Mary Ann Cotton: England’s First Female Serial Killer

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    Mary Ann Cotton: England’s First Female Serial Killer

    This prolific killer from the 19th century left a shocking list of victims in her wake, including 11 of her children, three husbands, one lover, and her mother.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Trail of Dead: The Horrifying, Real-Life Case of the Beast of Gévaudan

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    Trail of Dead: The Horrifying, Real-Life Case of the Beast of Gévaudan

    In 18th century France, the region of Gévaudan was terrorized by a bloodthirsty creature.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Iulia Hasdeu Castle: The Eerie Romanian Castle Designed by a Ghost

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    Iulia Hasdeu Castle: The Eerie Romanian Castle Designed by a Ghost

    The father claimed his daughter's spirit had called out from beyond the grave, describing the castle’s design.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    A Living Nightmare: The History of Pennhurst Asylum

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    A Living Nightmare: The History of Pennhurst Asylum

    Shuttered in 1987, the souls of those who lived there still haunt its halls.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    The Mysterious Moving Coffins of the Chase Family Vault

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    The Mysterious Moving Coffins of the Chase Family Vault

    The deaths of the Chase family were anything but restful.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Two Bodies in the Bedroom: The Greystone Mansion Murder Mystery

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    Two Bodies in the Bedroom: The Greystone Mansion Murder Mystery

    Haunting the halls of this classic Hollywood home is a bloody murder mystery.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Haunting on the Hill: The Creepy History of the Hell Fire Club

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    Haunting on the Hill: The Creepy History of the Hell Fire Club

    Atop a hill in Dublin is an abandoned building, where men once made pacts with the Devil.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    A Killer in London: The Camden Town Murder

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    A Killer in London: The Camden Town Murder

    When Emily Dimmock's family finally entered her apartment, they discovered a gruesome sight.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    8 People Who Allegedly Sold Their Souls to the Devil

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    The Seal Chart Murder: Who Killed Caroline Luard?

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    The Seal Chart Murder: Who Killed Caroline Luard?

    In 1908, Charles Luard found his wife Caroline shot dead at a neighbor's country house.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Resurrection Cemetery and the Ghost of Resurrection Mary

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    Resurrection Cemetery and the Ghost of Resurrection Mary

    They say her spirit dances past the cemetery at night, dressed entirely in white.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    7 Haunted Objects You Do Not Want to Bring Into Your Home

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    7 Haunted Objects You Do Not Want to Bring Into Your Home

    What happens when your prized possession is already possessed?

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Police Gave This Child to the Wrong Family

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    Police Gave This Child to the Wrong Family

    In 1912, Little Bobby Dunbar went missing. Police found and returned a boy matching the missing child's description ... but was it really him?

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Without a Trace: The Unsolved Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold

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    Without a Trace: The Unsolved Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold

    What happened to the vanished heiress on that fateful evening in 1910?

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Caught by a Cord: The Murder of Nancy Titterton

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    Caught by a Cord: The Murder of Nancy Titterton

    She was strangled to death in her Manhattan apartment ... and the only clues to the crime was a lone horse hair and a piece of cord.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    The Unsolved Killing of Georgette Bauerdorf

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    The Unsolved Killing of Georgette Bauerdorf

    Her screams went unanswered, and her murder remains a mystery.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    The Blood-Soaked History of Ireland’s Leap Castle

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    The Blood-Soaked History of Ireland’s Leap Castle

    With such a grisly past, it’s no wonder Leap Castle is swarming with spirits.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Ghost Light in the Window: The Drish House Haunting

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    Ghost Light in the Window: The Drish House Haunting

    They say the widow's ghost lingers in the tower and sets the house ablaze with phantom fire ...

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    Abandoned in the Desert: Chile’s Eerie Ghost Towns

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    Abandoned in the Desert: Chile’s Eerie Ghost Towns

    In the barren sands of northern Chile are haunting reminders of the country's troubled past.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    The Unsolved Killing of Margaret Martin

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    The Unsolved Killing of Margaret Martin

    In 1938, a young woman's bright future came to an abrupt and brutal end.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    What Lies at the Bottom of Skeleton Lake?

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    What Lies at the Bottom of Skeleton Lake?

    High in the Himalayas is a mysterious lake with a very grisly secret...

    by Elisabeth Tilstra

    The Mudhouse Mansion Mystery

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    The Mudhouse Mansion Mystery

    On a hill in Ohio stood a stately brick mansion with a sinister reputation.

    by Elisabeth Tilstra