Butler County Unsolved Cases
Butler County – Like any other place in the world has had its fair share of unsolved homicide cases. Some cases are a few months old, while others have been open for decades. For each unsolved homicide case, there is a grieving family left behind searching for answers.
“U Can Speak for Me” Can you Help Find who KILLED me?
Nearly 11 years ago, on September 25th, 2007 Hope Dudley’s son – Daniel “Chaz” Dudley was murdered in a drive-by shooting. Since that day, Hope Dudley has been working extremely hard with local law enforcement to discover new information. She started creating flyers and wrote letters to bring attention to the crime committed against her son, hoping someone would step forward with information leading to an arrest. Hope Dudley then, created the “U Can Speak for Me” organization to help parents whose children’s lives have also been lost through violence.
“Through the organization, UCanSpeakForMe, Ms. Dudley provides compassion and helpful guidance thru the initial shock of a family receiving the tragic news from Detectives. How to handle the media, and how to remain proactive throughout the investigation process. From her experiences, she offers printed materials such as her personalized bookmarkers and “Help Us” information posters. Depending on the family’s needs there are possible referrals to local and State agencies for financial and counseling services that may include VINE or the Attorney General’s Victims Compensation Program. “– Quote from https://ucanspeakforme.org/the-tears-you-dont-see
“U Can Speak for Me – Can you help find who killed me?”
A part of the “You Can Speak For Me” mission is to help raise awareness of the victims that have been murdered.
Calvin Simmons, Jr
Murdered on September 16th, 2016 – on University Boulevard.
Jaylon Alexander Knight
Murdered on March 11th, 2016 at 6 am on the 200 block on Charles St.
Christopher “CJ” Sandle
Murdered on January 13th, 2016 between 6 am – 6:30 am
on the 400 block of Millville in Hamilton, Ohio.
Eric A. Givens
Murdered on July 5th, 2015 at Walnut St in Hamilton, Ohio.
Murdered on June 3rd, 2015 on the East Side of Hamilton, Ohio.
Murdered on March 16th, 2013 on Central Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio.
Was found murdered on April 15th, 2012 lying next to a creek in Fairfield, Ohio.
William “Billy” DiSilvestro
Missing on February 7th, 2011- Last seen on the west side of Hamilton.
Disappeared in August of 2011 from her home in Fairfield Ohio.
Her remains were found in April of 2013.
Murdered on January 8th 2004 on South 2nd Street in Hamilton, Ohio.
Eric “Josh” Bruce
Murdered on April 22nd, 1997 on William & Neilan Boulevard in Hamilton, Ohio.
Robert Leon Johnson
Murdered on June 16th, 1996 on South Monument St, in Hamilton, Ohio.
Murdered on August 20th, 1993 on Dixie Hwy.
Murdered on March 10th, 1985 at the King Kwik store at 1422 S. Breiel Boulevard.
Alana “Laney” Gwinner
Missing on December 10th, `1997 from Gilmore Bowling Lanes. On January 11th, 1998 her body was found in the Ohio River near Warsaw, Kentucky.
Christina L. Carnnes
Murdered on January 20th, 1994 on Mack Road.
Joseph W. Oakley
Murdered on August 30th, 2012 on Pleasant Ave, in Fairfield, Ohio.
Damien T. Taylor
Murdered on March 15th, 2012 on Winton Rd in Fairfield, Ohio.
Murdered on July 14th, 1997 on Village St in Hamilton, Ohio.
Murdered on April 27th, 2013 on 12th Street in Hamilton, Ohio.
Daniel “Chaz” Dudley
Murdered September 25th, 2007 on Vine & Galbraith in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Murdered on May 29th, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio.
The poster reads “Anyone with information please call: Crime Stoppers 1-888-352-3040 or txt “cintip” plus your message to “274337”
For more information on “UCanSpeakForMe”: https://ucanspeakforme.org/