Monthly Archives: May 2017

‘Cold Case Files’ episode to cover Mitchell Ruble murder case …

It’s only been a little more than a year since local law enforcement and state prosecutors were able to prove that Clark was murdered by former deputy Mitchell Ruble.

The one-time cold case will now be featured on the national television show, “Cold Case Files,” on AE.

The episode will air on AE at 10 p.m. Thursday.

Det. Lt. Jeff Seevers, Det. Lt. Bruce Schuck, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation detective Jon Jenkins, and Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks are among the members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office who were interviewed for the show.

“The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has been on shows like this in the past and during their time here, everyone was very professional,” said Seevers. “Bruce and myself were interviewed along with the Ohio State Attorney General and Sheriff Mincks. It was really a neat experience.”

Ruble was found guilty in March 2016 by a jury and

Read more at: http://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/community-news/2017/06/cold-case-files-episode-to-cover-mitchell-ruble-murder-case/

‘Cold Case Files’ episode to cover Mitchell Ruble murder case

It’s only been a little more than a year since local law enforcement and state prosecutors were able to prove that Clark was murdered by former deputy Mitchell Ruble.

The one-time cold case will now be featured on the national television show, “Cold Case Files,” on AE.

The episode will air on AE at 10 p.m. Thursday.

Det. Lt. Jeff Seevers, Det. Lt. Bruce Schuck, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation detective Jon Jenkins, and Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks are among the members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office who were interviewed for the show.

“The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has been on shows like this in the past and during their time here, everyone was very professional,” said Seevers. “Bruce and myself were interviewed along with the Ohio State Attorney General and Sheriff Mincks. It was really a neat experience.”

Ruble was found guilty in March 2016 by a jury and

Read more at: http://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/community-news/2017/06/cold-case-files-episode-to-cover-mitchell-ruble-murder-case/

Man’s Spit Links Him To Cold Case Murders Six Years Later: LAPD

Geovanni Borjas, 32, of Los Angeles County, was charged on Tuesday for the 2011 rape and murder of Michelle Lozano, 17, and Bree’Anna Guzman, 22, after his DNA was found to match evidence from both killings, police told reporters on Tuesday.

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/geovanni-borjas-cold-case-murders_us_592f067de4b09ec37c312d85

Unsolved murder: 3 years later, Racine police issue appeal for info. in death of Joseph Walker

RACINE — On Wednesday, May 31st, the three-year anniversary of the homicide of Joseph Walker, Racine police again issued an appeal for information.

Joseph Walker

Walker was enjoying the company of friends at the American Legion Tavern on May 31st, 2014, when two armed men entered and robbed the business, shooting and killing Walker in the process.

He was a father of five.

The suspect with the gun was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up. He was also wearing grey sweat pants, white shoes and a white colored material covering his nose and mouth.

The second suspect was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, a black T-shirt over the sweatshirt, black pants and white shoes. He also partially covered his face with something over his nose and mouth.

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Read more at: http://fox6now.com/2017/05/31/unsolved-murder-3-years-later-racine-police-issue-appeal-for-info-in-death-of-joseph-walker/

DNA Links Decades-Old Murder and Rape Cases in 3 States as Police ‘Confident’ They’ll Catch ‘Serial Killer’

A recent DNA match has linked three long-unsolved crimes — a double-homicide, a homicide and a sexual assault — across three states dating back to 1990, PEOPLE confirms.

Now, authorities tell PEOPLE they are confident they will capture the suspect, who they described as a “serial killer.”

Authorities say they believe the April 1990 killing of Genevieve Zitricki in South Carolina was the first in the crime spree that lasted at least eight years, according to Captain Chris Hensley with the New Madrid County, Missouri, Sheriff’s Office.

“I’m confident that we’ll identify the killer,” Hensley tells PEOPLE. “It’s the when will we identify him that I’m not sure about.”

Zitricki, 28, had been beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled after the suspect broke into her Greenville home, according to USA Today. Her body was found in the bathtub days later.

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Read more at: http://people.com/crime/dna-link-serial-killer-rapist-crimes-three-states/

Cold case murder suspect Ronnie Hyde’s Jacksonville Beach home … – Florida Times

The Jacksonville Beach home of a former youth pastor charged with the dismemberment of a Nassau County teen in 1994 was demolished Wednesday at his family’s request, according to city officials.

As Ronnie Leon Hyde, who turns 61 Friday, remains behind bars on murder and child pornography charges after his March 7 arrest, a huge backhoe peeled off parts of his former home at Fourth Avenue North and Ninth Street North and tossed them into a waiting dump truck.


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The 1,500-square-foot home was considered to be a bio hazard following an intensive FBI search of the building and grounds, and multiple city code violations were filed. There was no running water in the home, and Hyde reportedly used the bathtub as

Read more at: http://jacksonville.com/news/public-safety/2017-05-31/cold-case-murder-suspect-ronnie-hyde-s-jacksonville-beach-home

Cold case murder suspect Ronnie Hyde’s Jacksonville Beach home demolished – Florida Times





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Spit on sidewalk helps officials solve cold case murder, rape of women

After avoiding arrest for six years following his alleged crime, police finally nabbed an accused murderer after he spat on the sidewalk.

Officials linked the DNA left on the street by Geovanni Borjas, 32, to the rape and murder of a teenage girl and a young woman.

The bodies of 17-year-old Michelle Lozano and 22-year-old Bree’Anna Guzman were found by the freeway in Los Angeles in 2011, KTLA reports.

Photo: KTLA

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced the arrest on Tuesday, calling the crimes “horrifying.”

“DNA collection at the time of arrest allowed us to connect this monster to the deaths of these two young women,” Beck said at a news conference.

Borjas has been charged with two counts of murder and forcible rape and one count of kidnapping, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. He pleaded not guilty in criminal court in downtown L.A.

Lozano vanished around Easter

Read more at: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/05/31/spit-on-sidewalk-helps-officials-solve-cold-case-murder-rape-of/22119348/

Local ‘cold case’ featured on A&E

The one-time cold case will now be featured on the national television show, “Cold Case Files,” on AE.

Det. Lt. Jeff Seevers, Det. Lt. Bruce Schuck, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation detective Jon Jenkins, and Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks are among the members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office who were interviewed for the show.

“The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has been on shows like this in the past and during their time here, everyone was very professional,” said Seevers. “Bruce and myself were interviewed along with the Ohio State Attorney General and Sheriff Mincks. It was really a neat experience.”

Ruble was found guilty in March 2016 by a jury and sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the murder of Clark. The sheriff’s office believed Ruble’s termination as a deputy in 1979 provided some of his motive for the shooting on Feb. 7, 1981. Ruble

Read more at: http://www.mariettatimes.com/news/2017/05/local-cold-case-featured-on-ae/