This post examines the possible connections between a suspected Missouri murderer, Thomas Bruce, and the murders of two young girls in Indiana nearly three years prior. Background On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, Thomas Bruce of Imperial, Missouri was arrested and charged with 17 criminal counts including first-degree murder, sodomy, and kidnapping. His arrest ended a 2-day … Continue reading Is Thomas Bruce the Delphi Bridge Guy?
Several readers have commented on my original blog post "The Taconic Parkway Crash" about the possibility that Diane Schuler experienced a rare medical complication called 'Auto Brewery Syndrome' and that this condition may have led to her erratic behavior, elevated blood-alcohol level, and also account for her apparent lack of history of 'alcoholic behavior.' So, … Continue reading Did Diane Schuler Have Auto Brewery Syndrome?
A New Hampshire cold case gets some clarity with a fresh look at victimology and forensic profiling. This post examines the 2004 disappearance of Maura Murray, a 21-year old nursing student from Hanson, Massachusetts. The case has attracted widespread media attention and generated multiple theories: that Maura met with foul play, ran away to Canada to … Continue reading The Disappearance of Maura Murray
In Part Two of this blog post, we take a look at the Austin Bomber's possible motives. Please see Part One for background on the case. Discussion of Motive Austin Police Chief Brian Manley stated shortly after bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt's suicide: "I know everybody is interested in a motive and understanding why. And … Continue reading Motive: The Austin Bomber
This post examines the psychological profile of a serial bomber who is currently unidentified and actively terrorizing the citizens of Austin, TX. Timeline of the Bombings March 2, 2018: Anthony Stephan House, 39, is killed when a package bomb explodes at 6:55am outside his residence on the 1100 block of Haverford Drive March 12, 2018: … Continue reading The Austin Serial Bomber
This post examines a series of unsolved attacks and murders that occurred in January, 1984 in the Lakewood suburb of Denver, Colorado. Note: This case is now SOLVED! Please see update. Victims & Timeline James Haubenschild: January 4, 1984 (wounded) Kimberly Haubenschild: January 4, 1984 (wounded) Donna Dixon (nee Holm), 28: January 4, 1984 (wounded) Patricia Louise Smith, 50: … Continue reading The Aurora Hammer Slayer — SOLVED!
This post examines the psychosocial history of offender Daniel Nations, 31. This article features speculation from various corners of the internet and is intended to be a summary of that speculation. It is not intended to represent factual analysis or an actual accusation of guilt for any untried crimes. At the time this blog post … Continue reading Who Is Daniel Nations?
Timeline & Victim Brandon Lawson, 26: August 8, 2013 (last seen) ~11:53pm: Brandon leaves his home in San Angelo, TX headed for his father's residence in Crowley, TX ~12:00am: Brandon's wife, Ladessa, calls his cell phone and asks him to return home ~12:10am: Brandon's brother, Kyle, arrives at the Lawton home to check on Ladessa … Continue reading The Disappearance of Brandon Lawson
This post examines the strange similarities in the cases of 4 murdered girls. Victims & Timeline Lyric Cook, 10: Friday, July 13, 2012; Evansdale, Iowa (found deceased) Elizabeth Collins, 8: Friday, July 13, 2012; Evansdale, Iowa (found deceased) Liberty "Libby" German, 14: Monday, February 13, 2017; Delphi, Indiana (found deceased) Abigail "Abby" Williams, 13: Monday, February 13, 2017; Delphi, Indiana (found deceased) … Continue reading The Delphi & Evansdale Murders
This post examines the curious case of Barbara Kendhammer who died after being struck by a metal pipe that penetrated her car windshield. But, not all is as it seems. Victim and Timeline Barbara Kendhammer, 46: accident occurred on Friday, September 16, 2016 and she passed away the following day, Saturday, September 17, 2016 Accident … Continue reading Barbara Kendhammer — SOLVED!