Cold Case Explorations

Researching Cold and Unsolved Cases from the US and Beyond

North Carolina Cold or Unsolved Cases

Amidst the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains and picturesque coastlines, North Carolina’s enigmatic stories of disappearances, unexplained events, and unsolved crimes beckon both amateur investigators and seasoned sleuths to dig deep into the past. As we navigate through the corridors of time, these unsolved crimes and mysteries serve as a reminder that even amidst the Southern hospitality, secrets can be buried, waiting for curious minds to shed light on their hidden truths.

Join us as we delve into the enigmatic tales that have shaped North Carolina’s history, and together, seek to unveil the answers that have long remained concealed. Here is a list of cold or unsolved cases in the state of North Carolina (NC) that I’ve written about:

Asha Degree

Degree, Asha

Missing since February 14, 2000 from Shelby, NC. A young girl left her home in the middle of the night and hasn’t been seen since. Her family still holds onto hope that she’s out there somewhere.

Trenny Lynn Gibson

Gibson, Trenny Lynn

Missing since October 8, 1976 from Bryson City, NC. In 1976, a 16-year-old student went on a field trip with her horticulture class in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She disappeared and has never been found.

North Carolinian Cities I’ve Written About

This section provides an alphabetically-sorted list of cities in North Carolina where the cases I’ve written about took place, along with the year in which the cases began.

Bryson City, NC

Shelby, NC