had been hired to clean her home through the Florida State Employment Agency was the thief. Within four hours of filing the police report, Evelyn Slay was stabbed to death in her Huron Street home.

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christopher mcdowell

Cold Case Spotlight – Christopher McDowell

On January 11, 2014 Christopher McDowell was killed by a hit and run driver on St. Johns Bluff Road in Jacksonville, Florida. Christopher was found by a patrolling police officer around 3:30am. The Florida Highway Patrol believes Christopher was walking home from a convenience store when he was struck by a gray or silver SUV or truck. There would have been damage to the right front area of the vehicle.

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dana solomon

Cold Case Spotlight – Dana Solomon

On Sunday, November 12, 2006 just before 7:00pm Dana Solomon was struck by a vehicle while walking home from the Kangaroo Express convenience store on Normandy Blvd and Yellow Water Rd on the westside of Jacksonville, Florida. Investigators believe that Dana may have been hit by a small, dark colored, metallic truck which fled the scene. After fighting for her life for a week in the intensive care unit, Dana’s organ’s began to fail and she died on November 19, 2006.

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ronald courson

Cold Case Spotlight – Ronald Courson

In September 2010 an unconscious Ronald Courson was found clinging to life in Jacksonville, Florida. He had been badly beaten, robbed and left for dead in his Permento Avenue home. After months in critical care, a rehabilitation facility and Hospice he succumbed to his injuries and died on December 27, 2010.

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werner oestreich

Cold Case Spotlight – Werner Oestreich

On January 6, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada,  Werner Oestreich was shot in the back of the head, while sitting in his car, by someone hiding in the back seat. Werner’s body was dumped from his car around 15th Street and St. Louis Avenue. Werner’s 1987 4-door Toyota Camry was found burned just a short time after the attack under the Charleston Boulevard underpass. Werner’s wallet was later discovered in a garbage can outside a Vegas grocery store.

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lora crady

Cold Case Spotlight – Lora Crady

On Tuesday, January 4, 1994 the body of Lora Crady was found floating in the Ortega River in Jacksonville, Florida.

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tammy platt

Cold Case Spotlight – Tammy Platt

In the early morning hours of September 22, 2009, Tammy Platt was shot and killed while riding in a car driven by a friend in Jacksonville, Florida. Authorities arrested a man in possession of the gun used to kill Tammy soon after. That man was charged in a different crime but there was not enough evidence to charge him in Tammy’s death.

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barry brooks

Cold Case Spotlight – Barry “BJ” Brooks Jr.

Nineteen year old Barry “BJ” Brooks Jr. and his girlfriend were walking from one apartment to another on November 18, 2007 in Jacksonville, FL when they were approached by two men in hoodies and robbed. As the suspects began harassing his girlfriend, BJ stepped up to defend her and was shot in the upper body. The bullet pierced an artery in his heart and he died at the hospital early the next day.

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