After 16 years as an unsolved cold case, an arrest was finally made in the murder of Rebekah Gould. Learn how the alleged killer reached out to AMU investigators before his arrest.
The producers of CrimeCon invited AMU criminal justice professor Jennifer Bucholtz and investigative reporter George Jared to present an hour-long session detailing their work on the previously unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould, a case that was essentially cold for more than 16 years.
For 16 years, mystery surrounded the murder of Rebekah Gould. Finally, in November 2020, an arrest was made. Learn more about the suspect, his connection to Rebekah, and oversights and missed opportunities about this investigation.
What circumstantial evidence exists in the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould and is it enough to obtain a conviction in court? In the fifth and final planned episode of this series, Jennifer Bucholtz shares her list of circumstantial evidence she’s uncovered and who it points to as the most likely suspect.
What, specifically, caused Rebekah Gould’s death? In the fourth episode of this five-part podcast series, Jennifer Bucholtz analyzes the findings detailed in Rebekah’s autopsy report to better understand the injuries she sustained.
What do the actions of a killer tell investigators about their personality, motive, and identity? In the third episode of this five-part podcast series, AMU Criminal Justice professor Jennifer Bucholtz outlines a behavioral analysis profile of Rebekah Gould’s killer.
In this episode, gain a local perspective about the area where Rebekah Gould was murdered in 2004. Hear what Jennifer Bucholtz discovered during her trip to Arkansas regarding the likely route the killer drove between crime scenes. This episode also features journalist and true-crime author, George Jared, who was part of the original search party for Rebekah’s body.
In September 2004, 22-year-old college student Rebekah Gould was murdered. Her case remains unsolved. In the first episode of this five-part podcast series, learn about the evidence in this cold case from Jennifer Bucholtz, a criminal justice and forensic science professor at American Military University, who has spent months reviewing and analyzing the facts of this unsolved murder.
By Jennifer Bucholtz
What does the evidence from Rebekah Gould’s unsolved murder tell investigators about the killer? The ninth article in this series applies behavioral analysis techniques to create a profile of the likely killer based on Rebekah’s injuries and the evidence left at the scenes.
By Jennifer Bucholtz
Rebekah Gould was brutally murdered in 2004, but her killer was never identified or convicted. Now, after utilizing her extensive background in criminal justice to investigate the cold case, AMU’s Jennifer Bucholtz has built a strong circumstantial case against Rebekah’s killer. Is it enough to put him behind bars?