Showing posts from September, 2021

The Disappearance of Kierra Coles

26 year old Kierra Coles was excited to become a mom. She was 12 weeks pregnant when she disappeared on October 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.  Kierra was working for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier and had recently moved into a new apartment. She was busy making preparations for the baby.  The father of her unborn child, Joshua Simmons, had been with Kierra for 5 years. However, at the same time she was pregnant, Joshua also had gotten another woman pregnant. Needless to say the two women did not have a friendly relationship.  Two days after she was last seen, her mother, Karen Phillips, reported her missing after not being able to reach her by phone. It turns out that she had called in sick to work on October 2nd.  During the investigation, a few surveillance videos have given possible clues to her last hours. There was a video of a woman in a postal uniform on the day Kierra disappeared. This woman walked past Kierra's car and then went out of frame. Years la

The Murder of Aisha Dickson

On a cold January day in 1995, 8 month Aisha Dickson was found dead after her family called 911.  On January 6, 1995, Aisha was loving in an apartment with her mother, Sarah Johnson, her father, DeShawn Dickson, and her maternal grandmother, June Johnson. That day, baby Aisha had been discovered in her crib not breathing. Bangor, Maine police responded to the apartment on Bald Mountain Drive.  It was determined that Aisha Dickson's cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. However almost every single bone in her body was broken. Her first injury occurred within the first few months of her life. Sarah also couldn't explain how she didn't know of Aisha's previous injuries. Not long before her death, she was also seen at her doctor's office. Despite consistently being underweight, it didn't raise any flags with her doctor's office.  All three adults present in the home denied involvement in her death. They each obtained separate lawyers and refused to

The Murder of Karen Marchioni

Just after 11 am on October 8, 2001, a frantic 911 call came in from 41 year old Karen Marchioni saying she had been attacked in her apartment. She was later discovered in her Framingham, Massachusetts apartment and airlifted to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Karen was a mother who had been struggling with alcohol and substance abuse. Her daughter Julie was from her first marriage. That marriage ended in 1990. At the time of her murder, she was going through a divorce from her second husband.  Just a few days prior to her murder, Karen stopped by the home of her first husband who lived close by with their daughter. She stated that she was afraid to go home but didn't elaborate as to why. Neighbors also reported that around the time of her murder that they saw strangers in her yard. Her second husband was in jail at the time of her murder. He had been convicted on assault and battery charges against Karen in October 2000. That same month is when she married Steven