The Porchlight Project Will Help Fund Exhumation of Nancy Eagleson

Paulding County, Ohio – August 8, 2022 – Lawyer John DeMuth has filed a motion in Paulding County Probate Court to allow the body of Nancy Eagleson to be disinterred from the local cemetery where she was buried nearly sixty-two … Continue reading “The Porchlight Project Will Help Fund Exhumation of Nancy Eagleson”

Porchlight Board Member Yvonne Pointer Writes Personal Op-Ed for Cleveland.com

Gloria Pointer will forever be 14, says her mother, Yvonne, a Porchlight Project board member and victims advocate. Gloria was murdered in 1984. In 2013, DNA from the crime was matched to convicted rapist Hernandez Warren. Says Yvonne: “It was … Continue reading “Porchlight Board Member Yvonne Pointer Writes Personal Op-Ed for Cleveland.com”

An Exclusive Porchlight Project Investigation: The Unsolved Murder of Brad Bellino

by Carolyn Berardino The Crime In 1972, Boardman, Ohio was a growing, still somewhat rural community where kids were free to roam and explore, independent of the careful watch of their parents that kids know today.  A suburb of Youngstown, … Continue reading “An Exclusive Porchlight Project Investigation: The Unsolved Murder of Brad Bellino”

The Porchlight Project Will Fund Testing and Genetic Genealogy to Identify Erie County Jane Doe.

Sandusky, Ohio –On March 30th, 1980, the partially decomposed body of a young woman was discovered on the beach near Cedar Point Road in Sandusky, Ohio. She was determined to be Caucasian, between the ages of 20-30, and estimated to … Continue reading “The Porchlight Project Will Fund Testing and Genetic Genealogy to Identify Erie County Jane Doe.”

72 Bones Found in New London Barn Connect to Schoolteacher Who Died in 1881 – May Be Oldest Genetic Genealogy Case to Date.

New London, OH – In the fall of 2016, 72 human bones were discovered under weathered newspaper inside a garage at 118 E. Main Street, New London. The property was the former residence of New London mayor Dar Anderson but … Continue reading “72 Bones Found in New London Barn Connect to Schoolteacher Who Died in 1881 – May Be Oldest Genetic Genealogy Case to Date.”