Torres’ parents called Thursday’s arrest the miracle they’ve been waiting for. Detectives found the key evidence at the original crime scene, but they couldn’t trace it until now.
Law enforcement officials in Connecticut say they’ve had success in a new attempt to solve cold cases, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Police said 40-year-old James Martin was extradited to New York on Wednesday and arrested on charges of murder and rape.
Nearly a decade ago, Jena Liang came home to her Elmhurst apartment to find her mother gone and blood stains on the floor and ceiling. Police records showed strong evidence of foul play but no body was ever found.
It was 37 years ago that a 20-year-old woman disappeared from a Brooklyn disco. And while it’s a decades-old cold case, the woman’s brother has not given up on finding out what happened.
Authorities say they have developed new information in the unsolved 1980 slaying of a local rock musician in New Jersey.
Police in Nassau County said Thursday they’ve cracked a cold case, the murder of a Westbury woman 15 years ago.
Officials with the NYPD, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement began digging Monday at a site near Palisades Avenue and Spaulding Lane in the Riverdale section of the borough, sources told 1010 WINS.
When 17-year-old Nancy Noga failed to come home 12 years ago, there weren’t many clues on what happened. Although her beaten body turned up a few days later in some woods behind a strip mall in Sayreville, her cold case remains unsolved to this day.
A state Superior Court judge in Newark set a May 2 trial date for Lee Evans of Irvington and his cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, who are charged with murdering five Newark teens in 1978.
One of two men accused of killing five Newark teenagers more than three decades ago may walk out of Essex County Jail soon.