All posts tagged: Homicide

Crime Wire Examines Two Cold Cases: Do YOU Have a Clue?

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE:http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz Segment 1: In 1971 Joan Butterbach vanished and for almost 6 years her family had no idea where she was, or why she was gone.  In 1977, Mark Van Osdale, 16 at the time, was fishing on Lake Tainter when he saw something strange protruding through the surface of the water.  What he saw ended up being Joan Butterbach’s car, with her body in the trunk.  According to the Dunn County Medical Examiner, Chris Kruse, “The car was rigged to propel itself into the water without a driver.” Guests include Christopher Kruse, Chief Medical Examiner for Dunn County Wisconsin, and family spokesperson and Crime Wire Director of Research, Kim Kolton.  Questions have been raised about the fact that some individuals knew about the submerged car, and what went wrong in the original investigation.   Segment 2: On September 4, 2008, 33-year-old Daniel Ray Underwood, his girlfriend Rebecca Nelson, and a friend, Maria Harvick, were …

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 …

The Susan Murphy Milano Show: How Much Do We Know About an Abuser?

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursday, November 10, 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk The Susan Murphy Milano Show, Time’s Up! once again welcomes Sandra L. Brown, M.A., CEO of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Public Pathology Education,along with Dr. David Clark, the CEO and Clinical Director of Atlanta Intervention Network. The discussion today with these two professionals surrounds the issue of who is providing batterer intervention treatment, anger management, how much perpetrator history/mental health/addiction are part of the overall picture, and victim risk. Sandra Brown not only speaks nationwide on the subject of pathology and how it relates to abusers and their victims, she also holds scheduled retreats for victims who have come out of a pathological love relationship and are seeking support.  Sandra also holds trainings for therapists from around the world who are continuing  their education in the realm of pathology. Dr. Clark has a doctorate in pastoral counseling, is a nationally certified (MAC) addiction counselor and provides training and supervision for individuals seeking to be certified in …

The Roth Show: Seeking Justice For Daniel Underwood

The Roth Show Wednesday, August 24, 7-8pm ET Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano for the regular Wednesday crime segment.  Each week the “Annie Oakley of the Airwaves” and the “Jane Wayne of Justice” join their voices together to make some noise about unsolved crimes, missing persons or update previous cases. Never boring, always a surprise or two, and hitting the air with passion for justice and making things right! Seeking Justice for Daniel Underwood On September 4, 2008, 33-year-old Daniel Ray Underwood, his girlfriend Rebecca Nelson, and a friend, Maria Harvick, were at a bar in East Fork, Texas. The three then went back to the home Daniel and Rebecca shared inSulphur Springs, Texas. According to Maria, once there, Daniel and Rebecca got into an argument and Maria left the room. A short time later she went back into the room and saw Daniel holding a shotgun in his right hand and accusing Rebecca of taking all his money and burying him in debt. Rebecca grabbed the gun and a struggle ensued. …

Sandra L. Brown Presenting at End Violence Against Women International Conference

  EVAW International Presents 2011 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking Chicago, IL April 11 – 13, 2011 Sandra L. Brown, M.A., CEO of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Public Pathology Education will be presenting a poster session at the annual EVAW International Conference being held April 11-13 in Chicago. Sandra will be presenting on “Intimate Partner Homicide: Profiling the At-risk Partner, Identifying Characteristics of Potential Lethal Abusers.” Brown has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors for the organization and wishes to be focused on the educational aspects with law enforcement, the criminal justice system and victim advocacy work.  Brown says, “There aren’t a lot of organizations that are trying to work from the policy changes outward.” Sandra Brown’s site, Safe Relationships Magazine (http://saferelationshipsmagazine.com) contains information about the work she has done in the area of victim services and educating the public about the dangers involved in pathological relationships.  She offers retreats for victims, one on one appointments, phone consultations, as well as in depth training for therapists and those …