The Murder of Dorothy Jane Scott

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Dorothy Jane Scott was a 32-year-old single mother of a 4-year-old boy named Shawn. They lived in Stanton, California with her aunt. She worked in Anaheim as a back office secretary at Swinger’s Psych Shop and Custom John’s Head Shop while her parents, who just lived a few blocks down from her work, watched Shawn. […]

What happened to Elisa Lam?

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On February 19, 2013, maintenance worker Santiago Lopez took the lift to the 15th floor of Los Angeles’ Cecil Hotel. There were problems with the water supply. Complaints had been coming through to reception for days: low pressure, a dark colour, even a strange smell seeping from some of the taps. From the 15th floor, […]

Who is The Zodiac Killer?

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The Zodiac Killer terrorized Southern California during the 1970s, killing five victims and claiming credit for several more. The killer originated the name in a series of taunting letters and cards sent to the San Francisco Bay Area press. Each letter closed with a symbol consisting of a circle with a cross through it, in […]

Who Murdered Libby and Abby?

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The Crime Eighth-graders Abby Williams, 13, and Libby German, 14, were enjoying a day off from school on Feb. 13, 2017, Delphi Indiana, when they vanished on a hiking path. Their bodies were found the next day near the trail. That Day It was an unseasonably warm day and an unexpected day off from school […]

Tylenol Poisonings

In late September/early October 1982, seven Chicago-area people died from popping Tylenol pills laced with cyanide. Adam Janus was experiencing chest pain. He popped a few Extra-Strength Tylenol and collapsed an hour later. He died. That night, Janus’ younger brother and sister-in-law, grief-stricken and achey, popped a few of Adam’s Tylenol pills. They died. A […]

The Death Of Edgar Allen Poe

The Raven author left New York City in 1849 bound for Richmond, but only made it as far as Baltimore, where a passer-by noticed the delirious and incoherent writer slouched in front of a bar on October 3. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died four days later. The local newspaper attributed his […]

The Black Dahlia

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The sight stopped a mother and her child in their tracks. A naked woman was lying feet from the sidewalk. She was sliced cleanly in half at the waist, with not one drop of blood on her. The now-infamous slaying of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short instantly captured headlines in 1947, with newspapers later dubbing her the […]