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

Pont Saint Esprit poisoning

Pont St Esprit

In an incident suspiciously similar to the Ken McElroy episode–except that there was no bullying redneck, no pickup truck and no gunfire–hundreds of residents of Pont St. Esprit in France found themselves hallucinating wildly. 7 died and many were institutionalized, and speculation is that it could have been ergot poisoning… or a CIA plot.

Some of Our Research:
From the wiki
A firsthand account
Blaming the CIA