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 →

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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 →

Going Postal

In American slang, the phrase “going postal” means flying into an uncontrollable rage at work. It’s likely many of us have had moments where we’ve felt like this, but the origins of this saying are a lot darker than you’d expect. In 1986, a post office worker by the name of Patrick Sherrill shot 20 of his post office... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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