Crime Writer Eugene Izzi: Strange death in 1996 ruled suicide

American crime writer, Eugene Izzi, was found hanging outside a window 14 stories above Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on December 7, 1996. The strange death was ruled a suicide; however, those close to Eugene believe foul play was involved.

About the Case

Eugene IzziOn December 7, 1996, a Christmas shopper on Michigan Avenue in Chicago got the shock of his life when he noticed a man hanging out of a window 14 stories above the ground. read more

Johanna Young: Unsolved Death 1992

Johanna Young disappeared from her home in the United Kingdom and was later found murdered. No arrests have been made to date.

About the Case

Johanna Young
Johanna Young. Image source: BBC

On a cold and foggy December night in 1992, 14-year-old UK native, Johanna Young,  left her Watton, Norfolk home around 7:30 p.m. and vanished into thin air. It was two days before Christmas.

There were sightings of Johanna between 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. that night in the town center. No sightings were reported after 8:30 p.m. read more

Hailey Dunn: Who killed 13-year-old in 2010?

HAILEY DUNNYesterday marked the five-year anniversary of the disappearance of Hailey Dunn. I thought it only appropriate to write about her case.

On December 28, 2010, 13-year-old Hailey Dunn of Colorado City, Texas was reported missing by her mother when she failed to return home. Her stepfather, Shawn Adkins, told police that on December 27th, Hailey told him she was going to her father’s home and then on to stay the night at a friend’s house. Police later learned that Hailey did neither. read more

Covered-Up Murder: Justice For Sandra Bland

WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE.

I’m pissed so there is going to be cussing involved. Just thought I’d warn ya ahead of time. 😉

I normally don’t write posts about current events or cases. But this one has gotten me all riled up! I am so angry for the OBVIOUS murder of a promising young, BEAUTIFUL woman.

I hate cover-ups. I really fucking do. And this is one of the worst ones to date, in my opinion. I am so tired of all of the racial killings going on in our country. This isn’t the fucking 1800s! Texas, you need to GET OVER THAT! read more

Elisa Lam and the Cecil Hotel

Early 2013, I was completely away from this blog and I actually had taken it down. So, I didn’t spend time paying attention to news stories or new cases because I was focused on helping our teenage son. Therefore, I never heard about this case until now.  I’m sure all of you have! But let me just say, WTH?

21-year-old Canadian resident, Elisa Lam was traveling the U.S. when she landed in Los Angeles, California on January 29, 2013. Prior to arriving in L.A., Elisa had visited San Diego. In L.A., she stayed at the 600-room Cecil Hotel downtown near Skid Row.This hotel was built in 1927 for business travelers, but from the 1950s and on, it has housed mostly transients. read more

Was Pravin Varughese Murdered?

In my last post, I talked about the death of Molly Marie Young who was found shot to death in an apartment in Carbondale, IL in 2012. Many people, including this author, believe she was murdered and the local police covered it up.

Well, guess what? It happened again.

On Wednesday, pravinFebruary 12, 2014, 19-year-old Southern Illinois University (SIU) student, Pravin Varughese, went missing after leaving a party in Carbondale. read more

Molly Marie Young: Murder or Suicide?

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Molly Marie Young

On March 24, 2012, Molly Marie Young, 21, was found shot to death in her former  boyfriend’s apartment in the 500 block of North Westridge Drive in Carbondale, IL. Richie Minton, who had been heavily drinking, called Molly around 3:00 a.m. insisting he needed Molly’s help. Molly, herself, had not been drinking.

Sometime after Molly arrived at the apartment, she was shot in the head.The handgun, a .45 semiautomatic 1911 used in the killing just happened to be owned by none other than Minton himself. read more