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DNA evidence helps Fort Myers cold case move forward

DNA technology has evolved so much in the past few years that Fort Myers detectives think they may be able to make a match in a 2014 cold case. Angela McClary, mother of Deonte Redding, one of the victims in the double homicide, says Fort Myers is a small town—and in small towns, people talk. […]

SWFL Crime Stoppers looking for leads in 1979 Arcadia murder

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is still searching for a suspect in the killing of a store manager almost 42 years ago. On Nov. 6, 1979, at around 2 a.m., 25-year-old Adele Marie Easterly, of Arcadia, was found shot to death at The Farm Store located on US-17 in Punta Gorda. She was an assistant manager […]

New sketch of unidentified murder victim is key breakthrough in cold case

A new sketch is key in a breakthrough about a cold case murder thought to be the work of a serial killer in Southwest Florida. The victim’s body was found in the woods and after challenges Id’ing the person, he was labeled John Doe number one. 26 years later and cold case detectives are hoping […]