Cold Case

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Woman Charged With Nephew’s 1986 Death

Cold case investigators say a North Texas woman has been charged in the 1986 death of her toddler nephew after he had been in her care.


Marianne Wilkinson

Local Murders On Texas Rangers Unsolved Homicides Webpage

The Texas Rangers are looking for help solving cold homicide cases across the state. Today there’s a new section on the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) website that features cold case murder investigations


Marion Sayles is charged with the 1983 attempted murder and sexual assault of a North Texas woman.
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DNA May Solve 29-Year-Old Rape Case For A Second Time

DNA that cleared two men in a decades old sexual assault case is now being used to prosecute two others.

CBS 11–12/05/2012

Former Garland resident Steven Alan Thomas has been arrested for the murder of a 73-year-old Texas woman in 1980. (credit: Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office)

DNA Links Former Garland Resident To 1980 Murder

Investigators say DNA evidence in a 1980 Central Texas killing led them to a former Garland resident. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of 53-year-old Steven Alan Thomas.


Tutson Family

Family Remembers Murder Victim On 10th Anniversary

Every year, for the last 10 years, one North Texas family sets out on the same journey. They travel to Lincoln Memorial Cemetery to the gravesite of Larry Joe Tutson, the 29-year-old father murdered in 2002.


R.V. Johnson

Dallas Cold Case Leaves Grieving Son Hot For Answers

Carlton Johnson says he calls Dallas Police almost weekly, hoping for new leads in tracking down the gunman who killed his father


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Fort Worth Police Charge Suspect In 2005 Murder

Fort Worth Police say they’ve cracked the six-year-old cold case of a 58-year-old woman who was found beaten to death inside a vacant apartment.


Carolyn Montgomery was 28-years-old in 1971 when she was brutally murdered. Her case remains unsolved. (Credit:

A Note Continues To Haunt Investigators 41 Years After Brutal Murder

‘The wrong one I’m sorry.’ Those five words have baffled investigators and haunted a son whose mother was brutally murdered in 1971. The case remains unsolved.


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Bloody Shoe Links Jailed Suspect To Dallas Stabbing Murder

Officials with the Dallas Police Department now consider an open murder case solved — this after linking the crime to two men already in custody for an unrelated robbery.


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Fort Worth Police Solve 1984 Cold Case

After 27 years, Fort Worth police have successfully closed a cold case murder. In January of 1984, Elsie Mae Deem was attacked in her Fort Worth home, but was only able to assist police in the search for a suspect for a short time.


76-Year-Old Woman Arrested For 1970 Murder

A 76-year-old Georgia woman has been returned to Houston to face charges over the 1970 death of her husband.


Cold Case

Denton County Sheriff’s officials say they’ve solved a 7-year-old murder case.