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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24186 cases found.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: November 3, 2009
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Edward Matthews
Age 46
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 201 5th Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee, 37219
Davidson County
L.E.A Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Nashville, Tennessee

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department at (615) 862-7400.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 17, 2017
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Sulema Tornez
Age 31
Gender Female
Race Hispanic/Latino
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 170 N Hollywood St
Memphis, Tennessee, 38112
Shelby County
L.E.A Memphis Police Department, Memphis, Tennessee

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Memphis Police Department at (901) 545-2677.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 3, 2008
VICTIM DETAILS
Name John Duncan
Age 22
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 6659 S State St
Chicago, Illinois, 60637
Cook County
L.E.A Chicago Police Department, Chicago, Illinois

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Chicago Police Department at (312) 746-6000.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 8, 2014
VICTIM DETAILS
Name William Singer
Gender Unknown
Race Unknown
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 3402 W St John Rd
Phoenix, Arizona, 85053
Maricopa County
L.E.A Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, Arizona

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Phoenix Police Department at (602) 262-6151.
CCR: 1974043633
Date Reported: April 23, 1974
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Unidentified Remains
Gender Female
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Suspicious Death
Cause Undisclosed
Location At Large
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location S Hiatus Road
Davie, Florida, 33328
Broward County
L.E.A Broward Sheriff's Office - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

On Apr 23, 1974 unidentified remains were found in a canal near a wooded area along S. Hiatus Road, about two and a half miles south of State Road 84 in unincorporated Broward County near Davie. The victim was a white woman with brown hair and hazel eyes. She was 5'9" tall and weighed 150 pounds. Her clothing included a size 42-44, white, Fruit of the Loom t-shirt, light blue bikini underwear and blue jeans. She also wore a brown, Indian-pattern belt, size 30 and had a green rubber band around her right wrist. She was estimated to be be 40 years old. Her death was ruled a drowning, but she had abrasions on her face, hips and legs. She had a 6-inch hysterectomy scar on her abdomen and a full upper denture plate. If you have information about the identity of this victim or the circumstances of their death, please call the Broward Sheriff's Office at (954) 831-8900 or, to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at (866)-493-8477. You may be eligible for a reward.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 25, 2016
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Kevin Joyner
Age 46
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 5400 Price Ave
Baltimore, Maryland, 21215
L.E.A Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Baltimore Police Department at 410-887-2222.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: November 7, 2017
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Tray Bays
Age 30
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 565 E 2nd Ave
Columbus, Ohio, 43201
Franklin County
L.E.A Columbus Division of Police, Columbus, Ohio

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Columbus Police Department at (614) 645-4545.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Rita Roy
Age 69
Gender Female
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Knife/Stabbing
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 700 Elm Street
Center of NH parking garage
Manchester, New Hampshire, 03101
Hillsborough County
L.E.A New Hampshire Department of Justice Cold Case Unit, Concord, New Hampshire

On May 20, 1991 at 11:26 a.m., Manchester Police were called to respond to 700 Elm Street, the Center of NH parking garage, for a report of a female being stabbed. Upon arrival, police found Rita Roy, age 69, suffering from multiple stab wounds. Rita was transported to a local hospital where she died as a result of her injuries. An extensive investigation, spanning several months was conducted into this incident in an attempt to learn the identity of the assailant but no arrests were made.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 16, 2007
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Mario Plafex
Age 0
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 455 Whispering Oaks Pl
Nashville, Tennessee, 37211
Davidson County
L.E.A Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Nashville, Tennessee

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department at (615) 862-7400.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: December 1, 2016
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Reginald Smith
Age 48
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 7833 S Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60619
Cook County
L.E.A Chicago Police Department, Chicago, Illinois

This case was gathered through a partnership with The Washington Post. The Post gathered information from 50 large cities in the United States regarding their unsolved murders. View the original article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.986316f33dac Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Chicago Police Department at (312) 746-6000.