Unmasked by Paul Holes

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As one of the most anticipated true crime releases of 2022, Paul Holes’ new true crime memoir, Unmasked, is an unflinching look inside the career of one of the most well-known figures in true crime and popular culture.

Holes’ memoir recounts some of the most famous and harrowing moments in his career alongside events in his personal life that shaped him as a man and as an investigator. The text emphasizes a conflation of the personal and the professional, focusing on the ways in which each element of Holes’ life influenced the other, and the complexities that surround each. The memoir covers Holes’ career from beginning to end, and the thread that runs through the entire narrative is the story of Holes’ own connection to the Golden State Killer case and the files that Holes became interested in early in his career.

Unmasked marks what seems to be the…

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A Love Affair Gone Wrong: The Murder of Antena Kropa

I enjoy reading about these old cases. Thank you!

Melanie Cole

Humboldt, Saskatchewan circa 1913, from the Saskatchewan Archival Information Network

Humboldt, Saskatchewan

It was Christmas night, 1929, and Antena and Stanley Kropa had been visiting at the home of their friend, J. Philip Mokolyk. Around 5:30PM, Antena took their three-year-old son home to put him to bed and Stanley followed not long after.

They were a young couple, Antena was only twenty-five, and they’d come to Canada just seven months before. Stanley worked as a railway worker and was often away with the railway gang. He was described as young and mild mannered, but unfortunately, it appears Antena was not in love with him. Just a few weeks before Christmas, she’d run off with a man named Alex Wysochan.

On December 11th, Stanley Kropa had gone to the local police chief, Denis Palmer, and appealed to him for help. He’d found out where the two lovers were staying, at a…

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127. The Disappearance of Marion Barter — Who’s That Lady?

The Intruder – The Muder of Albert Snyder

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When: Sunday, March 20th 1927


  1. Henry Judd Gray: Suspect
  2. Ruth Snider: Victims Wife
  3. Albert Snyder: Victim
  4. Lorraine Snyder: Daughter, 9 years old. 
  5. George Vincent McLaughlin: New York City Police Commissioner

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Hello everyone, and welcome to Forgotten True Crime by Okie Investigations, the True Crime Podcast where we tell the stories of crimes that happened long ago. If you are a true crime fan, make sure you subscribe to the podcast. That way, when we have new episodes, you will be the first to know. Also, check us out on our Facebook page Okie Investigations and visit our blog TrueCrime.Blog where we post many cool things we found for each episode. This episode, “The Intruder,” has a lot of exciting stuff for you to dig into. Make sure you go there and check it out. You can also follow me on…

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Review: The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist – A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko & Tucker Carrington



Public Affairs | 2018

Filed Under:*flips a table and screams*

Well, shit.

This book is sobering AF.

It’s robust, in-depth and densely investigated from every angle, with the authors conducting over 200 interviews and reviewing thousands of pages of court documents to deftly present to readers all the ins and outs of a corrupt system.

I’m wholly impressed with this nonfiction account of Mississippi’s completely fucking horrific justice system and two men in particular who should be punched in the throat every time they step outside.

Like, top to bottom, what the actual fuck are we doing as a society that anything in this book was allowed to happen?

I took some time after reading this before writing my review because I needed to collect my thoughts and emotions – namely rage. Now that I’m sitting here writing this, I’m realizing I’ve actually not gathered myself at all…

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Deadly Duo: Marty J. Malone and Jonathan Craig Curtis killed Steve Ver Woert, Malone’s ex-husband — Bonnie’s Blog of Crime

Find-A-Grave: Steve J. VerWoert Murder Suspect’s Trail Was A Sure Bet Scottsdale woman admits role in ex-husband’s death Pair Deny Plot To Murder Husband Sun., March 9, 1997 `Hit Man’ Trial In Killing Of Bothell Man Gets Under Way Too Many Hit Men Arizonan Denies He Was Hit Man — Defendant Testifies; Trial Goes To […]

Deadly Duo: Marty J. Malone and Jonathan Craig Curtis killed Steve Ver Woert, Malone’s ex-husband — Bonnie’s Blog of Crime

Current Missing Adults • Re: Pamela Winchester missing, car found at truck stop — True Crime Society

Pamela Winchester was last seen at the Circle K on US 41 in Henderson, KY on March 23. Winchester was driving from Southern Illinois, just south of the Cave In Rock area, 3 hours to a town just north of French Lick. 335 more words

Current Missing Adults • Re: Pamela Winchester missing, car found at truck stop — True Crime Society

Formerly Missing Children and Adults – Found Alive • Re: Jesika Walters (35) last seen April 5th leaving party (Cincinnati, OH) — True Crime Society

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Formerly Missing Children and Adults – Found Alive • Re: Jesika Walters (35) last seen April 5th leaving party (Cincinnati, OH) — True Crime Society

The Missing Catherine Scalzo


The Missing
Catherine Lee Scalzo
Case #: 220112799
Hunterdon County

Catherine Scalzo was 40 years old when she was last seen on November 29, 2021 in the Pittstown and Eatontown areas of New Jersey, according to her sister April Ortiz. Some sources state that she was last seen in late December of 2021. Catherine is a white female with brown eyes and dark brown/black hair, standing at 5’2-5’5” and weighing about 115-125 lbs. Her date of birth is listed as 11/10/1981. She was last seen carrying a small black backpack. Catherine has a history of an undisclosed mental illness.

She was known to hang out in Pittstown and The Woodland Village, a trailer park in Eatontown. She has previously lived in Eatontown and Long Branch NJ.

If you have any information of the whereabouts of this individual, please contact the State Police Perryville Station Detective Bureau at 908-730-7042.


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