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Updated 11-27-2015: Murder of Travon Green and Paula Grossi added.


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Dangerous Serial Rapist/Murderer Still Not Caught

It was a horrible discovery, the body of a 30-year-old woman who had been raped, beaten and strangled in the River Park section of Fairmount Park on July 17, 2003. The 5-foot-1, 100-pound body victim was named Rebecca Park and she was a fourth-year medical student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She had only lived a few blocks away in an apartment on Lankenau Avenue. DNA tests confirmed that her attacker had sexually assaulted two other women in the area. His attacks spanned between 2003 through 2007.

April 30, 2003, a woman in her early 20's was raped at knife-point while she jogged on Kelly Drive and Fountain Green Drive.

August 11, 2007, another female victim was raped near Frankford and Solly Avenues.

There may have been another attack in 2003 where a woman fortunately got away but her attacker matched the description of the Fairmount Park Rapist.

The suspect may be a Hispanic male with a Latino accent. He is about 5-feet-8-inches tall, muscular build, dark complexion, black hair, thin mustache and bushy eyebrows. In two of the attacks, he wore an earring on his left ear and fled away on a purple metallic 10-speed bike.

If you have information about this case and who this rapist/murderer may be, please contact Philadelphia Law Enforcement at 215-685-3251 or 215-686-3335. There is a reward for information that leads to an arrest in these crimes.

Pregnant Woman Dies from Infection. Who was She?

On March 18, 1967 an unidentified white female was found in the town of Bear, Delaware. She had been placed in a white cloth Laundry bag that had the following on it; Bag O - Storage. American Laundry. Dry Cleaning. EX4 5277. The location of where she was found was at CR 400, Porter Road, which is 3 tenths of a mile east of Route 896. Victim had brown eyes, dark brown hair, was 5'5, and weighed 115 pounds. Her teeth were well maintained and she had a vaccination scar on front of the left thigh. It is believe she had died hours earlier from an infection. It is possible but not verified that she may have attempted an illegal abortion by using chemicals to kill the fetus. She was three months pregnant at the time and was anywhere between the ages of sixteen and twenty five years old.

For more information about this case visit the Doe Network at http://doenetwork.org/cases/743ufde.html .

Or for post-mortem photos (CAUTION- GRAPHIC) visit https://identifyus.org/cases/7097

If you know who this woman may be, please contact the Delaware State Medical Examiners Office at 302-577-3420. You can remain anonymous.

Death of Senator’s Aide Still Unsolved Decades Later

Claiborne Pell was a legend in Rhode Island politics. The former Senator grew up a child of privilege who didn’t like to flaunt his enormous wealth. When he was elected to his first term as a US Senator, he was viewed as a political outsider. Through the help Raymond Nels Nelson, who was a (former bureau chief of the Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin Newspaper) Pell won in an upset. Nelson, was a skilled strategist and campaigner who ended up being the administrative assistant for Pell when he was in Washington DC. He eventually joined the staff of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. In 1976, the married father of three made a controversial decision and came out as a gay man. It damaged him politically but he refused to hide his sexuality anymore.

Things did take a dark turn for the Washington Insider when on June 1, 1981, the 59-year-old was found murdered at his apartment at 701 Quincy Street, NE in Washington DC. The former professional typist turned political staffer had been bludgeoned to death by one his typewriters in his residence. For years there have been rumors about why he was murdered. Rumors on the internet speculate that political pressure may play a part as to why the case remains unsolved.

The unsolved murder is still under investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department. If you have information about this case please call the police at 202 727-9099 or contact them via email at unsolved.murder@dc.gov. Nelson left behind three children and friends and family that are still looking for answers. For additional information about this case please visit http://www.defrostingcoldcases.com/guest-post-in-loving-memory-raymond-nelson/

$100,000 Reward In Postal Carrier’s Killing

Delivering mail can be a dangerous job. Most of the trouble usually comes from dangerous driving conditions due to bad weather or from aggressive dogs. But sometimes violent people can be the biggest threat. 26-year-old Tyson Jerome Barnette was a mail carrier in the city of Landover, Maryland which is not far from the nations capital. Around 7:20 pm on November 23, 2013, he was found dead from gunshots in the 6000 block of Reed Street. Barnette was employed at the Post Service for 6 years and was described as a hard worker and nice person.

There had been concern in prior months that postal carriers would get injured or worse because of delivering mail in dangerous neighborhoods at night. Barnette left behind a child. Because the crime was against a federal employee the person responsible for the murder could be eligible for the Death Penalty.

A $100,000 reward is being offered by the US Postal Inspection Service for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of Barnette.

Man Runs for his Life only to be Gunned Down

It was July 11th at 1:00am when 20 year old Travon Green was shot to death as he tried to get away from his kiler(s) in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. He had been shot in the chest but it was a gunshot to the back that proved fatal. He was found still alive at the 700 block of east 10th street. If you know anything about this case, please call the Erie Police Detectives at 814-870-1163 extension 1205.

Nearly Fifty Years Later Family Wants Answers

It was September 8th, 1970 when 52 year old John Leonard Sr. was found dead inside his cab near the entrance at the now closed Buck Hills Inn in the Pocanos area of Pennsylvania. He had been shot four times in the head. Leonard had been summoned there to pick up someone that was looking for a ride. A suspect has never been identified but a person of interest who was seen near the cab had the following description: early 20's, he wore horn-rimmed glasses, had on a blue-green windbreaker with dark pants and carrying a Globe Store bag.

The divorced father of two would lose his ex-wife in a car accident years later and his children would be orphans while they were still in their teenaged years. His surviving children still want to know who killed their father and why. Someone may know something. If you have any information about this murder please call the Pennsylvania State Police at 570-839-1020 at extension 222.

Woman Moves to Safer Town Only To Be Gunned Down

Paula F. Grossi had moved to her Rehoboth Beach home from the town of Wilmington partly because it had a lower crime rate. On January 26th 2007, two violent intruders forced their way into her home at the 36000 block of Winner Circle, in the Stable Farm development of Rehoboth Beach. Grossi was shot to death by the intruders and two other people inside the house were tied up as the house was ransacked and robbed. Both suspects were described as white males. The first one (sketch) was around 40 years old, 5-foot-6, 200 pounds and had tear drops tattooed under his eyes. The second suspect was described as being 20 to 25 years old, 5-foot-7, 160 to 170 pounds.

At one time the family of the victim offered a one hundred thousand dollar reward, which is no longer in effect.

If you have any information about this homicide please call the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit at 302-739-5939 or call Crime Stoppers at 302-644-5020.

Horrendous Murder Half a Century Ago Never Solved

July 12, 1972 was the last time Dellapenna family saw their 17 year old daughter alive. Dolores Dellapenna was abduced just feet from her home in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A few weeks later various parts of her body were found. Her torso and arms were discovered nearly 20 miles from her legs in rural areas of New Jersey. Her finger tips were cut off in attempt to prevent her proper identification. A witness reported seeing a man and woman struggle near the scene of her abduction. Police believe she may have been taken after she got off a Route 56 trolley. Police believe that there are people that know what happened yet never cooperated with police. There are theories that drug dealers may have been involved but that she was not involved in any illegal activity. Instead the former honors student from the Saint Hubert's High School for Girls may have had information about certain criminals.

If you have any information about this case please contact the Philadelphia Police Department at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text PPDTIP (773847). Decades ago, there were several rewards offered by different organizations and still may be valid.

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