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He ate everything from trash, spoons, eels, snakes—and possibly even human toddlers.
Is your state's most bizarre true crime case on the list?
By Jena Brown
The tale of this teenager's death has so many odd facets that closure may never be found.
They called him "America’s Unknown Child."
On June 9th, 1979, approximately 35 riders boarded the Sydney Ghost Train ride in Australia’s beloved harbor attraction Luna Park. Seven of them would not leave the train tunnel alive.
By Carolyn Cox
This sad tale has a peculiar ending.
A new study put forth a compelling theory for this bizarre tragedy.
The brutal, unsolved summer mystery continues to haunt Finland and beyond.
Decades later, the killer's identity remains a mystery.
On a warm July night in 1919, the body of young Bella Wright was found with a bullet hole in her head.
The killers behind these terrifying crimes remain unidentified to this day.
Justice was finally served.
By John Freund
Decades later, the question remains: Who pulled the trigger?
Horror author Joe Hill thinks so...
His body was found stuffed inside a duffel, with the bag's zipper padlocked from the outside.
These eerie demises were far from glamorous.
At least 45 deaths of young men are attributed to the Smiley Face Killer, but most police departments say he doesn’t exist.
From ice picks to toothpicks, death strikes in strange ways.
He checked in as Roland T. Owen. It wasn’t his real name, and that was just the beginning of the mystery.
The mysterious death of Norway's Isdal Woman continues to transfix investigators across the globe.