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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24943 cases found.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Samuel Baruch
Age 34
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 300 block of Birchwood Park Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23452
L.E.A Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach, Virginia

On Thursday, October 10, 1991 at 9:15 am, Samuel Baruch arrived at his business in the 300 block of Birchwood Park Drive. Mr. Baruch was seen leaving the business location alone while driving his full sized Grey Mercury Marquis, but he returned where he was found shot to death lying in a pool of blood next to a safe within the business. Mr. Baruch’s body was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. The cause of death was a gunshot wound with the manner of death ruled a homicide. Investigators discovered the victim’s grey Mercury Marquis missing from the business, but was found a short distance away at the Pembroke Mall Parking lot. The apparent motive for this brutal murder was robbery. Sam was a 34 year old large white male who had brown eyes and brown hair around the sides and bald on top of his head, 6’ 3’’ tall weighing 250 pounds. He also had a large dark brown or black moustache.
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: January 1, 1970
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Lois Schmidt
Age 29
Gender Female
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Gun/Firearm
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1100 block of Newcombe Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23464
L.E.A Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach, Virginia

On Monday, June 28, 2004 at 7:56 am, Police, Fire, and Paramedics responded to the 1100 block of Newcombe Road for a reported gunshot wound. A man was found lying in the front yard of a residence with a gunshot wound. He advised there were two more family members inside the home who had also been shot. As the police officers entered the home finding the other wounded victims, a fire was discovered. The two victims’ were removed from the burning home and were examined by paramedics only to find they had died from their injuries. The fire department extinguished the fire. The injured man was transported to a local hospital where he was treated. The deceased were identified as 29 year old Lois Schmidt and 7 year old Jonathan Vetrano. Both lived in the 1100 block of Newcombe Road. Three family pets were also inside the home at the time this attack occurred, two dogs had been shot, one died and the other survived. Lois Schmidt was a 29 year old white female who had brown eyes, brown shoulder length hair, 5’ 4’’ tall weighing 142 pounds.
CCR: PD150619226863
Date Reported: June 19, 2015
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Frankish Joseph
Age 24
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Other
Location Murder
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 1001 NW 148TH ST
Miami, Florida, 33168
Miami-Dade County
L.E.A Miami-Dade Sheriff's Office, Miami, Florida

CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: April 30, 2015
VICTIM DETAILS
Name William Berryhill
Gender Unknown
Race Unknown
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 401 W Jefferson St
Phoenix, Arizona, 85003
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: Unknown
Date Reported: October 9, 2017
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Adam Furtick
Age 34
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location W 79th St
Chicago, Illinois, 60652
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: 198200154157
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Garth McRare
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Undisclosed
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 173 Parsons Road
Longwood, Florida, 32750
Seminole County
L.E.A Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Sanford, Florida

No narrative given. Anyone who has any information about this case, the identity, or location of the suspect(s) is asked to contact the Seminole County Sheriff's Office at 229-524-5126
CCR: Unknown
Date Reported: July 18, 2016
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Brandon Hansford
Age 29
Gender Male
Race Caucasian/White
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 5100 Graston Ct
Louisville, Kentucky, 40216
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: September 17, 2013
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Brandon Williams
Age 31
Gender Male
Race African American/Black
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60619
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, 2013
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Ramiro Valerio
Gender Unknown
Race Unknown
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 3007 W Indian School Rd
Phoenix, Arizona, 85017
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: Unknown
Date Reported: April 13, 2008
VICTIM DETAILS
Name Jazmin Calderon
Age 23
Gender Unknown
Race Unknown
SUSPECT DETAILS
Name Unknown
Offense Murder
Cause Unknown
Location Unknown
CASE DETAILS
Status Unsolved
Incident Location 3832 Blue Ridge Cut Off
Kansas City, Missouri, 64129
Jackson County
L.E.A Kansas City Police Department, Kansas City, Missouri

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 Kansas City Police Department at (816) 234-5000 .