Karen Beaudin is a published author and accomplished speaker who addresses the subject of unsolved murders to various institutions, including universities, law enforcement, and religious organizations during conferences and training seminars. She promotes the value of Cold Case Units and its importance to families of murder victims. Karen also supports the creation of websites for unsolved homicides and unresolved deaths. These websites can provide valuable information to law enforcement and makes available a place to leave anonymous tips.
Karen's media interviews include Elizabeth Vargas from ABC 20/20, Bob Ward, Crime Reporter from Fox News Boston; Sean MacDonald, Andy Hershberger, and Ray Brewer from WMUR TV. In 2009 Karen and her sisters were influential in establishing New Hampshire's first Cold Case Unit. During Victims' Rights Week, 2010, the Gloddy family received a certificate of appreciation from Governor John Lynch for their outstanding service on behalf of victims' of crime.
To arrange a speaking engagement, contact Karen through her website, or by sending her an e-mail as indicated.
A Child Is Missing exposes the reality that murder follows a family throughout their entire life. Future events often loop back to the day when a loved one's life was taken by the hands of a murderer.
Karen's sister Kathy was murdered in 1971. The case was reactivated in 1983 and again in 2004. In 2006 Kathy's remains were exhumed for DNA. A Child is Missing: Searching for Justice is the sequel to A Child Is Missing, it covers the reopening of Kathy's investigation in 2004 to present date. Karen interviewed over fifty people for the sequel and acquired new information from retired investigators.
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