Murder In a Small Town
This blog deals specifically with my work on the book, Murder in a Small Town: The Tragic Death of Stacey Burns.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a repeat of a post from March of 2014. I thought it bears repeating since my recent post on “Eleven Suspects” was looked on with disdain from one particular respondent.
The numbers mentioned in this older post have increased in every case, but what truly matters is the fact that in five years since it was written, I’ve had at least four additional people provide information to me than change their minds about allowing its use. They join the group called “mind changers” in the first paragraph below.
From March 11, 2014 . . … Continue reading
Okay, is anyone out there happy with the fact that Stacey Burns was stabbed to death in the quaint little New England town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire in May of 2009–TEN YEARS AGO?
Next question- is anyone out there happy with the fact that the killer remains at large after TEN YEARS!
In just a couple of months, Stacey Burns will be gone for TEN YEARS!
This is a small town crime with limited suspects and scenarios. My goodness, to my way of thinking, this is an unbelievable and absolutely tragic turn of events.
TEN YEARS! Think about it. How… Continue reading
Okay, I’m taking a huge risk here, but I have to ask these questions and then I’ll answer them personally if you will bear with me.
- Is there a time limit when human beings finally say enough is enough?
- When does one finally say, “it is time to move on?”
- Is Stacey Burns gradually disappearing in the rear view mirror in the lives of those who knew her so well?
I ask this not to be hurtful but to be realistic. Our son died in 1992 at the age of twenty nine. The devastation of his loss does not got… Continue reading
Some of this you’ve heard before but it may bear repeating. While going through my notes taken from interviews, comments to this blog, phone calls and emails, I found the names of eleven possible suspects in the murder of Stacey Burns. Several of them I have specifically mentioned to the police and asked if they would do a follow up of some sort, even if it was only a phone call.
Is it safe to assume that all eleven have been cleared after nine and a half years? If not, have any that are questionable been reinterviewed?
How are plans… Continue reading
If anyone reads the comments to the original posts on this blog, you are aware that just a few people responded to my previous question about the murderer of Stacey Burns being arrested before the tenth anniversary of her killing on May 10, 2009.
The few who responded were in agreement. No, the killer will not be arrested by then, although each hoped he/she was wrong.
Also, a couple of people responded about being willing to help organize an anniversary “March for Information” on or around the May date of her murder. I also had this response to a mid-December… Continue reading
My last post was a musing about whether the idea of a public demonstration asking for any sort of information on the murder of Stacey Burns from the official authorities would work. The second part of that musing was wondering if such a movement could “gain traction” in the town of Wolfeboro and surrounding areas over the next few months as we approach the tenth anniversary of the murder.
Only one person commented on the last post, and that person appears convinced that the name of Stacey’s killer will be revealed before that sad anniversary. I’d be curious to hear… Continue reading
What follows is another comment from a previous post regarding the possibility of some sort of action to be taken as the tenth anniversary of the murder of Stacey Burns approaches in just a few months. I personally would love to see this idea gain some traction in the Wolfeboro area. In spite of the official claims that this case is “active” it seems as if nothing much is happening right now. Once again, if anyone knows that something real is happening, then please speak up. I say “something real” because it is a farce to continually say “cases like… Continue reading
FIrst, I wish all of my readers, followers, and everyone else a Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous 2019! May you all be blessed with good health and happiness!
Second, you must read a comment on my last post regarding a Wolfeboro Town Hall type of event with all the VIP’s in the Stacey Burns murder case invited. The person who commented seems willing to get such an event started. Of course, there would be a tremendous amount of work to be done and shared, but that is a given.
My thanks to the person who submitted the following… Continue reading
It is always for someone to toss a dose of reality into a discussion. My last two posts on this blog have talked about how interesting it would be if a huge march of all of Stacey Burns (and Bobbie Miller’s as well) family, friends, acquaintances, etc. converged on the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office in Concord and demanded a report on the progress of the two investigations. a person who has worked tirelessly on getting and keeping the Burns murder case alive sent a email with an explanation why a march of this type will never take place.
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A thoughtful comment on my posts encouraging some sort of action on the part of those affected by the murders of Stacey Burns and Bobbie Miller made me think about a major theological issue with two subheadings.
As you may guess from the title of this piece, it is about good versus evil in this world of ours. This is a subject that easily divides into two realities. On the one hand, don’t we all expect that “justice will be served” or “Karma will win out?” However, the comment mentioned above talks about a crime solved twenty eight years after… Continue reading