I have owned a true-crime blog since 2010, where I give insight on various cases. Follow my blog at https://truecrimediva.com
Jessica Ann Kinsey (Photo credit: Doe Network)

UNION, Mo. — Jessica Ann Kinsey, 14, attended seventh grade at Union Middle School, about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis. She spent the Christmas holiday with her family, opening gifts and enjoying a warm meal. She received a new jacket, gloves, purse, and scarf as gifts and could not…

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I want to let my followers know that I will soon be writing on different topics on Medium to keep myself from getting bored.

In addition to true crime, I will also be writing on the strange and macabre, history, life, etc. — things I am interested in the most…

Leanne Beth Goodall (Photo credit: Australian Missing Persons Register)

Leanne Beth Goodall, 20, was a beautiful art student who worked part-time as a waitress at Ambassador Nightclub, known locally as “The Bass,” in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, in 1978.

Pictures of Leanne show a vibrant, happy, full-of-life young woman. Her mother, Beth Leen, described her daughter as a…

Deborah “Debbie” Steel (Photo credit: Cambridgeshire Police)

Deborah “Debbie” Steel, 37, was considered well-loved by her English community. She made a decent living as a pub landlady and had a partner. Her disappearance shocked residents and those who knew her. She was not someone who had reason to leave voluntarily. So, when she disappeared shortly after Christmas…

Kimberly Ann Riley (Photo credit: Lorain Police Dept.)

LORAIN, Ohio — Twenty-three years ago, a teenage mother of two small children vanished without a trace, leaving behind her children and personal belongings.

Kimberly Ann Riley, 19, was born on Dec. 12, 1979, and grew up in Ohio. She resided in an apartment in the 1600 block of Cooper…

THORNTON, N.H. — Richard “Dick” Dow was a respected former state trooper and part-time police officer. He might also have been a cold-blooded killer.

Dow married Janet Cook Medeiros and later adopted her son, Stephen Medeiros, born in 1964. The couple tied the knot about a year after her divorce…

Linda Tran and her two children, Patricia and Austin. Photo credit: FindaGrave.com

TACOMA, Wash. — Linda Tran was six years old when she and her family moved to the United States from Vietnam in 1978.

She grew into a rebellious teenager who ran away and skipped school. She eventually dropped out of Lincoln High School when she became pregnant with Patricia, born…

Barbara Stroud/Find A Grave

WILLITS, Calif. — On Sunday, Jan. 7, 1973, 18-year-old Barbara Jean Stroud saw a movie at Noyo Theater in Willits with her boyfriend, Bob Burke. Afterward, she drove Burke to his home in Brooktrails, an unincorporated community that shares the 95490 zip code with Willits.

Stroud left Burke’s home at…

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