A unique glove and a DNA match helped lead to a conviction in the 1999 slaying of an 84-year-old woman whose body was found in an alley behind a church on Detroit’s west side, authorities said.
The body of 18-year-old Shannon Siders of Newaygo was discovered in Manistee National Forest in 1989, three months after she disappeared.
It’s a victory for Gilbert Poole Jr., who insists he’s innocent in the fatal stabbing of Robert Mejia in Pontiac nearly 30 years ago. He’s serving a life sentence.
After exhuming remains from 1961, investigators say no charges will be filed in the death of an 8-month-old boy, despite incriminating statements by his mother.
The Newaygo County brothers, now in their 40s, were charged last year with first-degree murder in the beating death of Shannon Siders.
It took a jury less than an hour to convict 38-year-old Walter Bass in the shooting death of 47-year-old Evelyn Gunter, whose charred remains were found wrapped in barbed wire inside a garage on the city’s west side.
Investigators say the identity of the victim is 17-year-old Carol Ann Cole, of Kalamazoo.
Investigators are hoping to obtain DNA evidence to help solve the cases.
A new film entitled “Killing Jimmy Hoffa” attempts to dispel rumors regarding the disappearance of the former Teamsters leader.
The 44-year-old convict told police he was innocent because he makes sure he doesn’t leave evidence behind.