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[...]

The killer of a young woman escapes from jail

August 17th, 2011 § in Murders

In Ashe County, North Carolina, a body was discovered at the bottom of a 200-foot cliff that the locals call “The Jumping Off Place.” Police quickly identified the body as Sherry Lyall Hart, a local woman who had disappeared without a trace eleven months earlier. Sher[...]

Former co-workers are found dead within days of each other

August 17th, 2011 § in Murders

Tom Kueter was a forklift driver at a wood processing plant on the outskirts of Rapid City, South Dakota. 聽On a June morning in 1994, Tom鈥檚 co-workers noticed something was wrong.聽 When they reached Tom, they found his head had been crushed beneath the wheels of his forklift.[...]

Phillip Taylor Kramer

August 17th, 2011 § in Unexplained

A rock band bass player-turned-computer whiz vanishes after telling a 911 operator he was going to commit suicide. On February 12, 1995, a Los Angeles, California, 911 operator received a phone call from a man who said that he was going to kill himself.聽 Then he hung up.聽 Right[...]

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鈥檚 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.聽 Dozens of people die here every year, most, while trying to enter the U.S. illegally. On the night of Ma[...]

Alabama Postal Robbery

August 17th, 2011 § in Mystery

Two men rob a small-town post office and take the postmaster hostage. On October 30, 1987, around 11 A.M., two men, one black, the other white, entered the post office in the little town of Epes, Alabama. They asked for stamps, then declared it was a robbery. Postmaster Opal John[...]

Were a series of suicides in a Mississippi jail really murder

August 17th, 2011 § in Bizarre

In the summer of 1992, Andre Jones was 18-years-old and about to start his freshman year of college.聽 His mother, Esther, was President of the Jackson Mississippi branch of the NAACP.聽 His stepfather, Charles X. Quinn, was a Nation of Islam minister.聽 In the early morning hour[...]

Two boys die mysteriously in a shack fire

August 17th, 2011 § in Murders

Bullhead City, Arizona, is a small, desert community on the banks of the Colorado River.聽 Sue Johnson moved there from California in 1973. She and her husband felt it was a great place to raise their children, Scott and Angel. Sue recalls how her children took to the place immed[...]

Natasha Jennings

August 17th, 2011 § in Unexplained

A sixteen-year-old girl is found dead during a visit with her father. In the summer of 1997, Carson City, Nevada, resident Sandra Jennings received an urgent call from her brother, Clarence Jennings. He was trying to locate his 16-year-old daughter, Natasha, who was visiting from[...]