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Police Arrest A Baltimore Man for Unsolved Murder of UMES Studen …

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland State Police have arrested a Baltimore man for murdering a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore more than four years ago.

Police arrested 25-year-old Davonta M. Braxton, of Baltimore, Md., around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, on the university’s campus.

Officers say Braxton is charged in connection to the murder of 21-year-old Edmond St. Clair, who was a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Braxton has been a student at the university, but is not currently enrolled, according to school records.

Troopers say St. Clair’s murder happened around 9:00 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2013. According to police, St. Clair was a passenger in a car traveling across campus when he and those he was traveling with encountered several people who were walking in the street.

The investigation revealed St. Clair got out of the car and a fight broke out, during which he was stabbed

Read more at: http://www.wboc.com/story/36644768/police-arrest-a-baltimore-man-for-unsolved-murder-of-umes-student

Police Arrest A Baltimore Man for Unsolved Murder of UMES Student

Ever since the Dover Bridge area started construction, one business, which sits just at the end of the bridge, has lost nearly $60,000 each year.

Now with traffic down to just one lane as workers get ready to start pipework, that business’ owner says it likely won’t get better.

Read more at: http://www.wboc.com/story/36644768/police-arrest-a-baltimore-man-for-unsolved-murder-of-umes-student

Police searching Londonderry location in connection to Denise …

By MARK HAYWARD
New Hampshire Union Leader
and CHRIS GAROFOLO
Union Leader Correspondent


October 19. 2017 4:49PM



LONDONDERRY — Authorities searched an apartment in Londonderry Thursday in connection to the 2-year-old unsolved murder of advertising saleswoman Denise Robert, officials said.

The search took place at the B unit of 43 Kendall Pond Road.

“In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, what items are being sought and what, if any, items are located will not be disclosed,” Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said in a joint statement with Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard.

Robert, who was 62 at the time of her death, was shot in the head while taking her regular Sunday night walk

Read more at: http://www.unionleader.com/crime/updated-police-searching-londonderry-location-in-connection-to-denise-robert-murder-20171019

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/

Unsolved brutal 1980’s murder which saw Hull man jailed reopened by police

An unsolved fatal shooting which led to a man in Hull being jailed is being re-investigated by anti-terrorism detectives.

Palestinian cartoonist Naji Al-Ali was shot in the back and the neck as he walked to to the offices of a Kuwaiti newspaper where he worked in Kensington, in London, in July 1987.

Initially, police focused on Al-Ali’s political work, his cartoons attacking Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) leader Yasser Arafat and a series of death threats issued to him leading up to his murder.

Murdered cartoonist Naji Al-Ali

Murdered cartoonist Naji Al-Ali

A month later, Special Branch officers arrested Ismail Sowan in a flat in Westbourne Avenue, west Hull, where they also found a stash of weapons.

At the time, Sowan was living there with his English wife while studying engineering at the former Humberside University in Cottingham Road.

His address in Hull had been discovered in the diary of a suspect

Read more at: http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/unsolved-brutal-1980s-murder-saw-601530

Citizens Police Academy: Week 4

Week four of the Duncan Police Department Citizens Police Academy explored the detailed and often deep side of police work – investigation.

The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is a 10-week introduction to the Duncan Police department and how they operate. According to their website, The Duncan Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy is a 10-week block of instruction designed to give the public an overview of department divisions and rules governing police activities, it is also designed to create a two-way communication between citizens and officers.

While Master Officer Downs took the week off from the Citizens Police Academy to lead officers in firearms training, Detective Dustin Smith took over the class to offer insight into investigations. Detective Smith is primarily the child crime investigator. The cases he works include child abuse, sexual abuse and assault.

There are currently five investigators with the Duncan Police Department (DPD) under the leadership

Read more at: http://www.duncanbanner.com/opinion/citizens-police-academy-week/article_820161ca-b08e-11e7-869d-9bbf51b77b95.html

Police release DNA profile in Boise murder cold case | KTVB.COM

BOISE — Boise Police have reopened a decades-old investigation into the murder of a Boise woman, hoping a profile generated by the killer’s DNA will help them finally crack the cold case.

Friday marks 30 years to the day since 65-year-old Joyce Casper was killed on Oct. 13, 1987.

Casper’s body was found inside her car at Day Drive and Robert Street, just 800 feet from the business she owned, Casper’s Vista Hallmark Shop in the Vista Village Shopping Center.

Investigators say they found evidence that Casper – who was known to work late – had been abducted from her shop in the early hours of the morning, sexually assaulted, and murdered.

The slaying remains unsolved.

“They’re cold for a reason. Detectives at the

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Police release DNA profile in Boise murder cold case

BOISE — Boise Police have reopened a decades-old investigation into the murder of a Boise woman, hoping a profile generated by the killer’s DNA will help them finally crack the cold case.

Friday marks 30 years to the day since 65-year-old Joyce Casper was killed on Oct. 13, 1987.

Casper’s body was found inside her car at Day Drive and Robert Street, just 800 feet from the business she owned, Casper’s Vista Hallmark Shop in the Vista Village Shopping Center.

Investigators say they found evidence that Casper – who was known to work late – had been abducted from her shop in the early hours of the morning, sexually assaulted, and murdered.

The slaying remains unsolved.

Casper’s case was reactivated in 2005, and a

Read more at: http://www.ktvb.com/news/crime/police-release-dna-profile-in-boise-murder-cold-case/483140219