The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

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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Mississippi’s Secret Disease the Government Tried to Cover Up

If you search for it in the Los Angeles Public Library’s vast database of newspapers dating all the way back to the 1700’s, you won’t get a single result. In fact, there really isn’t much about it on online at all, but if you ask anyone who knew someone who was affected by it, they’ll […]

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Mississippi’s Vengeful Witch of Yazoo and the Creation of a Legend

In Yazoo City’s Glenwood Cemetery in rural Mississippi, there is a story etched into one of the tombstones. It’s the story of the witch of Yazoo, a woman who lived on the outskirts of town and came to an untimely death.Then twenty years later she rose from the grave and burned the entire town of Yazoo to […]