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.
In April 1922, two-year-old Pauline Picard disappeared from her home in Brittany, France. She was found in another town 200 miles away… or so they thought.
Between 1976 and 1986, a serial rapist turned serial killer left a trail of terror across Southern California. The elusive killer that raped over 50 women and killed 12 people still remains unidentified. Michelle McNamara was dedicated in unmasking him.
Between 1980 and 1982, Minneapolis residents were being terrorised by a sadistic serial killer that would make emotional phone calls to police after his murders earning him the moniker “The Weepy-Voiced Killer.”
Steven Timothy Judy had been convicted of several violent and sexually motivated crimes before 1979, when he murdered Terry Lee Chasteen and her three children.
17-year-old Kelly Anne Bates was drowned in a bath tub, after suffering four weeks of relentless torture at the hands of 48-year-old James Patterson Smith.
Tracey Neilson’s husband discovered her slashed and stabbed to death in their home on her 21st birthday. Her killer has evaded justice for 37 long years.
On 17 December, 1938, Margaret Martin went to meet a man for an alleged job interview. She was never seen alive again.
Throughout much of the 20th century, child abduction for ransom was aimed at the children of wealthy families. One of these cases was the abduction of 6-year-old Bobby Greenlease.
On Valentine’s Day of 2000, 9-year-old Asha Degree packed her bags in the middle of the night and crept out the front door. To this day, she still remains missing.