Steven Timothy Judy had been convicted of several violent and sexually motivated crimes before 1979, when he murdered Terry Lee Chasteen and her three children.
17-year-old Kelly Anne Bates was drowned in a bath tub, after suffering four weeks of relentless torture at the hands of 48-year-old James Patterson Smith.
Tracey Neilson’s husband discovered her slashed and stabbed to death in their home on her 21st birthday. Her killer has evaded justice for 37 long years.
On 17 December, 1938, Margaret Martin went to meet a man for an alleged job interview. She was never seen alive again.
Throughout much of the 20th century, child abduction for ransom was aimed at the children of wealthy families. One of these cases was the abduction of 6-year-old Bobby Greenlease.
On Valentine’s Day of 2000, 9-year-old Asha Degree packed her bags in the middle of the night and crept out the front door. To this day, she still remains missing.
17-year-old Virginia Christian was the first and last female juvenile to be executed in the electric chair in 1912.
In Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery, investigative reporter Robert Kolker details the still-unsolved case of the Long Island Serial Killer.
Mary Vincent was just 15-years-old when she was brutally attacked by Lawrence Singleton. He chopped off her arms, threw her from a cliff and left her for dead.
It was a gruesome and shocking crime that thrust the state of Connecticut into the national headlines and ultimately became the inspiration of the award-winning 1997 movie, Fargo.