The start of an interesting “Unsolved” series

Starting yesterday, First Coast News has begun an “Unsolved” series about the disappearances and murders of five girls in a three-month period in 1974 in the Jacksonville, Florida area.

Two of the girls, twelve-year-olds Virginia Suzanne Helm (missing on September 27) and twelve-year-old Rebecca Ann Greene (missing October 12) were found murdered. Nine-year-old Jean Marie Schoen (missing July 21) and the sisters eleven-year-old Annette Anderson and six-year-old Mylette Anderson (missing August 1) were never located.

Of course, one inevitably wonders about a serial killer, and Paul John Knowles confessed to the murders of the Anderson girls. The other cases remain a mystery, however.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Patrick Tanouye

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I am profiling one Asian or Pacific Islander MP for every day of the month of May. Today’s case is Patrick Keoni Tanouye, a 30-year-old man who disappeared from San Francisco, California on September 28, 2012.

I can’t find much on him, other than a note that he may be driving a black 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup. I did find his Facebook page; it says he moved to San Francisco in May, five months before his disappearance. An earlier post indicates he might have spent some time in rehab or a psychiatric facility in late 2011:

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The last posts were from May 30, just after his move:

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I wish I knew more about the details of Patrick’s disappearance. If anyone who knew him finds this blog, feel free to comment below.