Bundy: Nancy Wilcox (Confessed)

          In today’s post, we’re jumping to the first unsubstantiated confession to come out of Bundy’s time in Utah. Unlike with Georgann’s or Donna’s cases, however, Bundy’s confession doesn’t seem to quite line up with what we know about the disappearance of Nancy Wilcox. Let’s explore. Who Was Nancy?           Nancy Wilcox was born on July 4, […]

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Bundy: Georgann Hawkins (Confessed)

          Today’s case is one of the more extensively covered of the cases in this series. There is such a vast amount of information out there about Georgann Hawkins, I’m surprised there aren’t books about her. Since we can’t feasibly cover every detail here, consider this a sort of primer. If this case sparks an interest […]

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Bundy: Donna Manson (Confessed)

          Today’s case in the Bundy series is the first in which we have an actual confession. We don’t have to speculate whether Bundy was involved in the disappearance here, but we still have so many blanks to fill. If we take Bundy at his word, we know he killed Donna Manson – but no sign […]

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Bundy: The Missing and Suspected Victims

          Things are going to look a little different this month at the Morbid Library. We’ve stuck consistently to the schedule, but we’re coming up on our 1 Year Anniversary – and we’re also coming up on a big date in True Crime History. On January 24, 1989, Ted Bundy was executed via the electric chair […]

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The Unsolved: Amber Hagerman

         This month’s unsolved murder case is a monumental one – and I mean monumental in that it changed the way missing children cases are handled across the country. You may not know the name Amber Hagerman, but I’m willing to bet that your phone has blared with an Amber alert at some point. Today, we’ll […]

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The Unsolved: Evelyn Hernandez

          This month’s unsolved murder is a case that has come to be known as “the other Laci Peterson” which is a term that I will not be using, because it diminishes Evelyn Hernandez’s life and humanity to be secondhand to a white woman. To be honest, the two cases are inextricably linked – of the […]

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The Unsolved: Jeannette DePalma

          This month’s unsolved murder is a case that has fascinated me for a long, long time. It brings us back to the seeds of the Satanic Panic in the Northeast United States, and is a perfect case study for how fast local rumors and superstition can cloud and derail a death investigation. This post will […]

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The Unnamed: I-90 Doe

          This post is connected to the last post – Bitter Creek Betty and the I-90 Doe were killed by the same man, Clark Perry Baldwin. Because of this, the section regarding him will be the same as it was in Betty’s writeup.  The Discovery           On April 13, 1992, the decomposing remains were found off the […]

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The Haunted: The Greenbrier Ghost

          Have you ever heard of someone solving their own murder? Yes, we’re talking about some beyond-the-grave sleuthing. The story I’m about to tell could fall into a few categories – it’s part ghost story, part true crime tale, and part urban legend. This is the story of the death of Zona Heaster Shue, and how […]

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The Unnamed: Sumter County Does Part II

          This is one of the most frustrating Doe cases I’ve ever read about. We have so many clues about these people. They boy had very distinctive features. Why can’t anyone find a string to follow here? This second part was very frustrating to research and is ultimately not satisfying. There are no answers here, and […]

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