Over the course of two years in the early 1970s, Santa Rosa, California, was terrorised by an unidentified serial killer. He was dubbed the “Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer” because his victims were girls and young women that had been hitchhiking.
The day before Jeff Hall was murdered, his 10-year-old son, Joseph Hall, showed a family friend a leather belt emblazoned with an SS emblem. “Look what my dad got me,” he said. Unbeknownst to anybody at the time, Joseph would murder his Nazi father the very next day.
In May of 1991, Timmy Wiltsey was reported missing from the Sayerville carnival, New Jersey. It would take over two decades before justice was finally served.
12-year-old Muriel Drinkwater was found shot dead in a forest nearby her home in Penllergaer, Swansea, Wales, in 1946. To this day, nobody has ever been charged with her murder.
When Gary Plauche’s 10-year-old son was abducted by a child molester, he wanted to make sure he paid. When the predator was being extradited, Plauche shot him dead in the airport as television cameras were rolling.
Washoe was a common chimpanzee and the first ever non-human to learn how to communicate with sign language, proving that chimps and humans could communicate in a common language. When her carer suffered a miscarriage, Washoe – who had lost her own babies -signed the word “cry” and asked for a hug.
On 22 August, 1972, John Wojtowicz attempted to rob a bank in Manhattan to pay for his partner’s gender reassignment surgery.
Shortly after 5PM on the 12th of September, 1943, a Sedan was spotted driving erratically and meandering through Washington Blvd., barely missing a telephone pole before crashing into a bean field near Thatcher Ave. A man emerged from the wreckage wearing just a pair of white swimming trunks. He was covered in blood and stumbled into the field before collapsing in the field.
Over the course of eight months in 1984, Florida’s Tampa strip was the hunting ground for sadistic serial killer, Bobby Joe Long. He was finally apprehended when 17-year-old Lisa McVey escaped after being abducted and held hostage for 26 hours.
In May of 1985, Katie Eastburn and two of her young daughters were murdered in their Fayetteville, North Carolina, home. Despite the fact police had the killer, it took 25 years for justice to be served.