Enter your e-mail address for things to do, restaurants to try and much more! Kim Raffo, Molly Dilts, Barbara Breidor, and Tracy Roberts were found dead behind the Golden Key Motel in Atlantic City in 2006. Her case was turned into a made-for-TV movie called "Gone In The Night" (pictured). He is currently serving four life sentences at the ADX Florence Supermax in Colorado. last seen on June 9, 1995 at a ballpark in Alma, Arkansas, connected to five murders and two attempted murders, cords around her right wrist and neck and she was wearing her favorite pageant nightgown, her wedding ring and car keys were left on the kitchen counter. Her parents were brought to trial, but they were acquitted due to insufficient evidence. In 2012, a similar incident was reported in Missoula. He then waited for the rest of his children to come to house. The beautiful mountainside, with its cool waters and breathtaking views under the big sky, was supposed to be a place of tranquility and splendor for the community. Instead, life was made difficult by the ugly in-fighting between neighbors who were often confronted by a gun-toting Joseph Campbell, according to the Independent Record. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. Overridden with guilt, Matzke confessed to the murderers and served 20 years. He was convicted in 1976, and was executed after several appeals by lethal injection in 2010. The murders have been the subject of a documentary called "641 Muriel Court" and various podcasts. Love Montana? The North Kingstown Police Department created a Facebook page in 2012 in an attempt to gather more information about the cold case. The "Zodiac Killer" has been connected to five murders and two attempted murders between the 1960s and the 1970s, but has claimed responsibility for at least 37, sending coded messages to newspapers describing killing people. Reports emphasize the enormous quantity of blood present at the scene, and yet there was no sign of a struggle. Constant had secured the right to collect tolls on a private road he had built along the Little Bighorn River, which had gained the man some enemies outraged that he was able to collect tolls before the road was even built, including Governor Clay Smith himself. While we’d all love to be outside soaking up the final days of summer, the sad fact is, most of Montana is on fire. Lastly, Leslie Van Houten, Steve “Clem” Grogan, and the four members from the Tate murders murdered Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary in their Los Feliz home. In October 2013, 911 operators were called by the wife of Joseph Campbell, who stated that her husband was involved in an argument with neighbor Timothy B. Newman over access to property. In most of Montana’s communities you can still walk down the street at night without fear of harassment or attack, and folks can sleep soundly in their bed without their front door’s deadlock—or maybe even any lock at all—engaged. They came up with a small pool of suspects, but no one was ever charged. ", investigators considered him the prime suspect. The killer left no evidence behind and didn’t steal anything from the store or from Miranda. In 1868, Madame Guyot (history, sadly, does not record the poor woman’s first name), French Canadian, wife of one Constant Guyot, was murdered in her own home or rather, the hostel that she ran, high up in MacDonald Pass. Jessica Wick is a writer and travel enthusiast who loves exploring new places, meeting new people and, of course, beautiful Big Sky Country and every part of Washington State. one of Houston's most infamous unsolved slayings, the same DNA was found at both crime scenes, as many as 10 people mysteriously disappeared. Bruce Bennett was stabbed and bludgeoned to death, while his wife Debra was sexually assaulted before being bludgeoned to death as well. Popular opinion first favored the husband as perpetrator. A&E aired a six-hour miniseries called "Who Killed Tupac?". But Dan Campbell, who was raised on a Montana ranch and later became a state deputy, said that there were no bite marks that would indicate a predator. He put up no fight and never appealed his death sentence. She was found dead in her lodge; and though initial reports placed the cause of death as a stabbing, it was later reported that she had been shot at close range through her head. There was also no evidence of anyone else at the crime scene. The perpetrator or perpetrators were never found. A witness saw a man in a compact car throw her body in a ditch along the side of the road and helped police draw up a sketch. According to the Lexington Herald Leader, her mysterious killer became "a mythological figure in Lexington, a kind of all-purpose boogeyman." After that, the killings stopped. There wasn't enough evidence to charge anyone with the murder, the Honolulu Prosecutor's Office told KHON2. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday. one of the biggest crime scenes in US history, one of the state's biggest murder mysteries. John was murdered in April of 1867 while traveling along the Yellowstone River. A squirrel hunter was taken into custody and questioned, but DNA evidence exonerated him in 1987. And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: John Bozeman was a pioneer, best known for establishing the Bozeman Trail through Wyoming Territory into the gold fields of southwestern Montana Territory in the early 1860s. Sixty years later, his identity and that of his killer hasn't been discovered. Deputies reportedly lost evidence during the investigation, and a detective bought a truck from an acquaintance of one of the victims and was seen in it the day she disappeared. Marler's disappearance was featured on the TV show "Unsolved Mysteries.". His path took him on the perhaps aptly named “Bad Route” road and rest area. Between 1920 and 1950, as many as 10 people mysteriously disappeared in a patch of woods surrounding Glastenbury Mountain in southwestern Vermont. The Morris Davis homicide case is particularly disturbing. Kerrigan’s keys were several feet away, and inside his vehicle they found a shovel, a bloody pillow, and the Father’s wallet, still containing quite a bit of cash. Flynt Lee disappeared in Simpson County in August 2009. In 1988, Jane Boroski, who was seven months pregnant, was approached in a convenience store parking lot by a man who proceeded to stab her 27 times. Are the Sodder children still out there somewhere? More than 30 years later, police are reopening the investigation. Killers walk among us. Late one evening in 1984, Father John Kerrigan, days after arriving at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ronan, Montana, where he was to be the new priest, went to the local bakery. You may unsubscribe at any time. Whisenhant would visit the bodies of his victims after killing them and mutilate them. Jessica Wick is a writer and travel enthusiast who loves exploring new places, meeting new people and, of course, beautiful Big Sky Country and every part of Washington State. Here are six cases with unknown resolutions: Thank you! Rudolph would often use “nail bombs” where the nails would act like shrapnel. On Friday’s show, Dateline will talk to former neighbors and Montana Lewis and Clark County law enforcement officials who will discuss the case. A new cold case unit at the New Castle County Police Department began reexamining the case in 2015, but there are no new developments. A fire broke out in the Sodder home on Christmas Eve in 1945. Robert Hansen, known as the “Butcher Baker” due to owning a bakery, was a serial rapist and killer in the Anchorage Alaska area between 1971 and 1983. JonBenét Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her family's home on December 26, 1996. The fact that the murders occurred in a similar manner two years apart indicated to detectives that they were dealing with a serial killer, and the same DNA was found at both crime scenes. Evelyn Williams, 72, an active member of the community in the small town of Pinehurst, North Carolina. While he went to the bank to sign some papers, he gave her a dollar to buy a soda from a vending machine and told her to meet him back at his truck in 15 minutes. They killed five people, who were at the house—pregnant actress Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring, Abigail Folger, and Wojciech Frykowski, and Steven Parent.