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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

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

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

by Gary Sweeney

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

by Gary Sweeney

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