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a nuclear plant employee’s remains are found in the plant furnace

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

When a nuclear plant employee’s remains are found in the plant furnace, some say it was suicide, others murder. Twenty miles northwest of Cincinnati is the small farming town of Fenald, Ohio. For many years, the town’s main employer was “The Feed Materials Production Center[...]

Is murder or suicide to blame for an oil tycoon’s mysterious death?

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

On November 8, 1985, flames ravaged an expensive Jaguar in a remote field 20 miles outside Houston, Texas.  Inside, sheriff’s deputies found a charred body, so disfigured, that even the gender was not apparent.  The car was registered to millionaire oil well promoter, Edward [...]

Mario Amado

August 15th, 2011 § in Murders

Mexican police say a man jailed for drunken behavior hung himself in his cell, but the forensic evidence points to murder. The town of Rosarito Beach, Mexico, lies only 25 miles south of San Diego, California, just below Tijuana. It’s known for its beautiful sunsets and romanti[...]

The death of a young man found in a Tennessee parking lot remains a mystery

August 15th, 2011 § in Unexplained

On a gray July morning in 1996, strangers found a dead man beaten and half-naked in a parking lot in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Scattered around his body was German, Canadian, and U.S. currency totaling nearly $4,000.  The contents of the man’s wallet identified him as 31-year-ol[...]

A Texas man commits murder, then flees the United States

August 8th, 2011 § in Murders

Bryan, Texas, is the type of place that people have in mind when they dream of escaping the big city.  But in September of 1984, the illusion of small-town security was shattered for one local couple whom we will call Sue and Bill.  Sue had always considered herself strong and [...]

Armored Car Heist

August 8th, 2011 § in Bizarre

Was an $11 million dollar armored car heist an inside job? On June 26, 1990, an armored car was on the way to a scheduled delivery in Rochester, New York.  Inside the truck was nearly $11 million dollars in cash.  Just after 7:00 AM, the armored truck made an unauthorized stop [...]

Anthrax Murder

August 8th, 2011 § in Murders

Five are dead after exposure to anthrax. On Tuesday, October 16, 2001, Norma Wallace reported for work at the postal office in Trenton, New Jersey.  Norma wasn’t feeling well and thought it was a mild case of the flu.  But as the day wore on, she became increasingly ill.   [...]

Shroud of Turin

August 4th, 2011 § in Religion

The face of Jesus Christ has inspired artists throughout the ages.  But how did they know what Jesus looked like?  A piece of linen may hold the answer.  It is called the Shroud of Turin.  Many believe it is the actual burial cloth of Jesus Christ, and his image was imprinted[...]

Ken Palmer

August 1st, 2011 § in Bizarre

A man comes face to face with his exact double and believes they may be related. In December of 1943, Ken Palmer was a newly commissioned second lieutenant in the Army Air Corp, on his way to Wisconsin.  During a momentary stop to change trains in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ken had the m[...]

Skeleton Canyon Treasure

July 31st, 2011 § in Legends

  Is a cache of looted gold and silver worth millions buried in Arizona’s Skeleton Canyon? Along Arizona’s eastern border is a jagged ravine called Skeleton Canyon. More than a 100 years ago, a gang of Mexican smugglers were ambushed and robbed within its steep, canyon w[...]