Miami Valley Murder Mysteries

Miami Valley Murder Mysteries

Some murders go unsolved and some killers slip through the cracks.  Time passes and families of the victims lose hope. News Center 7 investigates four unsolved murders.


CASE #1  View the video

Karen Goff, 20, was attacked and murdered in Kettering 25 years ago.  Her family is still waiting for justice..

"I woke up at 5’oclock in the morning.  I felt something was wrong,” said Mary Beth Marino.  

Something was very wrong that December day in 1987.  Karen’s father found her body inside the house he owned on Carew Dr. No one has ever been charged in the case, which was recently reopened by the Kettering Police Department. 

Call Detective Vincent Mason at 937-296-2583 if you have information.  


CASE #2  View the video

Corey Turner was a long-time substitute teacher in Dayton and a popular organist and choir director at his church.

Last December, the 39-year old man was murdered for his car and credit cards.

Members of the choir went to  his Harrison Township apartment when he failed to show up for rehearsal but the maintenance staff would not let them inside.  Later, deputies went inside and found Turner’s body.  

"Somebody knows what happened to this guy. Somebody’s bragged about it,” said Det. Brad Daugherty of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information should call Det. Daugherty at 937-478-0772. 


CASE #3  View the video

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information in the baffling murder of two loved and respected members of a small farming community.

Robert and Colleen Grube were found murdered in their farmhouse near Fort Recovery on November 30, 2011.

The elderly man was duct-taped to his wheelchair and killed, along with daughter, Colleen, who was his caretaker.

“The hardest thing is not knowing why or who.  Those are the two questions I really wanted answered,” said Tracy Grube about the murders of her father and sister.

Contact the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 567-890-TIPS (8477). You can also post information on


CASE #4  View the video

Carla Davis was six months pregnant and what her killer did to her, investigators said, was one of the most gruesome crimes they’d ever seen.

The murder still haunts her mother.

“I  miss baby.  I miss my friend,” said Rosetta Byrd of Dayton.

The 13-year-old case was recently reopened by Patricia Tackett of the Dayton Police Cold Case Unit.

Call Det. Tackett at 937- 333-7109 if you have information about the murder of Carla Davis and her unborn child.   

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