Cold Cases Database

This database currently consists of unsolved homicides from 50 Florida counties, 46 U.S. states, and 3 international countries. All victims have been submitted by law enforcement or the victims' families. Additional counties and states will be added to this database as time and funding permit.

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Please note: A bug occurred during a recent update and reset many of the dates to January 1, 1970. We are currently working to correct these mistakes.

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1469 cases found.
CCR: 0206023549
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Grace Cason
Age 44
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1008 NE 18TH TER
Gainesville, Florida, 32641
Alachua County
L.E.A Gainesville Police Department, Gainesville, Florida

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7520
CCR: 0210022679
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Sabrina Young
Age 31
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Michael Peterson
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 300 NW 2ND ST
Gainesville, Florida, 32601
Alachua County
L.E.A Gainesville Police Department, Gainesville, Florida

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7544
CCR: 02-27309
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Yves Francois
Age 45
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 2nd Street South
Immokalee, Florida, 34142
Collier County
L.E.A Collier County Sheriff's Office, Naples, Florida

If anyone has information on this case please contact any of the following offices: Homicide Section Call: 239-252-9300 (24/7) Email: homicide@colliersheriff.org Collier County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center Call: 239-252-9300 (24/7) Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers Call: 1-800-780-TIPS (1-800-780-8477) (24/7)
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Arlene Ivey
Age 78
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Undisclosed
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location Potato Creek near the Hannah's Mill Road Bridge
Thomaston, Georgia, 30286
Upson County
L.E.A Upson County Sheriff’s Office, Thomaston, Georgia

On Thursday, September 15, 2005 at approximately 10:00 a.m. the body of Arlene Ivey, 78, was found in Potato Creek near the Hannah’s MillRoadBridge in Thomaston, Georgia. Essentially at the same time family members reported to the UpsonCounty Sheriff’s Office that Arlene Ivey’s residence located in south UpsonCounty had been entered and partially ransacked. The residence is approximately 17 miles from where Arlene Ivey’s body was discovered. Anyone with information regarding the murder of Arlene Ivey is strongly encouraged to contact the GBI Columbus Office at 706-565-7888 or the UpsonCounty Sheriff’s Office at 706-647-7411.
CCR: 2001-44228
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Valerie Houston
Age 41
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1818 9th Ave E
Bradenton, Florida, 34208
Manatee County
L.E.A Bradenton Police Department, Bradenton, Florida

Victim was shot once in the head.
CCR: 02-0035-01-01
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Laneshia Crowder
Age 21
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Beaten/Battered
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 270 Henson Circle
Carrollton, Georgia, 30117
Carroll County
L.E.A Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Carollton, Georgia

In August of 2000, LANESHIA CROWDER, a 21 year old single mother of two children (seven year old KENNETH CROWDER and two year old LYRIC CROWDER) lived at 270 Henson Circle, Carrollton, GA. On Monday, August 14, 2000, at approximately 10:00 p.m., CROWDER’S body was discovered in her bedroom after no one had spoken with CROWDER for several days. CROWDER’S son, KENNETH, was discovered in the adjacent bedroom. He had been assaulted and was suffering from head trauma. He was airlifted to Egleston Hospital, where he survived his injuries. LYRIC CROWDER was found in her mother’s bedroom unharmed. CROWDER was last known to be alive on Saturday, August 12, 2000. It is believed that sometime after midnight in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 13, 2000, LANESHIA CROWDER was attacked and assaulted, resulting in her death.
CCR: 0299012360
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Davttah Brown
Age 37
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1500 NW 12TH ST
Gainesville, Florida, 32601
Alachua County
L.E.A Gainesville Police Department, Gainesville, Florida

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7512
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Jazmere Custis
Age 19
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1324 Margaret Street
Munhill, Pennsylvania, 15120
Allegheny County
L.E.A Allegheny County Sheriff's Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anyone who has any information about this case, the identity, or location of the suspect(s) is asked to contact the Allegheny County Sherrif's Office at 412-350-4700
CCR: 1980-23231
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Ethel Poole
Age 46
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Knife/Stabbing
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1410 14th St E
Bradenton, Florida, 34208
Manatee County
L.E.A Bradenton Police Department, Bradenton, Florida

Harry Dean was arrested for this homicide, however a grand jury delivered a No True Bill.
CCR: 2010CJ015342
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Stephanie Edwards
Age 50
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
DOB 01/01/1970
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Missing Person (Presumed Murdered)
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 690 W. Swoope Avenue
Winter Park, Florida, 32789
Orange County
L.E.A Winter Park Police Department, Winter Park, Florida

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Winter Park Police Department at (407) 644-1313. You can always remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $10,000 by calling CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).