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.
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.
During the cold months of late 1995, the body of a middle-aged man was found in a rail car in the town of Wright, Wyoming. His identity still remains a mystery today.
It’s estimated that around 800,000 children are reported missing each and every year. Thankfully, most of these children return home safely. But what about those who never return? For the loved ones left behind, the not knowing must be unimaginable. In this article, we shall look at five cases of missing children.
From living a life of luxury to great poverty, the case of Margaret Clement,“The Lady of the Swamp,” is one of Australia’s greatest mysteries. For years, Margaret lived a lonely existence in a derelict Victorian mansion before one day, she inexplicably disappeared.
Janette Roberson, 27, was beaten and stabbed to death in the basement of a local department store in Reed City, Michigan, in 1983. Her killer has never been identified.
When Barbara Follett was just 12-years-old, her first book was published. Years later, the once child prodigy would leave her home and vanish into the night, never to be seen again.
The body of “Septic Tank Sam” was discovered in an abandoned septic tank in Tofield, Alberta, on the 1st of April, 1977. He had been brutally tortured and then murdered. His identity – and that of his killer – still remains unknown.
Michaela Joy Garecht, 9, was abducted from the front of a store in Hayward, California, on 19 November, 1988, by a young man with long blonde hair. She still hasn’t been found and her abductor still remains unidentified.
In 1992, two women were found in different locations in the Wyoming wilderness. The DNA found at each crime scene concluded that they were both killed by the same person. Their identity – and who killed them – has never been solved.