Show Notes: Forensic File Story of Jeanette Kirby Plus Murder By Fire

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers…Continue reading “Show Notes: Forensic File Story of Jeanette Kirby Plus Murder By Fire”

Continuing the Conversation: Tina Cabanaw, Former Jane Doe

Tina Cabanaw had a 16-year-old daughter when she disappeared from the Detroit area in 1999. That same year a Jane Doe was found in a field in Indiana. Due to DNA analysis police in 2018 police were able to find distant relatives to the Jane Doe. Cold calling those relatives, police were able to linkContinue reading “Continuing the Conversation: Tina Cabanaw, Former Jane Doe”

Continuing the Conversation: Strongsville Doe Linda Pagano

A young woman working on her family genealogy when she came across a set of bones buried without a name. They did have a bullet hole in the skull. Those bones belonged to the Strongsville Jane Doe. She was found in 1975 by some boys who were playing by a river in Ohio. Through theContinue reading “Continuing the Conversation: Strongsville Doe Linda Pagano”

Continuing the Conversation: Darla McKenzie

Darla McKenzie was a teenager and the mother of a small baby when she went missing in 1975, from Detroit Michigan. For over forty years, Darla’s daughter and mother looked for her. Recently, using DNA, investigators were able to match DNA from Darla’s family to a Jane Doe found in Farmington Hills during the summerContinue reading “Continuing the Conversation: Darla McKenzie”

DNA Databases to Solve Crime

Detectives are now turning to public DNA databases to solve crime.  This has led to some controversy. There are only 12 states that currently participate in searching public DNA databases, but Michigan is not one of them.  (Ohio is one.) This article highlights some of the solved cases: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/familial-dna-puts-elusive-killers-behind-bars-only-12-states-n869711

Continuing the Conversation: The Sheep’s Flat Doe Case Solved

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