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  • 469 Pne Top Trail trending_up

    Bethlehem, PA, US

    Holly Branagan, a 17 year old, was home alone when she was brutally stabbed 15 times. Her body was discovered in the kitchen by her brother a day later. There were no signs of forced entry or robbery - police believe she knew her murderer. The crime remains unsolved. Sadly, Holly’s mother had died 3 years prior and her only sibling died just months after Holly, from a work accident.

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  • 5909 Glenmont Dr trending_up

    Houston, TX, US

    Two women murdered two weeks apart in 1979: Orchard Apartments, now known as Las Americas apartments. On July 27, 1979, 33-year-old Alys Elaine Rankin was found naked, bound and decapitated. The head has never been recovered despite extensive efforts. Exactly two weeks later, the body of Mary Michael Calcutta was found two floors above Rankin's apartment. The woman was found in her bathroom, fully clothed, but she had been stabbed, and her throat was cut. Both murders remain unsolved…

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  • 705 W. Forge Road Vly trending_up

    King of Prussia, PA, US

    Home of Dr. Jay C. Smith, convicted of the famous "Main Line Murders." In June 1979, the body of Philadelphia-area school teacher Susan Reinert was found, bound in chains in the trunk of her car in a Harrisburg-area parking lot. Reinert’s daughter and son, ages 11 and 10, had disappeared, never to be found. The married Reinert’s lover, fellow Upper Merion School District High School teacher William Bradfield, was later convicted of plotting the crime and sentenced to life in prison. Bradfield …

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  • 6377 Barre Rd

    Loveland, OH, US

    James Gambrell was visiting his mother at this address. His uncle, John Mills, came over. Mills had alleged that Gambrell stole his tools two years prior. An argument erupted: Mills shot Gambrell in the front yard. The bullet passed through his arm into his torso. Gambrell stumbled inside and died on his mother’s kitchen floor.

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  • 935 Indiana Ave

    Monaca, PA, US

    Murder convicted of strangulation after 34 years: JANET WALSH aged 23 1/09/1979 strangled and raped cold case for 34 years (convicted - Gregory Scott Hopkins ex republican politician) Janet Walsh murder: Crime scene and suspects 31, Janet, as she was called by friends and family, was heading out for a night on the town with a group of girlfriends. Scott remained in the couple’s house, and Janet moved out and rented an apartment in the town of Monaca, near Pittsburgh. The news was devastating to…

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    21 Lee Ave

    Toronto, ON, CA

    80 year old woman was found starving in her apartment. She was taken to hospital weighing 54 lbs and died six weeks later.

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    114 Kinver Ave

    Winnipeg, MB, CA

    1979 slaying of real estate agent Irene Pearson: Pearson was found Friday, Nov. 16, 1979 in the basement of a vacant home that was for sale. She had been a salesperson for Castlewood Homes, which owned the property. Her body was found by one a maintenance worker. She had been hit over the head several times with a blunt instrument and then stabbed repeatedly in the chest, police reported at the time.

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    8040 Komalty Dr

    Dallas, TX, US

    man dies from his wounds: Willie W Thompson age 37, at 10:30 PM at his home at 8040 Komalty, in Dallas Texas was struck with a blunt object during an altercation. He died on April 8th at 6:20 AM at Parkland Hospital from his injuries.

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    2613 Chelsea Dr

    Tyler, TX, US

    Accidental shooting: On July the 6th 1979 at 2613 Chelsea In Tyler Texas, Christopher Lee Creath age 13 was shot in the head when a pistol accidentally discharged. He died from his wound on July 14th at 11:45 AM at Medical Center Hospital.

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    11015 Lake June Rd

    Balch Springs, TX, US

    Woman beaten to death: On October the 8th 1979, Danny Lee Barber broke into the home of 50 year old Janice Louise Ingram at 11015 Lake June Road in Balch Springs Texas, and beat her to death with a pipe when she surprised him. She was found the next day October the 9th at 5:10 pm by her Mother.

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    2602 Penny Ln

    Austin, TX, US

    Man found hanging in his apartment: On February 19th 1979 at 2602 Penny Lane in Austin Texas, Robert Preston Jones age 27 was found dead. Having committed suicide by hanging himself.

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    148 Ida Ave

    Las Vegas, NV, US

    Woman strangled to death in Apt. 50: Sometime during the evening of 03-09-1979 between 8pm and 4am, unknown person or persons entered the residence of Laurie Gay Hesselink, 21, and murdered her by use of ligature. Her door was observed to be open by a friend who was walking by the apartment and looked inside. Laurie's body was observed lying on the floor.

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  • 1525 Alta Vista Dr

    Ottawa, ON, CA

    Ottawa Man Charged in Wife's Knife-Slaying: 21 year old Richard Forrester stabbed his young wife to death in their apartment on Alta Vista Drive. Woman falls from balcony: A woman in her 20s was found lying outside the building. It is believed she fell from an 8th floor balcony. A woman at the scene, whose boyfriend works at the building, said there have been three suicides at the building complex in recent years in which people have plunged to their deaths.

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  • 1528 Church St

    Windsor, ON, CA

    78 Year old female found dead in this house: Based on Historical Homicide Statistics published by the Windsor Police Service

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