Woman Disappears from New York Native American Reservation and Secrets are Slowly being Revealed….

tammymahoneyIt was a Friday evening on May 8, 1981, when Tammy Mahoney was picked up while hitchhiking in the city of Oneida, New York near the intersection of Main Street and Fairview Avenue. The nineteen year old had been trying to get a ride to Hamilton, but she was taken to a party on the Oneida Native American Nation’s 32-acre territory located on Route 46.  Law Enforcement believes she was sexually assaulted and murdered there by several people.  It is believed that those guilty may be members of the Oneida tribe and members of the Onondaga tribe.  Mahoney’s remains has never been located but Law Enforcement have stated that they believe they know who killed her and plan to make an arrest when more evidence is found.  The reward has been boosted to 40 thousand dollars.  The FBI, the Oneida Indian Nation are contributing to the reward for information that leads to a resolution in this case.

If you have information about this missing person/murder case, please call the Oneida City Police Department at (315) 363-2323.   You can remain anonymous.

For more information please read the article at https://nypost.com/2019/04/18/police-offer-40k-reward-for-help-solving-upstate-cold-case/

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50 Years later, Man found in River Remains Unidentified….

Spanning over 400 miles through four states, the Connecticut River is the longest body of water in New England.  Popular for fishing,  swimming, boating, it is sadly a place where people go to commit suicide and criminals dump the bodies of their victims.

On April 21st, 1969, police in Glastonbury, CT (two towns southeast of Hartford), pulled out the body of an unidentified white male possibly aged 55 to 65 years of age.  He was estimated to be about five foot nine inches (175 centimeters) and 170 pounds (77 kilograms).   The deceased wore blacks leather shoes, heavy socks, a belt made of leather and what may have been a red & dark striped shirt.  The autopsy performed discovered that the man had a hernia operation done on his left groin.

Perhaps most telling about the man was that he had three tattoos. The first was of a naked girl on his right arm.  On his left arm was a bird’s wing and the letters W-A-R-D.  It is possible that there were other letters on the arm, the deceased may have had the name edward or howard but the body did suffer from severe decomposition.  At the time of death, a Hartford Courant article stated that the body could have been in the water from 6 months to 2 years.  It is unknown where the body came from, and that heavy flooding could have dislodged the body from a wooded area near the river further north.   This case is not on NAMUS and is still listed as Unidentified in the Glastonbury Death Records.  If you have any information about who this person may be, contact this website at unsolvedct  @  hotmail.com.

Archived Hartford Courant Article about the case.  Glastonbury Vital Statistics were never changed to indicate that this person was ever identified.

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Some Answers in Connecticut’s Worst Man Made Tragedy?

hartfordcircusfireThe July 6th, 1944 Hartford Ringling Brothers Circus Fire remains the worst tragedy to ever hit the State of Connecticut.  A total of 168 people succumbed to the fire and another 682 were injured.  Many bodies were burned beyond recognition and several remain unidentified.  Now, comes word that two of the five remaining unidentified remains are set to be exhumed to be properly identified.  The fire is believed to have been a case of Arson and dramatically changed Fire Code laws in the United States.

https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-circus-fire-exhumation-20190405-aozz27askrc6rfrsmisb5pd5di-story.html