Elisabeth Tilstra has spent most of her life painstakingly avoiding all things horror, including even suspensefully scored films. However, she enjoys researching the mysteries of history, and thus consumes creepy content in moderation. She lives in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.
The truth is grislier than fiction in these real-life accounts of mystery and murder from the Victorian era.
On a warm July night in 1919, the body of young Bella Wright was found with a bullet hole in her head.
They say her spirit dances past the cemetery at night, dressed entirely in white.
Haunting the halls of this classic Hollywood home is a bloody murder mystery.
They say the widow's ghost lingers in the tower and sets the house ablaze with phantom fire...
Centuries of deaths imbue the home with dread.
The ghosts of the past still linger in its halls.
One island, one couple, one murder.
How did he end up at the bottom of the Hawkesbury River, tied to a metal rack that seemed welded just for him?
In 18th century France, the region of Gévaudan was terrorized by a bloodthirsty creature.
The father claimed his daughter's spirit had called out from beyond the grave, describing the castle’s design.
Shuttered in 1987, the souls of those who lived there still haunt its halls.
The deaths of the Chase family were anything but restful.
Atop a hill in Dublin is an abandoned building, where men once made pacts with the Devil.
When Emily Dimmock's family finally entered her apartment, they discovered a gruesome sight.
What would you sell to get what you want?
In 1908, Charles Luard found his wife Caroline shot dead at a neighbor's country house.
In 1912, Little Bobby Dunbar went missing. Police found and returned a boy matching the missing child's description ... but was it really him?
What happened to the vanished heiress on that fateful evening in 1910?