Unsubs

Unsub is a law enforcement abbreviation for “unknown subject”. It has moved into more mainstream usage through shows like “Criminal Minds”.


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Possible Serial Killer in Gauteng, South Africa

on March 6, 2012 at 11:39 am in Unsubs by | No Comments

A serial killer appears to be targeting gay men in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Eight men have been murdered in the homes in the last two years. The most recent murder happened less than two weeks ago. Robbery has been ruled out of the previous seven murders. In…

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Possible Victim of Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Found

on February 19, 2012 at 9:18 am in Unsubs by | No Comments

Skeletal remains have been in found in Manorville, New York, not far from where partial remains of four victims were found between 2000 and 2003. Other parts of two of these victims were found last spring near Gilgo Beach about 40 miles away. Undergrowth suggested that the body in Manorville…

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Possible Serial Killer in Bremerton, Washington

on February 15, 2012 at 10:43 am in Unsubs by | 27 Comments

The Bremerton Police are working with the FBI to determine if three violent attacks in the last year are related. On May 3, 2011, a 19-year-old woman was stabbed to death. On June 2, 2011, a male was attacked but survived. And a 61-year-old woman was killed on February 3rd…

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Review: Dark Minds, “The Eastbound Strangler”

on February 6, 2012 at 4:48 pm in Unsubs, Video Reviews by | 1 Comment

Investigation Discovery has a new true crime show, Dark Minds. In it, true crime author M. William Phelps looks at cold cases with criminal profiler John Kelly and an unnamed convicted serial killer they call “13”. I missed the first episode, but the second episode premiered last Wednesday evening. It…

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Report: Police have Identified Gilgo Beach Suspect

on February 2, 2012 at 2:12 pm in Unsubs by | 1 Comment

The source is the Weekly World News, so take this with a grain of salt, but there are reports that the Nassau County Police Department has identified a suspect in the case of the bodies dumped on and around Gilgo Beach. According to Elsa Akesson, who references an unnamed Nassau…

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Possible Serial Killer in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles

on February 1, 2012 at 10:54 am in Unsubs by | No Comments

The murders of two women in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles has residents wondering if a serial killer may be at work. Michelle Lozano, 17, was abducted in April 2011. Her body was later dumped off the Interstate 5. Bree’Anna Guzman disappeared after leaving to go to the…

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Possible Serial Killer at Nariman Point, Mumbai, India

on January 19, 2012 at 6:10 pm in Unsubs by | No Comments

Investigators in Mumbai, India believe a serial killer may be hunting children in the Nariman Point section of the city. The body of three-year-old Karishman Chavan was foundnear the Nariman Point Fire Brigade Depot on Wednesday evening, after going missing the day before. This was less then twenty feet from…

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Photos from Oakland County Child Killer Suspect’s Suicide Scene

on January 12, 2012 at 11:27 am in Forensics, Unsubs by | 2 Comments

Yesterday, I reported on developments in the Oakland County Child Killer case. One of the developments was that the family of one of the victims has released photos from the suicide of suspect Christopher Busch. Now we have the photos. Several of them have portions blackened out. I assume that…

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Developments in the Oakland County Child Killer Case

on January 11, 2012 at 5:27 pm in Unsubs by | No Comments

In 1976 and 1977, four children were kidnapped and murdered in the Detroit, Michigan area. The children were each held captive for four to nineteen days, and then their bodies were deposited around Oakland County. One of the suspects in the killings is Chris Busch. He was questioned in the…

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OC Serial Killer may have claimed another victim

on January 10, 2012 at 1:30 pm in Unsubs by | No Comments

The Los Angeles times is reporting that the police believe a deceased homeless man may be a victim of the suspected serial killer targeting Orange County. The body of a homeless man was found at about 9am behind an audio and tire shop by the passenger door of a brown…

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