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A Closer Look (Cold Cases) #744633

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The rising of unsolved murders in the US introduced; statistics cited.

(Fairfax, Virginia: Pierre Thomas) ABCNews investigation into murder "cold cases" featured; details given about the difficulties in solving homicides in big cities. [Baltimore murder victim's mother Roxanne SERVANCE†- expresses her feelings about the unsolved case.] [Northeastern University criminologist professor James FOX†- notes the decline in family murders & the rise of youth & drug-related homicides.] [Baltimore police commissioner Kevin CLARK†- talks about the "urban terrorists."] [Baltimore detective Robert PATTON†- talks about the problems in getting witnesses to come forward.] [Victim's father John TATUM†- comments.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Thomas, Pierre

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