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  • 18241 Paseo Victoria trending_up

    Rancho Santa Fe, CA, US

    This address was once 18241 Colina Norte, the location of the 1997 mass suicide by the Heaven's Gate cult, where 39 people committed suicide. The house was sold in 1999, with plans to remove the seven bedroom home. The cult members overdosed on vodka and barbiturates at the house, claiming they were going to catch a ride on a spaceship trailing the Hale-Bopp Comet. A fallen cult member, who left the group a month before the suicides, found the bodies. He had received a videotape from the group …

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  • 7809 N. Highway Is trending_up

    Black Creek, BC, CA

    This was the home where mass murderer David John Gorton brutally murdered his fiance, Heidi Challand, 28, and her children Robert, 12, David, 9, Calvin, 6 and Jewel, 2. The victims were bludgeoned repeatedly in the head with an axe after Gorton became suspicious that Challand was having an affair. After a nationwide manhunt, Gorton was arrested and plead guilty to the murders. Gorton had a history of violence. In 1977, he lured his 16-year-old girlfriend to a secluded spot and stabbed her 19 ti…

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  • 2 Seafield Rd trending_up

    Blackpool, Lancs, GB

    Eric Boardman, 77, and his wife Joan Boardman, 74, were murdered in their home by serial killer Stephen Akinmurele, aka the "cul-de-sac killer". Akinmurele broke into the Boardmans’ house and waiting in a room downstairs for hours, before pouncing on Joan Boardman and strangling her. Eric Boardman was attacked by Akinmurele, when he came downstairs to find his wife lying on the ground. It is believe Eric Boardman put up a struggle before he was murdered. This struggle left vital clues that woul…

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  • 50 Caunce St trending_up

    Blackpool, Lancs, GB

    The house was set ablaze and the body of Jemmimah Cargill was found among the debris. Initially, the death wasn't deemed suspicious, but serial killer, Stephen Akinmurele, aka the "cul-de-sac killer", confessed that he strangled Cargill, his former land lady, before setting fire to the home.

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  • 216 E. Bradley Ave trending_up

    Milwaukee, WI, US

    Schizophrenic mum kill son: MILWAUKEE -- Elise Ledvina, who had stopped taking her anti-psych medication, tonight stands accused of brutally beating her two sons with a 33-in. baseball bat, snuffing one and critically maiming the other. 8-year-old John was declared dead of multiple skull frac- tures at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. 9-year-old Joseph was in critical condition at press time. Police say the father, who was outside repairing a bicycle, heard a strange, steady "thumping no…

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  • 30 Falstaff Ave trending_up

    Toronto, ON, CA

    19 year old man found shot to death in 15th floor stairwell: Aeon Grant, 19, was shot in the head in the 15th floor stairwell. He was taken to the hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. Man shot to death: Lincoln Wilson, 22, was shot to death. Mark Evans and O'Neil Saunders were convicted of the murder. Fifth shooting in a year at housing complex may be drug-related: Dwight Anthony Kelly, 28, was shot dead around 10:30 p.m. in what police say is a drug-related killing. By the time police and …

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  • 7512 3rd Ave S. trending_up

    Birmingham, AL, US

    Man suffocated by coal in basement: The house was empty in the winter of 1940. The story goes that a homeless man was sleeping in the basement during a cold snap. At some point before Christmas, 1940, the house was sold. The new owners ordered a load of coal to be delivered. The police surmised that when the coal truck dumped the coal into the basement, the homeless man was sleeping below the coal shoot & was smothered. Natural causes: Female owner of home found dead in pantry of heart atta…

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  • 8015 Bronco Ln

    Sherwood, AR, US

    Christina Riggs, a nurse, was convicted of murdering her two young children, Justin and Shelby Riggs. Christina originally planned to kill the children using potassium chloride, but after this method caused Justin pain, Riggs smothered her two children. She then attempted suicide. During her court trial, Riggs requested the death penalty. She was executed on April 30, 2000.

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  • 482 Old Wheat St N.E.

    Atlanta, GA, US

    Benita Tolbert was found beaten and strangled inside a boarded up abandoned house. Her murder remains unsolved.

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  • 260 Malaai Rd

    Hilo, HI, US

    Sean Burgado was shot in the chest after answering the front door. Police found threatening notes and graffiti at his home. The crime remains unsolved.

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  • 22 Appleton Ave

    Toronto, ON, CA

    Woman brutally stabbed to death by brother: Roslyn Knipe, 39, was stabbed 60 times and mutilated by her 31 year old brother, William Johannes, who was released from a psychiatric ward 7 weeks earlier. In 1999, a court ruled that Johannes wasn't criminally responsible for the murder.

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  • 57 S. Jasmine St

    Denver, CO, US

    On the afternoon of January 25, 1997, members of the Denver Police Department were summoned to the location of South Jasmine Street by relatives of 67 year old Surle Goldfogle. Surle was found inside her home and had been beaten to death by an apparent intruder. Prior to her murder, Surle had just returned from shopping at the King Soopers store located near Leetsdale and Monaco Boulevard.

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  • 2327 Chandawood Dr

    Pelham, AL, US

    Mark Anthony Duke (born c. 1980) is a murderer currently serving a life sentence at the Holman Correctional Facility near Atmore. His original death sentence was reduced to life without parole after the United States Supreme Court decision against execution of juvenile offenders in Roper v. Simmons (2005). Duke's case figured prominently in arguments before the court. Duke, then 16, was living with his father, Randy, at 2327 Chandawood Drive in Pelham. His father's girlfriend, Dedra Hunt, and …

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    3955 Harmony Dr

    Colorado Springs, CO, US

    Deborah Anne Robinson-Stoudemire, 24 years old, discovered 11/30/1997, a victim of a fatal gun shot wound in 3955 Harmony Drive #625

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  • 115 Main St

    Waltham, MA, US

    Pasqualino DePace killed his wife Natalina in their home in 1997. His children tried to help with the process of getting a divorce, but Pasqualino had said, “I'm going to be forced to kill your mother and everyone will blame me and think it was my fault.”   He then yelled, “Don't be surprised if  you find her run over by a car some morning.   I'm going to teach you both a lesson that you will never forget.” When Natalina failed to answer the phone when one of her sons called her, he went to t…

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    335 Edmonds Ave

    Drexel Hill, PA, US

    Haunted by child, perhaps family. - Siblings and I all had same violent imaginary friend, same description, same name, despite all of us being born years apart - Humanoid figures standing in basement by play room - Lights flicking on and off - Glass shattering in empty rooms - Humanoid figures seen at night staring out windows - Voices calling for violence

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    1601 Front Street

    Lynden, WA, US

    My family lived in this home from 1997-2010 and it's the only reason I believe in ghosts to this day, although this is the only house I've ever actually seen a ghost in. There are about four instances I can think of that happened: 1. I saw an actual ghost. My mom worked nights, and we were home with my dad. My two sisters and my dad had fallen asleep on the couch, and I was on one of the couches with one of my sisters. The TV was on. I remember being thirsty or having to use the bathroo…

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  • 400 N. Street Front

    Steelton, PA, US

    This place was originally an old funeral home named “chunkos funeral home” in the town that has been long closed down and turned into apartments but two to three spirits still linger around inside and around the old grounds. At night the porch lights come on by itself when they only come on when they detect movement from someone walking past it.... now that I have gotten older and wiser I’ve realized how strange some of these occurrences have been....lived near it my whole childhood and are ver…

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    1116 Ocean Dr

    Miami Beach, FL, US

    Fashion designer Gianni Versace murdered by Andrew Cunanan in killing spree

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    321 Lawn St

    Pittsburgh, PA, US

    A feud between two South Oakland neighbors resulted in a grisly murder/suicide, as police found the dismembered body of 44-year-old Ann Hoover in the abandoned apartment beside her home.

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    1815 Baseline Rd

    Ottawa, ON, CA

    Emile Beauvais, 39, was found stabbed to death in his basement apartment at the troubled Baseline Court Apartment complex. Nicholas Grenci, 27, was charged with first-degree murder.

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  • 123 Gloucester Cres S.W.

    Calgary, AB, CA

    Florence Marie Parkkari was found brutally murdered in her bedroom on November 23rd,1997. She was 64 years old. Detectives believe she died between 9:15pm Saturday night and when she was found at her home in the 100 block of Gloucester Crescent S.W. The 64-year-old’s murder remains unsolved but now new forensic technology and new information has come to light and police say it could be key to help catch her killer.

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  • 200 Wellesley St E.

    Toronto, ON, CA

    Woman beaten and strangled to death in 27th floor apartment: Spring Phillips, 26, was sexually assaulted and murdered in her apartment by a homeless man she was helping. She was found badly beaten, with a plastic bag over her head, the next day. Major fire engulfs highrise, sends 14 to hospital: A six alarm fire, which began in Apt. 2424, left 1,200 people displaced as the entire building had to be evacuated. Authorities believe the fire was caused by a cigarette which landed on a cluttered bal…

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  • 5824 Lou St

    Columbus, OH, US

    Ross Kouns, a former Licking County resident was shot and killed outside his Columbus home in 1997. The case remains unsolved.

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  • 6028 Madigan Dr N.E.

    Calgary, AB, CA

    Manakim (Charlie) Achari was found dead by his landlord inside his rented basement suite at 6028 Madigan Dr. N.E. on Jan. 19, 1997. Achari, 44, was last seen alive three nights earlier, drinking by himself at the Town and Country hotel. Achari worked for a catering company that prepared airline meals. This case is unsolved and his death was considered suspicious.

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