A journalist was able to buy a dead man’s spine for $300, which begs the question; where are your remains really going?

Photo by Rory Waldegrave on Unsplash

Over 40 years ago, Dorothy Scott was abducted from outside a hospital, and her case has never been solved.

Photo by Gustavo Zambelli on Unsplash

Despite being the ‘holy grail’ of cold cases, she’s still not been identified after nearly 50 years.

Facial reconstruction of the Lady of the Dunes via Wikimedia Commons

Dorothy Arnold vanished while shopping on Fifth Avenue, triggering a manhunt that continues to this day.

Dorothy Arnold via Wikimedia Commons

Erica Franolich disappeared nearly four decades ago, and her family want answers.

Erica Franolich via www.investigationsforthemissing.org

Sally’s killer attacked women in at least three countries, but a lack of due diligence meant he continued his rampage for decades.

Sally Anne Bowman via Murderpedia

Reed Slatkin engineered one of the greatest Ponzi schemes in history, in the name of Scientology and to line his own pocket.

Photo by Mackenzie Marco on Unsplash

The teenager hired a hitman to kill her, or did she?

Natalie Bollinger via Broomfield Police Department

Neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch severely maimed and killed the majority of his patients.

Christopher Duntsch in theatre via dmagazine.com

Did the musician who wrote songs for the ‘sad kids’ kill himself, or was he murdered?

Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash

“I was pretty happy before all that [performing at the Academy Awards], I was going on tour and making records. It was kind of fun in a way, and it was really kind of weird in a way. It doesn’t mean anything, you know. It’s not a particularly musical environment.”

Josie Klakström

Josie is a freelance journo who writes about true crime, culture and marketing. www.truecrimeedition.com

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