All posts by Carrie Dean

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Topeka State Hospital

The Topeka State Hospital, formerly known as the Topeka State Asylum, opened its doors in 1872 for treatment of the mentally ill. By the early 20th century, rumors of rape and mistreatment in the hospital had already begun. Over the course of decades, the hospital became the subject of investigation for unethically chaining patients and neglect. In 1951 the hospital received damaging criticism when it was revealed that John Crabb, a 59-year-old patient, was mentally […]

Jerome of Sandy Cove

On September 8, 1863, a frightening discovery was made on the beach of Sandy Cove in Nova Scotia. Alongside a large rock was man with both legs amputated and only partially healed. Beside him was a jug of water, a tin of biscuits, and nothing more. What had happened to the man? We’ll never know: the locals who took him in attempted to speak with him, even bringing in sailors of different nationalities to see if he […]

The Orphan – True Story

Kristine Barnett, 45, and ex-husband Michael Barnett, 43 have been charged with abandoning their daughter when she was 9 in Lafayette, Indiana, and fleeing to Canada. In an interview, Kristine denies the claims and says she and Michael were victims of a fraud, claiming the girl they adopted was an adult con artist who tried to kill her. Kristine and Michael agreed to the emergency adoption of Ukrainian-born Natalia Grace in May 2010 from Florida […]

Legend of Stull Cemetery

Stull is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas, United States. Founded in 1857, the settlement was initially known as Deer Creek until it was renamed after its only postmaster, Sylvester Stull. As of 2018, only a handful of structures remain in the area. Since the 1970s, the town has become infamous due to an apocryphal legend that claims the nearby Stull Cemetery is possessed by demonic forces. Despite its falsity, this legend has also become a facet of American popular culture, and […]

Strange Death of Kendrick Johnson

Johnson’s body was found in January 2013 in a rolled-up gym mat at Lowndes High School in Valdosta Georgia. His parents have long been convinced that he was killed, and they even named suspects in a civil lawsuit. “After extensive investigation into this tragic event, federal investigators determined that there is insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that someone or some group of people willfully violated Kendrick Johnson’s civil rights or committed any […]

1980 Cold Case Murder, Re-opened

The Mobile Alabama Police Department SWAT team surrounded a home on Cheshire Drive at Hollybrook Drive Tuesday Morning. Police Chief said that a warrant was issued in a cold case murder and the suspect was believed to be in the home. According to police, Allen barricaded himself into his house when police attempted to serve an arrest warrant and the S.W.A.T. team was dispatched to the scene. Why wouldn’t he just come outside if he […]

Husband Tells Wife to Close Her Eyes for Surprise, Stabs Her in The Neck!

A husband on trial for attempted murder was convicted last week of stabbing his wife in the neck after asking her to close her eyes and wait for a surprise. 34-year-old Shaun May, who faced trial at the Maidstone Crown Court in Kent, England, stabbed his wife, Laura May, in the neck in an unprovoked and sudden attack. Prosecutor Robin Griffiths told the jury that that couple had recently returned from a trip from Korea […]