Two women, born on the same day but 157 years apart, died on the same day. They both met with a friend, put on a new dress, went to a dance, and met their killers. They were killed the same way, in the same spot. Both by men named Thornton who were acquitted of the murders in both cases. Strange coincidence? Some say reincarnation.
Amber Hagerman~She was the abducted and murdered child whose tragic story prompted the establishment of the Amber Alert system. She was riding her bike in broad daylight when a man stopped and threw her screaming into his truck.
Karla Holmoka, convicted and served 12 years for her role in the brutal rapes, torture and murders of Kristen French and LeslieMahaffy. She was also instrumental in the rape and death of her own younger sister Tammy Homolka, aged 15. Karla testified against her then husband Paul Bernardo. Homolka achieved a lesser sentence before it was found that she had participated in a much greater role in the killings. Holmoka is out of Canadian prison and is living in the French Speaking Antilles.
On December 23, 1974, 17-year old Mary Rachel Trlica, 14-year old Lisa Renee Wilson and 9-year old Julie Ann Moseley (a.k.a. the Fort Worth Three) went Christmas shopping together at the Seminary South Shopping Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The girls never returned home and their locked car was discovered in the mall’s parking lot at 6:00 that night. There were Christmas presents inside, indicating that the girls had shopped and returned to the vehicle at some point, but what became of them?
Cameron Hooker and his wife, Janice, kidnapped Colleen Stan on May 19, 1977. For the next seven years she was tortured, sexually assaulted, and lead to believe that she was being watched by a large organization called "The Company". She was kept locked in wooden boxes, one of which was located under the bed that he shared with his wife. Colleen was experiencing Stockholm syndrome and began to look to her captor for her own survival.
JonBenét Ramsey, 6, was frequent child beauty pageant participant that was molested and killed in the basement of her parent's house in Aurora, Colorado on December 25,1996. Despite the intense media coverage that surrounded the case, the many grand jury hearings, and the fact that JonBenét's parents were the prime suspects almost from the beginning, the case was never solved.