Tag: death

Death of JonBenét Ramsey

JonBenét Ramsey was born in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia, the younger of two children of Patsy (1956–2006) and John Ramsey (1943–). She had an older brother named Burke (1987–). Her first name is a feminized portmanteau of her father’s first and middle names. JonBenét was enrolled in kindergarten at High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado. In a case that shocked the country, 6-year-old JonBenet disappeared from her Boulder, Colorado home the day after Christmas […]

1999 Alabama Cold Case Murders – DNA Match

A 45-year-old Dothan Alabama man Coley McCraney has been charged with five counts of capital murder and one count of rape int he 1999 murders of 17-year-old friends Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley, whose bodies were found in the trunk of Beasley’s car. Both had been shot in the head. Their deaths have haunted the Wiregrass region for decades. Just when all appeared to be lost with two cold cases, the separate but brutal murders […]

Nightmare Death

In CHICAGO Since April, 1983, at least 130 Southeast Asian refugees have left this world in essentially the same way. They cried out in their sleep. And then they died. Medical authorities call this Asian Death Syndrome. The refugees have various names for it, one of them being Night Terror. “In the Philippines, it’s called bangungut, in Japan pokkuri, in Thailand something else,” says Dr. Robert Kirschner. “But it all roughly translates as the same […]

Unsolved Death of Gunther Stoll

The YOGTZE case (German: YOGTZE-Fall, “Autobahn Riddle”) refers to the death of unemployed German food engineer Günther Stoll, which occurred on 26 October 1984. It is one of the most mysterious unsolved cases in German criminal history. In 1984, Günther Stoll, an unemployed food engineer from Anzhausen, was suffering from a moderate case of paranoia. Prior to his death, he occasionally spoke to his wife of “them,” unknown people who supposedly intended to harm him. He mentioned […]

Death of Laci Denise Peterson

Laci Denise Peterson (May 4, 1975 – December 24, 2002) was an American woman who was the subject of a highly publicized murder case after she disappeared while eight months pregnant with her first child. She was reportedly last seen alive on December 24, 2002. Her husband, Scott Peterson, was later convicted of murder in the first degree for her death, and in the second degree for the death of their prenatal son, Conner. Peterson is currently on death row at San Quentin State Prison. Early life Laci Denise […]

Edgar Allan Poe

he year is 1849. A man is found delirious on the streets of a city in which he does not live, wearing clothing that is not his own, incapable or unwilling to discuss the circumstances under which he arrived. Within days he is dead, having suffered from crippling hallucinations in his final hours, repeatedly calling out for a man whom no one knew. The story of Edgar Allan Poe’s death is as chilling as his […]

Edmund Kemper

Edmund Kemper III, a psychopathic serial killer and necrophile who became known as “The Co-ed Killer,” was born December 18, 1948, in Burbank, California. He was arrested in April of 1973, at the age of twenty-four, after murdering six female students, his own mother, and her mother’s best friend. During childhood, Kemper was physically and emotionally abused by his alcoholic mother, Clarnell, who was divorced from his father. Clarnell frequently locked her son in a dark basement alone at […]