Category Archives: Cold Cases

Deborah Jean Copeland

Deborah Jean Copeland On 1/29/86, Copeland’s body was found on the edge of a clay road in Gadsden County near Chattahoochee.  Copeland’s vehicle, a 1980 blue Pontiac Phoenix, was located approx. one mile from where Copeland’s body was found.

Carla Burch-28 Year Old White Female

On 9/27/02, the victim’s decomposed body was discovered in a wooded area off High Bridge Rd., southwest of Midway, in Gadsden County.  It is believed she had been dead about three weeks before being found.  The victim was known to frequent the Frenchtown area of Tallahassee.  

Tracey Mazalewski-White Female

On the evening of 04/04/90, Mazalewski and a co-worker were leaving their place of employment, Capitol Cinemas, 2432 N. Monroe St.  While walking in the parking lot two suspects approached them from the side of the theatre building.  A struggle over Mazalewski`s purse resulted in her being shot to death.

Darryl Scott- 31 Year Old Black Male

On 7/5/01 at approx. 3:00am, Scott was shot and killed in the parking lot of his apartment complex on Lipona Rd.  He had just returned home from an area nightclub with his roommate.

Earl Schofield-56 Year Old White Male

Schofield, a local insurance agent, had been the subject of a widespread search for almost three weeks.  The victim`s body was found under a bridge that crossed LIttle River on S.R. 268 and an autopsy revealed he had been shot with a .32 or .38 caliber handgun.

Roger Pleaugh-45 Year Old White Male

Victim was found by 448 W. Georgia St. on 11/13/05 and was transported to the hospital due to having head injuries.  He told officers he had been beaten up and some items taken from him at his makeshift camp.  He died from injuries on 11/21/05.

Tony Pierrelouis-24 Year Old Black Male

On 4/16/05, the victim was struck and killed by gunfire in his vehicle outside of the Calypso Cafe in the 1600 Block of Mills St. There were several people outside of the club at the time of the incident, but when officers arrived most had left the scene.

Leslie Ann Oswalt-27 Year Old White Female

Victim was found in an alley between 7th and 8th St. in Apalachicola, FL on 10/26/03, there was blunt trauma to the head.  Oswalt was known to have been partying within two blocks of where she was found.

Ruth Thompson-82 Year Old Female

Thompson was found murdered inside of her residence, located at 921 Paul Russell Rd. in Tallahassee, FL on 04/21/1985.  The victim lived alone at the time of death, but she did take on boarders on occasion.  The investigation revealed the victim died as a result of foul play.

Johnnie Kornegay-36 Year Old White Male

Kornegay of Tallahassee, a taxicab driver, was killed during what is believed to be a robbery.  He was found inhis yelow cab near the intersection of Brevard and Woodward St. on 12/19/64.  Kornegay picked up a passenger at the taxi stand next to the Greyhound Bus Station on Adams St. prior to being found murdered.

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