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Type of site
crime-sleuthing community
OwnerWebsleuths LLC
Users136,498 as of May 2018[1]
Launched25 May 1999 (1999-05-25)
Current statusactive

Websleuths is an internet community that is focused on crime and missing persons. The privately owned Websleuths LLC maintains a forum for registered users to discuss and classify information related to crimes, trials and unsolved cases, which they try to solve. Tricia Griffith purchased the site in 2004.[2]

Some content is available for viewing without registration. Members have an option to be verified with their credentials with the administrator if they have a specific expertise, such as DNA analysis professionals, law enforcement, or are related to a specific crime in some way.[3]

  1. ^ "Websleuths". Retrieved 28 May 2018. Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community Statistics Discussions 305,154 Posts 13,607,658 Members 136,498
  2. ^ Kimberly A. C. Wilson (July 24, 2010). "Armchair detectives: True-crime websites are nonstop outlets for facts and opinions on Kyron Horman case". The Oregonian.
  3. ^ "professional".