Chicago Police Area Three Cold Case

Chicago Police Area Three Cold Case Mission: To develop new information or leads to assist in solving unsolved murders in Chicago.
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06/23/2021

In May of 2014, Nick Keener was shot and killed at Elston and St. Louis. The following is a heart felt message from the victim's mother to the shooter.

If you have any information about this homicide ot any other murders, please message us. Or you can contact 312-744-8261.

Nick Keener's homicide was recorded under RD# HX-284618.

Please follow Case Files Chicago on YouTube.Unsolved homicides from Chicago will be featured in order to generate new in...
06/23/2021

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Unsolved homicides from Chicago will be featured in order to generate new interest and new leads.

If you have any information on any unsolved homicides please contact the Chicago Police Department or message us.

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05/11/2021

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*** PLEASE SHARE ***15 year old Sadaria Davis was taken from her family in 2018. Detectives assigned to various units in...
04/17/2021
Deaths of woman, teen girl ruled homicides, possibly connected to suspect in other attacks

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15 year old Sadaria Davis was taken from her family in 2018. Detectives assigned to various units in the Chicago Police Department are still actively investigating this case and are committed to solving this horrible crime that was perpetrated against one of Chicago's children.

While the "person of interest" in this investigation is in custody on unrelated charges, we need the public's help to see that the offender is brought to justice.

If you or anyone else has any information you are encouraged to message us or call 312-742-2687.

RD# JB-259284
Loc: 20 S. Hamlin (Madison and Hamlin)
Date: 27 April 2018 / 11 May 2018

A man held in the Cook County Jail on charges related to attacks on a woman and a 15-year-old is wanted for questioning in connection with the killings of two other women.

04/17/2021

This page is not an emergency response page, call 911 for emergencies or submit anonymous tips at cpdtip.com.

Significant developments have been made in this investigation, but Cold Case Detectives still need the community's assis...
04/11/2021
Family Seeks Answers in 2004 Lake View Cold Case Murder

Significant developments have been made in this investigation, but Cold Case Detectives still need the community's assistance.

The suspect in this investigation may not be known by the name "Fernando" to his family and friends. The suspect is believed to have regularly targeted drunk, gay men with non-violent theft offenses, at their residences, while they were sleeping.

Following the murder of Kevin Clewer, specifically the release to the media of the "Fernando Sketch", it is believed that the offender fled to Puerto Rico.

If you recall anyone that fits this description from 2004, we would like to talk to you. Please message us or call Area Three Cold Case at 312-742-2687.

A story written and dedicated to the memory of Gwen Williams who was killed on 12 Jun 2002 at 4832 N Sheridan (RD HH4359...
01/10/2021
Gwendolyn Williams and other murdered women whose lives mattered

A story written and dedicated to the memory of Gwen Williams who was killed on 12 Jun 2002 at 4832 N Sheridan (RD HH435955)

Investigators did obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect in this case. However, due to prosecutorial discretion, the Cook County States Attorney's Office rejected charges.

If you have information that could assist this investigation or any other case, please message us or call 312-744-8261.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2021/1/9/22221431/gwendolyn-williams-chicago-serial-killer-murder-accountability-project-john-fountain-samantha-latson

Dozens of women have been murdered in Chicago since 2001 by a possible serial killer, according to the Murder Accountability Project. Every one of them deserves justice.

10/23/2020

This page is not an emergency response page, call 911 for emergencies or submit anonymous tips at cpdtip.com.

ID (Investigation Discovery) Network featured the following murder investigation ("Chi Town Gossip") which was solved as...
10/09/2020
'Suspicious Minds' Unfolds a Deadly Mystery on Investigation Discovery (VIDEO)

ID (Investigation Discovery) Network featured the following murder investigation ("Chi Town Gossip") which was solved as a result of the Chicago Community, Forensic Evidence, and Great Police Work.

If you have any information on any violent crimes that may have occurred in Chicago, please contact us through Facebook or call us at 312-742-2687.

The true-crime series is a psychological thriller where suspicion and doubt cloud the perceptions of everyone involved.

Follow the Area Three Detective Division on Twitter. If you have any information about any type of crimes that have occu...
09/29/2020
Chicago Police Area 3 Detective Division (@Area3Detectives) | Twitter

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If you have any information about any type of crimes that have occurred, please message us or call the Area Three Detective Division at 312-744-8261.

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The latest Tweets from Chicago Police Area 3 Detective Division (@Area3Detectives). This page is not monitored 24/7. Call 9-1-1 in an emergency Violent Crimes 312-744-8261 Property Crimes 312-744-8263 Special Victims 312-744-8266. 2452 W. Belmont Chicago IL

Please share. Information from the public is needed to solve this 1988 Cold Case!
08/27/2020

Please share. Information from the public is needed to solve this 1988 Cold Case!

Chicago Police Department
05/28/2020

Chicago Police Department

Statement from Chicago Police Superintendent David O. Brown:

04/30/2020

On 17 Dec 2019, the Department announced the expansion of its three Detective Areas to include Area Four and Area Five.

Areas Four and Area Five became operational on Thursday, 30 April 2020.

Each of these Detective Areas will have their own team of Cold Case Homicide Detectives.

Feel free to call or message us if you have any questions or any information on any murders that happened in Chicago. We will ensure that you reach the proper investigative body.

Area Three Homicide: 1st, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th Districts
312-744-8261
Area Three Cold Case 312-742-2687

Area One Homicide: 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th Districts
312-747-8380

Area Two Homicide: 4th, 5th, 6th, 22nd Districts
312-312-747-8271

Area Four Homicide: 10th, 11th, 15th Districts
312-746-8252

Area Five Homicide: 14th, 16th, 17th, 25th Districts
312-746-6614

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04/30/2020

Chicago Police Area Three Cold Case's cover photo

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-deaths-ruled-homicides-20181024-story.htmlPLEASE SHARE!On Thursday, ...
01/19/2020
Deaths of woman, teen girl ruled homicides, possibly connected to suspect in other attacks

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-deaths-ruled-homicides-20181024-story.html

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On Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Court House at 26TH and California, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office successfully prosecuted Charlie Booker. Charlie Booker was found guilty of two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault and Aggravated Battery. According to prosecutors Booker is looking at a sentence range of 25 to 65 years for this particular incident.

Area North and Area Central Detectives are still actively investigating the open murders of Sadaria Davis (RD# JB-259284) and Shanteiya Smith (RD# JB-297270).

Detectives need the help of the public with any information that they may have in order to bring closure to these tragic murders. If you have any information on either one of these investigations, Please call Area North Cold Case at 312-742-2687 or message us.

A man held in the Cook County Jail on charges related to attacks on a woman and a 15-year-old is wanted for questioning in connection with the killings of two other women.

01/09/2020
Chicago Police Area Three Cold Case

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On December 20, 2013 at approximately 9:30pm, days before Christmas in 2013, Jeffery Anderson was killed during a home invasion (Diversey and California Area).

Cold Case Detectives are still investigating, but desperately need the assistance of the public in bringing the offenders to justice. If there is anyone who has any information about this murder or any other murder please contact Area North Cold Case Detectives at 312-742-2687 or message us.

RD# HW-578691

Any information on this murder please call Area North Detectives at 312-744-8261 or leave a Facebook Message.

Can’t say enough about our partners in the FBI, DOJ, the U.S. State Department, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Offic...
12/14/2019
Suspect extradited from Poland to face murder charge in 2013 stabbing of female roommate in Dunning

Can’t say enough about our partners in the FBI, DOJ, the U.S. State Department, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, and Fox Chicago (Katie Suiters) who would not forget what happened to Sarah.

With this same spirit, all of us in the Chicago Police Department promise we will pursue justice with all of our cases.

https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/suspect-extradited-from-poland-to-face-murder-charge-in-2013-stabbing-of-female-roommate-in-dunning

Police said the 24-year-old woman had eight stab wounds in her chest and was Zabrzenski’s roommate.

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST:https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1988-02-09-8803280957-story.htmlIn February of 1988, D...
11/09/2019

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https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1988-02-09-8803280957-story.html

In February of 1988, Don Kurta and Bob Berger, while inside their Edgebrook home (Linden and Ardmore) were the victims of a Home Invasion where they were both shot and killed.

During the course of this incident the offender or offenders took a number of items including the victim's van (which was recovered a few days after the murder), along with stereo equipment, cash, jewelry, and other items. This post includes a photo of the two rings that have yet to be located or recovered.

Area North Detectives need the public's assistance in solving this 1988 Cold Case Murder. If you or anyone else has any information please call Area North Cold Case at 312-742-2687 or message us.

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RD# 88K-052170

11/07/2019
Case Files Chicago

Case Files Chicago

Kevin Clewer was only 31 years old when he was enjoying a night out in Boystown, having recently moved to Chicago. The next day he was found murdered in his own home with over 40 stab wounds - and his killer remains free to this day. Please share & watch the full case this Saturday at 11pm on The CW - we have to protect our community and find this killer ASAP.

Chicago Police Area North Cold Case
10/29/2019

Chicago Police Area North Cold Case

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Area North Detectives need the help of our community to bring to justice the offenders who shot and killed Courtney Copeland on March 4, 2016, around 1AM in the Portage Park Area. The shooting appears to have taken place near the intersection of Palmer and Long.

Courtney's family is devastated and they along with Area North Detectives are requesting help from the public. If you or anyone else know anything about this shooting please call Area North Detectives at 312-744-8261. You can also message us with any information.

copelandmemorial.com

RD# HZ-173768

PLEASE SHARE!!!Area North Detectives need the help of our community to bring to justice the offenders who shot and kille...
10/29/2019

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Area North Detectives need the help of our community to bring to justice the offenders who shot and killed Courtney Copeland on March 4, 2016, around 1AM in the Portage Park Area. The shooting appears to have taken place near the intersection of Palmer and Long.

Courtney's family is devastated and they along with Area North Detectives are requesting help from the public. If you or anyone else know anything about this shooting please call Area North Detectives at 312-744-8261. You can also message us with any information.

copelandmemorial.com

RD# HZ-173768

On 19 June 1977, at the Serbian National Defense Council located at 3909 W North Ave, Anti-Communist author Dragisa Kasi...
10/27/2019

On 19 June 1977, at the Serbian National Defense Council located at 3909 W North Ave, Anti-Communist author Dragisa Kasikovic and his daughter Ivanka Milosevich were stabbed to death.

There is open source information on the Internet that claims that Kasikovic was targeted by the State Security Forces of the then Communist Government of Yugoslavia. According to the open sources, he and his daughter were killed for his anti communist writings.

If anyone has any information on this double homicide please contact Area North Detectives at 312-742-2687 or Message us on this page.

RD# Y-219116

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragi%C5%A1a_Ka%C5%A1ikovi%C4%87

Chicago Police Area North Cold Case
10/21/2019

Chicago Police Area North Cold Case

On Wednesday evening, December 23, 2009, Michael De Filippis was discovered murdered around the area of Grand Ave and Nordica, on the Northwest side of Chicago.

The Chicago Police Department and Michael's family need information from the community to solve this horrible crime.

If you or anyone else has any information that may assist in this investigation please call Area North Detectives at 312-744-8261 or you can message us.

RD# HR-703715

On February 26, 2005 on the 4600 Block of North Lincoln Ave (Lincoln and Wilson Area) Richard Markley was brutally attac...
10/16/2019

On February 26, 2005 on the 4600 Block of North Lincoln Ave (Lincoln and Wilson Area) Richard Markley was brutally attacked in his apartment, robbed, and killed. Richard was a pillar of his community and was a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera. Richard would also sing our national anthem at many of the professional and college sporting events in Chicago.

Area North Cold Case Detectives need the help of the community in identifying the offender or offenders that committed this cold blooded murder.

If you or anyone else has any information that could assist this investigation you are urged to call Area North Cold Case Detectives at 312-742-2687 or you can message us on this page.

RD# HL-204876

Missing from West Virginia. Please share.
09/10/2019

Missing from West Virginia. Please share.

UPDATED 12 Aug 2019Our investigation, with the assistance of Facebook followers, has learned that Karen had a boyfriend ...
08/12/2019

UPDATED 12 Aug 2019
Our investigation, with the assistance of Facebook followers, has learned that Karen had a boyfriend in Chicago who went by the name of "Gerry" or "Jerry", a male white who lived in and around the area where Karen passed away. If anyone has any information on this person, please contact us.

This is a non-criminal death investigation, but there are questions that investigators have for the people she socialized with that may assist the family.

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RD# 82 D-301639
(NON-CRIMINAL DEATH INVESTIGATION)

On August 23, 1982, Karen Phillips was discovered dead in the apartment that she shared with her boyfriend, which was located on the 5200 Block of West Parker (Diversey Ave and Laramie Ave / Humboldt Park Neighborhood).The death investigation conducted by Area Five Detectives and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal any foul play.

Karen had only moved to Chicago from California a short period of time before her death. Karen's immediate family were all located in California and they have questions about Karen's life and how she passed away.

If you or anyone else has any information about Karen Phillips or her death, please message us or contact Area North Cold Case Detective John Campbell at 312-742-2687.

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RD# 82 D-301639
(NON-CRIMINAL DEATH INVESTIGATION)

On August 23, 1982, Karen Phillips was discovered dead in the apartment that she shared with her boyfriend, which was located on the 5200 Block of West Parker (Diversey Ave and Laramie Ave / Humboldt Park Neighborhood).The death investigation conducted by Area Five Detectives and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal any foul play.

Karen had only moved to Chicago from California a short period of time before her death. Karen's immediate family were all located in California and they have questions about Karen's life and how she passed away.

If you or anyone else has any information about Karen Phillips or her death, please message us or contact Area North Cold Case Detective John Campbell at 312-742-2687.

UPDATED: 26 July 2019 - Information has been developed that the night Karen Phillips died (23 Aug 1982) she was supposed...
07/26/2019

UPDATED: 26 July 2019 - Information has been developed that the night Karen Phillips died (23 Aug 1982) she was supposed to spend the night with a female white named "June." If there is anyone who may know a female white named June, who lived on the Northside of Chicago and was approximately 28 - 38 years of age in 1982, please ask her about Karen and if she has any information on this death investigation.

Area North Detectives can be contacted at 312-742-2687

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RD# 82 D-301639
(NON-CRIMINAL DEATH INVESTIGATION)

On August 23, 1982, Karen Phillips was discovered dead in the apartment that she shared with her boyfriend, which was located on the 5200 Block of West Parker (Diversey Ave and Laramie Ave / Humboldt Park Neighborhood).The death investigation conducted by Area Five Detectives and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal any foul play.

Karen had only moved to Chicago from California a short period of time before her death. Karen's immediate family were all located in California and they have questions about Karen's life and how she passed away.

If you or anyone else has any information about Karen Phillips or her death, please message us or contact Area North Cold Case Detective John Campbell at 312-742-2687.

PLEASE SHARE
RD# 82 D-301639
(NON-CRIMINAL DEATH INVESTIGATION)

On August 23, 1982, Karen Phillips was discovered dead in the apartment that she shared with her boyfriend, which was located on the 5200 Block of West Parker (Diversey Ave and Laramie Ave / Humboldt Park Neighborhood).The death investigation conducted by Area Five Detectives and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal any foul play.

Karen had only moved to Chicago from California a short period of time before her death. Karen's immediate family were all located in California and they have questions about Karen's life and how she passed away.

If you or anyone else has any information about Karen Phillips or her death, please message us or contact Area North Cold Case Detective John Campbell at 312-742-2687.

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