The Bossman in The Bighouse

Monday, May 29, 2006


You voted for them and here they are!

"The Chandler Affair" Ohio 2002

In 1979 this unidentified man walked away from his life and assumed the name of Joseph Newton Chandler III. A young boy who was killed in a car accident in Sherman, Texas in December 1945. From that time, the man who called himself "Chandler" was employed as an electrical engineer and lived in Ohio until he committed suicide in July 2002. The medical examiner concluded that he would have soon died from colon cancer. Despite their best efforts, the police still have not been able to identify him. Click on the web site below, see his picture, read the case file and help the police close out this case.
Myths, rumors and theories to put to rest.
1. If this individual had been involved in Los Angles' the Black Delihla murder, he would have been around 8 to 10 years old.
2. There is no evidence linking this individual to D.B. Cooper, the famous hijacker.
3. There is no evidence linking this individual as being any one of the Alcatraz escapees.
4. MOST IMPORTANT--Thanks to DNA testing, police have confirmed that the man who called himself Joseph Newton Chandler III is NOT The Zodiac Killer. In fact, the police have no evidence that he committed any crime before or after assuming the Chandler identity in 1979.
The Case of "The Truck Stop Jane Doe." Texas 1998

On October 7th 1998, Parker County police were called to the Petro's Truck Stop off of I-30 near Weatherford, Texas. Located behind the truck stop were the skeletal remains of a white female described as being between 5 feet 3 inches and 5 feet seven inches tall, 130-160 punds, who was 35 to 55 years of age. The manufacturer labels were cut out of her clothes and under garments. A hand gun was found with the body, leaving police to believe it was a suicide. Click on the web link below, help the authorities identify this woman and close out this case.
The Mystery of 47th Street. Kansas 1994.

On October 29, 1994, Sedgwick County Police were called to 47th Street South and Hoover. Upon arrival they discovered the skeletal remains of a white male, between the ages of 22 to 29, and between 5 feet 5 inches and 6 feet in height. The unidentified victim had Sandy or Auburn colored hair. He was wearing a purple Bugle Boy shirt with khaki shorts. The victim was discovered when workers from KG&E were doing volunteer work and discovered a piece of bedding sticking out of the ground. When they pulled up the bedding they found the remains. Click on the web link below, read the case file and if you have any information on The Mystery of 47th Street, contact the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office.
The Mystery of Sumter County. South Carolina 1976.

On August 9, 1976 a trucker found the remains of this unidentified couple on a dirt road between Interstate 95 and S C 341. He is described as a white male, between the ages of 18 to 24 years old, standing at 6 feet and 1/4 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is described as a white female, between the ages of 18 to 20 years old, standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall with brown hair and hazel eyes. An autopsy revealed they had been shot numerous times in the chest, back and throat. Along with some very distictive jewelry, a book of matches was found inside the man's pockets. The matches were from Grants Truck Stop. Investigation revealed they could have only come from Idaho, New Mexico or Nebraska. Click on the web link below and if you have information on this case, please contact your local police.

The Case of The Body in The Cornfield. Wisconsin 1999.

On July 21, 1999, law enforcement was called out to a corn field on 92nd street in the town of Raymond, Wisconsin. Upon arrival police discovered the body of an unidentified white female, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 120 pounds, with brown hair with natural sun highlights and brown or hazel eyes. Her estimated age is between 18 to 35 years olds. An autopsy revealed that the victim had died of severe blunt force trauma to her head, which included a broken nose. She had suffered blunt force trauma to her chest, abdomen, wrists, hands, and fingers. The victim also had burns covering 25f her body to include her head, face, neck, arms and upper torso. Click on the web link below, see the picture, read the case file and if you have any information contact your local police.

If you have any information that can help the authorities identify these victims and close out these cold cases, contact your local police. Again, my thanks to our listeners for selecting the cases for today's program.
Darrell "The Bossman" Bartell


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