We all had them.
Perched unattended on the corner of our desk.
Often left like discarded flotsam. To be picked at and poured over when time and work allowed; which was not that often.
That is a thought that sometimes bugged me when the frustration of their existence got to me. I had at one stage, four such cases. Now dwindled to a lonely two.
'Unsolves' we call them here in the Murder Squad Room.
Cases that get bogged down and failed to continue due to lack of leads, lack of evidence or little or non-existent forensic evidence.
I do how-ever, tend to view them as a personal affront. A continual reminder that I needed to lift my game. That I had a lot to learn in this Section.
The two that remained were two young victims of a 'drive-by' shooti...