In 1968, an 11-year old girl named Mary Bell made news after killing two young boys in her hometown, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Four-year old Martin Brown was found in an abandoned house on St. Margaret’s Road, on May 25, 1968. Investigators initially believed he had accidentally swallowed some pills due to a bottle found near him. Eerily,Continue reading “Mary Bell: Killer at 11”
April 2022, a name was finally put to the I-65 killings of the 1980s.
It’s been 50 years and her murder remains unsolved.
The Hontvets moved to the United States in 1866, originally settling in Boston, Massachusetts before moving further north to the Isles of Shoals off Maine. There, they began a fishing company that would become fairly successful (“The Smuttynose Murders”). On Smuttynose Island, where they had settled, they met their neighbor Louis Wagner, who was apparentlyContinue reading “The Isles of Shoals Murders”
It’s been almost 100 years since the massacre, and officially it is still unsolved.
A decade later, their children hope people with information will be encouraged to come forward.
The murders would become solidified in pop culture thanks to the movie that followed.
His downfall began with a phone call to retired officer and private investigator Vergil Vandagriff. The caller, referred to as Tony, was a friend of a missing person Vandagriff was looking for. Robert Goodlet, 32, had been reported missing by his mother when he hadn’t returned home after a night out at a downtown gayContinue reading “The Murders of Herb Baumeister”
It’s been nearly 50 years, and it doesn’t seem we’ll get an answer any time soon.
It started with a series of exorcisms.