Jailed Texas Man Charged In 2003 Murder Following Alert From DNA DatabaseAndy Castillo, of Lubbock, is charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old Cynthia Joann Palacio, also of Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
DPS Seeks Information In 1979 Slaying Of Dallas Child, Elizabeth Lynne BarclaySeven-year-old Elizabeth Lynne Barclay's remains were found on the side of a rural road in Van Zandt County.
Dallas Investigators Use Same Genetic Forensic Genealogy That Nabbed 'Golden State Killer' To Catch Suspected Serial RapistAdvancements in technology and DNA evidence helped Dallas police finally catch suspected serial rapist, David Thomas Hawkins.
Suspected Serial Rapist David Thomas Hawkins Arrested, Returned To Dallas 35 Years After Alleged CrimesAuthorities believe DNA evidence links Hawkins to three other aggravated sexual assaults in Dallas and two in Shreveport, Louisiana between 1980 and 1985.
$10K Reward Still Offered In Case Of Heather Leann Pope Found In Shallow GraveHeather Leann Pope's father found her body on August 3, 2010 behind a vacant house in south Hunt County. The autopsy ruled her death as homicide due to blunt force trauma.
Reward Increased In 1985 Case Of Social Worker, Dorothy Estep Found Dead In Car TrunkDorothy Estep, 32, was last seen on Sept. 29, 1985, as she was leaving her home in Mexia, located just outside of Waco in Limestone County, to pick up her daughter from her ex-husband’s house.
Former MMA Fighter Accused Of Killing 2 In Texas Also Charged With Murder In Minnesota Cold CaseFormer MMA fighter Cedric Marks, who is accused in two Texas murders, is one of two people charged in the death of a woman who was abducted from a Minnesota domestic violence shelter 11 years ago, authorities said Monday.
DNA Databases Testing The Limits Of PrivacyThe new technology is turning cold cases red hot, solving dozens of cases across the nation including one in Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Police ID Man Who Murdered 11-Year-Old Julie Fuller In 1983 Cold CaseOn June 27, 1983, 11-year-old Julie Fuller disappeared from the Kensington Motel in Arlington after taking out the trash. She was found raped and murdered in Fort Worth the following day. Her killer had never been found — until now, 36 years later.
Hunt County Sheriff's Office 'Actively Investigating' What Happened To Lisa Chandler Who Went Missing 12 Years AgoLisa Lee Chandler, who lived in the 5500 block of SH 34 North, Wolfe City Texas, has not been seen since September 23, 2007.
Texas Authorities Using Facial Reconstruction In Effort To Identify Remains Of Girl Found In Suitcase 3 Years AgoHer remains were found on Sept. 17, 2016 near the 7800 block of I-45 north in Madisonville, Texas inside a black suitcase.