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IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: FORUMS

Posted by Cheryl (Members) at Nov 14 2017, 03:04 PM. 0 comments

All of the invisionfree boards are being converted to TapaTalk formathttps://www.tapatalk.com/groups/porchlightcanada/index.php

It will just suddenly look like this one day BUT you can post but EVERY POST HAS TO BE APPROVED BY AN ADMIN. I can no longer update anything on Canada as my posts will not appear.

Where is Lauren?

MJA PODCAST : WE THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Oct 6 2017, 11:20 PM. 0 comments

10-6-17


Mja Inc Investigations


Mja Public Service Announcement


WE THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES


SUBJECTS : Repeat Offenders--Child Predator's -- DNA Testing--Drug Cartel's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOLhiPGa5ts&t=5s


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Crawlspace & Missing Maura Murray

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Apr 2 2017, 11:24 PM. 0 comments

4-2-17


Mja Inc Investigations



Welcome To CrawlSpace & Missing Maura Murray [ Podcasts ]


Welcome To CrawlSpace :


Episode 4 : Stranded


Published on Mar 29, 2017


Welcome to Crawlspace. This is the fourth episode in a series we're doing on Brianna Maitland's disappearance.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWSEABSLEqg&t=107s


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Welcome To Missing Maura Murray


Episode 43 Aurelia & Your Emails


Published on Mar 27, 2017


In this episode Lance Reenstierna & Tim Pilleri talk to Aurelia Frau about her blog as well as her thoughts on Maura's case. We also read your listener emails.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_Iu-jBy95Q&t=642s


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FBI : PETITION : Maura Murray-Missing

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Mar 17 2017, 02:22 PM. 0 comments

PETITION TO GET THE FBI TO TAKE OVER THE MAURA MURRAY MISSING CASE.


PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION AND START THE BALL ROLLING. THIS IS FRED MURRAY’S ONLY HOPE TO FIND THE ANSWERS INTO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF HIS DAUGHTER MAURA.

https://www.change.org/p/federal-bureau-of-...ing-person-case


Thank You on behalf of the Murray Family and all those that have devoted their time and passion on this Mysterious case. Your involvement could be the catalyst that could help bring closure to this 12 year old case.

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PODCAST : MISSING : MAURA MURRAY -- Episode 32

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Nov 2 2016, 11:36 PM. 0 comments

11-2-16



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The PodCast : Missing : Maura Murray that Mja Inc Investigations took part in was Hosted & recorded by Tim & Lance on 10-25-16 has been released for your listening pleasure..


Listen to Mja guest speaker Mark Harper talk to Tim & Lance about Mja Inc Investigations & the work we do..


Listen to the conversation about other Cases Mja are involved in & most important listen to the interview about the Maura Murray Case...


Here a few different ways you can listen to the episode 32 :


iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/missing-maura-murray/id1006974447


AudioBoom : https://audioboom.com/posts/5235898-ep-32-mja-s-case-61


YouTube : https://youtu.be/fC7RJoDNM7w



Mja has realized that the you-tube link is easier & faster..



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MISSING : MAURA MURRAY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE--2004

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Oct 23 2016, 04:09 PM. One comment

10-23-16


Mja Inc Investigations


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Mja Press Release


On 10-25-16 @ 8:00pm EST..


Mja Inc Investigations will be quest speakers on the Pod-Cast :


MISSING MAURA MURRAY which will be recorded concerning the Murray Case..


Miss Murray went Missing on 2-9-2004 from Woodsville New Hampshire area on remote State Highway 112..


At this time because of the important events going on now & in the near future we don't know how much we can share on the Pod-Cast..


What can be released on the Pod-Cast will be on the 25th...


There for it will be recorded so at a later Date it can be played in full...


The links to the Pod-Cast Hosted by : Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna are below..


iTunes link (main link if you're only using one):

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/missing...ay/id1006974447

http://www.mauramurraydoc.com/


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Blue Earth Identified!!

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Mar 18 2015, 05:10 AM. 0 comments

MINNEAPOLIS - A woman who was murdered 35 years ago in Blue Earth has finally been identified.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced the major development in the 1980 cold case on Tuesday, crediting advances in forensic science to identify her human remains.

The BCA said Michelle Yvette Busha, of Bay City, Texas, was 18 years old when she was murdered in Minnesota. She's been missing ever since.

Officials say her family is grateful to finally have an answer and get some closure in this case.

On May 30, 1980, Busha's body was discovered badly beaten in a ravine off Interstate 90, east of Blue Earth in Faribault County. She was reported missing in Texas on May 9.

It wasn't until nine years later that Robert Leroy Nelson, a former Minnesota State Patrol trooper, confessed to her murder and was sentenced to a life sentence in Texas -- for this and other crimes. Authorities say Busha was hitchhiking when she was picked up by Nelson.

Still, investigators were unable to identify the victim and her body was interred at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth.

On Aug. 12, 2014, as part of the BCA's effort to ID unidentified human remains, "Jane Doe's" body was exhumed.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children created a new sketch based on a new scull scan and x-rays from the original autopsy.

An isotope analysis on a bone and tooth was conducted by the Smithsonian to try and find information about her whereabouts at different points in her life.

Finally, BCA forensic scientists obtained a complete mitochondrial DNA profile and a partial nuclear DNA profile.

The DNA profiles led to her identity.

Busha's remains will now be returned to her family.

Authorities say families with missing relatives should contact the Minnesota BCA at 651-793-1118 and provide the person's name and date of birth.

They said advances in DNA testing are now able to give them information that may not have been available 30-plus years

Cali has been ID!!!!!

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Jan 26 2015, 07:12 PM. 0 comments








BROOKSVILLE, Fla. - The body of a girl found in a New York cornfield has been identified 35 years later as a teen from Brooksville.

WHAM-TV says the body of a Jane Doe discovered in Livingston County near Rochester, N.Y., on Nov. 10, 1979, is that of Tammy Jo Alexander.

Alexander went missing from Brooksville in 1979. She was between the ages of 15 and 16.

The body was found in a field just off Route 20 in the rural town of Caledonia. Police said she had been shot in the back of the head.

Investigators at the time were unable to name a suspect in the case, and had difficulty tracking leads because they couldn't identify her body, WHAM-TV reports. As a result, she was identified only as "Jane Doe."

"This case is older than I am. I wasn't even born at the time, that's how far this dates back," said Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty.

Last November, Alexander's friend, who now lives in Arizona, called the Hernando County Sheriff's Office to report that Alexander had gone missing in the late 70s.

It turned out that Alexander's family had never reported her missing. There was no immediate word on why a missing person report was not filed.

"We are not really 100 percent sure why. A dysfunctional family or maybe she'd run away a few times before. We can't find any indications it was reported to law enforcement," said Sheriff Al Nienhuis.

Earlier this month, Hernando deputies were notified of a previously unidentified homicide victim in Livingston County, N.Y.

A test of Tammy's half-sister's DNA has confirmed Tammy as the victim, police said.

"She can be properly remembered and hopefully they'll be able to bring her killer to justice," Nienhuis concluded.

"To finally put a name to her, I can't even tell you what that means," Dougherty said.

Dougherty said his office will now work closely with the FBI to solve this murder.

ABC Action News reached out to Alexander's family and her friend for comment but did not immediately hear back.

Remembering the missing

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Nov 23 2014, 12:31 PM. One comment

Please remember all the missing and their families this holiday season...
These times are especially hard on their families. Please give them encouragement to never stop looking for their loved ones..

Need some help Please Look

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Jul 2 2014, 07:59 PM. 6 comments

LE sent me some photos taken of girls that was found with a serial killer back in 1995 he had been killing at least 13 years prior that and is said to be worse than Dahmer and Gacy combined... they got him on counterfeiting , but need to link these girls to him.. he had videos of himself torturing them....
I have 3 pages of Photos but only going to send the one for now... These were taken Pre 1984
Do you recognize any of these as missing persons?
Unidentified Persons?
#11 looks hauntingly familiar to me
Please take a look...
Thanks Ell

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Mja Inc Investigations July 2014 Operations‏

Posted by Mja Inc Investigations (Members) at Jun 21 2014, 11:59 PM. 0 comments

6-21-14

Mja Inc Investigations

Starting 7-4-2014 at 10pm Mja NY Staff will travel to Indiana to join
our Indiana Staff on 7-5-14...

On July 4th 2014 at 10pm Mja can be contacted 24/7 at :

1-765-475-3124 or 1-518-572-4641..

Mja Inc Investigations July operations will end July 27th 2014...

Here are the cases Mja will be working covering the States of Indiana--Michigan--
Illinois--Ohio--Kentucky & Pennsylvania...

Karen Jo Smith
Nancy Lyons
Joshua Swalls
Shannon Sherrill
Shannon Turner
Sara May Kilgore
Brandy Nicole Wilson
Margaret A Hayes
Jason Dale Bolton
Denise Diane Pflum
Stacy Peterson
Elizabet Ann Gill
Joey Haines

Convicted Serial Killer : Larry D Hall who confessed several times to Abducting
& Killing Wendy L Felton -- Tricia L Reitler & Denise Diane Pflum..

Hall Re-canted these confession but some of the details he gave in the confessions
hold some facts of the truth..

The most important being the locations of the Victims..

Suspected Serial Killer : Chris Below serving time In Ohio..

Convicted Child Serial Killer : David E Penton serving time In Ohio..

Mja will also be working as consultants using our Indiana contacts concerning
a case in Leonville, LA..The Mysterious Death of Marcus Anthony Merritt, Sr.

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need help identifying a UID

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Apr 19 2014, 03:41 PM. 0 comments

This woman needs to be identified quickly. The man they have locked up for her murder is in prison dying of cancer and still claims innocence.. If she can be ID'd, it could help his case . I've added photos of the ring and the skirt and a clothing description.
the prosecutor then, 24 yrs ago believes in his innocence, in fact has presented case for Law enforcement. The Sheriff 's office has been willing to give a lie detector to Mr. O'neal but with pain meds and chemo it remains impossible.

http://z10.invisionfree.com/usedtobedoe/in...0#entry22046552

California missing persons vigil, Saturday

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Feb 20 2014, 11:07 PM. 0 comments

A local group dedicated to finding missing people is holding a vigil in Redding Saturday to keep hope alive that their cases will be solved.

“We’re just kind of...making a united front that we’re not going away, and we’re going to keep this information out there,” said Trudy Nickens, founder of Nor-Call Alliance for the Missing. “These families deserve justice.”

The vigil is at City Hall’s sculpture park at 777 East Cypress Avenue, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Nickens said the event is not just a way of keeping the public informed about the cases — it’s a way to show the public who the missing people really are beyond a face on a flyer.

“They’re not necessarily just a person on a picture,” Nickens said. “It kind of makes it a little more personal for people and so, you know, maybe it will create a little more concern...We have so many that are missing.”

The missing include Heather Cameron, James Olsen, Courtney “Cort” Jones-Botta and the decade-and-a-half-old case Tera Smith, all of whom will have family members or friends speak at Saturday’s event.

Other North State missing persons also will be spotlighted on Saturday.

Though it’s based in , Nickens said the group is expanding to serve families of the missing in Southern California, too.

“There’s such a huge need in our state as well,” she said.

Nickens said the group — which is registered with the Secretary of State’s Office and in the process of becoming a nonprofit — is also gathering donations to bring in a team of forensic canines from New Mexico to look for some of the missing people.

Their goal is to raise about $2,300, which would pay for the group’s airfare, lodging and other expenses related to coming to the North State.

For more information or to get involved with the group, call Nickens at 530-776-7174, or send an email to info@nor-calallianceforthemissing.org.

They also have an anonymous tip line at 530-776-8976

help finding a family

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Jan 7 2014, 09:34 PM. 0 comments

We had a man die down here in Mississippi of Hypothermia on Sunday..
The coroner cannot find his family so I am calling on any and all of you to try to help. His name was James Hooker, he was 59 yrs old and was from Sioux Falls , South Dakota.. that is all I have on the man at this point...
If anyone can help please let me know. I would hate for them not to know what happened to their loved one... It is just like a missing case only the name is known..
Thanks, Ellen

New show on TNT

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Jan 4 2014, 06:17 PM. 0 comments

http://www.tntdrama.com/series/templates/s...ate/?oid=651815

This January, join Troy Dunn, the nation's foremost expert in locating and reuniting long-lost persons, as he uses his expertise and experience to answer the pleas of those desperate to bring home long-lost loved ones.

Plus they have a place to click to submit your case.

Help needed

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Dec 29 2013, 06:32 PM. One comment

Hello all.
I want to thank the people who work so hard on the site!
We do need some help with the site, Here is how you can help...
We are needing a silver alert monitor, we also need people to add new cases when found and move identified cases to the located / identified sections.
With all these old cases its hard to keep up so any help would be appreciated.

I'm sorry I haven't been here much since Thanksgiving, but I was working around 66 hrs a week.. I am hoping that will chill some after new years and I can get back to doing things on the site more.

Anyone who would like to help you can jump right in ..If you have any questions please either e-mail me or PM me and I will try to help..

Again Thanks to the people who work so hard on the site, I hope everyone has a bright and safe New years!
Ell

Private Investigator

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Nov 3 2013, 09:58 AM. 0 comments

This a private Investigator who only works on Cold Case Missing , he charges $25 an hour for actual hours worked on the case
He is a personal contact of mine. and used to be an investigator in Rankin County Ms.
Tim Lawless.
http://www.insearchofinvestigations.com/

Missouri Poster contest

Posted by Ell (The Cabinet) at Oct 30 2013, 11:34 PM. 0 comments


Col. Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is inviting Missouri's schools to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. The 2014 contest is open to all Missouri fifth grade students. Students will create 11-by-14 posters that reflect the 2014 contest theme, “Bring Our Missing Children Home.”



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Each participating Missouri school will choose a first-place winner and submit that winner to the Highway Patrol’s Missing Persons Unit by Jan. 13, 2014. A completed application, found on the MSHP website, must accompany the poster.

Posters shall be mailed to: MSHP Missing Persons Unit, Attn: Beth Holtmeyer, Q/DDCC, P.O. Box 568, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0568.

One Missouri poster will be given an overall first-place award, and will then be automatically entered in the national competition.

For more information regarding the National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest, please visit the Patrol’s Web site at www.mshp.dps.mo.gov; select Missing Persons Clearinghouse icon, then National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest link, or call the Missing Persons Unit at (573) 526-6178.
http://ccheadliner.com/n2christiancounty/m...19bb2963f4.html