Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Miles from Home: The Bambi Lynn Dick Case

By Dark Sleuth 

 Bambi Lynn Dick
(Source: Iowa Cold Cases)


She was only 17 years-old.   

For 26 years no one knew what happened to the pretty teenager. 

Her concerned family filed a police report with the Davenport Police Department within days of her disappearance.  Sadly, according to Crime Watch Daily, Lynn's name was removed from the missing-persons list just days after she would have turned 18 years-old.  For decades, missing teenagers were often treated as runaways by local law enforcement.  

Her family, however, never gave up.

In 2009, Bambi Lynn Dick's brother, Paul Dick, posted information about his missing sister on the North American Missing Persons Network site.  A few days later, Teresa Sprague, an amateur internet sleuth, reviewed the profile and made a connection

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

UPDATE: New Composite for Woodlawn Jane Doe

By Dark Sleuth 

 New composite of "Woodlawn" Jane Doe.
(Source: NCMEC


Forty years ago on Sunday, September 12, 1976, the body of a young woman was found along an access road by Lorraine Park Cemetery in Woodlawn, Maryland.  

She died a brutal death.

For forty years she has had no name.  Her case remains unsolved.

To mark the anniversary and spark new leads, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a new composite with hopes that it would lead to an identification.

Authorities have also released the following information which may help identify both the victim and the killer(s):

For more detailed information on this case, including photos, please read my previous post:
http://www.darksleuth.com/2015/12/woodlawn-jane-doe.html

Watch the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children update video on Youtube: