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

    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 in blood.

    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

    Cruelly Slain: The Unknown Victorian Woman Murder of 1887

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    Cruelly Slain: 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

    On December 27, 1956, Barbara and Patricia Grimes left to see a movie. It was the last night anyone saw them alive.

    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