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Thousands of Human Corpses Discovered Beneath This University Hospital

This developing horror story actually began in 2013 — when construction on a road through the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus was abruptly halted after workers discovered 66 human bodies. Experts determined the corpses had once been inmates at the former Mississippi State Asylum — that state’s very first mental hospital, which had occupied […]

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The Horrifying Theory Behind a Bizarre Photo Nicknamed “Danny Boy”

This creepy viral phenomenon is one of many tales revolving around a single strange photograph [like these, for example], which may have first surfaced with no available backstory — as is the case for so many vintage photos posted online. As the saying goes, nature — not to mention the internet — abhors a vacuum, […]

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Say Hello to Bachelor #1: The Shocking Crimes of “The DATING GAME Killer”

Cheryl Bradshaw thought she found her dream date when she chose Bachelor #1, Rodney Alcala, on the popular 1970s show THE DATING GAME. Introduced by the host as “a successful photographer who got his start when his father found him in the darkroom at the age of 13, fully developed,” Alcala cooed from behind the […]

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Does This Creepy Audio Footage Reveal the Voices of the Dead?

The following story contains an example of what paranormal investigators call Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP), which is often a major component of the ghost hunter’s toolkit… but I think even this team was unprepared for what their recording equipment picked up. According to the Mirror, Washington State resident Keith Linder (above) was absolutely convinced his house […]

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This Deep Web Search Revealed a Nightmare of Depravity and Death

[NOTE: This creepypasta report contains subject matter which some people may find disturbing] This is one of many horrific tales that begin in the uncharted virtual underworld known by many as the “Deep Web” — a seemingly endless landscape of hidden sites and digital media which can’t be reached by conventional web browsers such as […]

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The Chilling Link Between the Black Dahlia Murder and Cleveland’s Infamous “Torso Killer”

The gruesome 1947 murder of aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, THE BLACK DAHLIA, which inspired countless books and films, remains unsolved. Yet, Short’s killer, many believe, may have been the Cleveland Torso Killer, a notorious maniac, who hacked victims apart with all the finesse of a butcher. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1924, Elizabeth Short took […]

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Does This Creepy Photo Prove THE SHINING’s Stanley Hotel is Really Haunted?

Since you’re here, we’re going to assume that you’re a horror fan, and if you’re a horror fan, then we’ll also assume that you’re quite familiar with THE SHINING — whether it be Stephen King’s classic novel, Stanley Kubrick’s epic 1980 film, or even the 1997 miniseries which King produced. You probably also know that […]

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This Paranormal Reporter Didn’t Find Her Next Story… It Found HER

As a paranormal researcher and author of the column Paranormal Corner for NJ Advance Media, Kelly Roncace has recounted all manner of strange and unexplained phenomena in the New Jersey area and beyond. But her latest case may be a little too close for comfort. While living in a 1920s-era home in Salem County, Roncace […]

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Psycho A Go-Go! The Very Strange Murder of DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN Director Al Adamson

In the annals of true crime, there has never been a more macabre case than the brutal murder of DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN director Al Adamson. Like something out of his own no-budget drive-in blood baths, the director was savagely murdered and his body buried beneath a crumbling ramshackle ranch house in Indio, California. According to […]

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Chilling Footage Reportedly Captures Paranormal Activity in Missouri Museum

The Clay County Historical Museum in Liberty, Missouri seems like the ideal site to hunt for ghosts and other paranormal phenomena: the landmark building, built in the 1950s, once housed the offices of Dr. William H. Goodson, and it’s likely that many seriously ill people passed through its doors back in the day. Now, according […]