“Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.”

Yes, it’s that Lululemon that you are thinking of, the luxury store that sells mainly yoga pants.

A picture of a lady doing yoga
A picture of a lady doing yoga
Photo by Sonnie Hiles on Unsplash

The father of the victim said,

“Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.”

On March 11th, 2015, the manager of the Lululemon store in Bethesda, Maryland arrived at her workplace just to find that the doors to the store were left unlocked. The store was a mess with their products trashed all over the place, indicating perhaps they had been robbed. Horror crept in when she spotted bloody footprints on the floor, leading her to the back of…


She was found in the garbage compacter room, 12 floors below her apartment.

A picture of the beautiful Phoebe Handsjuk
A picture of the beautiful Phoebe Handsjuk
Phoebe Handsjuk. Photo Source

On 2nd December 2010, Betul Ozulup, the concierge of a luxury apartment in Melbourne was having a relatively normal day until 7pm that day. When she tried to open the door to the refuse room (garbage compactor room), it wouldn’t open fully. Something was behind the door, blocking her. She gave it a hard shove, and before her, it was a young woman in a pool of blood.

She was 24-year-old Phoebe Handsjuk.

How did the beautiful woman living on the 12th floor ended on the ground floor refuse room?

Phoebe Handsjuk

Phoebe Handsjuk was described as a creative soul, often expressed…


Sarah Stern’s childhood friend betrayed her for money.

A picture of the abandoned car by Shark River as the police check on it
A picture of the abandoned car by Shark River as the police check on it
Sarah’s Abandoned Car by Shark River. Photo Source

On December 3rd, 2016, in a small town of Neptune, New Jersey, the police responded to a report of an abandoned car found by Shark River with keys in the ignition. They identified the registered owner of the vehicle, the grandmother of 19-year-old Sarah Stern which then, pointed Sarah as the driver.

Sarah was nowhere to be found. Nobody knew where she was. The house she stayed in was unlocked and empty except for a dog locked in a cage.

Worried that it might be a suicide case, they sent out a search and rescue team, a dive team, and…


He was a prime suspect because of a pizza crust but he claimed innocence as he was lured by his brother.

Savopoulos’s bricked Mansion
Savopoulos’s bricked Mansion
The Savopoulos Mansion. Photo Source

On May 14th, 2015, a call was made to the Washington Fire Department reporting thick smoke coming out from a mansion in Woodland, an exclusive neighborhood for the wealthy like Joe Biden. Within minutes, the first group of firefighters arrived to control the fire and with the main focus of putting out the source of the fire, a bedroom.

Another rescue team went in to save any victims that were not able to find their way out. …


Without warning, he stabbed his victim multiple times, decapacitated and ate parts of him in front of the bus passengers.

Vince Li. Photo Source

Vince Li was born in Dandong, China, and became a Canadian citizen in 2006. Even though he armed himself with a degree in Computer Science from Wuhan Institute of Technology, he could not get a permanent job in that field. So, he worked menial jobs ranging from a forklift operator, a janitor, and a cashier in Walmart and in newspaper delivery while his wife worked as a waitress.

Reportedly, he had a language barrier as English was not his first language but his previous bosses did not see any signs of aggression and even praised him as a diligent worker…


Nurse Beverly Allitt was an extreme attention seeker.

A picture showing a cute baby
A picture showing a cute baby
Photo by Echo Grid on Unsplash

Having a child is dubbed as the one the greatest joy in life. Now, imagine — your greatest joy robbed from you at a supposed safe place for a child, a hospital where doctors and nurses took on oath to do no harm.


Sophie Lionnet’s body was burned in the backyard of suburban London house.

A picture of a bon-fire
A picture of a bon-fire
Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

In September 2017, in a close-knit neighborhood of Southfields, London, a concerned neighbor spotted her fellow neighbor having a bonfire in the backyard. It looked dangerous as the large bonfire was a bit too close to the patio, but most importantly, there was a horrible stench coming from it. One of the neighbors decided to take matters seriously and called the fire brigade.

When the firefighters arrived, they were too taken back by the stench but, everything else looked relatively normal.

A middle-aged man having a chicken barbeque in his backyard.

Thomas Hunt, one of the first firefighters on the…


Victim’s cries were finally answered by a popular TV show, as police ignored her reports.

A picture of Theresa Knorr
A picture of Theresa Knorr
Theresa Knorr Photo Source

The story behind the cruel mother, Theresa Knorr

Theresa Knorr was the daughter of Swannie Gay and James Cross. When her father, James Cross, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he lost his job and soon, fell into depression. Finances in the family became tight when they lost the sole breadwinner, Swannie Gay when she passed away due to heart failure. Theresa was devastated by the loss of her mother and reportedly, her father often took out his frustration on her.

By the age of 16, Theresa married Clifford Clyde Sanders, a man 5 years older than her and within less than a year, she gave birth to Howard…


She lived in a “coffin-like-box” for 7 years, 23 hours daily.

A picture of Colleen Stan. Photo Source

In May 1977, 20-year-old Colleen Stan wanted to visit a friend for a surprise birthday party. When her car unexpectedly broke down, she decided to hitchhike to Northern California. She was not new to hitchhiking. She turned down a car of 5 guys but trusted the next car that stopped for her as it had a young couple with a baby.

When they stopped for gas, Colleen went to the bathroom and she had this bad feeling and an inner voice that kept asking her to leave, but she brushed it off as her overthinking.

She continued to travel with…


Lena and Beatriz saved each other from a monster.

A picture of Lena and Beatriz in their exclusive interview for 60 Minutes
A picture of Lena and Beatriz in their exclusive interview for 60 Minutes
A still from 60 Minutes Australia of Lena and Beatriz. Photo Source

In February 2016, German backpacker Lena Rabente met Brazilian backpacker Beatriz for the first time in Adelaide. Both were young and adventurous but it was their first solo backpack trip in Australia so they decided to pair up as they had the same destination in mind, Melbourne.

They hopped onto Gumtree, a common site that backpackers used to find a ride and took on the offer of a man around their age but that man canceled on them last minute as he had car troubles. …

Emmalina Alessandrya

A writer who used to write simply because she loves it and now, would like to earn an extra penny by doing so.

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