AN AUTOPSY today should reveal how 11-year-old Celina Cass was killed. The New Hampshire girl's body was found Monday morning at a damn in the Connecticut River after a week-long search around her hometown of West Stewartstown--about a mile from the Canadian border. Cops believe she was murdered and a full manhunt in now underway for her killer. Last night a candlelight vigil was held for the quiet, popular girl as the crowd sang "Amazing Grace." Her best friend collapsed in tears.
Her dad Adam Laro said of Celina: "Very sweet, very outgoing, very generous
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
COLD CASE USA
THELMA CARTER looked her best--or as best as she could be--but her hot date went off the rails and after a bitter dispute, she murdered him--with her stiletto heel. Now, the sultry 46-year-old of Augusta, Georgia is being charged with the slaying of Robert F. Higdon, 58, her boyfriend. The two were fighting inside their palace at the Augusta Mobile Home Estates. The dead man's body was discovered Monday.
The 20-year-old vanished on July 24 and cops have charged her boyfriend James David “JD” Clarke, with her murder after a huge amount of blood was found on her abandoned green pickup truck.
According to investigators, he did not help them find the body, of the woman he'd been dating for just over a month.
Instead members of the Texas Equusearch Church her corpse which had been dumped in a wooded area near her home in Humble.
On Monday, the medical examiner positively identified the body as Amber Chantel Elkins and ruled the cause of death to be homicide.
The one time party mom has been in hiding, since she was sensationally found not guilty of the murder of her young toddler, but now she will have to return to her home state.
Back in January 2010, she admitted to stealing her friend a checkbook from her friend Amy Huizenga - who later testified against her at her murder trial - and writing herself five checks
Gary Hill told cops the man described by them as 'a person of interest' in his wife's disappearance has been jailed and will face court on harassment charges later this month.
Back in 1971, a man calling himself Dan Cooper jumped up on the Northwest Orient Airlines 727 flight, shortly after it took of from Portland and told telling terrified passengers, he had a bomb.
Then after landing at Seattle Airport, the man who gave his name as Dan Cooper, exchanged the terrified passengers for a huge $200,000 ransom, before forcing the pilots to take off and head for Mexico.
Read more on our new blog Cold Case USA.