The thought of getting lost or disorientated while alone in the wilderness truly is a terrifying notion. Each and every year, people are reported missing after venturing out into the wild and here we share the story of five unlucky individuals who never made it home.
Teresa Sue Hilt, 22, was found murdered in her apartment in Maryville, Missouri, 1973. She had been stabbed in the chest, arm, and lower part of the body. Her killer has still not been identified.
Over the spring of 1946, a ruthless serial killer held the citizens of Texarkana in a state of perpetual fear. The identity of the so-called “Phantom Killer” who murdered 5 people in this sleepy town still remains unknown to this day.
Jodine Serrin, who suffered from mental disabilities, was found murdered in her apartment on Valentine’s Day of 2007. Despite the fact her parents saw her killer, he has still not been identified.
Katherine Korzilius, 6, was discovered unconscious at the side of the road four houses away from her own. She suffered a skull fracture which led to her death. Was she a victim of a hit-and-run or was she abducted and killed by a predator?
5-year-old Regina Mae Armstrong was abducted from outside her babysitter’s apartment in broad daylight.
Susan Swedell, 19, accepted a lift from a stranger during a blizzard after her car broke down. She hasn’t been seen since.
John Grega was wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife. An advance in DNA technology proved that he was innocent and he was exonerated.
Britney Beers, 6, disappeared while sitting on a bench in front of the apartment where she lived in Sturgis, Michigan, in 1997. A history of sexual abuse and neglect was then uncovered. She hasn’t been seen since.
Elaine Nix was abducted after using a pay phone late at night in Gainesville, Georgia. She was found murdered nine days later.