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Andrea Fernandez

Andrea Fernandez was riding a bus with her newborn son when her zombie experience happened.  She was a resident of Bogota, Colombia, the police found her three days wandering around the town topless, mumbling some words and her child is nowhere to be found.  Andrea finally regains her sanity inside the hospital, she was asking about her newborn baby but no one can answer her question.  Police authority thought that her baby might have been kidnapped by human traffickers.
The same incident has been reported around the Colombia for a hundred of times.  They said that the victim has been drugged of a certain medicine that placed them in a trance.  They are no longer in control of their body once they were drugged.  There were also reports about the tourist losing their consciousness or being drugged leaving them vulnerable to any attacks such as robbery, sexual assault and others.  Tourist and citizens were warned to be cautious when they are visiting a public place and watch out for tho…

Anaïkatoumenos

Anaïkatoumenos also known as Anakathoumenos is a Greek vampiric creature particularly on the Tenos region.  This creature has many similarities to other Greek vampire like it doesn’t need blood in order to prolong its existence.  It also doesn’t seem vulnerable to the sunlight.
The name Anakathoumenos literally means “the one who sat back up”.  People believe that the name originated from the way that the position of the corpse has altered.  The movement of the corpse is said to happen when a chemical change is said to happen to the muscle of the corpse.
Another theory about it is that the name was derived with the ancient grudge that the Greeks hold against the Turks at one time.  Most of the Greeks vampire were said to be cursed after they converted to Islam or due to their religious belief.
Based on the Islamic beliefs, upon the death of someone, two angels named Nakeer and Munkar will question people who recently die.  Those departed are then required to sit upright in the presen…

Amos Gichuhi Kimeria

Amos Gichuhi Kimeria was suspected of murdering his neighbor using a machete and eating his liver, heart, intestines and penis after.  Samwell Epolisi Lodoket, the name of Kimeria’s neighbor was killed using a panga (the African for a Machete).
The remains of the victim were carelessly dumped; some of the body parts were discovered on a granary not far from the location of the home of the suspect.  There are also some remains found on the farm where Kimeria used to work.
2 men who discovered the body on the farm testified that they found the corpse disemboweled on the 29th of June 2012.  They also claimed that they saw Kimeria looking nervous and with bloodstains found on the back and shoulder of his clothing.  The two escorted Kimeria to the police before they even discovered the body because they fear that at his current state he might have cause harm to others who are in the farm.  Furthermore the villagers are already angry of what happened and this might cause a ruckus and mob him.

Amazon Indians Implicated in devouring a farmer

The story about the 5 members of the tribe of Kulina that was accused of butchering and eating a farmer as a part of their ritual was relayed by a city official of the village of Envira to the crew of CNN.
The chief of staff named Maronilton da Silva Clementino told the crew that the members of the Kulina tribe Killed Ocelio Alves de Carvalho, 19 years old on February of 2009 at the outskirt of  remote village of Envira.  The local newspaper reported that the Amazon Indians managed to escape after they were apprehended on a police station for several hours.  No arrest warrant was released due to the law prohibiting them to enter any Indian lands.
The number of person involved in cannibalizing the 18 year old farmer was unknown, though there have been reports of some Indians escaping fearing that the authorities might nabbed them and involved them in the crime.  Clementino was supposedly tending his herd when he met the group of Indians and invited him back to his tribe.  Unfortunately, …

Amalanhig

Normally, an aswang (vampire in the Philippines) needs to transfer the curse to the next generation to maintain the existence of their clan.  But in some instances, there were aswang who failed to transfer their power to their kids, in this case the aswang would return as “amalanhig.”
Amalanhig is a creature in the Hiligaynon folklore.  They tend to kill humans by biting them in their neck.  There is an easy way to survive the attack of amalanhig.  Like the K’uei of China, the Amalanhig can only walk in a straight line due to the stiffness of the corpse.  The wise thing to do if you stumbled upon an amalanhig is to run on a zigzag line or go up the trees and stairs that is out of reach of the creature.  They are also scared of deep bodies of water, so running on lakes and river is also advisable.
They are depicted as a creature that is similar to the human except for the extreme enlargement of their canine teeth.  They are also considered a different type of vampire in the Philippines …

Alvaro Calambaro

Alvaro Calambaro who is held responsible for killing two individuals believes that if he is to be executed, he will go to sleep and wake up in a form of a vampire. Alvaro Calambaro born in the year 1973 pleaded guilty in killing Peggy Crawford (37) and Keith Christopher (21) using hammer and crowbar.
Calambaro together with his accomplice Duc Cong Huynh went to the store on the night of January 3, 1994. They bind the two victims and started beating them with hammer and crowbar.  They were also held responsible for robbing the U Haul business money worth $2,400.
Both Calambaro and Huynh were sentenced to death but Huynh hanged himself inside his prison cell at the Ely State Prison.  A district judge signed Calambaro’s death warrant stating that he is sane enough to be placed to death even though he is being treated of schizophrenia and that he may think that he is a vampire.
Prior to the execution, the Philippine consulate is asking to stop the execution as it would violate the Vienna con…

Alp, a German folklore

An Alp is a vampire phantom often associated with nightmares, the bogeyman and an incubus.  The alp is known in different names based on the locations.  There are also other variations of this cryptid on other European countries and English speaking community.
Alps can present itself in the form of a butterfly which came from the breath of a demon.  This vampire butterfly sucks the life out of its victim.  They can also appear as other house pet like cat, dog, pig, birds etc.
The Alp is said to be responsible for having nightmares.  It is also known to sexually assault its victim whether they are male or female.  But compared to other creature associated with the vampire or other undead, this creature does not force itself to its victims; rather it enters the victim through its mouth as a form of a mist.  It is also known to drink blood not in the neck but in the nipples of the male or female victim.
Based on the legends, some mischievous trait of Alps can be associated with the elve…

Alexander Pearce

Born in the 1790, Alexander Pearce was a convict who escaped from prison for several times but was eventually captured and sent to his death by hanging for the murders that he committed.   He was also known for cannibalizing his fellow escapees.
Pearce together with Alexander Dalton, John Mather, Robert Greenhill,  Thomas Bodenham,  Edward Brown, William Kennerly and Matthew Travers escaped from the Macquarie Harbour Penal Station.  About 15 days after their escape, the group of escapee is starting to starve they drew lots in order to know who would be killed to serve as a food.  Thomas Bodenham was the unfortunate one to draw the shortest straw and Greenhill immediately hacked him with an axe.  After their feast Dalton, Kennerly and Brown left the group.  Kennerly and Brown was able to reach the harbor but Dalton died due to exhaustion.  On the other hand Greenhill and Travers are acting as the leader and it would only be a matter of time before they kill Pearce or Mather.  Pearce ha…

Attacked by someone with a vampire teeth

A homeless man was allegedly attacked by a man having vampire teeth outside the pharmacy in 8800 in Villa La Jolla Drive at around 6:00 am.  The authority said that the victim which is a 55-year old man was hit in the head and ribs and was left bleeding. When the authorities arrived in the scene the victim said that the perpetrator even threatened to kill him.
The police were called on the scene at 5:45 on a shopping center and found the homeless man standing outside of the pharmacy, bleeding and his left eye is swollen.  He told the authorities that he was just sleeping behind the shopping center when he was attacked.

The suspect was arrested, Monday in La Jolla.  The officers located him just a short time after the incident happened.  The suspect appears to be a transient.

Alexander Nikolayevich SPESIVTSEV

Alexander Spesivtsev, a Russian serial killer responsible for the death of more than 19 individuals and feeding on some of them.  The court later ruled out as being insane and was ordered to undergo a mental treatment into a mental institution.
Alexander Spesivtsev, who was 27 year old at that time made it a responsibility to murder those children who were deemed to be harmful to the society.  He was said to be the culprit to the murder of at least 19 street children whom he took to his home and cooked them.
During the time that he was committing the series of murder, he was unemployed and has a record of mental problems.  The police did not take him as a suspect at first; it was only when he decided to discard the body at a nearby river when police started suspecting him.  But since the victims are street children and they were receiving no complains the random disappearances were taken lightly by the police.  If only they have taken the report of Spevitsev’s neighbor, they could’ve…

AL-half human/half animal creature (Armenia)

An Al is a part of the Armenian lore, a half human half animal cryptid that usually preyed on pregnant women.   Some scholars believe that the identity of an al may have sprung from the Babylonian legend of alu which is a phantom that causes disease in a shape of a black dog.
According to legends, the al can be  identify with its fiery eye,  brass fingernails, iron teeth with tusk of a wild boar and a hair that is similar to a snake.  Those characteristics are often concealed by the al by wearing a pointed hat with bells.  It is said that the al can often be seen living in a damp and dirty old places.
The al attacks the pregnant women by strangling them and taking their unborn baby, which is said to cause their miscarriage.  Based on the stories, al often attacks those unborn babies that are up to 7 months old.
The story of al is associated with Christian literature.  Some said that the Lord gave Adam an al, but they were not in harmony since the al is a composition of fire and Adam …

Alexander Bychkov “I am a wolf”

Alezander Bychkov’s main motive for committing series of murder was allegedly to impress a girl who dumps him for saying that he is a wimp and not a wolf.  He said that he’s going to show him that he is indeed a wolf.  There were no records though if the girl was impressed after Alexander Bychkov murder nine individuals and cannibalize them.

Alexander Bychkov was caught shoplifting, but the police were shocked upon he confessed that there were six bodies that was buried on his backyard.  He also said to the authority that he ate the heart and the liver of two of his victims.
When he was acting as a wolf, he apparently preyed on the more vulnerable people like the homeless and the drunk.  It has been a common target for the killers to kill the drunk and the homeless a good example would be Andrei Chikatilo.
Aside from the  6 bodies that were buried at the backyard of the suspect, Bychkov was charged with three additional crime and was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment after proven guilty…

Alabasandria

A female Coptic Egyptian, vampire, child murdering demon similar to Lilith and Abyzou, Alabasandria is also known as Alabasdria.
Alabasandria is said to have the upper body of a beautiful woman and the lower body of a reptile, particularly a snake.  He is known to attack women, virgins and children,  On attacking the pregnant women, she is believed to suck on the milk and blood of the mother causing them to miscarry.  If the mother successfully gave birth to a child, he would prevent the mother to produce milk, thus killing the newborn baby.  It was also said that she can spread disease among women and kill them.
Unlike the Abyzou and Lilith, Alabasandria is said to have offspring who also carries out the same evil intent.  They were also blamed for infertility.
Alabasandria is often associated with another vampiric entity, the Gello.  To drive away the evil creature, the spirit of St. Sisinnious was summoned in order to protect them.  He was called by the believers to help them defe…

Ala/Hala/Ahla

Al is also known as Eclipse vampire in other region.  In Turkey, this creature is depicted as an average looking person that sometimes can take the form of an eagle.  While it is in its human form, the vampire is known to eat boiled milk and wine (sometimes vodka) apart from blood.
An approaching Ala in an Eagle form can be distinguished with the appearance of the sky.  The sky would start to grow dark and thunderstorms would start to manifest.  Lightning and hail would follow after.  During the bad weather, the Ala would sweep down and destroy the grape vineyard, eating all of the grapes.
In either of its forms, the Ala can cause storm and destroy livelihoods.  Local farmers believed that the creature can be killed with a shotgun loaded with shells that are filled with silver, gold, steel and lead.
On Greek legends, the ala is a creature that can eat the sun and moon, reason why it is also called the Eclipse vampire.
Ala is also a mythological creature in the legends of Macedonia, Bulga…

Akhkharu

Akhkharu is also known as ahharu which means vampire.  The word “ahharu” appeared in the works of Peter Levenda “Simon Necronomicon” in 1977.  Akhkharu is believed to feed only on human blood.  The creature can be summoned using a simple ritual. Unlike any form of vampire creatures which are cursed and cretaed, the akhkharu can come into existence by a certain magical performance.

Once a person successfully managed to summon the creature, it will begin searching for a victim.  If an akhkharu consume enough blood, he will be able to become a normal human.
There is an Akhkharu Society which is a religious type of Mystery school.  The society generally study the mysterious religion called Akhkharianism.  Though many people believed that it originated from Sumeria, others said that the word Akhkharu comes from Egypt.
In a television series, “Sanctuary”, akhkharu is said to be a race of a vampire that enslaved the humanity using advanced technology during the ancient times.  They were als…

Aisha Qandisha

Aisha Qandisha is a vampire Goddess that originated in the ancient City of Carthage.  Her name literally translates to “loving to be watered” (as in, something to do with sexual fetish).  Her name has been usually associated with Qadesha, which are the temple women in the Canaan who serve Astarte, they are forbidden to have sex.
Aisha Qandisha is a succubus who drains the energy of her victim while having a sexual intercourse with them.  She is beautiful but on the region of Morocco she is described as a creature with feet of a goat.  She is believed to dwell on wells and waterways.  Like the Wili, Aisha Qandisha is often seen dancing naked, tempting the young men into dancing with her.  Those who willingly danced with her will be her sexual slaves.
Men who was seduced with her beauty will become impotent and uninterested with other women.  Aisha Qandisha also have a companion which is also a vampiric creature.   A jinni named Hammu Qaiya is often seen by her side.
Since she is a god…

Aipalookvik

Aipalookvik are a vampiric race in the icy region of Alaska.  Locals believed that they are a vampire creature of the ocean.  People who lived along the coast and the sailors are particularly the target of this creature. 
Legends say that the Aipalookvik would occasionally emerge on the ocean.  It looks like a corpse that is on the severe state of decomposition.  This particular type of vampire does not drain his victim with blood but with body heat.  They will then wear the skin on their victim.  The evil spirit that also inhabits the corpse causing it to reanimate can also acquire the memory thus adopting the personality of the dead person.
It is also said to be a God associated with death and destruction.  While most of the times their attack method is to suck the body heat, they can also swallow those travellers who were brave enough to ocean.  The Aipalookvik would then send them to a watery grave.

They can also send tsunamis to the lands, making it impossible for the people to …

Afrit

Afrit or Ifrit is the Muslim version of vampire.  Afrit means “blood-drinking nomad”.  Afrit is generally the spirit of the person murdered.  The spirit of the murdered person will return to the spot where the last drop of his blood fell and in that place an Afrit would be born.
Some says that the Afrit resembles the appearance of a Djinn but others claimed that the creature appears to be in a ghost form complete with smoke that resembles the appearance of a Christian devil, a creature with hooves a tail and horns.  People who allegedly saw the creature was overcome with fear.
In order to prevent the birth of an Afrit, a nail must be driven into the spot where the murder-victim was found.  But of course one still needs to verify that it is the spot where his last drop of blood fell which is nearly impossible. This process is said to keep the spirit of the Afrit on the earth.

It is believed that the afrit is one of the 5 types of djinn.  Afrit is said to be the most vicious and violent a…

Adze

The adze is a vampiric Creature in the lore of the Ewe people of Africa.  The Ewe people are particularly located in Ghana and Togo.  The adze has an ability to transform into a form of a firefly but it immediately reverts back to its human form if someone managed to capture him.  While in their human form, the adze is said to have an ability to possess human beings.
Those who are possessed by the adze were deemed as witches.  Those who have a connection to a human that is possessed by an adze would suffer some unfortunate events.  There are various sign if one is suspected of being possessed by an adze; women who have brothers especially if their niece or nephew fared better compared to their own, old people who stayed alive despite of the young ones dying, and if the poor people envied the fortune of the rich people.
Being in the appearance of a firefly give them ability to pass through small opening and cracks.  When an adze managed to enter the house, they would suck the blood out …

Adlet, an Inuit myth

Adlet is also known as Erqigdlet, they are a clan of weredogs in the Inuit lore of Greenland.   Adlet are creatures with a lower body of a canine and human on its upper part.  Legends say that a woman once bore children composed of weredogs.  She decided to send them drifting on the river, but the Adlets managed to survive and reached Europe.  They got married to European women and managed to increase their population.  They said that Adlets can turn themselves into flesh eating monster.
Fan ethnologist named Franz Boas had an idea on the origin of the adlet.  He said that the story about Adlet may be a variation of the story of “The Girl and the Dogs” which was published in 1889 in the book entitled “The Journal of American Folklore”.  It is also known in the Eastern part of the Greenland as “The Origin of the Qavdlunait and Irqigdlit".

Since then other people started to get interested on the popularity of the Adlet folklore.  The story became an inspiration to other story such…

Adelin Saide

In 2010, police investigated the case of a young houngan or voodoo priest who came from Forte Liberte in Haiti. The man identified as Adelin Saide went into a tavern to have a drinking session with some men.  That night he experienced an terrible pain and inspite of the efforts made to heal him, Saide died the next morning.  Saide was on his way to the hospital when he died on the 2nd of May 2010.
The death certificate of Saide has been signed and Saide was pronounced legally dead.  The remains of Saide were given to his brother who is also a voodoo priest.  The brother then took the remains of Saide to the nearest mortuary found in Cap-Haitien.  They held the funeral at the Catholic Church located in Terrier Rouge. Saide was laid to rest 3 days after he was declared dead, May 5, Wednesday.
On May 6, Thursday, People who live near the cemetery hear a very loud noise.  The locals called the police thinking that there is some disturbance happening in the cemetery.  The police arrived i…

Abruzzi

Abruzzi is a name of a town, a vampire spirit and also the festival that is being celebrated on that town to honour the spirit of the dead every November 1.  It is a town located in Central Italy.
Families of the deceased will leave candles on the tomb of their loved ones believing that they will rise up from their grave.  They also place lighted candles on their window to help them track their way home.  They will leave bread and other consumable materials on the table as a form of offerings to the dead.  The town believed that during a certain time, all the spirits in the grave will rise up.  The spirits will all gather in one place and start to march leading to the town and into the house where they used to reside.  The lines are lead by the good souls, next in line would be the souls of the bad people, then the soul of the murdered and last but not the least would be the spirits of the condemned.  They will return home just to consume the offerings that their family left on the f…

Abigail Staples

Council members of the town of Cumberland, Rhode Island gave the permission to Stephen Staples the permission to exhume the body of the suspected vampire on 1796.  The suspected vampire was his deceased daughter, Abigail Staples.  The procedure that they are going to perform on the corpse of Abigail Staples was a hope to save his other daughter from an unknown disease, Livina Chase.
Stephen Chase is a known farmer in the land and his daughter, Abigail succumbed to consumption about a year ago.  The council then ordered Stephen Chase that after the “experiment” that he wishes to perform on the body of hid dead daughter he should rebury it in a “dissent manner”.
A little is known about the experiment that was performed on the body of Abigail.  During those times, it is a custom of every family to choose a barren land on their farm and convert it to a grave yard.  And since the body of Abigail lies on the property of Staples, a little is known about the procedure they did.  But it is beli…

Abchanchu/Anchanchu -Bolivian Vampire

Abchanchu is a part of Bolivian folklore that is associated with vampires.  It is said that this cryptid has the ability to take the form of an old man, and ask somebody for a direction.  Abchanchu will suck the blood of those who will help him while they were asleep or infect them with an incurable disease.  Sometimes in order to lure their victim to their house, abchanchu will pretend that he is having some sort of trouble at home and whoever kindly offers him to help him on his trouble will suffer the same fate.  They said that there is no way to escape the abchachu once you became a target victim.  He will first bite you and suck your blood and when you managed to escape that attack he will then inflict you with a deadly disease.  The old man always appear to be wearing something expensive and said that he came from a rich clan.  Travellers can wear an amulet with garlic oil in order to protect themselves from the abchanchu.
It is said that the abchanch can be found at the caves …

Abhartach

The oldest recorded vampire in the history of Western Europe would be the Abhartach.  It is also similar to another vampire creature called Murbhheo.  It comes from the legend of Celtics and said to happen in the town of Slaughtaverty, Ireland particularly in Glenullin.
Abhartach is said to be a powerful sorcerer.  He is a short man and have a physical disability.  In some legend he was said to be a dwarf.  Abhartach was married to a beautiful maiden.  One day he suspected his wife of committing adultery.  And since he doesn’t have the courage to confront his wife directly about being unfaithful he crawled outside his window and crept on the ledges toward his wife’s bedroom.  Before he could even reach his wife’s bedroom, the man fall and eventually died.  His body was found the next morning by the villagers and the people buried him in the tradition of noble man.  He was buried standing upright in his grave.
The day after his burial, Abhartach was said to return on the village of Sla…

Aaron Homer and Amanda Williamson

Aaron Homer was arrested on October 2010 after stabbing his roommate who refused him to drink his blood. The Arizona man allegedly stabbed his friend, Robert Maley, 25 years of age in his arm.  Maley confessed that there had been an incident where he allowed Homer to drink his blood since he threatened him to cut his former girlfriend if he refused.   Aaron Homer was sentenced on March 2011 for 3 year probation period.
The two of them are sharing the house with Amanda Williamson, 21 years old, who are interested in vampire and other undead stuff.  Apparently Robert Maley refused to let them feed on his blood, an angry Aaron Homer is determined to suck his blood thus he was stabbed on his arm.
Firefighters who are just in the next door heard a commotion inside the house.  After some time they saw a man who ran outside of the apartment experiencing a massive bleeding due to the wound in his arm.  The police arrived shortly after the incident ad found Homer and Willamson soaking in blood.…

Chinese Zombie?

It’s not every day that you see a bus driver that attacks a random woman and just chew her face.  Based on the local news, the man named Dong was drinking heavily prior to the cannibalistic attack.
On Tuesday, the bus driver ran on the road and just stood in front of a car that is being maneuvered by a woman.  That behavior of Dong apparently stopped Du from driving the car.  The bus driver jumped on top of the car and started hitting the car.  The woman inside started to panic and scream for help.
With no help coming, the woman decided to escape out of the car but the psychotic driver jumped on her causing her to stumble down the ground.  Dong started to bit on the face of the poor woman.  The woman can do nothing but to cry while her face was covered with blood as the onlookers started to pull her away from the suspect.
Those people who witness the attack said that the bus driver seems to be crazy and just resist those people who tried to subdue him.  When the police arrived on the sce…

Brisbane City Hall-Australia’s Haunted Building

Brisbane City Hall officially opened on April 8, 1930; the expensive structure found at the center of the city had already gone through different breakthroughs in a substantially expanding capacity following 1927 during its official initiation. The site wherein the Brisbane City Hall can now be found had been bought during 1877, but the location had been regarded unacceptable for a metropolitan corridor in inclination of a more lifted area.
Deemed as a low lying, surge inclined of the developing Brisbane marketing region, there is undoubtedly that the consistent flooding of the River of Brisbane strengthened this worry - within just 40 years, Brisbane had been immersed by 5 noteworthy flooding occasions that equaled and surpassed the late 2011 surge levels prior this year. While more suitable destinations had been advised, a movement in supposition combined with almost 2 many years of monetary stagnation saw the first site still perfect for the part. Hence, the fabulous engineering o…