Ricky McCormick

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    June 18, 2012

    Crack This Code, Win RFT Sunglasses!

    Last week's Riverfront Times feature story, Code Dead, examined the investigation into Ricky McCormick, a St. Louis man found dead with two coded messages on his body. The FBI believes the ciphers could reveal McCormick's killer(s), but the agency has been unable to crack the code in more than ten y ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Video: The Ricky McCormick Codes Explained

    This week's Riverfront Times feature story, "Code Dead," examines the encrypted messages discovered a decade ago on the body of Ricky McCormick and why the FBI's foremost code-breakers remained stymied by the ciphers. In the following video, expert cryptographer Elonka Dunin walks author Christopher ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    March 30, 2011

    Crack a Code, Solve a Murder

    image viaDig out your old WWII Colossus code-breaking computer: The FBI has got a case for you.​If you ever had fantasies of being a World War II code-breaker or joining the CSI team (choose your city), now's your chance. The FBI is officially stumped in the case of Ricky McCormick, whose body ... More >>