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.
Joe Arridy, 23, who had an I.Q. of 46, was executed for a murder he did not commit. Unable to comprehend what was about to happen, he smiled as he entered the death chamber.
Over 49 years have passed since Betsy Aardsma was murdered in Penn State’s Library. Despite numerous suspects and an extensive investigation, the case still remains unsolved.
On 17 December, 1938, Margaret Martin went to meet a man for an alleged job interview. She was never seen alive again.
There were whispers around the village that Charles Walton was a witch. Was he murdered as a “blood sacrifice”?
In 1969, Britain was stunned by the grim murders of two little boys. They were even more stunned to discover that the killer was just an 11-year-old girl, Mary Bell.
In 1944, American socialite and oil heiress, 20-year-old Georgette Elise Bauerdorf, was brutally murdered in her lavish West Hollywood apartment.
In 1961, housewife Joan Risch disappeared without a trace. Did she stage her own disappearance or did something more sinister take place?
Dorothy Harriet Camille Arnold was a wealthy socialite and heiress. In December of 1910, she disappeared without a trace.
From a Victorian style home in New England to a Grand Mansion in New Orleans, these houses simply look like your average historic home. However, what went on behind these doors was anything other than ordinary.