Unsolved: Luzerne County Jane Doe 1973

Location where the unidentified lady was discovered. Photo: Standard Speaker (Hazleton, Pa) August 10, 1973 Note: Before I start, I want to clarify the name of this Jane Doe. In most places she is merely noted as Luzerne County Jane Doe. I have added the year 1973 to her name for two reasons: 1) her … Continue reading Unsolved: Luzerne County Jane Doe 1973

Unsolved: The Murder of Charles Hykes

Map of the murder scene, The Harrisburg Telegraph, March 4, 1929 In many places, it is recorded that murder cases never go cold. Despite these claims being used and repeated by authorities, the truth is many of them do go cold. As the years pass, murder cases tend to disappear from the newspapers and eventually … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of Charles Hykes

Unsolved: The Murder of George Marks

Grave of George Marks, Port Matilda Turning onto the roadway leading to the Port Matilda Presbyterian Cemetery, I immediately noticed the hillside ahead of me was covered with older graves. Those graves that clung to the steep hillside stood guard among the trees that had grown among the stones over the years. At one time … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of George Marks

Unsolved: Agnes Doe

Agnes Doe, Oak Grove Cemetery, Tyrone Note: I need to start this article with a warning. This article involves the unsolved death of an infant. If you find the subject too sensitive, please stop reading here. Usage of the name “Doe” as the last name of an unidentified victim, often infers that the unidentified victim … Continue reading Unsolved: Agnes Doe

Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor

William "Big Bill" Taylor A heavy frost clung to the grass as I entered the sacred grounds of Charlottesville Cemetery. The small cemetery sits on the southern edge of Old Route 220, within a stone’s throw of Del Grosso’s Amusement Park, and I had to wonder how many people pass by it without realizing it … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor

Unsolved: Who Murdered Harold Guy Coll?

Unsolved murder victim, Bellefonte's Union Cemetery I was wandering the grounds of Bellefonte’s Union Cemetery photographing some of the notable people buried there, when I decided to seek out an ancestor buried near the grave of Governor Daniel Hastings. While I had a rough idea where she was buried, I found myself wandering back and … Continue reading Unsolved: Who Murdered Harold Guy Coll?