City of Binghamton, New York

Unsolved Cases

“The Binghamton Police Department is committed to investigating cases that have gone cold and to continue our pursuit of justice for the victims.  It is important that the community, along with friends and family, know that we will not forget the victims.  Although these cases are cold they are never cold to the people who care.  This webpage is for the community to view in hopes that persons who have information on any of the featured cases will have the courage to come forward and speak with the police.  We remain optimistic that we will one day be able to provide answers to the family and friends of the victims and that justice will be served.”    

- Joseph T. Zikuski, Chief of Police


The Binghamton Police Department is currently seeking the public’s help to find the person or persons responsible for the following crimes or information to the whereabouts of the following missing persons. Although some of the cases are more than 10 years old, detectives are still looking for leads and are interested in talking to anyone with information. 

If you know anything about a case featured below, please call the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772-7080 or email a tip below.


UNSOLVED HOMICIDE
 

On 12/9/2012 at 3:35 am, Binghamton Police were dispatched to the area of Chapin Street located on the city west side on a “shots fired” call. Uniformed officers responded and located a blood trail that led them to a Gerard Avenue backyard. There officers found 38 year old Daniel M. Miley lying face down.  Miley was transported to Wilson Hospital Emergency Room where he underwent emergency medical treatment.  On 12/20/2012, Miley died from complications sustained from the gunshot wound.  Miley's death has been ruled a homicide. Please refer to case #2012-38893.

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UNSOLVED HOMICIDE
 

On 6/20/2010 at approximately 12:22 am, Binghamton Police were dispatched to 12 Webster Court located on the city south side on a “shots fired” call.   Uniformed officers responded and located the body of Darnell B. Fields, AKA:  Bobby Womack, lying in the hallway outside his apartment door.  Fields was shot several times and his death has been ruled a homicide.  Please refer to case #2010-14220.

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UNSOLVED HOMICIDE
 

On 3/22/2009, Keisha Roman was reported missing from her Oak Street residence in the City of Binghamton. On 9/21/2009, Keisha’s skeletal remains were discovered in a rural area off of Harmony Road in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police are now the lead investigative agency and Keisha’s death has been ruled a homicide. Please refer to case #2009-10024.

Tips may also be submitted to the Pennsylvania State Police - Gibson at 570-465-3154.

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UNSOLVED HOMICIDE
 

On 7/3/2005 at 4:03 am, a Binghamton Police Officer came upon a large disturbance taking place in the area of 36 Main Street in the City of Binghamton.  The disturbance involved approximately 20 people. Kri-Shon Ross, AKA Tugga, was discovered lying in the roadway and had been stabbed. Emergency medical personnel responded and transported Ross to an area hospital where he died of his wounds.  Ross’s death has been ruled a homicide. Please refer to case #2005-18302.

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UNSOLVED HOMICIDE

 

   

On 9/1/2001 at 11:26 pm, Thomas Ruiz was found lying on the sidewalk in the area of Conklin Avenue and Gates Street in the City of Binghamton. Ruiz had sustained injuries consistent with being struck in the head. Ruiz's death has been ruled a homicide. Please refer to case #2001-25920.

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UNSOLVED ARSON

 

      
 
On March 17, 2011, at 3:28 am, The Binghamton Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire at 20 Milford St., on the east side of Binghamton. In this fire, seventeen year old, Jeffrey Aissa, died. The fire was ruled an arson. Please refer to case # 2011-6679.
 

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MISSING PERSON

 

    

FULL NAME: Bambi Lynn Madden
ALIASES: Bambi Griswold, Bambi L. Griswold, Bambi Fiske, Bambi L. Fiske, & Bambi Burns.
DATE MISSING: January 11, 2006
TIME MISSING: 11:00 p.m.
ADDRESS LAST SEEN: Last seen leaving her home at 29 Winding Way in Binghamton, NY on foot.  
    
SCARS/MARKS: She has a scar on her right hand. She has the following tattoos: a rose on her right breast; flowers and a rainbow on her left shoulder; the letters "SWF", "CMG", and "TOM" on her left shoulder; a unicorn with a crescent moon on her right thigh; a guitar with music notes on her right ankle; a guitar with the word "Tommy" on her right shoulder; and flames and skulls on her right shoulder.
 
CIRCUMSTANCES: On January 11, 2006, Bambi Lynn Madden, left her home at 29 Winding Way at about 11:00 p.m. on foot to a store on Main Street in Binghamton, NY. She was walking to the store alone and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Please refer to case # 2006-1001.
 

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 FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

 

      

On 10/30/2011 at 10:19 pm, Binghamton Police were dispatched to the intersection of Murray Street and Main Street where Roger E. Nelson was found deceased.  Investigation determined that Nelson was struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway.  It is believed that the vehicle that struck Nelson may have been a Cadillac SRX.  Please refer to case #2011-34391.

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FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

 

        

On 1/3/2010 at 2:33 am, Christopher Lewis was struck by a vehicle in the area of 161 Main Street in the City of Binghamton.  He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his wounds.  It is believed that the vehicle that struck Lewis may be an Acura Integra or similar vehicle.  Please refer to case #2010-0228.

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UNSOLVED ARSONS

 

The Binghamton Police are seeking information on several unsolved arsons or other suspicious fires within the City. Please check the interactive map below for unsolved cases:

   

   
 

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