Category: Cults

Death of Charles Walton

Charles Watson was well known to the people of Lower Quinton, England, but it was for a reason that some considered peculiar. He appeared to be able to communicate with animals, feeding birds out of his own hand and commanding wild animals with his voice. On Valentine’s Day in 1945, at the age of 74 Walton met a brutal end. He was found with his throat cut, a pitchfork pinning him into the ground and a […]

Possession of Michael Taylor

The quiet town of Osset, near West Yorkshire, England, wouldn’t strike most as the sort of place where a sensational bloody murder and talk of exorcism and rampaging malevolent demons would erupt, yet it is here in this sleepy town of 17,000 where our sinister story begins. In 1974, 31-year old Michael Taylor, his wife Christine, their five children, and their poodle called Osset home. Their family was considered mostly a cheerful and happy one […]

Heaven’s Gate House

A 9,200-sq.-ft., seven bedroom mansion in one of the nicest communities in San Diego, for a mere $668,000? Whenever you hear of a real estate deal that good, there’s always a catch, and the first instinct is to ask, “Who died?”. Going for less than half of its worth, it’s either resting on a sinkhole, or something horrific happened there. As it turns out, something horrific did happen here, horrific and completely bizarre. This is […]

Charles Manson Bio

Charles Milles Manson (né Maddox, November 12, 1934 – November 19, 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960s, he formed what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune in California. Manson’s followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in July and August 1969. In 1971, he was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people, all of which members of the group carried out at his […]

Flyover of the Jones Town Massacre.

November 18, 1978, over 900 people died in the remote religious Peoples Temple commune in Georgetown, Guyana. The Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ, commonly shortened to Peoples Temple, was a new religious movement founded in 1955 by Jim Jones in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jones used the Peoples Temple to spread a message that combined elements of Christianity with communist and socialist ideas, as well as an emphasis on racial equality. The Peoples Temple is best known for the events of November 18, 1978 in Guyana, when 918 people died in a […]