Sonali Phogat Death Case: Natural death or Murder

Sonali Phogat case, which was earlier considered as the case of natural death, now has turned it’s path towards a murder case. Sonali Phogat (42 years old) was a famous Indian model, actress, social media influencer and entrepreneur from Bhuthan Kalan village, Fathehabad, Haryana. Apart from these, she was a well known politician who joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2008. She was living alone with her daughter Yashodhra Phogat (15 years old) after the death of her husband. Sonali died of a suspected heart attack in Goa on 23 August 2022 (Tuesday), with her family questioning the circumstances leading to her death. She took her last breath at St Anthony’s Hospital in Anjuna, Goa, where she was admitted after her complaint of feeling uneasy. The doctors declared her dead because of a heart attack, but her family members suspected the death. They said that Sonali was healthy and fit […]

SS Ourang Medan: Mystery of a Ghost Ship

SS Ourang Medan was supposed to be a ghost ship according to some sources that became infamous during the period 1947-1948. It got shipwrecked in Dutch East Indies, now modern Indonesia, in the Strait of Malacca waters. It is one of the mysteries that is still unsolved.  It was in June 1947, when two American vessels navigating the Strait of Malacca, the City of Baltimore and Silver Star, among others, picked up distress messages from a Dutch merchant ship the SS Ourang Medan. A radio operator aboard the troubled vessel sent the following message in Morse code: “All officers, including the captain, are dead. Lying in the chartroom and bridge. Possibly the whole crew is dead”. This was followed by a flurry of Morse code, then a final, grim two words, “I die”. The message was received by the crew of a nearby ship, the Silver Star from a signaler. […]

Gauri Lankesh Murder Case

Gauri Lankesh, a 55 years old journalist and an activist from Bengaluru, Karnataka was shot dead by two assassins on September 5, 2017. She had worked as an editor in a Kannad daily named Lankesh Patrike established by Gauri’s father P. Lankesh. While working as an editor in Lankesh Patrike she also started her own weekly named Gauri Lankesh Patrike. Gauri was a very active outspoken critic of radical Hindutva and had been honoured with Anna Politkovskaya Award for expressing her ideas against right-wing Hindu extremism, opposing caste based discrimination and campaigning for women’s right. Her ideology against radical hinduism became the reason of her murder. It was on the night of 5th September 2017, when Gauri was shot by three suspicious men at her house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore. Gauri was locking the main gate of her house after returning from her office, then suddenly one of the killers […]

Andrew Cunanan : The Spree Killer

15th July 1997, the last day of a famous Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace. He was shot in the head by a symptomatic Andrew Cunanan. And this murder is an unsolved mystery even today after 25 years. From being an intelligent person with an IQ of 147 to becoming a spree killer, Andrew came a long way. He was the youngest of the children’s in his family and he went to one of the prestigious schools after which he majored in American History from University of California-San Diego. Being one of the brightest students, he was bound to achieve greatness, but what caused him to end up his career as a killer? Let’s find out about Andrew Cunanan’s history and the cause of his change in career. Background of Andrew Cunanan Andrew Cunanan was born on August 31, 1969, in National City, California. He was the youngest among the four children […]

Terrifying Story of a Cape Intruder That Will Make Your Blood Run Cold

‘Cape Intruder’ is among the most mysterious cases that was encountered in Cape Elizabeth, USA. It was in the year 2005, when the people of an idyllic town on the coast of Maine, were rattled.  The residents of Maine came across the chilling experience of a creepy cape intruder. The intruder was a young man who started sneaking into people’s homes and watching them sleep. Nothing was ever broken or stolen and no one was ever attacked or even touched – at least not to their knowledge. All that he took was their privacy when he snuck into their bedrooms to watch them sleep.  During the night, victims who kept their doors unlocked, would wake up in the morning to catch a brief glimpse of a man staring at them. Before they could react, the man would flee the scene, leaving the house just as it was before he entered it. […]

Will The Murder Mystery Of Gianni Versace Ever Be Solved?

The murder mysteries of celebrities and known faces always remain in the headline. Well, there are many actors, actresses, and other known faces who have an unsolved murder mystery and one of them also include Gianni Versace. The murder of one of the best Italian fashion designers Gianni Versace was closed in the files with no proper evidence and the reason why he was murdered. The person who killed him committed suicide, leaving the police officers and other people revolving around the mysteries. Here in this article you should read further to know more about Gianni and his murder. Early Life Of Gianni Versace Gianni Versace was born on December 2, 1946, in the city of Reggio Calabria to a father and dressmaker mother, Francesca. He had one elder brother Santo Versace and younger sister, Donatella Versace, along with an older sister, Tina who died at the age of 12 […]

12 Mass Murderers You Should Know About

The number of crimes and criminals are increasing day-by-day in every sphere of the world. Whether it is a town, village, or mega-city, crime is everywhere. The crime done by and on the individual level has not as much impact as the crime done in mass numbers. Although the crime rate is different in every state and country and keeps on changing with time, the crimes in the United States are of a big impact. In this article, we are going to talk about serial killers or the mass murderers who had created large havoc. The definition of a mass murderer uses in different contexts and meanings in different fields. If simply speaking then, a mass murderer is someone who murders at least two or more people in a gathering or an event. Mass Murderers of the World 1. Terry Lynn Nicholas Born on 1st April, 1955 in Lapeer, Michigan, […]

The Case Study of Grim Sleeper’s Victims

“Tales of the Grim Sleeper” is a crime film premiered on HBO. It’s a real-life story of an American Serial killer that will leave you with fear in the pit of your stomach. To put it most simplistically: This movie is scary, and so is the actual case. Lonnie David Franklin Jr., the so-called Grim Sleeper, is a serial killer who preyed on Los Angeles women for more than two decades. He targeted women who were drug addicts or prostitutes and often dumped their naked bodies alongside roads or in the trash. Serial killers have always been a matter of interest whenever we talk about murders with the same pattern since the motive behind all their attacks is the same. Let’s dive deep into this case of Grim sleeper and his victims and know how this case was different and scary from other criminal cases. Murders by Grim Sleeper The […]

Everything To Know About The Shocking Disappearance Of Teekah Lewis!

How would the parents of a two-and-a-half-year-old baby girl would feel when they come to know that they have lost their princess? It’s been more than 20 years since the disappearance of Teekah Lewis, and her case is still under mystery without any lead or suspect? Her case was “America’s Most Wanted” case that attracted everyone. Let us know in brief the case of “Teekah Lewis”. Who Was Teekah Lewis? Born on July 4, 1996, Teekah Lewis or Teekah Latres Lewis is a shy, caring, and self-oriented baby girl to Theresa English and Robert Lewis. She had four siblings, and, unfortunately, her father could not be a large part of her life, as being convicted of theft and was sentenced to 4 years in jail. She was a multiracial child and had both black and white ancestry due to her parents. She was very much attached to her mother and […]

Was Alex Mengel A Psychopathic Serial Killer?

Alex J. Mengel, born in 1955, was a Guyanese-born suspected serial killer and cop killer who was responsible for two killings in 1985 but suspected in many more. After 31 months of his death, many more discoveries were made suggesting his hand in many disappearance cases. Was he another psychopath serial killer? Did he also have his hands in other unidentified cases too? Let’s find out by reading more about him. How Did Alex Mengel Commit Crimes? It was the time of February 24, 1985, when a 27-year-old Westchester County police officer Gary Stymiloski, who was engaged to be married, was on patrol in Yonkers, New York, and spotted the vehicle of Alex with shotgun shells in the car. He immediately informed the headquarters for support, but he was shot to death with a single bullet in his brain by Alex due to his bad luck. The investigators learned that […]

Was Charles Manson The Mastermind Of Tate-LaBianca Murders?

A series of eight murders, six murderers but, a single mastermind of the entire game. Charles Manson, the mastermind of all the murders, instructed his family members to do the same. But, what was his motive behind all these murders or was he a planned serial killer? He was an aspiring musician when he instructed all those murders and, all the jury members were shocked why he constructed all those murders. Well, many theories are related to the murders instructed by him and, the people got to know the real truth about him fifty years after his death. Who Was Charles Manson? Born on November 12, 1934, to fifteen-year-old Kathleen Manson-Bower-Cavender and Colonel Walker Henderson Scott Sr., who did not have any intention of accepting Charles as his baby so he was named Charles Milles Maddox. Although his mother filed a paternity suit against his biological father that resulted in […]

Bio-Terrorism: An Unusual Case Study of Anthrax Attack

Most of you must be aware of the bio-terror Anthrax attacks from 2001. Anthrax is one of the zoonotic occupational diseases. Anthrax is a disease caused by the Bacillus anthracis which is a rod-shaped immobile aerobic gram-positive bacterium with spore that lives in soil. Randomly anthrax occurs in human beings with low frequency. Most cases of anthrax area unit not heritable through contact with infected animals or contaminated animal product. Depending on the transmission method of the disease, clinical manifestations occur in three classes which include Cutaneous, respiratory, and gastrointestinal anthrax. The respiratory form is taken into account because the most fatal and rare kind of anthrax intends to show complicated and strange manifestations. In this modern world with new technology, different kinds of criminal activities have also occurred. One of them includes the use of biology. On one side where biology has been used successfully to study the human body and organisms to benefit society, […]

A Look back at The Sweetheart Murders Case Study

In the winter of 1980, two UC Davis freshmen, John Riggins and Sabrina Gonsalves, were abducted and murdered. The case became known as the “sweetheart murders.” It took more than 30 years to solve the mystery of their disappearance and finally close the case. The Missing Van and Recovered Dead Bodies On 20th December 1980, two students from the University of California at Davis, Sabrina Gonsalves, and John Riggins, went missing. A day and a half after the search began, when the dense overnight fog began to lift, police spotted the missing couple’s van parked off a rural roadway some 30 miles from Davis, Calif. There was no sign of the couple inside the van so police searched the surrounding area. They soon discovered their bodies hidden in the brush in a nearby ravine. Their throats were slashed and their mouths and eyes were covered with duct tape. There were […]

The Cold Case of Valerie Percy’s Murder

Fifty-six years later, it remains one of Illinois’ best-known and most mysterious unsolved killings. Valerie Jean Percy, 21, was found beaten and stabbed to death in her bed on 18th September 1966, in her family’s Kenilworth mansion. It was the first homicide in the history of the North Shore suburb. Cold cases enjoy a timeless appeal. That’s especially true on the North Shore of Chicago, where unsolved murders are incredibly rare. The most infamous one garnered national coverage. Many Chicagoans may not remember the details of the unthinkable crime, but the name is sure to spark some memories. Incidents of Valerie Percy’s Murder A dark morning, waves on Lake Michigan an elegant home on the beach, and a senatorial candidate at home with his close knit family in one of Chicago’s wealthiest suburbs. This is the unlikely setting for the most notorious, and baffling cold case murder of the 1960s. The daughter of […]

40-Year-Old Murder Mystery of Michelle Martinko Solved

What do we know about Michelle Martinko and the arrest that re-opened the 40 years old cold case? Four decades ago, 18-year-old Michelle Marie Martinko was found stabbed to death in the family’s car in the parking lot of a Cedar Rapids mall. Exactly 39 years after her death, police took a Manchester man into custody after matching his DNA to blood found at the crime scene. Jerry Lynn Burns, 65, faced a jury in February 2020, bringing momentum to the case that was left unsolved for years. Let’s go into the details of this famous cold case and its adjudication. Case History of Michelle Martinko Murder Case Michelle Martinko’s dead body was found by the police in her parents’ tan 1972 Buick at Cedar Rapids’ Westdale Mall parking lot around 4 am on 20th December, 1979. The Kennedy High School senior had driven to the mall after a school choir banquet […]