Kierra Coles was several months pregnant and believed she was going to have a son. However, the Chicago Postal Worker was last seen on surveillance video on October 2, 2018 in her work uniform leaving her apartment at 81st Street and Vernon Avenue. Her vehicle was found in front of her apartment along with cell phone, purse and a prepared lunch. It is believed that the father of her unborn child was one of the last persons to see her alive and that a mother of one of his children has personal issues with Coles. No suspect has been named but Chicago Police have looked at different people. There are several rewards for information as to where Coles is. Foul Play is strongly suspected.
Marie Justus Carter was just one years old when she was murdered in 1994 by the fiance of her mother. This monster’s name is Jesse Anderson and he is up for parole. Jesse’s mother died almost ten years after the death of her daughter. Now family friends are trying to pressure the parole board to keep Anderson behind bars and prevent him from harming another child.
(NOTE: I must warn you, the petition contains horrific details of the injuries that Marie suffered. Read with caution. https://www.change.org/p/indiana-parole-board-deny-parole-for-child-killer-jesse-d-anderson?signed=true
UPDATE: The petition has been closed. Apparently, it looks like this child killer will be released no matter what. This post is being kept on here as a memorial for MArie Justus Carter and her mother.
On Christmas Morning 1980, a resident at 20 Lancaster Road in West Hartford, Connecticut smelled smoke coming from an upstairs apartment at 6am. The neighbor found thirty-five year old Susan D’Angelo unresponsive on her couch. Her two children, Michael aged seven, and Beth aged three, were found in their rooms, unharmed and taken to safety.
Susan D’Angelo was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital. Police immediately viewed her death as suspicious.
D’Angelo whose maiden name was Glickman, was divorced and a former teacher in the West Hartford School System. At the time of her death, she was working as a reading consultant in the Hartford Public Schools.
At first, police thought she died of smoke inhalation. There was no fire in the house when Susan D’Angelo was found however, the Damper in the fireplace was closed. An autopsy later revealed that D’Angelo did not die of smoke inhalation and the Medical Examiner did not list a cause of death.
The West Hartford Police interviewed numerous individuals including her ex-husband Robert D’Angelo. However, he had a solid alibi in that he was visiting his parents in Brooklyn, New York at the time of her death.
A current boyfriend of hers was also questioned but an alibi ruled him out as a suspect.
However, Police did have a strong person of interest early on in the case, a male friend who was the last known person to see her alive.
With no cause of death listed on the autopsy report West Hartford Police also explored the possibility that her death as being accidental. A Duraflame log was found in the fireplace of D’Angelo’s residence. At the time, the logs were relatively new to the market and police suspected that poison gasses from the log could have incapacitated her and caused her to die.
In 1998, a different Medical Examiner, H. Wayne Carver reviewed her autopsy report and concluded that Susan D’Angelo was indeed a victim of homicide.
She was a victim of traumatic asphyxia and most likely was smothered.
With the classification of Da’Angelo’s death as a homicide, West Hartford Police tried tracking down the male friend who last saw D’Angelo alive. He had relocated out of the Hartford area shortly after her death and moved to several out of state areas in the following years. In December of 2001, West Hartford Police got bad news in that they learned that this person of interest had died several years prior to 2001.
Due to the fact that the Medical Examiner could not classify D’Angelo’s death a homicide until nearly two decades later, the West Hartford Police were limited legally in what they could do during the investigation.
Criminally Listed is youtube channel that focuses primarily on unsolved crime and cold cases. They have been producing episodes for years and do a pretty good job of narrating the stories about various cases.