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Sheryl McCollum, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Shattered Lives

Shattered Lives: Sheryl McCollum Returns!

    Appearing on Shattered Lives Radio in October, 2014, Sheryl McCollum shared information about the levels of expertise used when students investigate cold cases under her direction. Colleges across the country combine to utilize the talents of experts in all fields of investigative research to shed new light on cases which have not been active.  Sheryl indicated several new things were coming down the pipeline that she could not talk about at the time. NOW is the time and she will be making some breaking announcements on this week’s Shattered Lives Radio. Combining the forces of law enforcement, well-known forensic experts, and college students the Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI) has investigated several high-profile crimes including Natalee Holloway, Chanda Levy, The Boston Strangler, and Tupac Shakur. Founded by Sheryl McCollum 10 years ago, the CCIRI is a partnership that brings together researchers, practitioners, and the criminal justice community to develop new capabilities and work collectively to advance research, training and techniques in solving cold cases. The objectives of CCIRI are to provide the means, resources and guidance for …

Director of Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Sheryl McCollum on Time’s Up with Susan Murphy Milano

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursdays at 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Sheryl McCollum is seen frequently on the major news networks CNN and HLN giving her expert analysis of high-profile crimes making headlines.  Sheryl and Susan will be discussing the events surrounding the case of missing mother, Susan Cox Powell, whose case was catapulted back into the headlines when her husband, Josh Powell, recently blew up his house with himself and Susan’s two small boys inside. Susan Cox Powell went missing on a cold night in December, 2009 and is still missing and presumed murdered. They will also talk about other cases of intimate partner violence and homicide such as missing mother from Orlando, FL, Michelle Parker and others whose cases have gone cold. As the Director of Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Sheryl McCollum and her student team have investigated several high-profile cases such as Natalee Holloway, Tupac Shakur, and The Boston Strangler.  They also worked on the 2001 murder case of Chandra Levy in Washington, DC and received a visit …