From the time Alexis Ortiz was old enough to understand, she knew about the family rumor surrounding her grandfather – and she thinks it holds water. Ortiz, a 21-year-old Rochester resident, believes her grandfather may have been the Rochester Alphabet Killer…. Read More ›
Unsolved Cases of Monroe County
An ongoing series that explores cold cases in the Rochester region
Jose Bas was shot and killed while working at his family-owned grocery store in Rochester. It has been almost 50 years since his murder, but police say the case is still unsolved. This is the fourth part of an ongoing series covering the unsolved cases of Monroe County. Here is his story.
By Madison Scott and Antonina Tortorello THE ALPHABET MURDERS Between 1971-1973 it was reported that three young girls were abducted, murdered, and then dumped in rural areas around Rochester. According to reports, Carmen Colon, Wanda Walkowickz, and Michelle Maenza all… Read More ›
By Madison Scott This is part one of an ongoing series that will uncover the stories behind Monroe County’s unsolved cases. DOMONIQUE HOLLEY-GRISHAM 12 years of silence.12 years of questions. The family of Domonique Holley-Grisham has been haunted by deafening… Read More ›