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June 13, 2021

Rey Rivera // 63 // unsolved

Rey Rivera moved to Baltimore with his wife to work for Stansberry & Associates. On May 16th, 2006, Rey took a call and left the house in a hurry. His body was discovered in the Belvedere hotel and some people believe that he jumped off the roof, but the scene looks very staged. This case is currently unsolved. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/

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June 6, 2021

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah // 62 // suspected serial killer and cannibal

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah showed signs of abnormal behavior at a very young age. He assaulted many children over the years and is suspected of murder as well. Friends say that Nathaniel served them strange tasting meat at parties and it's believed that he may have served human meat. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/coolaid

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May 30, 2021

Jennifer Fairgate // 61 // unsolved

This story starts with a question, but ends with more. What happened in room 2805? On May 31st, 1995, a woman who went by the name Jennifer Fairgate checked into Room 2805 of the Oslo Plaza Hotel in Norway. She was discovered dead in the hotel room and police initially believed this was a suicide, but eventually realized something strange was going on. Was Jennifer an assassin? Could Intelligence Services be involved? Were people at the hotel in on things? There are more questions than an…

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May 23, 2021

Skinwalker Ranch // 60 // Paranormal

Skinwalker ranch is recognized as the most scientifically studied paranormal hotspot on the planet. There has been UFO sightings, poltergeist activity, cattle mutilations, odd injuries, transient radiation spikes, crop circles in triangular patterns, and other strange phenomena. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/coolaid

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May 16, 2021

Heather Elvis // 59 // Disappearance

On December 17th, 2013, Heather Elvis landed a new job in cosmetology and she was going on a date with a new guy. Two days later, her car abandoned car was discovered. When police looked through Heather's phone records, they saw that a mysterious number called her before the disappearance. The phone number lead to a payphone at a gas station and the caller was Heather's ex-boyfriend, Sydney Moorer. The two had been dating, but Sydney was married and his wife made him break things off when s…

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May 9, 2021

The Pollock Twins // 58 // Reincarnation

John and Florence Pollock had two daughters, Joanna, and Jacqueline. The girls were hit by a car and killed when they were very young, but their father always believed they would be reincarnated. Florence did get pregnant again and had twin girls named Gillian and Jennifer. The family noticed that the twins had the same birthmarks as their older sisters and began acting just like them. Is it possible that the girls were reincarnated? Many people are very skeptical of this case, but the fam…

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May 2, 2021

The Sallie House // Kansas // 57

The Sallie House is located in Kansas and is known for extreme paranormal activity. There have been reports of fires, strange noises, cold spots, ghosts, scratches, and so much more. Allegedly, there is a little girl named Sallie and several other spirits that are haunting this home.

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March 28, 2021

Lyda Southard // Idaho // 56

Lyda Southard was known as Flypaper Lyda, Lady Bluebeard, and the black widow. She married several men and they all kept mysteriously dying. It was eventually discovered that some of the bodies contained traces of arsenic poisoning and Lyda was the beneficiary on all of the life insurance policies. She was eventually convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to ten years, but she got a guard to help her escape. Luckily, her next husband realized who she was before she murdered him. …

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March 21, 2021

Bennington Triangle // Vermont // 55

The Bennington Triangle has had several disappearances and oddities over the years. Native American legends say the land is cursed because all four winds met one spot in an eternal struggle. They also have legends about a man-eating stone. The Glastenbury Mountain is said to have trails that stop part way up and a deafening silence. There are several theories about the disappearances such as: a serial killer, alien abductions, wormholes, hypothermia, and even the Bennington Monster.

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March 14, 2021

April Kauffman // New Jersey // 54

April Kauffman was a popular, vivacious, and provocative talk show host who advocated for veterans. On May 10th, 2012, she was discovered shot dead in her bedroom. April's daughter, Kim Pack, felt that her step-father was involved in her mother's murder. April's husband, Jim Kauffman was a doctor and he had been writing fraudulent opioid prescriptions for the Pagans motorcycle club and they were selling the pills. When April found out about the pill mill, she asked for a divorce and said s…

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March 7, 2021

Binions // Nevada // 53

Benny Binion was an American gambling icon, career criminal, and convicted murderer who established illegal gambling operations. He moved his operations to Las Vegas and opened Binion's Horseshoe Casino. When he opened his casino, he saw immediate success and this upset everyone in the gambling scene. Benny eventually lost his gambling license and his sons had to step up and help run the casino. A man named Marvin Shumate set up a kidnapping/murder plot for Benny's son, Ted Binion. They en…

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Feb. 28, 2021

Jane Prichard // Delaware and Gabby's Bones // Wyoming // 52

Jane Prichard was conducting research on a summer vine for college. She travelled to Blackbird State Forest for two summers to watch and track the progress of the plant. On September 19th, 1986, Jane drove to a friend's place and headed to the forest early the next morning. Jane's body was discovered in the forest, but the murder remains unsolved. In 1986, a man named John Morris left several of his possessions with his friend, Newel Sessions. Six years later, Newel opened the trunk and fou…

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Feb. 21, 2021

The Bleeding House // Georgia // 51

On September 8th, 1987, Minnie Winston found bloodstains all over her home. The blood didn't belong to her or her husband and they called the police. During the investigation, police couldn't find the source of the blood and assumed it was an elaborate hoax. There are many theories about the bleeding house and some people believe there's paranormal activity. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/coolaid

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Feb. 14, 2021

Lisa Au // Hawaii // 50

Lisa Au had dinner with her boyfriend on January 20th, 1982 and never made it home that night. The next day, her car was discovered, and 10 days later, her body was found too. This case sent fear and shock waves through the community. Not just because Lisa had been murdered, but because a policeman was the suspected killer. This case is still unsolved. If you have any new information regarding the Lisa Au murder case, please contact the Honolulu Police Department at 808-723-3609. https://w…

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Feb. 7, 2021

Alferd Packer // Colorado // 49

In November, 1873, 21 men headed for the gold field in Breckenridge, Colorado. Their guide, Alferd Packer, ended up being terrible with directions. The weather was awful and the men ran out of provisions pretty fast. They began splitting the group up and Alferd was in charge of guiding 5 men through the mountains. Unfortunately, Alferd was the only one of his group to make it out alive. He told many stories about his journey and people began noticing the inconsistencies. Alferd finally ad…

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Jan. 31, 2021

Josh Woodruff // Louisiana // 48

On January 1st, 2016, Josh Woodruff was murdered in New Orleans. He was struck by a black sedan with tinted windows that was traveling at a high rate of speed and never stopped. His body was trapped under the vehicle as it drove away and his body was dragged for more than 6 miles. The family did pay to put up a billboard and this has brought in more tips, but nothing that has helped solve this case. If you have any information that can help, please call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. https:/…

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Jan. 24, 2021

Adam Walsh // Florida // 47

Adam John Walsh disappeared from a the mall in Hollywood, Florida on the afternoon of July 27th, 1981. He was six years old and it's believed that he got kicked out of the Sears store with a group of older boys. On August 10th, a severed head of a child was discovered in a drainage canal and it was identified as Adam. There were a few suspects early on, but nothing panned out. It took 27 years for the police to find the killer, Ottis Elwood Toole. He confessed, but later recanted and died …

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Jan. 17, 2021

Bear Brook murders // New Hampshire // 46

The Bear Brook murders or the Allentown four, is a case where, we know who the serial killer is, before we know who the victims are. An adult female and 3 female children were discovered in barrels. The murderer is Terry Rasmussen and he was dubbed The Chameleon. He used several aliases and each time he killed, he changed his appearance and moved. Three victims in the barrels were identified as Marlyse Honeychurch, Marie Vaughn, and Sarah McWaters. One of the children remains unidentified.…

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