Murders Unsolved: Cases That Have Baffled The Authorities For Years (Murder, Scandals and Mayhem) (Volume 3) is a collection of the most baffling cases of murder from around the world during the last century. From the murder of Marilyn Reese Sheppard, the possible basis for the TV show and movie The Fugitive to the sad and lonely Boy in The Box and from the cruel murder of Dian Fossey to the still unsolved case of young Amber Hagerman that brought about today’s Amber Alert system, these cases are confusing, irritating and still unsolved! Learn more about the murders of: • Helen Brach, the candy heiress • Raymond Washington, founder of the Crips • Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador • Anne Barber Dunlap, found in the trunk of her car and many others. Read the backstories of these cases, the possible suspects, the fumbled investigations and other incredible facts and theories surrounding them. Also included are any current updates on the cases and where they stand today.
It was an average late September day – trees were changing colors, the weather was cooling and things were business as usual. Novak, of Mullica Hill, made his way to Philadelphia for the Puerto Rican Day parade with a group of friends.
On the way home, the group’s car broke down, stopping them on North 6th Street around 7 p.m. After failed attempts calling to get someone to jump the car, Novak took matters into his own hands and flagged down a car for help.
While police constantly maintain a strong presence around the South East and investigative teams work around the clock to solve reported crimes – some murders simply aren’t ever solved.
Sussex is no stranger to unsolved murders – with around 30 cases in total still remaining without a conviction.
From horrifying accounts of torture, to what seem to be gangland style murders, Sussex has seen certainly seen its share of grizzly crimes.
Below are five unsolved murder mysteries from around west and east Sussex, which all rocked the communities they took place in.
Marek Pudlowski – August 3, 2009
Mr Pudlowski’s daughter appeared in a video appeal from Sussex Police
Mr Pudlowski was found dead lying on a bench in Bognor Regis town centre.
An examination revealed he had been assaulted extensively in the moments leading up to his death.
The case is still unsolved.
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — At the time of her murder, Kay Wenal was married to real estate developer Hal Wenal – her fourth husband. He was smitten from the moment he first set eyes on Kay in a Reno airport.
“She said she’d bent over to get luggage off the rack and that’s when Hal noticed her,” Kay’s sister, Pam Sleeper, told “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty. “How could you not?” she laughed.
Pam Sleeper says her sister was striking and vivacious. “Hal was proud of her,” she said.
“He used to love to walk into restaurants — she was arm candy,” private investigator John Insogna said. “‘Oh, look at that woman! Wow!'”
And at the age of 60, Kay was still turning heads
The Eleven is a new limited series coming soon to AE. The series will take viewers into the re-opened murder investigation of 11 teenage girls. The first episode of the series will premiere on October 19.
AE revealed more about the new series in a press release. Check that out below.
“AE Network will premiere the new nonfiction, six-part limited series The Eleven following investigators as they reexamine the murders of eleven teenage girls after discovering a confession letter from current inmate and convicted murderer Edward Harold Bell. Through their research and a series of exclusive videotaped interviews with Bell, investigators have pushed police to reopen the case of two of the victims. Produced by Cineflix, “The Eleven” premieres with back-to-back episodes Thursday, October 19 at 9PM ET/PT on AE. New episodes will continue in the
When someone is murdered in their own home, the community living in the area will understandably be wanting the killer to be caught as soon as possible.
For 40 years the murder of Coulsdon mum-of-two Joy Sweatman has gone unsolved – despite police offering a £2,500 reward.
Mrs Sweatman, 25, died after being attacked in her own home in front of her young daughter in 1977 and a person was reportedly seen wiping blood off a hammer .
Police were called to the address, in St Andrew’s Road, after Mrs Sweatman’s lodger, 53-year-old Vernon Patton, made the gruesome discovery of her bloodied body when he returned home at 1.30pm on Wednesday, June 1, according to reports in the Coulsdon and Purley Advertiser at the time.
The paper reported in the June 17, 1977, edition that Mrs Sweatman was killed on the same day of the Queen’s Silver Jubliee celebrations. Neighbours were just 100 yards
Former Bowden prison worker charged with helping inmate escape in 2015
BOWDEN, Alta. – A former prison worker has been charged with helping an inmate escape.
Edmonton police have identified 11 homicides files with 12 victims dating from 1977 to 2011, as well as 10 missing persons files. So far, DNA evidence from the files has resulted in one recent murder charge. Police charged Dana Fash with second-degree murder last December in the death of Jeanette Cardinal, who was found murdered in an Edmonton apartment in 2011.
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