WTF Creepy/Unusual Missing Persons Cases

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  1. ChristinesEmotionalFriend

    ChristinesEmotionalFriend Well-Known Member

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    www.charleyproject.org is a huge database of missing persons cases in the U.S. When I'm bored I like to to click on the 'random case' button and see what comes up. Here are some cases that are particularly intersting:

    Teenager dissappears and then sends her family a weird letter:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/s/switalski_mary.html

    This case has Satanic cults, unexplained deaths, and possible mental issues:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/j/jacobson_sandra.html

    Sad case with a mysterious boyfriend:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/k/kidd_gladys.html

    This one has all kinds of weird shit involved:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/m/mackerley_louis.html

    Probably one of the most terrifying:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/m/martinez_maria.html

    This ones strange as she vanished from a school. Years late authorities say they believe they know who is responsible, but the evidence is circumstantial and that person is now dead:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/p/peters_dean.html

    Boy disappears, had apparently been stalked for some time:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/b/barter_daniel.html

    This one is really long and fucked up, like something out of a mystery novel:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/r/rahn_laureen.html

    Short one that's very strange because of how sudden it must have been:
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/m/machuca_german.html
     
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    Shit, just read about all the girls who are missing because of Ted Bundy.
     
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    ChristinesEmotionalFriend Well-Known Member

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    Those are creepy, but we know what happened to them: Bundy killed them. I think it's creepier when you don't know what happened.
     
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    A lot of bad people out there. It's a shame the families didn't get any closure.
     
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    The Last Place You'd Look: True Stories of Missing Persons and the People Who Search for Them
    by Carole Moore

    Former police detective Carole Moore interviewed the families of dozens of missing persons across the county and around the world to compile The Last Place You'd Look, which also focuses on the efforts of police, search and rescue, nonprofits and volunteer organizations. According to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), there are about 100,000 active, open and unresolved missing persons cases that sit on the books in the U.S. each day. The numbers are similar in Canada, where annually more than 60,000 children are reported missing. Additionally, in the U.S. alone there are more than 40,000 John and Jane Does in cemeteries and morgues across the country, still waiting to be identified. The anguish of having a loved one vanish is unthinkable, yet thousands of families face this heartbreak every day. The Last Place You'd Look provides searchers a starting point and gives readers an overview of "the club no one wants to belong to."
     
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    These are some of the saddest and scariest missing person cases. One can't help wondering whatever happened to the victim, yet the horror that lives with the grieving family never knowing if they are alive or dead is awful. And whoever abducted them is never caught and able to do it again and again.
     
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    I love reading about shit like this. Missing persons. True crime, etc....
     
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    Sounds like a good read. One of the most bizarre aspects of missing persons is that there is a lack of data collection. We really don't know how many people have gone missing. The FBI and the RCMP can tell you exactly how many cars were stolen in any given year, but they can't tell you how many people disappeared in the same period.
     
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    One thing that surprised me in reading it was the harassment that the families received - people shouting at them in the streets, menacing phone calls, :ufacepalm:
     
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    Is this tied in with the missing 411 cases?

    http://www.canammissing.com/missing_411.html

    About people going missing in the national parks,apparently there are similar features in the cases which make it more creepy. The author has expanded his research to canada,even europe and claims he has found similarities over there as well. If you go on you tube there are lots of radio shows about this. I find it very interesting.

    Even in suburban areas, there are cases where people just leave their homes for work, go to the shops and never return home.Bodies are never found they just disappear .I don't think foul play is always involved. Sometimes people have a very rare brain injury suddenly and they forget who they are, where they are and just vanish. Sometimes months or years later they reappear other times they don't. Sometimes people are running away from real life issues and decide to disappear and deliberately go missing.

    I will say this about the national park cases especially , it would be very arrogant of human beings to think we completely understand the way the world works and what may be out there.I think it is a mark of intelligence to keep an open mind about such things.
     
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    The Maura Murray case always comes up among the more unusual missing person's cases, but some of the elements surrounding her disappearance are probably easily explained. Still, hers is a weird one. Made even more so by some nut on youtube who makes videos claiming to know where she is and what happened to her.
     
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    One case I find interesting as hell is the Maura Murray case. There is a guy who runs an excellent blog based on her disappearance. http://mauramurray.blogspot.com/ The story has a lot of twists including a psychopath who is posting youtube videos tormenting the family. Check this story out if you haven't already, either follow this link or to get filled in on the facts first just Google Maura Murray
     
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    Unbelievable, I swear we posted this at the same time. Nutso
     
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    Jinx! You owe me a coke!;)
     
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    I have been following the Maura Murray case since I saw the episode of Disappeared that featured her case. The circumstances of the disappearance are really bizzare.
    http://mauramurray.blogspot.com

    Edit: Holy shit I didn't see either of the other posts either!!**
     
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    I enjoy real life mysteries, but I should not read these. I go to a very dark place when I think this could be my child. It's a hell I would not survive. I am positive I would not survive and would kill myself. And if I found who did it, I know I would do anything possible to kill the person. I understand why people choose not to have children. It's unbearable to think of harm done to them. The girl who went to the bathroom at school, has me freaked out.
     
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    I didn't see your posts so weird!!!!
     
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    You are right, and there are cases that seem like the answer is right in front of you (the Kyron Horman case in Oregon) all signs point to the step mother, yet not a word. The fact is if an investigator is 99% sure who harmed or stole someone's child, I think a slight beating to help bring out the truth is acceptable.
     
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    Brianna Maitland and Jennifer Keesie are 2 other cases I follow.
     
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    Maura Murray is a weird one. Here's the assholes taunting youtube video, uploaded on the anniversary of her disappearance


    One sick bastard.
     
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