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.
Marco Tulio Flores had been sexually abused by a family friend from when he was just 9-years-old. As a teenager, he found a photograph of a 6-year-old nephew in the predator’s home. The traumatic memories came flooding back and he snapped.
Susan Smalley, 18, and Stacie Madison, 17, were best friends in their prime of life. Then on 19 March, 1988, they disappeared in Carrollton, Texas, leaving behind only Stacie’s yellow Mustang convertible. What happened to them?
Jonathan Reed and his wife, Mary, were so passionately in love that when Mary died, Jonathan laid her to rest in a mausoleum in the Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, and spent every last waking moment with her until his own death.