Tag Archives: cold cases

No Body, No Problem: Murder Convictions in Missing Persons Cases

The old Hollywood trope of “no body, no conviction” is usually accurate, but not always true. Generally, it is very difficult to prove the murder of a missing person. But, between the tenacity of investigators and the legal precedent of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Forensics: 2 Killers Finally Brought to Justice

Thanksgiving is the time of the year when many of us show our gratitude for life’s blessings. For some people, however, this holiday is just another reminder of a horrific memory that never relents. And that haunting recollection is the … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogy Justice: 2 Killers Arrested Decades Later

Killers be warned. You are no longer safe from the long arm of justice. Years may have passed since you committed your horrendous acts of violence. You may think that your evil deeds are a thing of the past. But, … Continue reading

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DNA Forensic Files: 1970s Murder Cases Solved in 2019 #ColdCases #DNA

Over the past several years, the use of DNA and genetic genealogy to solve decades-old murder cases has grown dramatically. Combining cutting-edge technology with increased access to innumerable genetic databases, investigators are able to arrest killers who have roamed free … Continue reading

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Forensic Justice: 4 High-Profile Cold Murder Cases Solved by DNA

The continuing development of highly-accurate forensic science techniques is a fascinating study into the evolution of crime fighting and justice. Over the past decade, there’s been an explosion of cold cases being solved through the use of various forensic analysis … Continue reading

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Two High-Profile Deadly Mysteries Recently Solved by Forensics

Years pass, but the scars remain. Family members agonize for a resolution of the case that destroyed their lives. While many cold cases go unsolved, there always remains a sliver of hope that a resolution will be attained. Whether it’s—a … Continue reading

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Are COLD CASES on the Rise? A Chat with Cold Case Detective and Crime Media Consultant Joe Giacalone

I’ve been concerned about the rise of unsolved homicides in California as well as across the entire US for some time now. Most that follow me know that I’ve voiced my concerns about crime and cold cases. I’ve been hearing … Continue reading

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