Missing and Gone

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BLOG POST #270: Missing and Gone

Taking advantage of vulnerable people are heartless acts. The two young women below are perfect examples—one missing and the other gone.

Crystal Kipper has been missing since February 24, 1997. After 2:30 am, her car ran out of gas, the 18-year-old parked the car on the shoulder of the Interstate in Kansas City, Missouri. The authorities found her car there with a low battery and the hazard lights flashing.

On June 18, 2002, on a summer break from college, 20-year-old Ali Kemp’s brother went to relieve his sister as the swimming pool attendant at a nearby pool. He couldn’t find his sister. Later, his father found her murdered in the pool’s pump room. Read More

A Broken Heart

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BLOG POST #265: A Broken Heart

When you realize the man you’re seeing—a.k.a. your boss—is not a good match for you and you move on, you’d probably never think your new girlfriend or boyfriend would be in danger. I’m sure the woman in this case didn’t either. Read More

The Principal’s Husband

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BLOG POST #260: The Principal’s Husband

When a spouse dies from suspicious circumstance—it works both ways that the husband or the wife are the first suspect. In this true-crime case review, the local law enforcement promptly arrested the wife, a 46-year-old elementary school principal, but then released her. Read More

Murder for Hire

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BLOG POST #259: Murder for Hire

A 36-year-old medical school student filed an appeal to overturn his expulsion. Meanwhile, he agreed to sell an automatic weapon to a person he knew had a felony conviction which prevented him from purchasing a firearm legally.

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FBI Most Wanted #523

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHORIn March 1950, the FBI established their most wanted list. The fugitive in this case summary is the oldest person on the FBI Most Wanted list and the 523rd addition.

BLOG POST #244: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a messy divorce and a man on the run. Read More