Category: Strange and Mysterious Disappearances

Josef Fritzl

Elisabeth Fritzl spent 24 years in captivity, confined to a makeshift cellar and repeatedly tortured at the hands of her own insane father Josef Fritzl. On August 28, 1984, 18-year-old Elisabeth Fritzl went missing in the town of Amstetten, Austria, Her mother Rosemarie filed a missing-persons report, frantic over the whereabouts of her daughter. For weeks there was no word from Elisabeth, and her parents were left to assume the worst. Then out of nowhere, a […]

Eilean Lighthouse Disappearances

Flannan Isles Lighthouse is a lighthouse near the highest point on Eilean Mòr, one of the Flannan Isles in the Outer Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. It is best known for the mysterious disappearance of its keepers in 1900. The first record that something was untoward on the Flannan Isles was on 15 December 1900 when the steamer Archtor, on a passage from Philadelphia to Leith, noted in its log that the light was not operational in poor weather conditions. […]

The Alaskan Triangle

The tropical waters around Bermuda may feel like the opposite of Alaska’s frigid wilderness, but both places have something in common: unexplained disappearances. Thousands of tourists, residents, hikers, and airplanes have vanished without a trace in a large area of land called the Alaskan Triangle, encompassed by Juneau, Barrow, and Anchorage. In 2007, state troopers reported about 2,833 disappearances. For a state with a population of more than 700,000 people, this suggests one in about a couple hundred people disappeared in Alaska […]

Missing Bradley Sisters

It has been Eighteen years since a poster offering a $10,000 reward was posted at the Wentworth District police station. Tionda would be 28 this year and Diamond 21. Despite the years, the girls’ relatives still think about them every day. And a private investigator, who has been working closely with the family and a retired police detective, who has continued to investigate the case, said they have no plans to give up trying to […]

Elmore County Man Looking For Missing Mother

Elmore county resident Matt Womble says his mother has been missing since July 5th, 2018. Matt, who was a volunteer firefighter in both Deatsville and Friendship communities, and who now volunteers with Eclectic Fire Department, hopes someone comes forward with information to help locate his mother.   Donna Lynn Brown, 57, who lives on Browns Loop Road in the Salem Community, in Coosa County went missing on July 5. According to WSFA Brown left her home on foot around 1 a.m. […]

The Bennington Triangle

“Bennington Triangle” is a phrase coined by New England author Joseph A. Citro during a public radio broadcast in 1992 to denote an area of southwestern Vermont within which a number of people went missing between 1945 and 1950. This was further popularized in two books, including Shadow Child, in which he devoted chapters to discussion of these disappearances and various items of folklore surrounding the area. According to Citro, the area shares characteristics with […]

Susan & Evan Osborne Still Missing

Flyers with the words “still missing” have been posted around Elmore County Alabama by family members and friends of a missing Wetumpka woman and her son. Susan Osborne, 43, and her 14-year-old son Evan Chartrand have been missing for well over 2 years now. Osborne and her son were reported missing last July, 2017 but the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office believes the mother and son had been missing for months before the report was filed […]