Katelin Akens: Disappeared en route to airport in 2015

19-year-old Katelin Akens vanished without a trace after being dropped of at a Virginia mall. She planned on taking a metro train to Reagan Airport, but she never made her flight and has not been seen since.

About the Case

Katelin Akens was visiting her home state of Virginia between December 1, 2015 and December 5, 2015 after her sister had a baby.

On December 5th, she was scheduled to take a 5:40 p.m. flight out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport back to Arizona where she resided with her fiancée, Amber Rios. read more

Jennifer Lynn Pandos: Missing Since 1987

jenny pandosOn the morning of February 10, 1987, Margie Pandos did not hear the shower running, which was unusual because her daughter, 15-year-old Jennifer Lynn Pandos, should have been getting ready for school. Jennifer was a sophomore at Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, Virginia, and the family lived in the Kingsmill area of Williamsburg.

Margie and her husband, Ron, knocked on Jennifer’s bedroom door, but she didn’t answer. They tried opening the door, only to discover it was locked. The parents forced their way in to their daughter’s bedroom, but their daughter was not there. read more

Thomas Burkett: who murdered this young college student?

WARNING: Long post!

This case had a lot of info so I just copied a letter from the victim’s mother as well as parts of an article and pasted the information here.

Anatomy of a Coverup 

by Beth George 

My son, Tommy Burkett had three semesters remaining until graduation from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia when he was murdered in 1991. Tommy was working under cover for the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration at the time. He also worked for the University’s Admissions Office and for Student Painters. read more

Will There Ever Be Justice For Jennifer Short and Her Family?

shortfamilyOn August 15, 2002, the bodies of Michael and Mary Short were discovered in their Henry County, Virginia home. Both had been shot in the head and their phone line was cut prior to their murders. Their nine-year-old daughter Jennifer was missing. A massive search for the girl and her killer ensued.

Finally, on September 25, 2002, her remains were found near a stream bed in North Carolina. She, too, had been shot in the head. read more