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Ted Bundy to be added to FBI DNA Database

on August 1, 2011 at 3:46 pm in Forensics, Serial Killers by | 1 Comment

If you were to ask most devotees of true crime whether Ted Bundy’s DNA was in the federal database, he or she would most likely say “yes”. And he or she would be wrong. Bundy’s DNA has never been added to the FBI’s DNA database, but that is about to…

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Jeffrey Dahmer Survivor Charged in Killing

on August 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm in Victimology by | 2 Comments

Tracy M. Edwards, 52, is the only victim to escape from Jeffrey Dahmer. He and a second man, Timothy Larod Carr, have been charged with “recklessly endangering safety” in the drowning death of a man last week. Drugged and handcuffed, Edwards escaped from Dahmer’s apartment in July 1991. He led…

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Michael Gargiulo to be Charged in Tricia Pacaccio’s Murder

on July 8, 2011 at 10:05 am in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Tricia Pacaccio, 18, was murdered in August 1993. She was returning from a party, when she was stabbed in the driveway of her home in Glenview, northwest of Chicago. Her family was inside asleep, unable to hear what was happening because the air conditioner was running. She was found on…

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Bostwick Labs Denies Receiving Anthony Sowell Sample

on June 8, 2011 at 11:14 am in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by | No Comments

A private DNA lab in Virginia denies that it ever received a sample of Anthony Sowell’s DNA. It also claims that the State of Ohio has no reliable method of tracing what samples have been sent out. Said Richard T. Bostwick, attorney and secretary for Bostwick Laboratories Inc. in an…

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Was Jacci Ansell-Lamb a Victim of Peter Tobin?

on June 7, 2011 at 10:26 am in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Jacci Ansell-Lamb, 18, was last seen alive in March 1970. She was trying to hitchhike from London to her home in Manchester. She was found days later by a farmer in Mere, near Knutsford. She was semi-naked, and had been sexually assaulted and strangled with electrical wire. An identikit picture,…

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Was Kerry May-Hardy a Victim of Ted Bundy?

on June 7, 2011 at 10:11 am in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Kerry May-Hardy was last seen in June 1972. The 22-year-old disappeared near the Capital Hill section of Seattle. Although married, her disappearance was reported to the Seattle Police Department by her mother. On September 6, 2010, her remains were found near Suncadia Resort, a golf course in Roslyn, Washington. A…

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Michael Wayne McGray Charged with Killing Cellmate

on May 31, 2011 at 9:00 am in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Convicted serial killer Michael Wayne McGray has been formally charged by the RCMP with the murder of his cellmate, Jeremy Phillips, last November. A warrant used to search McGray’s cell, it appeared that Phillips had been beaten to death with a cat scratching post. I don’t know why there was…

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Fire at Robert Pickton Farm

on May 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm in Law Enforcement by | No Comments

The RCMP is investigating several fires in the Vancouver area Friday night. This includes a fire in some trailers on the land belonging to convicted killer Robert Pickton and his family. Two other fires flared up nearby that evening. One was in a garage and the other at a home….

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Police Release John Sweeney’s Art

on May 27, 2011 at 10:03 am in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

No, Scotland Yard isn’t trying to raise funds by selling murderabilia. They are trying to locate potential victims of John Sweeney. Sweeney targeted his girlfriends for his murderous impulses. He also liked to paint and draw his girlfriends. Many of the images are portraits, although sometimes racy. Others seem to…

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Possible Serial Killer in Rajasthan

on May 25, 2011 at 8:55 am in Unsubs, Victimology by | No Comments

Police investigators in the Indian state of Rajasthan suspect that the gruesome murders of six women may be related. There are striking similarities among the crimes, including the choice of victim, the way they were killed, wound marks, and the way they were disposed of. The murders occurred all over…

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