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The ongoing case of Tyarra Williams

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Image from the Greensboro News and Crime.

About Tyarra

Tyarra was born on June 18th, 1996. For the first few years of her life, her parents were together until they split up when she was around the age of seven. She was very close with her mom (Danielle), and her brother but there isn’t much information on her relationship with her dad. Tyarra was known to be a very nurturing and kind person. She did well in high school and dated some. However, her mom closely monitored everything that Tyarra did, including her social media. …


And how you can do it too.

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Photo by Cookie the Pom on Unsplash

“There’s no way I can do that.”

I know, I thought that too. I began writing for Medium back in August of 2020. I decided to write for them after I saw a youtube video with a girl proclaiming that she made several thousands of dollars off of this website from only one blog. Just like I am telling you now, the girl promised that she made about 5 grand. And just like me at that time, you’re probably thinking…

“Okay, sure. They got lucky. But that won’t happen to me.”

Despite my chronic pessimism, I decided to try it anyway. I promised myself that I would write seven blogs during a period of seven days and that if I didn’t see any money, I would give up. I write mostly crime blogs, and those are not quick to write. After all my research, writing, and editing is done, I usually spend about 2–3 hours on each blog (sometimes more). …


The case of Son of Sam.

Richard David Falco was born on June 1st, 1953. He was brought into the world by two people who did not want to be parents and they gave him away. He was adopted by a couple named Pearl and Nathan Berkowitz and when they adopted him, they changed his name to David Berkowitz to give him a fresh start.

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Photo by Max Kleinen on Unsplash

David was not an easy child, but his adopted parents were by all means good to him while he was growing up. He was difficult to manage and often violent. He rebelled quite a bit by stealing and starting small fires. His teachers said that he was hard to manage and was bullied quite a bit. These issues only grew after his adopted mother died in 1967 from cancer when David was only fourteen. To make matters worse, his adoptive father remarried a few years later. David hated his adopted father’s new wife and was full of anger at this point. …


The case of Rose Larner

As many of these cases do, it begins with a troubled teenager. Rose Learner was a middle child who was desperate for attention. Her parents were divorced when she was young, and she spent time drifting between their houses.

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Photo by Joshua Harris on Unsplash

By the time she turned eighteen in 1993, her family was frequently referring to this time in her life as her ‘angry teenage phase’. Friends would jokingly call her a vampire because she would stay up all night either on the phone with friends or walking around the city. She was a friendly girl, but she definitely had an unruly attitude that often got her in trouble. She was diagnosed as hyperactive and could not slow down except to sleep. She would take three showers a day and struggled with being alone. …


And how all the women in their family could see spirits.

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Photo by 卡晨 on Unsplash

Three-year-old Heidi Wyrick could see spirits. The young Wyrick family had moved to the town of Ellerslie, Georgia after buying their first house in 1989. The town was very small with a population of just over 3,000 people at the time. The parents, Andrew and Lisa, wanted to move to the town to have a fresh start and to be in a safe place to raise a family.

Shortly after moving in, Heidi had a new imaginary friend.

Andrew and Lisa didn’t think much of Heidi’s new imaginary friend at first. Lisa thought it was odd that Heidi would attempt to have full conversations with this friend and eventually decided to ask Heidi about it. Heidi said described her new friend as being an old man dressed in a black suit and a top hat. Lisa immediately thought it was strange that Heidi’s imaginary friend wasn’t a child like her. Heidi told her mom that his name was Mr. …


The case of Tyler Hadley

Tyler Hadley was going to throw a party, but not for the reason you might think. Unsurprisingly, no one thought twice when seventeen-year-old Tyler posted on social media that he was having a party later that night. He claimed that his parents wouldn’t be home. The truth of the matter was much darker, in fact. His parents would be home, but they wouldn’t be alive.

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Photo by Dean Machala on Unsplash

The murder

On July 16th, 2011, Blake and Mary-Jo Hadley were in their home, unaware of the danger that they were in. Just before 5:00 PM, Tyler took his parent’s phones, swallowed three pills of ecstasy, and grabbed a hammer. He stood behind his mother as she sat quietly working on the family’s computer for work. …


Did Sheila Keen kill her out of jealousy?

If you opened your front door and saw a clown standing there, what would your reaction be? If you happen to value your life, your reaction should be to immediately slam the door. If I have learned anything from reading true crime stories over the years, it’s that a clown at the door can never be trusted and this story is no different.

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Photo by Jason Yoder on Unsplash

The murder

On the morning of May 26, 1990, Marlene Warren opened the door of her Florida home after someone knocked. There was a person dressed as a clown standing in front of her with flowers and balloons. …


Holocaust survivor claims she summoned an evil spirit on accident.

The word ‘dybbuk’ comes from Jewish folklore. A dybbuk is an evil and malicious spirit that is capable of possessing a living body and occasionally objects. Once a person is possessed by a dybbuk, it typically won’t leave until an exorcism is performed or the person dies. Historically, mental illness was also brushed off as a person ‘just having a dybbuk’ attached to them that they needed to get rid of. If an exorcism was performed and successful, dybbuks would leave the host and return to where they came from, the ‘other side’. …


You won’t believe how many bodies are buried there

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Ferris Wheel reclaimed by nature at the Lake Shawnee Amusement Park. Image from Wiki Commons.

In 1774, a man named Mitchell Clay was one of the first English settlers in what is now presently known as Mercer County, West Virginia. He received a large grant from a lord for his participation in a war. This grant gave him a great deal of land that he took his family and moved onto.

The family turned the land into farmland and made it their own. However, that land had been taken from the Shawnee tribe. Tribal members had warned the family that they were very unhappy and that they wanted their land back, but the Clay family was not interested in giving up so much land. …


The very famous Dyatlov Pass case and update

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Image of the hikers. Image from Wiki Commons

In 1959, there was a group of graduate students that decided to go on a skying expedition in Northern Russia. This group of students consisted of eight men and two women. They were well educated and full of experienced hikers. The group’s leader was a 23-year-old man by the name of Igor Dyatlov, who the pass is now named after.

The group took a train and then a truck to Vishay where they would begin their hike. They spent the night there and bought several loaves of bread for their trip. …

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