The murder of Kyllikki Saari (pictured right) is one of the most (in)famous unsolved murders in Finland. Saari was last seen alive on the late evening of 17 May, 1953. She was cycling home from a prayer meeting when, it is believed, she was attacked by an unidentified person. Although the crime received notable media attention, the murderer has never been identified. Saari's remains were found on October 11, 1953 in a bog.
Star Stowe (born March 19, 1956 in Little Rock, Arkansas – died March 16, 1997 in Coral Springs, Florida) was an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its February 1977 issue. Star at one time dated Gene Simmons. After falling from the spotlight and moving to Ft. Lauderdale she fell into prostitution, alcoholism, and drug abuse. She was found strangled days before her 41st birthday, possibly the victim of a serial killer. Her murder is still unsolved.
"The ‘Boy in the Box" is the name which was given to an unidentified murder victim who was about 4-6 years old found on February 25, 1957. The boy’s naked battered body was wrapped in a plaid blanket and found in a cardboard box at the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The case remains officially unsolved. So who killed this young boy?
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?
Thomas & Eileen Lonergan were stranded in the Coral Sea in 1998 while scuba diving. None of the crew or passengers noticed that the 2 had not come back. They were never found and they are presumed to have died at sea. Some of their gear was found on a beach including a diver's slate that read: "[Mo]nday Jan 26; 1998 08am. To anyone [who] can help us: We have been abandoned on A[gin]court Reef by MV Outer Edge 25 Jan 98 3pm. Please help us [come] to rescue us before we die. Help!!!"
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The Gatton Murders. An unsolved triple homicide that occurred a mile from the town of Gatton, Queensland, Australia. Michael Murphy and his sisters Norah and Ellen were killed on December 1898 while returning home from a cancelled dance. Michael had been shot and bludgeoned, Norah strangled and bludgeoned, and Ellen was bludgeoned twice. Police suspected a man name Thomas Day, a laborer who lived 900 feet away from the murder site. He enlisted in the military and then disappeared.
The disappearance of Owen Parfitt , June, 1763 - Paralyzed by a stroke, Parfitt, 60, would sit outside his sister's farmhouse on warm evenings. He was practically unable to move and would sit in his nightshirt atop a folded greatcoat. At around 7pm, Parfitt's sister went outside to move her brother back inside to find that he was gone. Only his greatcoat remained. The disappearance was investigated as late as 1933 but no trace of Parfitt was ever found.
On November 21, 1987, 26 year old mom-of-three Korrina Lynne Sagers vanished without a trace at the Mount Holly Plantation bus stop. On October 4, 1988, Korrina’s 8-year old daughter, Annette Sagers, was on her way to school at the same Mount Holly bus stop, when she too mysteriously disappeared. A note determined to have been written by Annette was found at the stop. It read: “Dad, momma come back. Give the boys a hug”. No one has heard from either of them in 25 years...
On May 14, 2008 Brandon Swanson,19, crashed his car in a ditch on a rural road. He called his dad to pick him up, but his father couldn't find him. Calling him back, Brandon said he'd walk to the nearby town of Lynd. In the middle of the call, Brandon suddenly swore and the phone went dead. His father called him back several times, but Brandon never answered. Police later found Brandon’s car, but couldn't find him or his phone. No one knows what made Brandon to swear, but he's never been…
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 http://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.
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?