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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Unsolved Galveston Murders (Oct. 18, 2017)

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On Wednesday’s edition of Houston Matters: It’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories with an eye to how it all might affect Houston and Texas.

Also this hour: You might recall our story from this past spring about how a team of investigators has a theory as to who might’ve committed eleven unsolved murders in and around Galveston in the 1970s. Now, as a new documentary series on the murders is set to debut, the Galveston County DA has reopened the investigation into the murders of two of the young women. We revisit that story of The Eleven.

Plus: This year, the Pappas chain celebrates 50 years. Their first restaurant, Dot

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Investigators reflect on cracking cold case murders


SCHENECTADY – The more Keith Gavreau’s name kept coming up, the less likely it seemed to investigators that he had strangled his 17-year-old girlfriend Suzanne Nauman with a shoelace and left her body on the edge of the municipal golf course in 1995.

“The one thing that we found through the course of the interviews was that there was no consistent theme to what anybody was telling us,” said, State Police Investigator Kevin Noto, adding “everybody would have a different variation when they would recount what information they had that in some ways implicated him. “I think what had happened was just through the amount of information that had gotten released to the public, in some ways

Read more at: http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Investigators-reflect-on-cracking-cold-case-12285228.php

Investigators reflect on cracking cold case murders – Times Union


SCHENECTADY – The more Keith Gavreau’s name kept coming up, the less likely it seemed to investigators that he had strangled his 17-year-old girlfriend Suzanne Nauman with a shoelace and left her body on the edge of the municipal golf course in 1995.

“The one thing that we found through the course of the interviews was that there was no consistent theme to what anybody was telling us,” said, State Police Investigator Kevin Noto, adding “everybody would have a different variation when they would recount what information they had that in some ways implicated him. “I think what had happened was just through the amount of information that had gotten released to the public, in some ways

Read more at: http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Investigators-reflect-on-cracking-cold-case-12285228.php

Schenectady Police make breaks in two cold case murders

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that 1995 cold cases have been solved thank to DNA matches.

According to District Attorney Bob Carney, 17-year-old Suzanne Nauman’s murder has been solved. The girl’s body was found at a local golf course in 1995.

Carney says Nauman’s boyfriend had been a person of interest but was ruled out after conflicting stories and evidence. He was charged with her death but was never prosecuted due to lack of evidence.

Last year, the cold case was reopened and an investigator found a newspaper editorial that Nauman’s death was similar to another. Investigators then looked into another murder involving a prostitute named Phyllis Harvey in the same year.

Maciag was arrested the day after the discovery of Harvey’s body on March 18, 1996. He killed himself while in prison on a parole violation. He was also facing charges of attempted rape and sexual

Read more at: http://news10.com/2017/10/16/da-dna-evidence-solved-1995-cold-cases-in-schenectady-county/

Lawton cold case murders featured in card deck – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC …

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-They were murdered and their bodies dumped in local creeks.

OSBI hopes a new initiative will help solve six Lawton womens’ murders, long believed to be connected, dating back to 1999.

The victims are included in a new deck of cards made for Oklahoma prisoners.

They’re being sold to inmates across the state in hopes of getting information on the crimes.
 

Investigators have been baffled for years on what happened to these six women who were found dead in rural Comanche County creeks.

Five of the women were known prostitutes who frequented economy motels on Cache Road in Lawton.

And according to OSBI, the cause of death on these women is undetermined.

Now their hope is that inmates will shed some light on the mystery of these cases.

 “People never get answers and that’s what we are trying to get to them,” said Francia Thompson, OSBI Special Agent.

Thompson said the special deck of

Read more at: http://www.kswo.com/story/36586216/lawton-cold-case-murders-featured-in-card-deck

Lawton cold case murders featured in card deck – KSWO, Lawton, OK

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-They were murdered and their bodies dumped in local creeks.

OSBI hopes a new initiative will help solve six Lawton womens’ murders, long believed to be connected, dating back to 1999.

The victims are included in a new deck of cards made for Oklahoma prisoners.

They’re being sold to inmates across the state in hopes of getting information on the crimes.
 

Investigators have been baffled for years on what happened to these six women who were found dead in rural Comanche County creeks.

Five of the women were known prostitutes who frequented economy motels on Cache Road in Lawton.

And according to OSBI, the cause of death on these women is undetermined.

Now their hope is that inmates will shed some light on the mystery of these cases.

 “People never get answers and that’s what we are trying to get to them,” said Francia Thompson, OSBI Special Agent.

Thompson said the special deck of

Read more at: http://www.kswo.com/story/36586216/lawton-cold-case-murders-featured-in-card-deck

Inmates Buy Playing Cards Featuring Cold Case Murders (Multi …

OSBI is taking a new approach to helping solve cold cases.They recently put 52 cold case homicides, missing persons  unidentified victims on a deck of playing cards. Five thousand decks were printed  being sold to inmates within DOC facilities. OSBI is working on a second edition with more cold cases from across the state.
OSBI is taking a new approach to helping solve cold cases.They recently put 52 cold case homicides, missing persons unidentified victims on a deck of playing cards. Five thousand

Read more at: https://americansecuritytoday.com/inmates-buy-playing-cards-featuring-cold-case-murders-multi-video/

Inmates can buy playing cards featuring cold case murders

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners.

The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S. troops identify members of Saddam Hussein’s government during the Iraq War.

Bureau of Investigation Director Stan Florence says similar programs in Florida, Colorado, Connecticut and South Carolina have garnered information that helped solve about 40 homicides.

The cards are being sold at six of the state’s approximately two dozen prisons at $1.42 per pack and will eventually be the only playing cards available at the other facilities.

Oklahoma has approximately 27,000 inmates.

Read more at: http://nypost.com/2017/10/11/inmates-can-buy-playing-cards-featuring-cold-case-murders/