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Riverside Mystery – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

Gloria Ramirez, 31, died of Kidney failure at Riverside General Hospital, California, in February 1994, after being rushed there with chest pains. Emergency room staff were felled by ‘fumes’ when a blood sample was taken. A strange oily sheen on the woman’s skin and unexpla[...]

Whirlwind Children – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

A nine-year old Chinese girl was playing in Songjian near Shanghai, in July 1992 when she was carried off by a whirlwind and deposited unhurt in a treetop almost two miles away. According to a wire report from May 1986, a freak wind lifted up 13 children in the oasis of Hami in W[...]

Hum Misty for Me – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

A noise a bit like amplifier feedback had been heard for three years coming from the right ear of a Welsh pony called Misty, according to the Vetinary Record (April 1995). It varied in intensity but stayed at a constant pitch of 7 kHz. Hearing a buzzing in one’s ears is called [...]

Balloon Buddies – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

Laura Buxton released a helium filled balloon during celebrations for her grandparents’ gold wedding anniversary in Blurton, Staffordshire, in June 2001. Attached to the balloon was her name and address and a note asking the finder to write back. Ten days later she received a r[...]

Enigmatic Earth Divot – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

Am irregular shaped hole, about 10ft by 7ft with 2ft vertical sides, was found on a remote farm near Grand Coulee, Washington State, in October 1984. It had not been there a month earlier. ‘Dribblings’ of earth and stones led to a three-ton grass-covered earth divot 75 ft awa[...]

Phantom Car Crash – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

On December 11, 2002, two motorists called police to report seeing a car veering off the A3 trunk road with headlights blazing at Burpham in Surrey. A thorough search uncovered a car concealed in dense undergrowth and the long-dead driver nearby. It turned out that the crash had [...]

Bees who pay their respects – Bizarre True Stories

August 22nd, 2011 § in Bizarre

Margaret Bell, who kept bees in Leintwardine, about 7 miles from her home in Ludlow, Shropshire (England), died in June 1994. Soon after her funeral, mourners were amazed to see hundreds of bees settle on the corner of the street opposite the house where she had lived for 26 year[...]

Two fugitives rob and shoot a woman in her own garage

August 17th, 2011 § in Bizarre

One day in 1987, 64-year-old Opal Zacharias left her home in Houston, Texas, for work. She had no idea that two men waited in her garage. Their plan may have been to simply rob her, but as she struggled, Opal was shot. She died at the scene and authorities could not identify eith[...]

A man is found dead four years after his car was abandoned in Wyoming

August 17th, 2011 § in Bizarre

In November 16, l982, an SUV was found in the middle of the desolate Wyoming prairie, its doors open, the engine running, and clothes scattered all over the highway. The owner of the car, 35-year old Don Kemp, was nowhere in sight. Four years after he disappeared, Don’s body wa[...]

When a college student dies in Tijuana

August 17th, 2011 § in Bizarre

When a college student dies in Tijuana, evidence points to foul play. The highway that separates Tijuana, Mexico, from the United States is called the Avenida Internacional.  Dozens of people die here every year, most, while trying to enter the U.S. illegally. On the night of Ma[...]