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18-year-old Mathilde left home with her boyfriend, two cousins and three friends to go to Tek’Noz, a three-day festival on farmland in Brittany. The group looked out for each other and checked in constantly. But by Sunday morning Mathilde was nowhere to be found. At the same time, Gendarmes were hoping to identify the body of a young woman found at…
 
With the fall of Apartheid in South Africa, many rural women streamed to cities, looking for work. When police uncovered body after body in the veld outside Johannesburg and Pretoria, they informed the public they were dealing with a serial killer. All the victims had arranged to meet a man for job interviews and were never seen alive again. He str…
 
23-year-old Dutch teacher took some time off to travel through Central America. The highlight of her trip was to take a scuba diving course on the Caribbean island of Roatán, Honduras. For her last night on the island and she partied with her fellow divers. Afterwards, she went home with her Australian instructor. The next morning he and his flatma…
 
After invoking fear into the community of Skidmore, MO for decades, the time had come for Ken Rex McElroy to face the music. When law enforcement failed to put an end to his constant intimidation and violent crimes, the townsfolk took matters into their own hands. 60 witnesses saw him being shot and killed outside a tavern in the middle of town, ho…
 
31-year-old Scott Guy was shot at his farm gate on a cold winter’s morning in 2010. His brother-in-law was charged with the murder but acquitted. Who would want to kill this well-liked husband, father, son and brother? This case caught the imagination of the entire country and people followed the trial blow-by-blow as intimate details of the daily …
 
In May 2016, Chinese national Yangjie Li was months away from finishing her master’s degree in architecture in Dessau, Germany. On a mild spring evening when she went jogging, but never returned home. Two days later, her mutilated body was discovered, yards away from her front door. An investigation revealed that on the night of her disappearance, …
 
Amateur photographer Julie Ward travelled from her home in England to document wildlife migration in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve. When she disappeared, her father launched a search. Within a day, parts of Julie’s body were found in a burnt-out campfire on the African savanna. Police claimed she was struck by lightning and her remains were destroyed…
 
A former nurse engaged in online conversations with people – and instructed them on how to take their own lives. Two online sleuths from the other side of the world tracked down the IP address, and no one would have guessed the identity of the person behind the online aliases… For information on depression and to seek help on suicide prevention, pl…
 
When three women from the same circle of friends died in short succession of each other, police wondered if their deaths were related. They looked at the one friend who was still alive, Buenos Aires socialite, Yiya Murano. She was friends with all three women, and before they died, they had all invested their life savings in a portfolio suggested b…
 
Colin Whelan planned his wife’s murder before they were even married. He doubled their life insurance and searched the internet using phrases like death by strangulation and ‘asphyxiation’. The calculating groom even studied the court transcript of an American case, that of serial killer Henry Louis Wallace, using his method as inspiration. Then hi…
 
When a young honors student disappeared two weeks before her graduation, no one knew where she could be. Clea was last seen walking into the home-office of Dr. Larry Amos, where she worked part-time. Her mom fell asleep waiting for Clea to call, so she could go and pick her up. She called Dr. Amos at 1 am, asking where her daughter was, and he said…
 
After hunting down Russia’s most prolific serial killer for a decade, police finally had Andrei Chikatilo in custody. What drove this man to commit such heinous murders? If they didn’t catch him, would he ever have stopped? Sponsors: Best Fiends - A world on your Mobile. Engage your brain with fun puzzles and collect tons of cute characters. Downlo…
 
In the 1980s USSR’s Rostov Oblast was terrorized by a cold-blooded serial killer. Women and children disappeared from bus stops and train stations, and police were at a loss. They called the faceless killer The Rostov Ripper, The Butcher of Rostov, The Maniac… After a decade-long killing-spree, police arrested an unassuming man. Andrei Chikatilo wa…
 
In 1843 rural NSW had its fair share of Bushranger violence, akin to the violent times in America’s wild west. But when a wife and her lover brutally murdered a man in his sleep, it sparked outrage. Lucretia Dunkley and Martin Beech killed her husband Henry in bed, with an axe. They buried his body in a shallow grave on their farm, then sat down to…
 
Michel Peiry is said to have committed as many as 11 murders in the 1980s. He’s also known as the Sadist of Romont, or the Swiss Hitchhiker Killer. He picked up teenage hitchhikers, restrained them, beat them, sexually assaulted them, and then burned their bodies. Some of his victims were burnt alive. When he was arrested he said that he was glad p…
 
On the evening of July 16th, 1997, sisters Marijoy and Jacqueline Chiong were kidnapped from a shopping center in Cebu, The Philippines. Two days later, Marijoy’s body was found in a ravine close-by. Seven men were convicted of the crime, with little evidence against them. This is arguably the most controversial case in the Philippines to date. In …
 
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