Judith Tompkins was only eight years old when she disappeared in the late 1800's, Her father was rich and he dabbled in photography. This was the last image taken of Judith before she disappeared. Her father died in prison after being convicted in her disappearance. This image shows a hint that something else may have been at work. Mr. Quiet Movie kck.st/MSaOZA
On 22 February 1946, Mary Larey and Jimmy Hollis survived an attack by a ‘phantom-like’ murderer in Texarkana. One month later, Richard Griffin and Polly Moore were murdered. On 13 April Betty Booker and Jerry Atkins were murdered . Three hundred suspects were brought in for questioning, but on 3 May the phantom struck again, killing Virgil Starks and wounding his wife Katy in their home. The serial killer became know as the ‘Phantom Killer’ and the case still remains unsolved today.
A fascinating story about 5 West Virginia children who mysteriously vanished on Christmas Eve, 1945. This is truly crazy! Worth the read
The Taman Shud Case is the unsolved case of a man found dead on December 1948, in Adelaide, South Australia. The case has been the subject of speculation over the years regarding the identity of the victim, the events leading up to and the cause of his death. An unsolved code was found among his belongings and the case name comes from a scrap of paper torn from a rare book found in his pocket.
In July 1985 Nicole Morin, aged 8, left her apartment to meet a friend and go swimming in the pool behind the building. The friend waited downstairs, but Nicole never arrived. She was seen by a neighbour, getting into the elevator, but that was the last time she was seen. Police searched everywhere, but no trace of her was ever found. What happened to Nicole, and how did the supposed abductor take her away without being seen?
Mitchell Owens disappeared from his home in 1983 and hasn't been seen since. His mother was attacked by an unknown male, and though strangled unconscious, she survived. However Mitchell was missing. A man posing as a police officer had called at her home earlier, but no officer had been sent there. Also she had received suspicious phone calls. Inexplicably, the police decided to treat Mitchell as a runaway, despite him being just 4 years old. What happened to Mitchell and where is he now?
Susan Powell disappeared in 2009 in a snowstorm. Her husband said he left her at home and when he returned she was gone. She left all her belongings behind, and he had her phone. In 2012 her husband killed himself and their two young sons. Susan has never been found
Stacy McCall, Suzie Streeter, and Suzie's mother Sherrill Levitt, disappeared from Levitt's home more than 20 years ago. There was no sign of a struggle, and the women left their purses, money and personal belongings behind. Sherrill's dog was still in the house, very upset and frightened. Nothing has been seen or heard from the 3 women since. Where are they and what happened to them? If only the little dog could tell us.
Suzanne Jovin was brutally stabbed to death in 1998 and her murder remains unsolved. On the night of December 4th Suzanne had told friends she was going to stay in, yet shortly after this she was seen walking ,by a friend, and they talked for a few minutes. 33 minutes later police received a call about a woman bleeding - this was Suzanne and she'd received 17 stab wounds. She had travelled too far in that time to have arrived at the location on foot. Who killed Susanne and why?
Taman Shud Case. Who was the Somerton man, whose body was found in 1948? He was probably poisoned, and he has never been identified to this day. His death has been linked to a book containing an unknown code, which has not been broken. Part of the text of the book 'Taman Shud' (meaning 'ended') was found in a secret pocket in his clothing. Who was the Somerton man and what secrets did he hold?
The Gatton murders occurred in 1898. Norah Murphy, her sister Ellen and brother Michael, were horrifically murdered and the culprit never brought to justice. There are some very strange elements to this crime, and the motivation behind it is unknown. A recent book made a case for revenge as the motive, but much of it was speculation. It seems unlikely now that we will ever know what happened, or who committed the murders.
Maria Ridulph was kidnapped on a street corner in Sycamore, Illinois on December 3, 1957. She was 7 years old at the time. Her body was discovered in a field 5 months later. The case went cold for 55 years until Jack McCullough formerly John Tessier was arrested in July 2011. It is believed that the case involved the oldest unsolved murder resulting in an arrest in the United States
The Springfield Three is an unsolved missing person case that began on June 7 1992.Stacy McCall (18), Suzie Streeter (19) & Suzie's mother Sherrill Levitt (47) disappeared from Levitt's home. There was no sign of a struggle & all personal property was left behind(purses,cars,keys,cigarettes+the family dog who seemed nervous). Police later admitted the crime scene had possibly been tainted by the 20 or so people who visited the house MORE: en.wikipedia.org/...
latimesblogs.lati... A Chicago Unsolved Murder Judith Mae Anderson was 15 on August 16 1957.It was Sunday 11:00pm +Judith picked up the phone,called her mother+ask her if she could stay later at a friend’s house.The 2 girls were watching a movie+the extra time was to allow for the end of the movie.Her mother told her no+expected her to come home in about 20 min. since that was the normal length of time for the walk home.She would never make it home