In 1984, Josef Fritzl locked his daughter, Elisabeth, 18, into the secret cellar he had built in the basement. Family was told she had run away. He kept Elisabeth captive for 24 years, during which she would give birth to 7 children, one died at 3 days old. 3 of the children were raised by her parents, Josef claiming Elisabeth had left them on the doorstep. Josef confessed to his crimes when one of the cellar children, age 19, had to be hospitalized. He was found guilty and given a life…
An entire family once disappeared from the Rogue River National Forest Campground in Oregon. On September 5, 1974, Richard Cowden and his wife Belinda, along with their two small children, David and Melissa, went camping for the Labor Day weekend. On Sunday morning, Richard was seen in nearby Copper, Oregon buying some milk. That was the last anyone ever saw of the Cowden family.
In 1937 Hallie Illingworth vanished without a trace. Monty claimed that his wife had run off with a sailor, soon afterwards he ran off with another woman; he would be granted a divorce from Hallie in 1938. His story seemed suspicious.. In 1940, two fishermen spotted an object floating on the water: they saw a body wrapped in blankets and hog tied with heavy rope. The body showed clear evidence of being strangled, until today the ghost of Hallie is haunting Lake Crescent.
A Frantic Father On the night of June 8, 1913, 11-year-old Ivy Alexander Mitchell went missing. A school picture of Ivy Mitchell At dusk Ivy’s father a local farmer became worried when she did not return from a day of playing with friends. He and his son grabbed a lantern and went out to search. They headed for a nearby school. Near this building Farmer Mitchell spotted boot tracks alongside smaller barefoot prints --he and his son followed them. At one point the smaller tracks stopped…
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Frances Knorr - Baby Farming Murderess. Here is the story of an absolutely horrendous killer. Head to the following link to learn more: http://www.theparanormalguide.com/blog/frances-knorr-baby-farming-murderess
James Gordon Wolcott killed his family after sniffing airplane glue in 1967 when he was 15-yrs-old. Found not guilty by reason of insanity, and was committed to Rusk St. Hospital. He was later found to be sane, and was released. Now, he is a Psychology professor, and, his colleagues are learning of his past, Some feel that he should be removed.