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The Babysitter Who Vanished: What Happened to Evelyn Hartley?

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The Babysitter Who Vanished: What Happened to Evelyn Hartley?

A perimeter search revealed blood stains in the yard, and bloody prints on the nearby garage.

by Gary Sweeney

The Misery of Forest Haven Asylum

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The Misery of Forest Haven Asylum

Outside of Washington, D.C. lies an abandoned institution with a thoroughly disturbing past.

by Gary Sweeney

A True Account of Murder: An Interview with Catherine Pelonero

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A True Account of Murder: An Interview with Catherine Pelonero

The bestselling true crime author discusses the disturbing crimes of .22 Caliber Killer Joseph Christopher.

by Gary Sweeney

Whispers of Fairfield State Hospital

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Whispers of Fairfield State Hospital

Something needed to change...

by Gary Sweeney

The Chilling, Unsolved Disappearance of William and Margaret Patterson

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The Chilling, Unsolved Disappearance of William and Margaret Patterson

Aside from the family cat, the Patterson household was eerily devoid of life.

by Gary Sweeney

Julia Buccola Petta: The Eternal Italian Bride of Chicago’s Mt. Carmel Cemetery

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Julia Buccola Petta: The Eternal Italian Bride of Chicago’s Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Her body remained in an eerily perfect state, without the slightest hint of decay.

by Gary Sweeney

A Body In the Water: Who Killed Little Lord Fauntleroy?

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A Body In the Water: Who Killed Little Lord Fauntleroy?

In 1921, the body of a boy, dubbed "Little Lord Fauntleroy," was found floating in a Wisconsin quarry pond. Evidence suggested his death was not accidental.

by Gary Sweeney

The Ethereal Walk of Archie and Anna Clark

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The Ethereal Walk of Archie and Anna Clark

This is the story of my great-great-grandparents, and how their love endured—even in death.

by Gary Sweeney

6 Chilling Cases of Stockholm Syndrome

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6 Chilling Cases of Stockholm Syndrome

Stockholm syndrome is as tragic as it is complex. Victims suffer both the physical abuse of imprisonment and the severe emotional manipulation that locks them in place.

by Gary Sweeney

The Ghost of Ocean Born Mary: New Hampshire’s Most Famous Legend

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The Ghost of Ocean Born Mary: New Hampshire’s Most Famous Legend

In the 1700s, a ruthless pirate on the high seas took mercy on a mother and her newborn child. Thus, the legend of Ocean Born Mary came to be.

by Gary Sweeney

Murder in Pasquotank County: Who Killed Nell Cropsey?

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Murder in Pasquotank County: Who Killed Nell Cropsey?

In December 1901, authorities found the body of young Nell Cropsey floating in North Carolina's Pasquotank River.

by Gary Sweeney

Blood on the Kitchen Floor: The Unsolved Disappearance of Joan Risch

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Blood on the Kitchen Floor: The Unsolved Disappearance of Joan Risch

In 1961, Joan Risch vanished from her Massachusetts home, leaving behind two children, a distraught husband, and a kitchen streaked with blood.

by Gary Sweeney

The Unknown Victorian Woman Murder of 1887

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The Unknown Victorian Woman Murder of 1887

In 1887, four brothers stumbled across the brutalized body of a young woman in Rahway, New Jersey.

by Gary Sweeney

A Journey of Death: What Happened to Ambrose Bierce?

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A Journey of Death: What Happened to Ambrose Bierce?

Bierce sent a letter from Chihuahua, Mexico in 1913. It was the last anyone ever heard from him.

by Gary Sweeney

A Haunting in Georgia: The Curse of the Barnsley Gardens

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A Haunting in Georgia: The Curse of the Barnsley Gardens

Are Godfrey and Julia Barnsley still cursed, even in death?

by Gary Sweeney

William Herbert Wallace and the Impossible Murder of Julia Wallace

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William Herbert Wallace and the Impossible Murder of Julia Wallace

Neighbors watched William open the back door. There, sprawled across the parlor floor, was Julia's lifeless body.

by Gary Sweeney

A Body in Kentucky: The 30-Year-Long Mystery of “Tent Girl”

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A Body in Kentucky: The 30-Year-Long Mystery of “Tent Girl”

In 1968 her body was found. Her identity would remain a mystery for decades.

by Gary Sweeney

A Haunting at the Story Inn: The Tale of the Blue Lady

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A Haunting at the Story Inn: The Tale of the Blue Lady

She wears a white gown, with piercing eyes as blue as ice.

by Gary Sweeney

The Child Genius Who Vanished: What Happened to Barbara Newhall Follett?

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The Child Genius Who Vanished: What Happened to Barbara Newhall Follett?

Some believe she fled to the woods, just like the character from her famous novel.

by Gary Sweeney

The Curse of the Devil’s Tree

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The Curse of the Devil’s Tree

Don't test the evil limits of the Devil’s Tree ... lest you meet a violent end.

by Gary Sweeney

Howard Unruh and the Walk of Death

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Howard Unruh and the Walk of Death

In his own twisted mind, Howard Unruh's killing spree was "justified."

by Gary Sweeney

Baleroy Mansion: The Most Haunted House in Philadelphia

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The Chilling, Unsolved Murder of the Grimes Sisters

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The Chilling, Unsolved Murder of the Grimes Sisters

Barbara and Patricia Grimes were murdered in 1956. New clues have raised hopes the killer might still be caught.

by Gary Sweeney

Mercy Brown and the Great Vampire Panic of Rhode Island

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Mercy Brown and the Great Vampire Panic of Rhode Island

In 1892, Mercy Brown died of consumption. But townspeople had a more sinister explanation for her death...

by Gary Sweeney

Vanished: The Unsolved Disappearance of Paula Jean Welden

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Vanished: The Unsolved Disappearance of Paula Jean Welden

She hiked into the woods one winter afternoon and was never seen again.

by Gary Sweeney

London’s Highgate Cemetery and the Curse of the Highgate Vampire

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London’s Highgate Cemetery and the Curse of the Highgate Vampire

It wasn’t long before rumors of Satanism and occult activities circulated.

by Gary Sweeney

Haunted Grounds: Bonaventure Cemetery and the Ghost of Gracie Watson

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Haunted Grounds: Bonaventure Cemetery and the Ghost of Gracie Watson

Don't take a gift from Little Gracie's grave ... or her life-like statue might cry tears of blood.

by Gary Sweeney

Manuel Blanco Romasanta: The Werewolf of Allariz

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Manuel Blanco Romasanta: The Werewolf of Allariz

He was Spain's first documented serial killer ... and the motivation behind his bloodlust defied all rational thought.

by Gary Sweeney

Blanche Monnier: The Woman Who was Held Prisoner by Her Mother for 25 Years

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Blanche Monnier: The Woman Who was Held Prisoner by Her Mother for 25 Years

When daylight finally spilled into the musty chamber, a shocking sight came into focus...

by Gary Sweeney

Greyfriars Kirkyard and the Mackenzie Poltergeist

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Greyfriars Kirkyard and the Mackenzie Poltergeist

Don't get too close to the tomb of Bloody Mackenzie ... or his evil spirit just might grab you by the throat.

by Gary Sweeney

The Hidden World of Dundas Castle

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The Hidden World of Dundas Castle

Lost in the Catskills is a forsaken stone castle haunted by tales of madness ...

by Gary Sweeney

Traces of the Dead: The Haunted Battleground of Cold Harbor

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Traces of the Dead: The Haunted Battleground of Cold Harbor

It was one of the most violent battles of the Civil War ... and some tormented souls still roam its bloodied soil.

by Gary Sweeney

A Ghostly Vision: The Moberly-Jourdain Incident of 1901

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A Ghostly Vision: The Moberly-Jourdain Incident of 1901

After wandering down a narrow path at Versailles, two women from England came face to face with the ghosts of the past.

by Gary Sweeney

The Ghosts of Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery

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The Ghosts of Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery

Haunting this historic cemetery are eerie tales of anguished soldiers, an eternal watch dog, and one hideous vampire with jagged teeth and hanging skin.

by Gary Sweeney

The Tortured Ghost of Philadelphia’s Blue Bell Inn

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The Tortured Ghost of Philadelphia’s Blue Bell Inn

As he lay dying, he muttered his last words: “I’ll never leave this accursed place.”

by Gary Sweeney

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