The parents of the Grimes sisters grieve at the 1957 murder inquest of their daughters, Barbara and Patricia Grimes, in an historic file photo.

Columbia Chronicle Profiles Detective, Progress in Historic Grimes Sisters Murders

Published November 9, 2019

The 1956 disappearance and murder of teen-aged sisters Barbara and Patricia Grimes from the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago spurred the city's largest manhunt and an ongoing mystery about this notorious crime. The Columbia Chronicle sheds light on the subject in an article profiling the event and updates regarding the investigation of retired detective and Chicago true-crime author Ray Johnson.

Johnson shared history about the case and his conjecture about its circumstances at a presentation in October at the West Lawn branch of the Chicago Public Library, wrote Staff Reporter Knox Keranen. This included Johnson's pick for the most likely murder suspect.

Click here to read "'Chicago History Cop' making headway in Grimes sisters' murder case" on the Columbia Chronicle website.

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