Labeled as the crime of the 1990’s, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look at these crimes from a variety of viewpoints and experiences. Accessibly written, this compelling volume includes information on minorities and serial killing, as well the manner in which serial killers are traced and tracked.
Chapter 13: Cold Case Squad
Cold Case Squad
On August 3, 1960, Mr. Charles Joseph Mourey, a white male, age 56, came to Miami on vacation from his job as a butler for Ms. Hope Hampton of Park Avenue in New York. Mr. Mourey was a homosexual who had a preference for “frisky young men,” according to his employer.
On August 10, 1960, a witness living at 553 North Biscayne River Drive heard six gunshots and shortly thereafter observed an old model blue vehicle, possibly a Chrysler, leave the area at a high rate of speed. Uniform officers responded to the call and discovered Mr. Mourey lying in the dirt road at that location.
The initial investigation revealed that the victim had been struck with three .22 caliber ...