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Was a Marine captain’s suicide a military cover-up?

August 16th, 2011 § in Murders

At the age of 28, Jeffrey Digman’s life seemed to be on track.  He had become a Marine captain and was stationed near his hometown in San Diego, California.  He even owned a house with a fellow officer.  But on November 1, 1988, only four months after his promotion, Jeffrey [...]

David Cox – An outspoken Marine is found murdered

August 16th, 2011 § in Murders

Audiences lined up to see Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise in the hit movie, “A Few Good Men”.  But not many were aware that it was based on a true story, one that may have led to the murder of a courageous former Marine.  David Cox joined the Marine Corps straight out of high[...]

Aileen Conway

August 16th, 2011 § in Murders

Police suspect a woman, found burned to death in her crashed car, was murdered. On the morning of April 29th, 1986, a farmer working his fields near Lawton, Oklahoma, noticed smoke rising from a nearby road. He called the authorities and twenty minutes later, the Oklahoma Highway[...]

David Chase

August 16th, 2011 § in Murders

After two men go drinking at a bar, one is later found drowned in a nearby river with wounds that indicate foul play. On October 15, 1995, private investigator Phil Harris heard a disembodied voice after he fell asleep in his easy chair.  The voice said: “I’m David Chase. I [...]

Dan Casolaro

August 16th, 2011 § in Murders

Was a journalist found dead in a hotel bath tub murdered because he was investigating a highly sensitive political cover-up? In the summer of 1991, a housekeeper at the Martinsburg, West Virginia, Sheraton hotel opened Room 517 to clean it. Nothing prepared her for what she found[...]

Tommy Burkett

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

Was Tommy Burkett’s death made to look like a suicide as a cover-up for murder? On December 1st, 1991, Tommy Burkett was visiting home after the Thanksgiving holiday.  Tommy was a junior at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, and his parents lived about twenty miles f[...]

a nuclear plant employee’s remains are found in the plant furnace

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

When a nuclear plant employee’s remains are found in the plant furnace, some say it was suicide, others murder. Twenty miles northwest of Cincinnati is the small farming town of Fenald, Ohio. For many years, the town’s main employer was “The Feed Materials Production Center[...]

Is murder or suicide to blame for an oil tycoon’s mysterious death?

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

On November 8, 1985, flames ravaged an expensive Jaguar in a remote field 20 miles outside Houston, Texas.  Inside, sheriff’s deputies found a charred body, so disfigured, that even the gender was not apparent.  The car was registered to millionaire oil well promoter, Edward [...]

A college student is found dead in Tijuana

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

Tijuana is one of Mexico’s most popular border towns for college students looking for fun at bargain rates. But a good time here can cost you your life. August 1, 1998. 1:30 a.m. Steven Thomas was looking for his 20 year-old brother Jayson in the crowds of partiers. They had be[...]

Charlie Anderson

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

A California deputy is shot to death during an attempted burglary of his home. On January 24, 1987, a deputy sheriff named Charlie Anderson was gunned down in his Burbank, California home.  Anderson was a 14-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  He dis[...]