Cold Case

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Two Arrested For San Jose Cold Case Murder Unsolved For 25 Years

The husband and the brother-in-law of a woman found wrapped in a quilt and strangled to death inside a car parked near the San Jose airport 25 years ago have been arrested in connection with the murder, authorities announced Friday.

03/07/2014

Robert Hathaway (Fairfield Police Dept.)

Suspect In Brutal 1983 Fairfield Murder Commits Suicide After Positive DNA Test

Cold case detectives with the Fairfield Police Department have announced that they recently identified the suspect in a 1983 brutal sexual assault and beating murder of a woman in her Fairfield home, but that the suspect committed suicide shortly after they contacted him.

03/05/2014

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Daughter Of San Jose Woman Killed In 1989 Hopes Quilt Will Lead To Justice

The daughter of a 38-year-old San Jose woman whose strangled body was found in a car wrapped in a homemade quilt in 1989 said her mother had taking college classes and “focusing on her well being” prior to her mysterious death.

02/07/2014

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Mystery Quilt May Hold Key To Solving Cold Case Murder Of San Jose Mother

Prosecutors are hoping to solve a cold-case murder by asking the public to help identify a patchwork quilt that was used to cover the body of a San Jose woman found strangled inside her car at an airport parking lot 25 years ago.

02/06/2014

Max Wade (CDCR)

Lamborghini Thief Max Wade May Be Linked To Unsolved Tiburon Killing

A Marin County prosecutor says recently-sentenced thief of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini has been investigated as a person of interest in an unsolved 2009 killing.

01/31/2014

Kori Joanne Lamaster (Santa Cruz Police Department/BCN)

DNA Identifies 1994 Santa Cruz Murder Victim As Missing Pacifica Girl

Santa Cruz police said Thursday they have solved a nearly two-decade-old mystery by identifying a teenage girl whose body was found by hikers in 1994 in a park near the UC Santa Cruz campus.

12/05/2013

Stabbing victim Steven Rudiger (Alameda County Sheriff)

DNA Leads To 2 Arrests In 1990 Castro Valley Cold-Case Murder

Alameda County authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested two people in connection with the cold-case murder of 43-year-old Steven Rudiger in 1990.

11/26/2013

Amber Swartz (CBS)

Despite Confession, Police Reopen 1988 Case Of Missing Pinole Girl

The Pinole Police Department is re-examining the case of Amber Swartz, who went missing from in front of her home on Savage Avenue on June 3, 1988, police Chief John Hardester said.

10/02/2013

(CBS)

DNA Leads To Arrests In Vallejo Woman’s 1988 Killing

Authorities arrested two men in connection with the 1988 killing of a 26-year-old woman whose strangled body was found floating in a large livestock water trough in Petaluma.

09/25/2013

Daniel Armenta is wanted in the February 2011 murder of Alphonso Barcenas Castillo in Santa Clara. Authorities believe he may be hiding in Mexico. (CBS)

Man Wanted In 2011 Santa Clara Murder Likely Hiding In Mexico

Authorities in Santa Clara are searching for a man who has been on the run for more than two years, after his drinking buddy was found dead.

06/27/2013

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