CID Cold Case Unit

The Army CID Cold Case Unit is responsible for the oversight and investigation of unresolved homicides and long-term missing persons. 

A cold case is defined as an investigation where the manner of death has been ruled as a homicide or is suspected to be a homicide and all logical investigative leads have been exhausted without resolution, or a missing persons case with extenuating circumstances or suspected to resolve in a death and all logical investigative leads have been exhausted without resolution. 

Cold cases are continually reviewed and this will be updated if new information is found. We work diligently and are committed to bringing criminals to justice and providing a sense of peace and resolution to families who have lost their loved ones.

Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021


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Contact

Army CID Cold Case Unit
Russell-Knox-Building
27130 Telegraph Road
Quantico, VA 22134-2253
☎: +1-571-305-4341
✉: Cold Case Unit

Hours of operation:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and closed weekends and federal holidays.
Email is monitored 24/7.
  
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Army CID Cold Cases
Cold Case: $10,000 Reward for Information in 1987 Disappearance of Sgt. Jeff A. Coonradt
REWARD FOR INFORMATION
July 8, 2024 - Army CID is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of Sgt. Jeff A. Coonradt, and/or the successful arrest and conviction of any individuals criminally liable for his disappearance. Sgt. Coonradt, 27, was last seen in Marina, Calif., on Dec. 20, 1987, while riding as a passenger in the car of a fellow unit member.

SOLVED: Murder of Pfc. Amanda Gonzales
SOLVED: Murder of Pfc Amanda Gonzales
May 22, 2024 - UPDATE: A federal jury in Pensacola, Florida, convicted a former U.S. Army soldier yesterday for the murder of a pregnant, 19-year-old fellow soldier on a U.S. Army base in Germany more than 22 years ago.

Army CID’s Cold Case Unit Reinvestigating 30-Year-Old Murder Case
CID Reward for Information Graphic
June 30, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Cold Case Unit is offering a $50,000 reward for credible information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the 1993 murder of Pfc. Erica D. Holder.

Man Arrested for Cold Case Murder on Military Base in Germany
Army CID & Department of Justice Graphic
Feb. 23, 2023 - A man was arrested today in the Northern District of Florida on criminal charges related to a murder on a U.S. Army base in Germany 21 years ago.

Pvt. Richard Halliday | Missing Person
Pvt. Richard Halliday
July 23, 2022 - Reward of $50,000 for information on missing Fort Bliss Soldier. Saturday marks two years since Pvt. Richard Halliday was last seen near his assigned on-post barracks at Fort Bliss, Texas. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) continues to offer a reward of up to $50,000 for credible information concerning the disappearance of Pvt. Richard Halliday.

Army CID Establishes Cold Case Unit
July 9, 2022 - The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) furthers its transformation and expands its commitment to support and protect Department of the Army, Soldiers, civilians, contractors, and their families.

Spc. Joseph Michael Bushling | Missing Person
Spc. Joseph Michael Bushling
June 7, 2022 - Reward Increased to $50,000 for Information on Missing Soldier. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) has increased the reward to $50,000 for credible information concerning the disappearance of Spc. Joseph Michael Bushling on May 8, 2011.

Pvt. Gregory Morales | Unsolved Homicide
Pvt. Gregory Morales
June 7, 2022 - Reward Increased to $50,000 for Information on Death of Soldier. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) has increased the reward to $50,000 for credible information relating to the death of Pvt. Gregory Morales.

Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez | Unsolved Homicide
Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez
May 20, 2022 - Reward of $50,000 for information on the death of Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) continues to offer a reward of up to $50,000 for credible information concerning the circumstances surrounding his death.

1987 Cold Case Solved
Solved: Spc. Darlene Krashoc
July 12, 2021 - More than three decades after the body of a female Fort Carson Soldier was found, justice has finally been served.

Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell | Unsolved Homicide
Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell
Jan. 14, 2021 - Reward increased to $50,000 for information on the murder of Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell. The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for credible information concerning the circumstances surrounding the murder of Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell who was assigned to Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Putting Together the Pieces - When a Cold Case Gets Hot: Army crime lab at work
Army CID forensic scientist collects evidence from clothing in lab
Feb. 1, 2018 - In August 2008, Norfolk, Virginia, police investigated the scene of a home invasion and rape. A Navy chief petty officer, reported that she awoke to an unknown male assaulting her. Before leaving, he threatened to harm her and her teenaged daughter if she reported him.

CID Seeks Information in 1975 Missing Person’s Case
CID Missing Person Graphic
Sept. 2, 2014 - The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is seeking the public’s assistance while investigating the disappearance of Alice Fay (Jones) Jefferson, who reportedly went missing from Fort Campbell, Ky. in July, 1975.

SOLVED: $125,000 Reward On 10th Anniversary, Army Special Agents Seek Information on Homicide of Young, Pregnant Soldier in Hanau, Germany
SOLVED: Murder of Pfc Amanda Gonzales
Oct. 30, 2011 - A federal jury in Pensacola, Florida, convicted a former U.S. Army soldier yesterday for the murder of a pregnant, 19-year-old fellow soldier on a U.S. Army base in Germany more than 22 years ago.

Veyda Maria Sellers | Missing Person
Veyda Maria Sellers
May 1, 1999 - Information wanted on the disappearance of Veyda Maria Sellers, the spouse of an Army Soldier.