I have been asked by a classmate of Joseph Helt to write an article on this blog about him. I am completely honored to do so as I first read about Joe’s case two weeks ago, and it really touched my heart.
This post is dedicated to Joe Helt and his friends & family. May there be justice one day.
In 1987, Ronald Reagan was President of the United States, glam and pop metal bands topped the music charts, and The Simpsons first appeared on The Tracy Ullman Show.read more
On August 19, 2003, 11-year-old Heaven LaShae Ross left her Northport, Alabama trailer in Willowbrook Trailer Park, walked 50 yards to her school bus stop on Hunter Creek Road, and vanished into thin air.
About the Case
At 7:00 a.m. Heaven, nicknamed Shae, left her home and headed to the bus stop. Her 13-year-old sister, Alex, had left five minutes before. The bus would arrive at the stop at around 7:25 a.m.read more
On March 26, 2003, seven-year-old Dalton Mesarchik of Streator, Illinois disappeared from his home while waiting for the church van to pick him up.
According to early reports, Dalton was waiting in his enclosed porch around 6:15 or 6:30 p.m. for the church van to pick him up.(Some later reports say Dalton went to wait outside the home at 6:45 p.m.)
About 7:00 or 7:15 p.m., Dalton poked his head inside to tell his mother, Michelle Mesarchik, he was still waiting.read more
This is one of those cases that really upsets me because of the extreme brutality and senselessness of it as well as the lack of media attention it received.
About the Case
In the early morning hours of January 7, 2007, 21-year-old Channon Christian and her 23-year-old boyfriend, Christopher Newsom, were carjacked by three black males who took the young couple to a house on Chipman Street in Knoxville, TN where they were joined by another male and female. These scumbags decided to rape, torture, and kill this young couple.read more
Paris, Illinois is a small farming town in the eastern part of the state in Edgar County. For the most part, this town, which once bragged it was “The Midwest’s most kept secret”, is a quiet town. Not many people would think a town this size would harbor many deadly secrets. But it does. And then some. This town is known for the Newlywed Murders as well as many other unsolved murders, and even the Sicilian Mafia. Yeah, it’s the ultimate place to live, wouldn’t you say? 😉read more