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Jazmine Shelton, 13, and best friend Megan Simmons, 14, were shot and killed in August 2013 in a trailer home on Missouri Avenue. | MAD DADS
May 20, 2024

Sheriff Office reexamines teenage girls’ slayings

No leads ever emerged in the shootings of Jazmine Shelton, 13, and Megan Simmons, 14, on Aug. 10, 2013.…

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A family photo of Mary Alice Pultz, whose remains were discovered in 1985 in a shallow grave on Crescent Beach. | St. Johns County Sheriff's office
May 9, 2024

Crescent Beach body finally identified after 39 years

The body of Mary Alice Pultz was discovered in a sand dune in 1985, but her identity was unknown until…

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Valerie Ames was found dead Aug. 10, 1996, in a vacant apartment in Riverside. | Project: Cold Case via News4Jax
April 2, 2024

After 28 years, the murder of a Jacksonville mom is solved

A man in North Carolina has been arrested in the slaying of 31-year-old Valerie Ames in 1996.…

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These are Project: Cold Case posters for step-brothers John Franklin Ragin Jr. , left, and Eric Dwayne Stubbs. They were found dead in a home in 2011. | Project Cold Case
February 15, 2024

Investigation into stepbrothers’ murders revived after 12 years

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is trying to solve the murders of John Franklin Ragin Jr. and Eric Dwayne Stubbs in…

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A sketch shows what a man whose remains were found in 2013 may have looked like | Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
October 18, 2023

With only a skeleton, police try to solve a decade-old murder

Only the man’s skull and skeletal remains were found in what was then wooded land. But artists have sketched out…

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Project: Cold Case's second set of playing cards shows the victims of unsolved homicides from around Florida. | Dan Scanlan WJCT News 89.9
September 8, 2023

It’s no game: Playing cards share cold case stories

Project: Cold Case, a nonprofit based in Jacksonville, issues its second deck of cards to bring attention to the victims…