The disappearance of Johnny Gosch

*This post contains images that some readers may find distressing* Missing children are always haunting cases, particularly when there is little to no information on them vanishing. Johnny Gosch was a 12-year-old boy from Iowa who left for his paper-round in the early hours of Sunday, September 5, 1982 and never returned home. His disappearance... 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 →

Genie- The Feral Child

It’s hard to believe that human beings can be classed as “feral”, but there have been a few isolated incidences where this was indeed the case. One of the most famous, is the story of Genie, a pseudonym used to protect the true identity of a severely neglected 13-year-old girl who had been so isolated, she had... Continue Reading →

The Pickaxe Muderess– Karla Faye Tucker

The childhood of Karla Faye Tucker was a turbulent one, with her parents' divorce overshadowing all the childhood joy she should have experienced. During divorce settlements, Karla discovered that she was the product of an affair and was not her father's child, a devastating blow for any 10-year-old. Two years later, she had already started... Continue Reading →

What happened to Alan Jeal?

On February 25th, 2014, dog-walkers enjoying a nice day out on Perranporth Beach in Cornwall made the disturbing discovery of a corpse, washed up during the high tide. When emergency services arrived, they immediately noted that several aspects were very suspicious: Multiple cuts and bruises were present over the man’s body, which a pathologist later... Continue Reading →

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