The Long Island Serial Killer

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In 2010 the bodies of four prostitutes were found wrapped in burlap and buried in the brush on Oak Island NY. The next year 6 more sets of remains would be found, most of them believed to also have been prostitutes. Is a single serial killer using Oak Island as a dumping ground? Is it multiple serial killers? Or are they all unrelated?

Some of Our Research:
Information on the victims
More case details
Shannan was strangled?

The crew of the Carroll A. Deering

Deering

On January 31, 1921 the schooner Carroll A Deering was sighted hard aground and under full sail on Diamond Shoals, near Cape Hatteras North Carolina. When the Coast Guard was finally able to board the ship several days later, they found that the entire crew had vanished, without leaving so much as a goodbye note.

Some of Our Research:
The basic wiki version
A different version
The Deering blog

Wonderland murders

Wonderland murders

On July 1st, 1981, someone entered at 8763 Wonderland Ave and beat all five of the people inside with pipes, four of them to death. Since then a stories revolving around drugs and porn star John Holmes have been circulating. How much of the stories are true and how much is drug-fueled fantasy?

Some of Our Research:
A great long-form article
The British documentary
An extensive amount of research into the case

Disappearance of Brandon Swanson

Brandon Swanson has been missing since May 14, 2008. Swanson, 19, disappeared in May of 2008 after running his car off the road in rural western Minnesota. He remains missing.

In May 2008, 19-year-old Brandon Swanson was driving home when he got his car stuck in a ditch. As he walked toward the lights of a nearby town, speaking with his father on his cell phone, he suddenly said “Oh, s**t” and the line went dead. That was the last anyone’s heard of Brandon.

Some of Our Research:
Brandon’s story
Reddit discusses
The search continuesThe local story