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Identifinders Identifies Suspect in 19-Year Old Cowboy Hat Bandit Cold Case

By |2022-04-15T08:09:19-07:00April 15th, 2022|

Identifinders International has identified a suspect in the 19-year-old cold case involving the shooting of Officer Jeff Garner. The identification was made after a thorough and intricate investigation involving North Richland Hills Police, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Dallas and Oklahoma City field offices. Officer Jeff Garner was shot on March 3, 2003, after attempting to stop a man who, unknown to Garner, had just robbed a bank in Watauga, Texas. Since the incident, the suspect has remained at large. After the case sat cold for many years, in 2015, North Richland Hills Police Detective Erik Whitlock was assigned to the investigation. He [...]

Identifinders Identifies Violent Offender in Multiple Pullman, WA Sexual Assaults and Breakins

By |2022-04-03T12:59:19-07:00March 21st, 2022|

Identifinders International in conjunction with the Pullman Washington Police Department (PPD) is pleased to announce the identification of 47-year-old Kenneth Downing as the suspect in a series of home invasion sexual assaults that occurred in Pullman between November 2003 and March 2004. Downing was taken into custody by the Spokane Police Department yesterday at a job site in Spokane where he works construction. It is not believed that Downing knew or had any connections to the victims nor did he live near them. Downing faces charges including four counts of first-degree rape, one count of indecent liberties, two counts of first-degree burglary, three counts of second-degree assault and three counts of [...]

Identifinders Solves 1987 Roxanne Wood Homicide Based on Record Low Amount of DNA

By |2022-04-03T13:00:30-07:00March 18th, 2022|

Identifinders International in conjunction with the Michigan State Police, Niles Post, is pleased to announce the identification of 67-year-old Patrick Wayne Gilham for the 1987 murder of 30-year-old Roxanne Leigh Wood. Gilham has pleaded No Contest to Second Degree Murder and agreed to a minimum sentence of 23 years in prison. The case represents a landmark in the use of forensic genetic genealogy (FGG) as the decades-old DNA sample used to identify Roxanne’s assailant was very low level and highly degraded, representing the contents of only a few cells of his body. An undated photo of Roxanne Wood courtesy family. Mrs. Wood, was found murdered in the kitchen [...]

Identifinders Collaborates with Multiple Agencies to Solve 1992 Homicide of Nona Stamey Cobb

By |2022-04-03T12:57:23-07:00March 17th, 2022|

Multi-agency collaboration leads to arrest in the 1992 murder of Nona Stamey Cobb. Authorities investigate possibility of additional victims. Identifinders International, in conjunction with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Cold Case Unit and the Surry County’s Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the arrest of 71-year-old Warren Luther Alexander for the 1992 murder of Nona Stamey Cobb. On July 7, 1992, Ms. Cobb’s body was found at the weigh station on the northbound side of Interstate 77, Surry County, North Carolina. Ms. Cobb, 29, was a resident of Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Source: Surry County Sheriff's Office Alexander was arrested in Diamondhead, Mississippi on Tuesday, [...]

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