Tag: True Crime

Brunswick County John Doe (1977)

DISCOVERY: John Doe was discovered on May 13, 1977 after a wildlife officer found the burlap sac he’d been wrapped in snagged on the banks of the Brunswick River, just south of the US Route 74 and US Route 76 bridge, in Leland, Brunswick County, North Carolina. From the looks of it, his body hadn’t

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The Disappearance of Sage Smith

EARLY LIFE: Sage Smith was born Dashad Laquinn Smith on December 13, 1992 to parents Latasha Dennis and Dean Smith. Not long after she was born, her parents divorced and her father was incarcerated on a drug charge. While he would eventually be let out and form a close relationship with his child, Dean and

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The Boy In The Box

DISCOVERY: In late February 1957, a young man was checking his muskrat traps in the Fox Chase neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania when he discovered the body of a young boy inside a box. Not wanting the authorities to confiscate his traps, he did not report the finding. A few days later, at 3:45pm

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Mill Valley John Doe

DISCOVERY: On June 20, 1974, a hiker discovered the partial skeletal remains of a young child while walking near Mile Valley Golf Course in Mill Valley, Marin County, California. They were walking along the 100 block of Country Club Drive, near Buena Vista Avenue and Circle Avenue. The area around the golf course is said to

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The Murder of Tracy Lynn Kirkpatrick

EARLY LIFE: Tracy Lynn Kirkpatrick was born on June 9, 1971 to parents Bill and Diane. She was the third of four children, which also included her sisters, Angie and Deonda, and brother, Jack. While Tracy was born in East Liverpool, Ohio, the family would later relocate to Point of Rocks, Maryland. Those who knew

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