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People Share The Craziest Unsolved Mysteries From Their Home Country

People Share The Craziest Unsolved Mysteries From Their Home Country
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Every country comes with its own unsolved mysteries. Now, they may not always have a Robert Stack bringing these mysteries to your TV screen, but nonetheless they still exist. And thanks to the internet, we can share them with the world! Here are some of the best unsolved mysteries from around the globe.

u/WednesdayAddams_98 asked: What are some unsolved mysteries from your country?

Not to be confused with the American Black Dahlia.

Part Chinese.

The famous Black Dahlia Chinese case. A woman had gotten into a argument with her roommate. She said she would be back soon and wanted to go for a walk. She never came back. After several days an elderly poor Chinese woman sees a bag of what appears to be meat and thinks it's leftover meat from a store. She takes it however she notices a arm in the bag.

It was found out it was the missing woman. She had been cut to 1,000 pieces. Some body parts were partially cooked over several days. There's a graphic photo you can see where police pieces the cut up pieces together to make one big image of her. It's gruesome.

It's been 20 years and no one found her killer. Her sister is trying to find justice for her sister who was the first in the family to be in college.


Blame the animals.


In my country, more specifically Alaska, there is a long unsolved mystery of "sh*t snowmen" popping up in people's yards.

In uncorrelated areas, someone is breaking open septic tanks, grabbing masses of the frozen poopies, and creating apparently otherwise very well made snowmen.



The Lake Bodom murders

On June 5 1960 two 15yo girls and an 18yo man were killed by stabbing and blunt strikes to their heads while sleeping inside a tent. Another 18yo young man, Nils Gustafsson, survived with bad stabbing injuries.

The murder weapons have never been found, but Gustafsson's shoes were found partially hidden in a hole between rocks approx. 1/2 km away from the murder site.

On the murder night two unknown men were fishing at the shore. They never reported themselves to the police and even left the fish they caught on the shore.

Modern DNA analysis revealed years later that Gustafsson's shoes had each victim's blood on them, and he was arrested in 2004. The case was declared closed by the National Bureau of Investigation in early 2005 and the trial started later that year, but in the end he was acquitted of all charges.


That's insane.

47 students went missing during a protest. It's kind of obvious the government did it but the bodies haven't been found nor we know exactly what happened.


What country is this?




Aliens in India.


I grew up in America my whole life but my Indian immigrant mother told me a story of how she heard how there are Alien Rock Paintings in Charama. Apparently, the nearby villages have stories of how 'Rohela' people would come and kidnap people, they came from small flying discs and would land from the sky. NASA's even been involved in helping figure this out.

Another one, again from India told by my dad, is the Nine Unknown Men, who are basically India's version of the Illuminati!



In 1966, two men were found dead in Niterói (Brazil). The bodies were found with no sign of violence and were laid down side by side in a "bed" made from palm tree leaves with their backs facing the ground. The bodies were wearing clean suits and raincoats and were already in decomposition. Next to the bodies there were a strange concrete mark, a bottle of magnesium enriched water, a sheet of laminated paper, a package of paper with basic electronic equations and a strange paper saying:

4:30 PM – be in the determined place. 6:30 PM – ingest capsules after the effect,
protect metals and wait for the mask signal*.*

The autopsy of the bodies did not reveal the "causa-mortis", there were no signs of violence, poisoning, organic disturbances and total lack of radioactive contamination, several toxicological exams were conducted, but all the results were negative. The two men, identified as Miguel José Viana, 34, and Manoel Pereira da Cruz, 32, lived in Campo de Goitacazes, and were business partners and radio technicians.


How awful.

The 1970 WVU Coed murders. That write up is really good, you should read it.


Two WVU students, Mared Malarik and Karen Ferrell, are last seen exiting a theater on January 18th, 1970. They get into a cream colored Chevy and go missing. April 6th, 1970, the police get a letter with the supposed exact location of the two girl's remains. More letters come later. April 17th, 1970, the headless bodies are found in a tomb made from river stones and tree branches.

Police discover a local cult wrote the letters after consulting the spirit of a dead doctor. The cult is cleared of involvement.

Pedophile Eugene Paul Clawson confessed to raping and murdering the students, but later rescinded. His claims seem shaky due to, at the time, untreated Klinefelter syndrome, the apparent lack of sexual assault, and other evidence not matching Clawson's claims.




United States. Worked very close to the area this occurred, albeit about 7 years after the initial occurrence:

The case of Ricky McCormick. In June 30th, 1999, the dead body of 41 year old Ricky McCormick was discovered in a notorious "body dumping" area near St. Louis, Missouri. He was unusually (for him) far from where he had last been seen, and the state of decomposition did not coincide with the time frame of the last sighting of him alive (decomposition was more advanced than it should have been).

The strangest part, though, were there bizarre ciphers found on his person. To this day, they have not been decoded, and the chance that this individual, who could barely write his own name, had created a sophisticated cipher such as this was completely dumbfounding.

More detailed information on this unsolved case, and the complexity of the cipher, released by the FBI 12 years after his death, can be found here.


How gruesome.

The Hinterkaifeck murders.

A family of five and their maid were brutally killed with a pickaxe inside their home on a farm in rural Germany. It's been nearly a century and nobody knows who did it. A series of odd events led up to the murders too: The father had reported his keys missing, he found a newspaper inside the house that nobody had bought, a former maid quit working for the family after she had heard unexplainable noise at night. Footsteps appeared in the snow leading towards the house, but not away from it, leading some investigators to conclude that the killer might have hidden inside the house and lived alongside the family for a while.

A detail I've always found particularly gruesome: The youngest victim, Cäzilia (aged 7), was found with clumps of her own hair in her hands. She had torn her hair out terrified as she lay dying next to the corpses of her mother and grandparents.


This is fascinating.

The Roanoke colony disappearance.

During the early colonial days of the US, a small colony was made in North Carolina. It's name was Roanoke. Colonial Life wasn't easy by any means, but Roanoke had it especially rough. They had extremely poor relations with the native tribes in the area and there was some trouble in growing and gathering food. So they had to be resupplied by ship. The captain of that ship Simon Fernandes returned to England to get them more supplies.

However he was delayed 2 year's by the Anglo-Spanish war (England was fond of war during this time). When returning he found the colony abandoned. All 121 (approximately) people were gone. No graves, no bones, and no corpses to be found at all. It was like the people evaporated. The only evidence as to what happened was the word "CROATOAN" carved into a tree. While that was the name of a nearby island, there was nothing found there either.

While it's believed the colonists assimilated into the native tribes for survival, there is no evidence of anything. Not even modern archeological techniques have uncovered any evidence as to what happened.


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When you're on a first date, one of three things will happen. Either you'll like the person and want to go out again, you like the person fine, but not romantically, and won't want to go out again, or the person will display a behavior that is so off-putting (or make you genuinely fearful), that you won't even want to see the person ever again.

My best friend and I are basically the same person, so when she met a guy who he had a lot in common with, she figured I'd like him too and set us up (I had previously told her I was okay with being set up).

Well, it turns out the guy actually hadn't read any of the books, watched any of the shows, or heard of any of the bands he talked about with my friend. I didn't understand why he would lie about all these things until I left the table.

When I came back, he was on the phone with someone and he was telling them he only told her he liked all those things because he liked my friend. When he found out she was in a relationship, he decided he'd let her set us up in the hopes that he could date me until my friend and her boyfriend broke up, and then he could swoop in.

I just walked out and when he finally texted me asking what was up, I told him I overheard him, then proceeded to block him. My friend was mortified to hear about the date, and I decided never to be set up again.

I'm not the only one who has gone on a date and discovered a huge red flag. Redditors have experienced this too, and are eager to share their stories.

It all started when Redditor APT3993 asked:

"What’s the biggest red flag you have seen on a first date?"

Dates Of Relationships Past

"They won't shut up about their ex."

– SiriusGD

"Had this happen to me on a 2nd date."

"Asked if she could use my computer, I said OK. Then she pulls up her ex's FB profile to browse through it, and she spent the next 10 minutes comparing me to him, saying he she thinks that I will turn out to be controlling and manipulative like him because we both grew up on a farm and we both like cars."

"Ummm, wut?"

– alwaysmyfault

"He angrily told me I would “love” his ex wife. Proceeded to cry while talking about her. They’d been divorced for 5 years. I genuinely hope he is doing better."

– TX_Mothman

"She constantly compared me to her ex, and sat on her phone for most of the night, then expected me to pay for her two bottles of wine, plus really expensive meal and desert."

"She asked me out btw, not the other way around."

– Stuspawton

I Know What I Want

"The guy who tried to change my order with the waitress because he didn’t think the drink I’d asked for was sufficiently feminine."

"I ordered beer. I don’t remember exactly what he thought I should have, maybe white wine? It was a long time ago."

"The waitress was looking at me like ‘You heard that sh*t too right?’ and I told her actually I wouldn’t have anything, thanks, and I left."

– MaggieLuisa

"He changed it FROM A BEER TO SOMETHING ELSE!!?! That’s amazing to me. Like it’s bad enough if you ordered an IPA and he said, “I dunno, sweetie, your delicate female taste buds probably can’t handle the hoppiness. Hey, honey, why don’t we get the lady a Coors.”"

– AdaptiveVariance

The Position Of Boyfriend

"We met for drinks after work (since we both work in the same industry) and she showed up with a list of interview questions. She literally had a checklist on her phone for me to fill out. I thought she was joking at first, but the questions were extremely personal, like how many sexual partners you've had, the oldest, the youngest; How much money you made the previous year; If you owned a house, a car, a boat, a plane; Did you have a criminal history; Where do you parents live; Are they alive; Who did you vote for in the last election; All kinds of stuff like that."

"I even proposed that we could just use that as a conversation starter and we could work through them like that as a fun way to get to know each other. I was really trying. She tells me that she's not answering any of them because I'm trying to date her, not the other way around!"

"I laughed out loud thinking she was kidding, then realized she was absolutely serious. I wished her all the best in the dating world, chugged my beer, overtipped the waitress, and left."

– OkFrostina

"Yeah, I would really push that to the limit without getting law enforcement involved. Start with all the times I have ended up in rehabilitation, my abductions by UFO, the wild, kinky sex partners I have had, the millions I have lost before living under a bridge, etc."

– passporttohell

Scary As Hell

"Had a guy who insisted on buying the most expensive pizza at the restaurant despite my protests then kissed my head when he walked past me to use the restroom. After dinner we walked along the waterfront, he kissed me and then immediately tried to choke me "to be sexy". First date, last date."

– Twours1944

"What the sh*t?? Who taught this idiot that choking in public on the first date all without consent is a great get-to-know-you move??"

– villainsimper

Stranger Danger

"This was literally the day of a first date. But I had matched with an older man when I was still on dating apps. We planned to go on a hike on a very beautiful day by the water. On the day of the date, he wanted me to leave my car at his place, while he drove us through the backwoods so we can beat traffic. I said I’ll be happy to drive myself, and he laughed and canceled. His reasoning was he’s been stood up so many times and he didn’t want to waste his time and me not show up. I said “okay!I apologize for the inconvenience. I hope you find what you are looking for. “and blocked him."

"The red flag was when he genuinely got upset that I didn’t want to ride in a car with a stranger through the backwoods for our first date."

– Jesusdoescrack

"You should have said “you fear being stood up, I fear being murdered.”"

– The_She_Ghost

Truly Gross

"He pointed to another woman at the bar and said she was his ex. But she happened to be my lesbian roommate."

"Yes, I told him I knew he was full of it cuz she was my roommate, and I pointed out her girlfriend who was there with her. I don’t remember what he said exactly but he had no choice but to admit he was lying. I wish I had asked why he said it. I assume to make me jealous? Like that’s a good way to start a relationship? Obviously, that was the only date."

– Grapegoop

​Those Who Came Before

"He told me he had been divorced 5 times. I'm taking the advice of 5 women I don't know."

– 13liz

"The way you phrased this killed me 😂"

– CumulativeHazard

Got Her Feeling Emotions

"Does bursting into tears after I told them I didn't like a TV show count?"

– JumboDakotaSmoke

"I'm curious as to what TV show it was?"

– ladydamnation

"Grey's Anatomy."

– JumboDakotaSmoke

"bursts into tears"

– akennelley


"He took me to his house (he lived with his mom) just so HE could eat dinner with his mom while I sat in the living room. I listened to them eat and talk about my looks like I couldn't hear them. Apparently, I was pretty but "needed to be taken down a peg or two." I said my period had started so I had to go home. A future abuser and his enabler mommy."

– BigMcLargeHuge77

Ew...Just Ew

"We went to a movie. He spent the first half with his hand inside one of his socks, then pulling it out and smelling it, putting it back in, repeat, repeat."

"Then he spent the second half trying to hold my hand. With his sock hand."

– Deleted User

Bad From The Start

"She asked if I could order for her because she was uncomfortable talking to the brown waitress.

"Added: Same girl would not stop talking about Kardashian gossip even though I told her I know nothing about them and didn’t care to know."

– CanaDoug420

Stop, Theif!

"He showed up drunk with a bouquet of flowers he admitted he stole from his mother's flower shop."

– LookAcrossTheWater


"Went to a charity coffee shop for a date. It was “free” coffee where they just ask for donations which went toward their org’s efforts to feed and house people. They explained this to him and asked if he wanted to make a donation for our drinks."

"He said no."

– Shredded_Wheaties

Oh, yikes! I would be so embarrassed!

In fact, I'm kind of losing faith in dating as a concept.

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