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Estibaliz Carranza “Ice Cream Parlour Murderer”

Estibaliz Carranza “Ice Cream Parlour Murderer”

April 18, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Estibaliz Carranza killed two ice cream men, before cutting them into pieces with a chainsaw and hiding them in one of her freezers, using air fresheners to hide the smell. A sick, female murderer dubbed the ‘ice cream killer’ is so dangerous she will be housed in a male prison. Estibaliz Carranza took the lives […]

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The Man Who Died Twice

The Man Who Died Twice

March 23, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Crime scene photo (1933) of the burned out shed at 30 Hawley Crescent, Camden On Tuesday 3rd January 1933, in his rented shed at 30 Hawley Crescent in Camden, local builder Mr Samuel J Furnace died… for the very first time, but his death was not to be his last. At 8pm, that very evening, […]

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Drone Footage of the Ruins of Haunted Nocton Hall

Drone Footage of the Ruins of Haunted Nocton Hall

March 6, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Fly over the historic ruins of Lincolnshire’s Nocton Hall in this incredible drone video. Before it was gutted by fire in 2004, the historic Nocton Hall was home to ghosts. It was originally built around 1530 during the reign of Henry VIII, whose fifth wife Catherine is said to have planted the chestnut tree on […]

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The Death Of Bela Lugosi

The Death Of Bela Lugosi

March 5, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Bela Lugosi died in his sleep at about 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 16th, 1956. He was 73. The cause of death was recorded as a coronary occlusion with myocardial fibrosis. His body was discovered by his fifth wife, Hope, in their apartment at 5620 Harold Way, Los Angeles, on her return from work. Although Lugosi felt that […]

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THIS MAN’S GRAVE IS SURROUNDED BY CHAINS FOR A VERY BIZARRE REASON

THIS MAN’S GRAVE IS SURROUNDED BY CHAINS FOR A VERY BIZARRE REASON

January 9, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever wondered what a vampire’s grave would look like? In the British Isles, one supposed vampire has been dead for over a century, but his grave is still surrounded by chains and concrete.   According to legend, 54-year-old Matthew Halsall died in Castletown, Isle of Man, in 1854. As is customary, parishioners had […]

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SINISTER SECRETS

SINISTER SECRETS

December 28, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The chilling secret behind this family photograph taken shortly before the father slaughtered his wife and six children on Christmas Day.. THE chilling tale of the Lawson family massacre A FAMILY photograph taken before a Christmas Day massacre holds a telling clue to the family’s scandalous secret. In 1929, tobacco farmer Charles Davis Lawson, North […]

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Crime Scene Cleaners

Crime Scene Cleaners

December 14, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

‘THE SMELL IS THE WORST BIT’ Crime scene cleaners share the perils of dealing with ‘blood-spattered’ homes where bodies have sometimes lain for five MONTHS Josh Marsden, managing director of Australian Forensic Cleaning, is confronted with grisly scenes at work on a daily basis and often has to clear up pools of blood and maggots from […]

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What do you think happened to Gloria Ramirez?

What do you think happened to Gloria Ramirez?

December 4, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

On February 19, 1994, a woman named Gloria Ramirez was admitted to Riverside General Hospital emergency room with symptoms of nausea, difficulty breathing, and an increased heart rate. What ensued was truly one of the stranger medical anomalies ever documented. Before the hospital staff used a defibrillator on Gloria, they noticed her body was covered […]

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Chasing the Ghost of Al Capone

Chasing the Ghost of Al Capone

November 6, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

If you’re looking for the ghost of Al Capone, these five places are where you’re most likely to encounter the spirit of the legendary gangster. There is no more famous name in American crime history than Al Capone, the powerful mob leader who ruled Chicago through a haze of cigar smoke with an iron fist. […]

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The Cursed Paintings of Zdzisław Beksiński

The Cursed Paintings of Zdzisław Beksiński

October 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

A decade after his brutal murder, Zdzisław Beksiński’s paintings hold the world spellbound. Is the universal fascination they evoke the result of their author’s own gruesome tragedies, or did Beksiński simply succeed at capturing the unsettling underside of human consciousness?   Decay and Darkness During his long career Zdzisław Beksiński worked in many fields of […]

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Animated Short Film About Plague Ridden London

Animated Short Film About Plague Ridden London

September 25, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

A wig maker locks himself inside his shop and watches as the plague spreads death through the streets of London. The Periwig Maker is an animated short film based on the 1722 novel A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Dafoe. It premiered in 1999 and went on to win numerous film festival awards […]

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‘Dead’ man surprises family by walking into his own funeral – while identical looking murder victim lies in casket

‘Dead’ man surprises family by walking into his own funeral – while identical looking murder victim lies in casket

August 28, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

A family gathering to mourn the death of a relative were shocked to tears and fainting when the deceased man in question pitched up at his own funeral on Tuesday. In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, news of car washer Gilberto Araujo’s murder had been relayed to the family by local police in Sao […]

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Quezon Prison

Quezon Prison

August 1, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Quezon Prison which is located on the Philippine island of Luzon house the most notorious murderers, rapists, fraudsters, as well as those who are arrested for being drunk or a small offence. The prison is designed for 600 inmates, but at the moment there are 3800 prisoners. People are placed absolutely everywhere, sleeping on the stairs, […]

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The Painted Skulls of Hallstatt

The Painted Skulls of Hallstatt

July 24, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The Hallstatt Bonehouse Everyone who visits Hallstatt in Austria is likely to pay a visit to its Ossuary, more often called Karner (Charnel House), or simply Beinhaus (Bone House). The Bone House is one of Hallstatt’s treasures. It’s among the last of such places in all of Austria.  Karners, places of second burials, were once […]

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Death Row Inmate Trottie Executed for 1993 Murders

Death Row Inmate Trottie Executed for 1993 Murders

July 16, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Texas death row inmate Willie Tyrone Trottie was executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening September 10, 2014 in Huntsville for the 1993 murders of his ex-girlfriend and her brother. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark confirmed that Trottie, 45, was injected with pentobarbital and pronounced dead at 6:35 p.m. for the 1993 murders of Barbara Nell Canada, […]

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The People of Tasmania Want the Skull of their Cannibal Killer Back

The People of Tasmania Want the Skull of their Cannibal Killer Back

July 7, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The skull of notorious cannibal Alexander Pearce has been in the collection of a Pennsylvania museum for many years, and Tasmania wants it returned home. The skull of Tasmanian cannibal killer Alexander Pearce Alexander Pearce was hanged in the town of Hobart, Tasmania in 1824 for murder and cannibalism. The surgeon who performed the subsequent dissection […]

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Celebrity Deaths 2016

Celebrity Deaths 2016

July 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

From actors and comedians to musicians, we want to remember these well-known figures who are no longer with us. Caroline Aherne                                             Actress Caroline Aherne died on July 2 at the age of 52 […]

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