Category: Crime

November 24, 1971. A man carrying only a black briefcase approached the flight counter of Northwest Orient Airlines at Portland International Airport. He identified himself as “Dan Cooper” and purchased a one-way ticket on Flight 305, a 30-minute trip to Seattle. There was nothing distinguishable or interesting about the man except he was dressed in mostly...

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On June 26, 1937 a rather strange looking boy was born. His name was Grady Franklin Stiles, Jr. Grady was born with a condition known as ectrodactyly. His fingers and toes were fused together to form claw-like extremities and as a freak show performer he became known as Lobster Boy. The Stiles family had a...

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This disturbing story begins when Dee Dee Blancharde at the age of twenty-four, became pregnant with her daughter to be, Gypsy Rose. The father, only seventeen at the time, Rod Blancharde married Dee Dee but shortly after the birth of their daughter, he realised he had “married for the wrong reasons” and left Dee Dee....

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The worlds most famous cannibal to ever exist and he was certainly a man to be feared. Inspiring stories like The Hills Have Eyes, gives you an eerie insight into the type of man Sawney was. Very little is known about Sawney Bean’s early life, however it is believed he was born in East Lothian...

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On November 18th 1978, over nine hundred people from the settlement of Jonestown, Guyana, willingly died from cyanide poisoning. The Jonestown settlement was sold as a utopia for its citizens and was established by Jim Jones, a communist who founded his own church known as “the People’s Temple” in 1950. However, Jonestown would not live up to...

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Heaven’s Gate sounds like the final barrier to eternity in paradise, the last step before being reunited with lost family and loved ones. Many believe it’s God’s final check point, only allowing the faithful inside. One man however, Marshall Applewhite founder of the religious group Heaven’s Gate, had beliefs of a more sinister notion and...

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The Slender Man (also known as Slenderman) is a fictional supernatural character that originated as a creepypasta Internet meme created by Something Awful forums user Eric Knudsen (also known as “Victor Surge”) in 2009. It is depicted as resembling a thin, unnaturally tall man with a blank and usually featureless face, wearing a black suit....

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  On the 18th of April 1943, Robert Hart, Thomas Willetts, Bob Farmer and Fred Payne, four boys from Stourbridge were poaching in Hagley Woods near to Wychbury Hill. They came across a large wych elm tree. Believing it a good place to hunt birds’ nests, Bob attempted to climb the tree to investigate. As he climbed, he...

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