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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23016 cases found.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: March 3, 2007
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Betty Smith
Age 89
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location S Lowe Ave
Chicago Illinois, 60621
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: September 26, 2012
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Quincy Jones
Age 35
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 2612 Euclid Ave
Cincinnati Ohio, 45219
Hamilton County
L.E.A Cincinnati Police Department, Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati Police Department at (513) 352-3536.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: September 4, 2007
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Pauline Borum
Age 60
Gender Female
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 6128 Macbeth Dr
Baltimore Maryland, 21239
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: 200310902
Date Reported: June 8, 2003
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Jay Thames Jr
Age 57
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Beaten/Battered
Location At Large
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 1115 SW 3rd Ave
Gainesville Florida, 32601
Alachua County
L.E.A Gainesville Police Department - Gainesville, Florida

On Sunday, June 8, 2003 at approximately 6:52 pm, the body of Jay Cecil Thames, a 57 year old white male, was found deceased at his residence located at 1115 SW 3 Ave. He had been beaten to death. The residence is a building with several apartments (a quad). The front door to the residence was found unsecured but there were no signs of forced entry. The victim was known to allow homeless people into his residence. The victim was last seen alive on 06-07-02 downtown by a GPD Detective. If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Detective Martin Honeycutt with the Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7615 or via email, honeycutml@cityofgainesville.org.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: September 28, 2011
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Antonio Blackwell
Age 26
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 1404 E Fayette St
Baltimore Maryland, 21231
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: April 25, 2011
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Donald Thornhill
Age 64
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 9509 Cochise Way
Louisville Kentucky, 40258
Jefferson County
L.E.A Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville, Kentucky

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 Long Beach Police Department at (502) 574-7111.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 31, 2011
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Kenny Garner
Age 26
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 5928 S Union Ave
Chicago Illinois, 60621
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: October 30, 2011
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Anthony Ballard
Age 60
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 696 Gholson Ave
Cincinnati Ohio, 45229
Hamilton County
L.E.A Cincinnati Police Department, Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati Police Department at (513) 352-3536.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: May 6, 2010
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Thomas Joiner
Age 29
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 7030 S Eggleston Ave
Chicago Illinois, 60621
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: October 25, 2008
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Danny Lima
Age 16
Gender Male
Race Hispanic/Latino
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident location 2133 N Kildare Ave
Chicago Illinois, 60639
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.