Golden State Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Joseph DeAngelo, a former policeman who’s known as the “Golden State Killer” and committed numerous crimes between the 1970s and 1980s, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on August 21, 2020. In June of

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Update: Alonzo Brooks Exhumed

On the evening of April 2, 2004, Alonzo Brooks rode with his friend Justin to a party at a farmhouse in LaCygne, Kansas. This small, rural town is about 45 miles away from Gardner, Kansas where Alonzo was living with

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A Bike Ride Ends in a Woman’s Disappearance

In May of 2000, Jill Behrman, a 19-year-old Indiana University student, left her house in Bloomington, Indiana to go for a bike ride. Sadly, she never returned home. Her bike was eventually found ten miles away from her

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UPDATE: Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

On November 18, 1987, Jay Cook and his high-school sweetheart, Tanya Van Cuylenborg, took the ferry from Victoria, Canada, to Washington State to go camping.  Jay was 20 years old. Tanya was 17. It was their first trip

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The Case of Jonathan Kern: 23 years later

Elizabeth Gregg (formerly Grzeszczyk) first appeared on Unsolved Mysteries in 1996. Now, over 20 years later, she continues to share her experience in the hopes of helping others. It started back in 1994, when

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37 years later: Justice for Joyce McLain

In August 1980, 16 year old Joyce McLain was found brutally murdered in the woods behind the high school soccer field. Joyce was an honor student, a cheerleader, and an officer of the student body. It wasn’t until

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Cold Case: Richard Aderson

On February 5, 1997, 47-year-old Richard Aderson got into a minor fender bender. After the accident, the two drivers pulled over, and became involved in a verbal altercation. It escalated, and Aderson was shot once in

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SOLVED: Skeleton in a box

In 1986, a long-time resident of Thermopolis, Wyoming moved away.  He left some of his belongings in a shed, including an old, locked trunk.  He left the shed with a friend, Newell Sessions.  Then, six years

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The Unexplained Death of Blair Adams

On July 11, 1996 the half-naked body of Blair Adams was found in a parking lot in Knoxville, Tennessee. The 31-year-old Surrey, British Columbia native didn’t appear to be robbed; scattered around his body was German,

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UPDATE: Lisa Ziegert

25 years after the murder of beloved teacher’s aide Lisa Ziegert, a suspect has been arrested. 48-year-old Gary Schara has been charged with murder, aggravated rape and kidnapping. In 2016 the Hampden County

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What Happened to Johnny Lee Wilson?

In 1987, 20-year-old Johnny Lee Wilson pleaded no contest to murdering an elderly woman and setting her house on fire. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. His mother insisted that Johnny was innocent and

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Missing: Jeremy Bright

In August 1986 14-year-old Jeremy Bright disappeared from Myrtle Point, Oregon. Jeremy lived a hundred miles away in Grants Pass, where his mother worked, but the Coos County Fair had rolled into town, so Jeremy and his

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Nearly 30 years later: Annie Laurie Hearin

Annie Laurie Hearin was kidnapped on July 26th, 1988. 72 year old Annie was the wife of Robert Hearin, one of the wealthiest men in the state of Mississippi. Robert Hearin had been president of a company called School

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Wanted: Adam Emery

Nearly 25 years after he disappeared, Adam Emery is still on the FBI’s “Most Wanted” list. In 1993, Emery was convicted of murdering 20 year old Jason Bass. Emery was allowed to remain free on bail pending

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UPDATE: Donald Eugene Webb

The remains of wanted fugitive Donald Eugene Webb have been found. Webb was wanted for the murder of police chief Gregory Adams in 1980. He was on the the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” list for 25 years. In 2016,

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Kristen Modaferri: possible DNA match

Eighteen-year-old Kristen Modafferi was a college honor student from North Carolina spending her summer in San Francisco. On Monday, June 23rd, 1997, she arrived for work at the Crocker Galleria mall. She had taken a

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Behind the Scenes: John Anthony Quinn

In 1988, John Anthony Quinn went on the run. Quinn had been Vice President and General Manager of Federal Protection Services in South Florida, a company that provided security and armed guards to banks and other

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UPDATE: Shane Stewart & Sally McNelly

The cold case double murder of Texas teenagers Shane Stewart and Sally McNelly is heating up. In June of 2017, officers pulled over John Cyrus Gilbreath on suspicion of possession of marijuana. A female passenger in

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Update: New clues in the Molly Bish case

In June 2017, investigators used ground penetrating radar in the West Brookfield area of Massachusetts. The search was a result of a tip the family received in 2014. The area searched is only approximately three miles

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How Steve Ross’ mystery was solved

In 1989, Steve Ross went on Unsolved Mysteries looking for the U.S. soldier who gave him food and a small American flag as the Dachau concentration camp was being liberated in 1945. Steve went on to become a social

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What happened to Lee and Chance Wackerhagen?

In 2016, the Texas Department of Public Safety announced that investigators now have evidence that Lee and Chance Wackerhagen were victims of foul play. "Investigators found nothing in the home appeared to be missing

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Do you recognize this voice?

More than 30 years ago Gary Grant, Jr. never returned home and was found bludgeoned to death. In recent years, his father, Gary Grant Sr., came across a tape that contained a recording that may include the voice of

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Who Killed Jennifer Odom?

In 2017, Detectives announced a new suspect in the murder of Jennifer Odom: Jeffrey Norman Crum Sr. It all started when investigators got a DNA hit on a similar case. On January 16, 1992, in Pasco County, an

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