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    Shocking Twist in the Missing 5-Year-Old Harmony Montgomery’s Case Leads Detectives To The Home of Her Father

    A shocking twist in the case of missing Harmony Montgomery, 5 years old, who went missing in 2019 but has never been found. A large-scale police activity involving multiple agencies was reported today at an apartment where Harmony’s father used to live. Representatives from Manchester police, FBI, U.S. Marshals, the state attorney’s office and others were seeing unloading heavy police equipment and erecting a large privacy tent as they searched the apartment. Later in the day, detectives removed a refrigerator with a biohazard taped around it. The refrigerator was loaded onto a truck and sent to the state lab for testing. A representative for the state attorney’s office declined to…

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    Texas Truck Driver Charged in 30-Year-Old Cold Case of Murdered Mom of Four

    A retired Texas truck driver has been charged with the murder of a mom of four in a case unsolved for 30 years. In 1993, the body of Sherri Herrera, 30, from Tulare, California, was discovered off Interstate 10 in Desert Center. For decades, officials tried to find what happened to Sherri. And no one could provide information leading to cracking the case. In May of this year, Texas authorities arrested Douglas Thomas, 67, on suspicion of a murder of another woman he most likely killed in April, 1992. His DNA was obtained and tested. A DNA match came back positive for Thomas, linking him to Herrera’s murder. “Thomas’s DNA…

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    Who Killed 10-Year-Old Holly Piirainen? Almost 30 Years On Authorities Still Seek Justice

    Massachusetts girl, Holly Piirainen, 10, was killed almost 30 years ago and her case remains unsolved. In a renewed push to spotlight Holly’s case, local authorities featured Holly on a set of playing cards, along with other homicide victims and missing children. Holly Piirainen and her family were visiting relatives in Sturbridge when she vanished on August 5, 1993. The girl and her brother, 8-year-old Andrew, went to visit a neighbor and look at puppies. Her brother returned home alone. Holly’s father called the police and reported his daughter missing. Richard Piirainen and relatives took off to search for little Holly. They were vacationing in a cabin in a wooded…

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    Baby Holly Marie Found Alive After Missing For Forty Years

    “Baby Holly Marie” went missing in 1980 after both of her parents were discovered murdered in Texas. Texas Attorney General’s Office Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit used DNA and the help of genealogy to search for Holly. Holly was contacted by investigators and was told her real name and the faith of her parents. It’s been alluded that Holly didn’t have prior knowledge of who her real parents were. Since the news, Holly has been in contact with her parents’ extended family. The breaking news was shared on the Texas Attorney General website. Officials promised to release more details about Holly and her whereabout for the past forty years.…

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    New DNA Testing Leads To Breakthrough Arrest of the Pillowcase Rapist Linking Him to Six More Cold Cases  

    New DNA testing helped Florida law enforcement charge the ‘pillowcase’ rapist with six additional cold cases. Robert Eugene Koehler, 62, committed the crimes in the 1980s but authorities were never able to identify him until recently. Koehler was being held in jail on another rape charge when the news broke of the DNA discovery. Authorities suspected Koehler could be the perp of 40 to 45 more rapes committed in South Florida during Koehler’s rape spree. At a press conference, Sgt. Kami Floyd said, the cold case task force reviewed 500 evidence boxes before they cracked the case. The pillowcase rapist would break into the homes of his victims, pull a…

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    Where in the world is Kaitlin Armstrong? U.S. Marshals Announce Reward For Suspect in the Murder of Cyclist Mo Wilson

    Law enforcement is sharing new details of their search for Kaitlin Armstrong, the yoga instructor who gunned down her boyfriend’s lover, Mo Wilson. U.S. Marshals issued a Wanted poster with information about Armstrong, requesting public’s assistance. “The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force has learned that Kaitlin Marie Armstrong was dropped off at the Newark Liberty International Airport May 18, a day after Austin police obtained a warrant for her arrest.” The U.S. Marshals posted on Twitter. The agency believes Armstrong is armed and dangerous. They’re asking anyone with information to call the U.S. Marshal tip line at 313-202-6458. They issued a reward in the amount of up $5,000.…

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    Authorities to finally exhume the body of Alex Murdaugh’s dead housekeeper

    The body of Alex Murdaugh’s dead housekeeper to be exhumed four years after her suspicious trip and fall accident that caused her death. Gloria Satterfield worked for the Murdaugh’s family for nearly twenty years until she tripped on the family dog and hit her head. Satterfield never regained consciousness and died three weeks later. Speculations have swirled around the cause. Something wasn’t adding up. Until recently, the South Carolina police wasn’t able to investigate. But, nine months ago, the department formally opened a criminal investigation. For a while, we didn’t hear much about what was going on. Then, the Hampton County Coroner, Amy Topper, sent a letter to the local…

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    Cold Case Vic Identity Revealed After Decades of Investigating 

    The skeletal remains of a 15-year-old female murder victim have been identified after four decades. Was she killed by the Cop Killer?  In 1974, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area the locals referred to as Brunt Bridge. At the scene, deputies discovered partial skeletal remains. Cops reported that the victim was a white female, between the age of 14 and 25, according to DNAsolves.com. Some of her clothes were discovered at the murder site, such as a skirt and a sweater. However, investigators cautioned that they couldn’t determent cause of death. Investigators believe the body has been at Brunt Bridge for approximately 1.5 years before she was…