Category Archives: People & Events

 Thelma Todd Mystery.

Thelma Todd was a popular actress of the late 1920s and early 1930s. Born in Lawrence, MA in 1905, Todd was a schoolteacher and model before beginning her career in film. Appearing in over 40 movies between 1926 and 1935, she is best remembered for her comedic roles in films like Marx Brothers movies, Monkey […]

 Jack the Ripper .

This is a brief review of the Jack the Ripper murders that occurred in London more than a hundred years ago. Much of the original evidence gathered at the time has been lost, and many “facts” are actually opinions by the various writers who have written about the case during the past century. Many aspects […]

 Jill Dando murder mystery.

Early life and career Television presenter and Newsreader Jill Dando was born in Ashcombe House Maternity Home, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, and was raised a Baptist. When she was three, it was discovered she had a hole in her heart and a blocked pulmonary artery. She had heart surgery on 12 January 1965.[2] She was educated at […]

 The Lucan Mystery .

At 9.45pm on the night of 7th November 1974, a distressed and bloodstained woman burst into the bar of The Plumber’s Arms, Lower Belgrave Street, crying out “Help me, help me, help me. I’ve just escaped from being murdered. He’s in the house. He’s murdered the Nanny!” She was the Countess of Lucan, who had […]

 Lizzie Borden Mystery.

Lizzie Borden. Lizzie Borden faced trial for killing her father and stepmother with an ax. Who really bludgeoned to death Andrew and Abby Borden? Was the crime planned so well that authorities had no physical evidence linking anyone including Lizzie Borden to the crimes? Why is it that the maid, Bridgette, never heard anything and […]

 The Black Dahlia Mystery.

The investigation of the murder of Elizabeth Short, dubbed the Black Dahlia has plagued people for years. Shorts body was found on a vacant lot cut in half, washed and positioned for someone to find. The Black Dahlia’s body was badly mutilated and brutalized. The last time anyone seen Ms Short alive was at the […]

 NOTORIOUS BRAZILIAN BANDIT

LAMPIÃO – BANDIT The interior of the Northeastern State of Pernambuco is known as the “Sertão” which means “Desert” because it seldom rains there, so the climate is arid, dry and inhospitable. Vegetation is sparse, and what trees there are, are stunted due to the lack of water. Villages are scattered all around the Sertão, […]

 Lana Turner

Did Lana Turner kill her mobster boyfriend? Lana Turner was once one of the most famous stars in Hollywood. She was known for her platinum blonde hair and her bitchy, catty allure. My favorite films of Lana’s were the “women’s films” she did with Douglas Sirk, Imitation of Life and Madame X being the most […]

 Back to my mysteries!. Marilyn Monroe.

The Mysterious Suicide Of Marilyn Monroe. Could she have been killed because of her involvement with Kennedy? Years after her the death new information suggests she may have been the victim of foul play. Why would someone that had so much to live for, commit suicide? Why did she attempt to reach her masseur, Ralph […]

 The “Fatty” Arbuckle Scandal.

At a raucous, three-day party in 1921, a young starlet became severely ill and died four days later. Newspapers went wild with the story: popular silent-screen comedian Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle had killed Virginia Rappe with his weight while savagely raping her. Though the newspapers of the day reveled in the gory, rumored details, juries found […]