On 26 February, 2007, the badly abused and tortured body of a teenage girl was discovered in a garage in Gary, Indiana. It took eight long years before she was finally identified as 15-year-old Erika Hill.
Located in San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Federal Prison was in operation from 1934 to 1963 and was said to be America’s strongest prison. Alcatraz is also said to be one of the most haunted places in the United States.
On the 21st of July, 1999, the body of a young woman was found in a cornfield near the town of Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. She had been tortured and starved for a prolonged period before perishing. Her identity still remains unknown.
The struggle for civil rights in the United States has a long and murderous history. William Lewis Moore was murdered while waging a one-man protest against segregation.
The science of weather is certainly intriguing and weather anomalies are a source of fascination for a number of us. While the vast majority of us will never be lucky enough to witness anything more exciting than a double rainbow or obscure cloud formations, there are a number of unique weather oddities that occur in nature.
On the 1st of May, 1994, Victor Dwight Shoemaker, 5, vanished while playing with his cousins in the woods of Short Mountain, in Kirby, West Virginia. From a tragic accident to family involvement, the theories have been plentiful.
Wojtek was an orphaned bear who was adopted by the Polish Second Corps during WWII. Wojtek accompanied the soldiers into battle and was even enlisted into the 22nd Artillery Transport Company and given the rank of private.
The tragic case of Elisa Izquierdo is an all-too-familiar tale of bureaucratic ineptitude. She was known by New York’s Child Welfare Administration but their inaction led to her being murdered by her abusive mother.
In March of 1981, Carl McCunn, 35, flew into the Alaskan wilderness to photograph wildlife. Months later, he died in isolation while waiting for a plane that never would arrive.
Rosemarie Nitribitt, 24, was one of Germany’s most notorious high-end escorts who serviced numerous prominent figures. In 1957, she was found strangled to death in her apartment.