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Top 10 Unsolved Murder Mysteries Of All Times

Carl Williams, UMWA District 19 organizer (Harlan County, Kentucky) (1934) by Penn State Special Collections Library via Flickr

The Big and the Small of It This is an old, undated photograph of Martin Van Buren Bates and two unidentified dwarfs. Mr. Bates, who stood 7'5" tall, was born in Kentucky to normal sized parents. During the United States Civil War, he served as a soldier in the Confederate Army. Union soldiers spoke of a giant of a Confederate soldier who was as "large as five soldiers and fought like fifty."

One of the strangest unexplained crime mysteries of all time - The Hinterkaifeck Mystery. In Germany, 1922, the murders of six people at the Hinterkaifeck farmstead shocked the nation. This wasn’t just because of the gruesome nature of the case, but also because the case was so incredibly weird, and it remains unsolved to this day.

Patient's Room at haunted Waverly Hills Sanitorium

Kentucky Confederate by Piedmont Fossil, via Flickr

The gravesite of President Lincoln's grandfather & namesake. He was killed by Indians while trying to tend his crops. The president's father, Tom, was a boy and nearly kidnapped at the time. His older brothers heard the commotion, came running to kill the Indians and save Tom. All this happened outside Middletown, KY near Louisville in the 1770s.

Solved cold case of the murder of "Tent Girl" a young woman's body found in Georgetown, Kentucky 1968 bundled in a green tarpaulin.