Today’s the day, you POS.

May you be prosecuted swiftly, Richard M. Allen.

Michigan librarian dedicated to 41-year-old Halloween cold case

Karl Heikell was last seen by his family on Halloween night in 1981. He was reported missing the next morning when he failed to return home. About a year later, his remains were discovered half a mile away from the family home. Forty years later, a local librarian is revisiting the case. The Michigan State Police Calumet Post is still investigating.
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Chilling, highly-rated horror film set in 1970s Denver suburb | OutThere Colorado

“It’s difficult to watch The Black Phone and not draw lines between the Atlanta child murders of 1979-1981 or the Detroit-area Oakland County Child Killer cases of the 1970s.”

After Surviving a High School Shooting, He Was ‘An Empty Shell. No Emotion.’ Now What? | Sports Illustrated

After Surviving a High School Shooting, He Was ‘An Empty Shell. No Emotion.’ Now What? | Sports Illustrated
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Forty years later, a mother gets answers

Strengthen Science; Advance Justice

“There has never been a better time to address cold cases. With the advantages of research, technology and time, agencies can greatly benefit from addressing the cold case crisis in the United States and, as a consequence, serial killings can be identified, solved, and prevented.”

In addressing the costs and benefits of clearing cold cases, the National Institute of Justice Journal states: “Secondly, and no less important, is the sense of justice that survivors feel when those who committed the crime are apprehended. Survivors often feel that law enforcement has given up on them and that the lives of their loved ones are no longer a priority. Law enforcement has a moral obligation to fulfill its mission; because cold cases capture public interest, resolving them inspires public confidence in law enforcement.”

MSP: Fulfill your moral obligation to the kids who can no longer speak for themselves in the OCCK case; the kids who were betrayed by prosecutors in this case; and do whatever you have to do to solve this case using the most sophisticated DNA testing and genetic genealogy techniques or report to the public that you have reached the end of the road. The only, and very few, words spoken over the course of 45 years by this agency are some version of: We believe the suspect is either institutionalized or dead. Can’t say why, just the gut instinct of cops whose only distinction was to get absolutely nothing right in this case.

Public confidence? You did get your constituents to look away, I’ll give you that.


CHILD USA Responds to Bankruptcy Lawyer Fined for Alerting School to Priest’s Past Sexual Misconduct – CHILD USA

A New Orleans attorney who represents victims of clerical sexual abuse was fined $400,000 by a federal bankruptcy court judge after he alerted a local Catholic high school that a priest who worked there, Paul Hart, sexually abused a teenage student at another institution in the past.
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The system protecting predators. Again.

Brighton priest admits sexual misconduct, requests to be laicized

Brighton priest Shaun Lowery admitted to sexual misconduct during a church investigation and is now requesting removal from the priesthood.
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Lancaster man charged in 1975 cold case killing pleads not guilty |

According to the Lancaster County Office of the District Attorney, David Sinopoli waived his formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty on Monday, Oct. 17.
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