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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kimberly simon

Cold Case Spotlight – Kimberly Simon

It has been almost 30 years since 16 year old Kimberly “Kim” Simon went for a walk from her home in Marcy, NY to meet a friend at Whitesboro Jr. High School. On September 18, 1985 Kim disappeared while taking that walk on Mohawk Street. Her body was found the next day in the dense woods not far from where she was last seen. Kim had been raped and strangled less than a mile from her house.

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amber bass

Cold Case Spotlight – Amber Bass

On July 19, 2013, Amber Bass was robbed and shot while walking up the sidewalk to her home in Jacksonville, Florida. She had just returned from an evening out with friends. An evening that began with laughter and fun and, with one selfish act, would end with countless lives changed forever.

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rickey herriage

Cold Case Spotlight – Rickey Herriage

For over 28 years Rickey Herriage’s family has fought to bring his murderer to justice. The ripple of violence left a daughter and step-son to grow up without the father they loved. Holidays came and went with an empty chair at the table and no resolution for the family.

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april scheidel

Cold Case Spotlight – April Scheidel

 April Savoy Scheidel was a mother of 3 that had recently fallen on hard times. She had just moved in with a friend in Slidell, Louisiana in an attempt to get back on her feet when she was killed. Just before Easter, in 2003, while visiting New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, April was shot while riding in a truck with two acquaintances.
adonis taylor

Cold Case Spotlight – Adonis Taylor

On January 30, 2011 Adonis Taylor, age 17, went out with some friends in Little Rock, Arkansas. He had no idea that his evening out would end with him left shot and dying in a parking lot.

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michael england

Cold Case Spotlight – Michael England

On May 18, 2013, Michael Paul England’s life was taken while walking to his home. As Michael crossed the intersection of Pitts and Slay Roads, in the Dinsmore area of Jacksonville, FL, he was struck and run over by an unknown vehicle. The driver fled the scene and Michael was found deceased on the side of the road around 4:00am.