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Police to Search for DC Cold Case Murder Victim Pamela Butler’s Remains

Police plan to search for the remains of Pamela Butler, the Washington, D.C., federal worker who disappeared before Valentine’s Day 2009, in Stafford County, Virginia, Friday, sources tell News4. 

Jose Rodriguez-Cruz agreed to serve 12 years in prison for Butler’s murder. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder earlier this year in exchange for providing information on where her body can be found. 

Multiple law enforcement sources told News4 Rodriguez-Cruz led investigators to a spot along Interstate 95 in Stafford County last week. 

“We are elated,” said her brother Derrick Butler. “Honeymoon happy and peacock proud. Just looking forward to getting her remains and doing the right thing.” 

Boyfriend Charged in D.C. Cold Case Murder of Pamela Butler

[DC] Boyfriend Charged in D.C. Cold Case Murder of Pamela Butler

More than eight years after Pamela Butler disappeared, police have charged Jose Rodriguez Cruz with murder in connection to her

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Police to Search for DC Cold Case Murder Victim Pamela Butler’s Remains Friday: Sources

Police plan to search for the remains of Pamela Butler, the Washington, D.C., federal worker who disappeared before Valentine’s Day 2009, in Stafford County, Virginia, Friday afternoon, sources tell News4.

Jose Rodriguez-Cruz agreed to serve 12 years in prison for Butler’s murder. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder earlier this year in exchange for providing information on where her body can be found.

Multiple law enforcement sources told News4 Rodriguez-Cruz led investigators to a spot along Interstate 95 in Stafford County last week.

“We are elated,” said her brother Derrick Butler. “Honeymoon happy and peacock proud. Just looking forward to getting her remains and doing the right thing.”

Missing Woman’s Boyfriend to Lead Police to Her Body

Missing Woman's Boyfriend Says He Will Lead Police to Her Body

Pamela Butler disappeared in 2009, and her boyfriend has long been suspected of killing her. On Friday,

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Police to Search for DC Cold Case Murder Victim Pamela Butler’s …

Police plan to search for the remains of Pamela Butler, the Washington, D.C., federal worker who disappeared before Valentine’s Day 2009, in Stafford County, Virginia, Friday afternoon, sources tell News4.

Jose Rodriguez-Cruz agreed to serve 12 years in prison for Butler’s murder. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder earlier this year in exchange for providing information on where her body can be found.

Multiple law enforcement sources told News4 Rodriguez-Cruz led investigators to a spot along Interstate 95 in Stafford County last week.

“We are elated,” said her brother Derrick Butler. “Honeymoon happy and peacock proud. Just looking forward to getting her remains and doing the right thing.”

Missing Woman’s Boyfriend to Lead Police to Her Body

Missing Woman's Boyfriend Says He Will Lead Police to Her Body

Pamela Butler disappeared in 2009, and her boyfriend has long been suspected of killing her. On Friday,

Read more at: https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Police-to-Search-for-DC-Cold-Case-Murder-Victim-Pamela-Butlers-Remains-Friday-Sources-462349343.html

Victim’s estranged husband charged with murder in Henry County cold case

A former Iowa man has been charged with murder in the July 2000 disappearance of a Mount Pleasant woman.

Michael Lee Syperda, 52, was arrested Thursday and charged with first degree murder in the death his estranged wife, Elizabeth Syperda, 22.

The charge comes after officials reopened the investigation into her disappearance, according to a Friday news release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

“In homicide investigations, the statute of limitations never closes,” said Ryan Kedley,  acting special agent in charge with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

He credits collaboration with various departments for the breakthrough in the case.

“We’re very, very happy that some sort of resolution has come in this case,” he said.

Kedley said he could not discuss whether or

Read more at: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2017/12/01/victim-estranged-husband-charged-murder-henry-county-cold-case/912597001/

Family and friends of Medford murder victim seek closure on unsolved case

MEDFORD, Ore.–Medford Police are still investigating a deadly drive-by shooting that happened the night before Thanksgiving.
23-year-old Christian Miguel Barajas was killed last Wednesday while walking on the 300 block of Chestnut Street.

Family friend Trina Joslin says, “We did not see this coming at all, I mean out of everyone in the community, why Christian? He didn’t deserve this, he didn’t have any enemies.”

Witnesses told police the suspects were in a dark colored mini-van which sped off northbound on Chestnut Street, after the drive-by shooting.

Police say this unsolved murder is on the top of their agenda.

Lt. Justin Ivens says, “I know that we need a break, we’ve got detectives from MADGE and our criminal investigations unit. This is the top of our list, we’re turning every stone and chasing every tip and lead we get.”

Just two days before Barajas

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Family and friends of Medford murder victim seek closure on … – KDRV

MEDFORD, Ore.–Medford Police are still investigating a deadly drive-by shooting that happened the night before Thanksgiving.
23-year-old Christian Miguel Barajas was killed last Wednesday while walking on the 300 block of Chestnut Street.

Family friend Trina Joslin says, “We did not see this coming at all, I mean out of everyone in the community, why Christian? He didn’t deserve this, he didn’t have any enemies.”

Witnesses told police the suspects were in a dark colored mini-van which sped off northbound on Chestnut Street, after the drive-by shooting.

Police say this unsolved murder is on the top of their agenda.

Lt. Justin Ivens says, “I know that we need a break, we’ve got detectives from MADGE and our criminal investigations unit. This is the top of our list, we’re turning every stone and chasing every tip and lead we get.”

Just two days before Barajas

Read more at: http://www.kdrv.com/content/news/Family-and-friends-of-murder-victim-seek-closure-on-unsolved-case-460655343.html

Friend of Cold Case Murder Victim Irene Garza Speaks Out

EDINBURG – Nearly 60 years after the body of Irene Garza was found in a McAllen canal, her accused murderer is set to appear before a judge.

Garza was last seen going to confession at Sacred Heart Church where John Feit was a priest at that time.

One friend of Garza’s said the trial brings back memories. Despite that, she wants to know what happened to her friend.

It was 1960 when Minnie Barrera last saw Irene.

“We became good friends in high school. She was a year ahead of me,” she said.

Barrera described her good friend as kind, intelligent and fun loving.

“She was the sweetest girl. She would do anything for you,” she said. “She would drop anything at the drop of a hat and help you out if you needed.”

Barrera said the recent publicity of the case brings back both good and bad memories.

“We would go out to – at the time

Read more at: http://www.krgv.com/story/36936225/friend-of-cold-case-murder-victim-irene-garza-speaks-out

BCI asking for help to identify Summit County cold case murder victim

A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. 

Read more at: http://www.wfmj.com/story/36888015/bci-asking-for-help-to-identify-summit-county-cold-case-murder-victim

Murder Victim’s Family Pleads for Answers In Cold Case

By Melissa Garcia

DENVER (CBS4) – A mother is pleading for answers eleven years after her son was gunned down in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood.

The gunman who killed Bruce Harrell, 21, has never been caught.

His family hopes the cold case will heat up.

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It was a cold day in 2006 when the George Washington High School graduate was shot to death while he was stopped at a red light on 30th Avenue and Downing Street.

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On November 1, 2017, Harrell’s family will celebrate his 33rd birthday

Read more at: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/10/29/murder-victims-family-cold-case/