The murder of Mark Kilroy

It was spring break in 1989, and University of Austin student Mark Kilroy was vacationing in Matamoros, Mexico, with some friends. Arriving with fellow Americans all excited for spring break, Mark began to enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and Mexico’s lax drinking laws, and partied well into the night. At some point, Mark and his friend... Continue Reading →

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The sad case of the Lipstick Killer

North Kenmore Avenue is a much sought-after residential area in the city of Chicago, with a children's park surrounding the apartments and transport links within walking distance. It lies around the corner from a prestigious Catholic school and the uptown setting is popular with young families and elderly residents alike, it's safe atmosphere and cheap... Continue Reading →

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Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?

On the 18th of April, 1943, four local boys were hunting for animals in Hagley Wood near to Wychbury Hill when they came across a large Wych Elm tree. The youngsters were excited upon finding this tree, as they knew it would contain lots of birds nests that they could poach from. What they discovered instead,... Continue Reading →

What happened to Lars Mittank?

A respectable young man disappears without a trace after getting into a scuffle at a popular Bulgarian holiday resort. Nobody has heard from him for almost 5 years, and his case is as maddening as it is frightening. One of the strangest cases I’ve ever come across is that of Lars, a German man who vanished... Continue Reading →

The Unknown Man

"I don’t care what you do, you can go to hell. That's all I have to say to you. Go to hell"- The Unknown Man For over six years, he has been in a maximum security prison in Canada. Nobody knows who he is, or where he comes from. Police have searched for any trace... Continue Reading →

Luis Padilla: The chaplain of El Porteñazo

When Democratic ruler Rómulo Betancourt came into power for the second time in Venezuela, the country's naval forces went into rebellion. The year was 1962, and this wasn't the first military-led rebellion attempting to overthrow the government as just a month earlier, "El Carupanazo" saw 56 people dead and the country in turmoil. Although the... Continue Reading →

The Frog Boys

The date was September 26th, 2002, and a man local to the area of Daegu, South Korea was foraging for acorns in the streams surrounding Mount Waryong when he made a horrific discovery: Human remains. More horrifically, the remains belonged to five children, who had vanished from the area 11 years before. Unusually, the man... Continue Reading →

What happened to Cindy James?

On the morning of June 8th 1989, the sleepy suburb of Richmond, Vancouver woke up to a grim discovery: a dead body. The victim was 44-year-old Cindy James, a nurse who was reported missing just a few weeks before the discovery of her corpse. Cindy’s case is unusual, because right from the start police suspected she... Continue Reading →

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