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Ohio Mysteries

Jun 29, 2020

In June of 2020, the national database NAMUS included 105 unidentified remains in the custody of various agencies across Ohio. We share the stories behind five cases where learning a victim's identity was the first order of business. The cases of Dorothy Madden in Lorain County, Deborah Morgan in Hamilton County,...


Jun 25, 2020

In 1997, Clinton County prosecutors pulled off the nearly impossible. They won conviction of a man for a murder in which they could not produce a body. Vince Doan is now serving a life sentence for killing his girlfriend, Carrie Culberson, in Blanchester, Ohio. But more than 20 years later, Carrie's family says there...


Jun 22, 2020

A few days after Christmas In 1981, Chillicothe police found Harriet Kaltenbach shot dead in a running car. As they pieced together the erratic timeline of her final days and hours, they learned she may have been trying to stay ahead of a killer that promised she wouldn't make it to the new year.


Jun 18, 2020

In 1982, 21-year-old Leon Moncer started acting paranoid, especially after a letter arrived with glossy magazine letters pasted into a warning: "Leave it alone or you're dead." He grew overly protective of his 3-year-old daughter, refusing to let her out of his sight. Then one night he left his home in Bellaire, Ohio,...


Jun 15, 2020

In 1903, Agatha Reichlin, the pretty and popular sister of a Lorain priest, was murdered in her own bed. A community anxious for a quick resolution to the local tragedy turned their sites on a visiting priest. An inquisition found that suspicion to be unfounded, leaving a now 117-year-old mystery with no obvious motive...