20 Chilling Unsolved Mysteries That Will Leave You Scared!

You may have heard about hundreds of unsolved mysteries, but only a few that gave you the real chills. Here’s a collection that you are searching for, some creepy unsolved mysteries that will leave you scared, shaken and stirred!

1 | The Toxic Lady

Gloria Ramirez
Gloria Ramirez © MRU

In February 1994, Gloria Ramirez was rushed to a California hospital as a result of cervical cancer side effects. Staff began fainting and feeling nauseous after noticing Ramirez’s blood and skin smelled “foul.” What toxic fumes were in and on her body? Who is to blame? Read More

2 | The Phantom Photo Girl

The Phantom Girl in Photographs

During the digitization of a series of photographs that dated back to the early 1900s, the authority of Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum in Siberia found this mystical tiny girl in around 20 different images and in four glass negatives. The startling thing was that the little girl is always dressed in white, standing in the same position with the same expression on her face, and always she occupies a discreet position in the photographs. Her dress and boots change but her demeanour is always the same. Although she is suspected to be related to the photographer, no one has yet come forward to identify the mysterious young girl.

3 | The Watcher House

The Watcher House
The Watcher House © CNN

A family bought a house in New Jersey in 2014, and still haven’t moved in, because they immediately started getting threatening letters from someone called “The Watcher,” with messages like, “I watch and wait for the day the young blood will be mine again.”

4 | The Disappearance Of Nicholas Barclay – The Impostor

Nicholas Barclay
Nicholas Barclay (left) and Frédéric Bourdin (right)

In 1994, 13-year-old Nicholas Barclay went missing, and six years later someone called, claiming to be him. He moved in with Barclay’s family until a private investigator noticed the new Nicholas had different ears — he was actually an impostor named Frédéric Bourdin. Then where is the real Nick?

5 | Mr. Cruel

Mr. Cruel
Who is Mr. Cruel?

An unidentified Australian man raped three girls in Melbourne in the late ’80s and early ’90s and is the prime suspect of the kidnapping and murdering of a fourth girl. He has yet to be found, and since no one knows his name, the Australian media refers to him as “Mr. Cruel.”

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6 | The Circleville Letters

The Circleville Letters
The Circleville Letter

Residents of Circleville, Ohio, began getting anonymous, threatening letters in 1976. Mary Gillespie was the main target. Soon after, her husband ended up dead from an alcohol-related accident, though he wasn’t a drinker. A jury found her ex-brother-in-law to be guilty of writing the letters — but then he began receiving his own letters in jail. Who was the Circleville Letter Writer? What did they want?

7 | Number Stations

Number Stations
© Flickr

During the Cold War, some low-frequency radio stations would broadcast a few series of numbers in synthesized voices or Morse code, which were believed to be for intelligence officers listening in foreign countries. Starting with a weird melody or the sound of several beeps, these transmissions might be followed by the unnerving sound of a strange woman’s voice counting in German or the creepy voice of a child reciting letters in English. Today, people think they still hear interruptions that sound just like the old number stations. Hear an example here, but be warned, it’s creepy!

8 | The Disappearance Of The Beaumont Children

Jane, Grant and Arnna Beaumont, photographed during a 1965 family trip to the Twelve Apostles near Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia.
Jane, Grant and Arnna Beaumont, photographed during a 1965 family trip to the Twelve Apostles near Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia. © MRU

In January 1966 in Australia, three siblings, Jane, 9, Arnna, 7, and Grant, 4, went to the beach and never returned. They were seen playing with a man near the water, and later a police officer said he saw them walking home around 3 p.m. Letters were later sent to their parents, saying they were being held hostage, but those were later found to be a hoax.

9 | Brown Mountain Lights

Brown Mountain Lights
Brown Mountain Lights

Since 1913, a mysterious series of lights have been sighted near Brown Mountain in North Carolina — even at times when electricity has been unavailable in the area. Supposedly, the best time to see the lights is September through early November.

10 | West Memphis Three

West Memphis Three
West Memphis Three (Arrested)

In 1993, three teens were arrested in connection to the murders of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. It was suggested they carried out these acts as part of a Satanic ritual, but many argue that is incorrect. Evidence never proved these men guilty, and today all three men are free — so who actually hurt those young boys?

11 | The Death Of Max Spiers

Max Spiers
Max Spiers

In July 2016, British conspiracy theorist Max Spiers was closing in on details about UFOs when he was suddenly found dead on a couch in Poland. Doctors said he died of natural causes, but his mom worries that someone wanted him gone because he sent her a text the week before that said, “If anything happens to me, investigate.” Max Spiers’s death caused controversy among some conspiracists.

12 | Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

© Wikimedia Commons

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8 March 8, 2014, while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to its planned destination, Beijing Capital International Airport. Though some debris has been found and over 46,000 feet of the ocean floor has been searched since this Boeing 777’s disappearance in 2014, still no one can confirm exactly what happened to this plane and its over 200 passengers.

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13 | Mikelle Biggs

Mikelle Biggs
Mikelle Biggs

While waiting for an ice cream truck in Mesa, Arizona, in 1999, 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs went missing without a trace. Her mom called her and her sister inside, so her sister went ahead — and 90 seconds later, Mikelle was gone. The wheel on her bike was still spinning, and to this day no one knows what happened.

14 | The Oak Island Mystery

Money Pit, Oak Island
The Money Pit, Oak Island

Supposedly this privately-owned island in Nova Scotia sits atop buried treasure or rare artifacts. The biggest legend is that a formation of boulders, called “The Money Pit,” hides treasure that has yet to be found, but quite a few critics say this theory has no solid evidence backing it up.

15 | Cindy James

Cindy James
Cindy James © MRU

In June 1989, the quiet Vancouver, British Columbia, suburb of Richmond was shocked when a body was found lying in the yard of an abandoned house. It was of a 44-year-old nurse named Cindy James. She was stalked for years, to the point where someone broke into her house and assaulted her on multiple occasions. She was found drugged and dead, and police declared it a suicide, saying she’d faked the whole thing — even though her body was tied up with her hands and feet behind her back.

16 | The Disappearance Of Brian Shaffer

Brian Shaffer © Wikimedia Commons

Brian Shaffer, a college student who, on spring break in Columbus, Ohio, went to a bar with friends and completely disappeared. The bar had CCTV at all the entrances, so he was filmed entering — but never exited. How did Brian Shaffer just disappear into thin air? Is he alive?

17 | D.B. Cooper

FBI composite drawings of D.B. Cooper. (FBI)

Known as “the only unsolved air piracy in American aviation history,” D. B. Cooper is the name given to a man who hijacked a plane mid-flight in Oregon in November 1971, extorted ransom, and parachuted away — never to be identified. Many have made connections between him and Don Draper from Mad Men. Read More

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18 | The Sodder Children Disappearance

The Missing Sodder Children

Five of nine kids disappeared after a fire demolished their family’s home in West Virginia on Christmas Eve, 1945. Their remains still haven’t been found, and so it’s believed they were kidnapped instead of burnt. Where do five entire bodies go? Read More

19 | The Case Of Bobby Dunbar

The child raised as Bobby Dunbar standing in front of a car.

In 1912, a four-year-old boy named Bobby Dunbar went missing on a family trip, 8 months later he was found and reunited with his family. Nearly 100 years later, his descendants’ DNA proved that the child reunited with the Dunbar family was not Bobby but rather a boy named Charles (Bruce) Anderson who resembled Bobby. Then what happened to the real Bobby Dunbar?

20 | The Dyatlov Pass Incident

The Dyatlov Pass Incident

Nine experienced hikers died on the slopes of the Ural Mountains in Russia, in 1959. Their bodies were found under mysterious circumstances, the hikers’ tents were torn from the inside, their bones were broken, shattered and crushed. They aged rapidly and tongues were removed. No other footprints or animal prints other than their own barefooted footprints were found in the snow, trailing off into the woods. Two of their corpses were found only in their undergarments. A massive investigation was conducted but the investigators still have no idea what happened to them. Read More

Bonus:

The Disappearance Of Prabhdeep Srawn
Kosciuszko National Park © MRU

Prabhdeep Srawn is a Canadian military reservist who disappeared on a hiking trip in Australia in May 2013. Srawn parked his rented camper and set off on the Main Range Walk in Kosciuszko National Park. A staff member called the police when he noticed that the vehicle hadn’t moved for almost a week, though it only had a 24-hour parking pass on it. The bizarre part of this case is that two park rangers heard a voice, which sounded like a cry for help coming from the area Srawn disappeared from. Despite this information, searchers couldn’t locate Srawn, and the origin of the voice remains unknown.

If you are still not scared of these creepy stories, then read these blood-curdling mysteries, it will push some more chills in your mind!

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