Lana

Inman, SC

#305 May 30, 2011
Not a word from them, but they haven't talked to me anyway.
Jon

Palm Harbor, FL

#306 Jun 14, 2011
Someone else mentioned it laready, and I just finished a book about this man solving an 18 year old case. See if you can get a hold of him.

http://www.oscodapress.com/articles/2008/07/0...
Runaround

United States

#307 Jul 8, 2011
I wonder if consulting a psychic - one that has helped police solve other cases, might shed some light on this mystery. I've been watching Psychic Investigators and it is uncanny how accurate many of them are. Just wondering....
Justice for Burton

Seattle, WA

#308 Jul 11, 2011
I am intrested in what everyone here knows of the Burton Scott Murder in 1979, or Anything anoyone here might know about this Murder. I have been researching this on the internet for the last year and cannot even find where to locate the records on his death? Can somone please help, I have special interest in this case.. thanks.
Follower

United States

#309 Aug 24, 2011
What a strange case. It seems like this should have been an easy case to solve, small town, had to have been someone she knew....what is going on that this hasn't yet been solved? Where is justice...so angry..
Lana

Asheville, NC

#310 Aug 25, 2011
Justice??? angry??? yes it should have been solved, you'd think right....NOT. You talk about angry, I ca't get Pratt to even call me, his bosses tell me he is oing his job, my family could care less, tells me that I should drop this because it will tear the family apart...Her kids don't want this solved...sounds to me like there is no family and someone is covering up a whole lot of stinky stuff. I am angry, frustrated, mad ect. Janette was a human being,mother sister, daughter, wife, she even as a human should deserve the respect that she isn't getting from and of these people. I have been told by my mother that I am becoming a fanatic about this,well hhmm lets see mom, your daughter was brutally murdered, it has not been solved, nor is it a "cold case" so others can look at it, and you and the rest of her family are not doing a thing,so yeah I guess I'm a fanatic (that was part of a conversation that her and I had).
Follower

United States

#311 Aug 25, 2011
Lana, never give up hope that this can be solved. Have you ever tried a psychic? I'm not normally a big fan of this type of thing, but in this instance I would try anything. What could your mom mean by saying it could tear the family apart? That's so strange, if anything it could bring some form of resolution to an agony that has never gone away for Janette's loved ones. Hiding it and never talking about what happened won't make it go away. All I can say is, what can it hurt to keep trying to get this solved? When it comes to a loved one's murder, there is no such thing as "fanatic"!
Justice 4 All

United States

#312 Aug 25, 2011
Lana wrote:
Justice??? angry??? yes it should have been solved, you'd think right....NOT. You talk about angry, I ca't get Pratt to even call me, his bosses tell me he is oing his job, my family could care less, tells me that I should drop this because it will tear the family apart...Her kids don't want this solved...sounds to me like there is no family and someone is covering up a whole lot of stinky stuff. I am angry, frustrated, mad ect. Janette was a human being,mother sister, daughter, wife, she even as a human should deserve the respect that she isn't getting from and of these people. I have been told by my mother that I am becoming a fanatic about this,well hhmm lets see mom, your daughter was brutally murdered, it has not been solved, nor is it a "cold case" so others can look at it, and you and the rest of her family are not doing a thing,so yeah I guess I'm a fanatic (that was part of a conversation that her and I had).
I still love you Lana. ;-). And
I would be proud to call you my sister. I know Janette would want you to fight for her. We have made progress over the last couple years. We don't have all the answers yet, but we will one day. PS Call me we should catch up.
Sad4then

Auburn, WA

#313 Aug 25, 2011
Does anyone remember a man named John Anderson from Evart during 1979? His father sold pumps for oil rigs?
Arnold Holmes

Escanaba, MI

#314 Sep 23, 2011
It has almost been 4yrs since this forum was started. and no answers to any of it? so sad....what I don't understand is the rest of the family not wanting to find answers. The same with the Holmes case, family has just let it go. They want anwers but are not active in getting them. If it were my dad, my husband, my sister, my daughter I would be beyond fanatic. It would become my full time job until the truth was known and the bastard who did this knew how much that person meant to me. In all of these cases a human being was taken before their time. Whoever commited the crime should be publicly outed, should be held accountable. And you know what? those damn good ole boys should be held accountable too. What if it were their mom? their sister? their dad, their spouse. they would want answers and restitution I'm sure. What the hell is wrong with society? how did we come to the point where the offender has more rights than the victim or the victim's family? There is not a damn thing we can do either. We may never know the real truth. So I guess the only solice we have is our faith and belief that our loved ones are no longer living is this god for saken world. That their deaths shaped us to become who we are and that maybe they sacrificed themselves so that someone else didn't have to die. I don't know, its late, i'm tired and rambling...I am so sorry you have no new answers Lana. and I am sorry there are no new answers for the rest of us who have unsolved murders in Osceola Co. Keep rockn it Justice4All the victory in the Spires case gives new hope to us all, and thank goodness you were able to help that family bury their beautiful girl.
Lana

Asheville, NC

#315 Sep 24, 2011
Yes you are correct about people being held accountable, and you know when you hear soemone say"it's not going to bring her or him back", that's not the point, the point is, if they aren't taken off the streets they can do it again and again and again, and then WHO is responsible, is it the family of the first who didn't care or the police who don't call, or think that you don't "need to know"...this world is messed up because we let it becomethat way. We have sat back and accepted things for what everyone else wants them to be, not how they should be, we have lost all of our self respect, our morality, and our feelings for humanity becuase it is't politically correct.We have become a nation that has no empathy, sympathy or understanding. We have let people who have control issues into our everyday lives and also put them into positions that they shouldn't be in. I will have answers, I know that, it is not my mothers place or my nieces or nephews place or even Det Pratts place to tell me that I need to leave this alone, it should be their place to stand up beside me and make sure that these people who have killed our loved ones can't do it again to someone elses family. New e-mail address [email protected] drop me a line.
Maybe

United States

#316 Sep 30, 2011
what about Mr. Golvedis? He owned the Gamble's store back then, didn't he? I know he and his wife moved away shortly after that.
Coyote

Plainwell, MI

#317 Oct 18, 2011
No Golvidas was running the Men's Store. The person running Gambles came over from the Farm Supply across the street.
from the area

United States

#318 Nov 14, 2011
after reading all the posts, I remember the arnold holmes murder as a boy. I lived very close to where he was killed and remember about the case. supposingly it was to have been solved, but not really? arnold was a land lord, K.V. was a tenent, who alledgelly shot arnold who was coming to collect rent, who then shot himself outside in back afterwords. Someone then added that K.V.'s body was cold and arnolds was still warm which made it mysterious? can someone add to or correct this statement?
Justice 4 All

White Cloud, MI

#319 Nov 15, 2011
If I recall correctly they didn't find K.V.'snbody rIght away, it was behind the house towards the woods. I think the mystery was in how he was physically able to shoot himself. I want to say his as weren't long enough or something like that. I think KV had a son that was suspected. I will look at the death certificate and refresh my memory. I tried to get a copy of the autopsy reports but Osceola county ME lost them.
Follower

Long Beach, CA

#320 Dec 13, 2011
Detectives are looking again at the case of Shannon Siders from 1989 in Newaygo area. Maybe renewed interest in this old case will get something done on this one....
doubter

Portage, MI

#321 Jan 10, 2012
This case is sickening. After reading all the posts, I can't believe it hasn't been solved yet. There is no call for this not to have been closed yet- there had to have been dna that could be tested. There has got to be a coverup!
Jen

Midland, MI

#322 Feb 8, 2012
Breaking news...George Pratt has retired.
Justice 4 All

Winters, CA

#323 Feb 8, 2012
Jen wrote:
Breaking news...George Pratt has retired.
I have to say I think I am still hung over from the party I had when I heard he was finally gone. Now maybe we can get back to work on all the insolved cases he has in boxes in the closet.

Good riddens!
doubter

United States

#324 Feb 27, 2012
so who is taking over for G. Pratt? Has there been anything at all new on this case?

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