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The Jacksonville Cannibal

Otis Toole born on the 5th of March, 1947 is a serial murderer, cannibal and an arsonist.He was the partner in crime of Henry Lee Lucas, a fellow serial killer.Toole confessed to a numerous counts of murder which includes rape and cannibalism and to a lot of unsolved crimes.He confessed to at least three counts of murder and was later charged for four more counts before eventually dying inside the prison cell on September 15, 1996.He was also being held responsible on the death of Adam Walsh.The police claimed that he is the perpetrator on the said crime; the police marked it as a solved crime and closed the case.
Otis Toole was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida.  His mother is known to be a religious fanatic.  He claimed that when he was at a young age, he would be constantly dressed in a girl’s dress.  He was also a victim of incest in the hands of his sister.  His grandmother was also a Satanist and exposed him to various satanic rituals such as robbing of the graves.
Otis Tool…

The She-Wolf of France

Queen Isabella, the Queen of England and the wife of Edward II was also known as the She-Wolf of France.She is known for her beauty, intelligence, and her scandalous life.Her marriage with King Edward II was arranged in order to put an end to the war between England and France.But it is a known fact that King Edward II was in love with someone else.Edward II was in love with Piers Gaveston, but the king senses that he had so much influence with his son so he exiled him.But when the king passed away, Edward II immediately summoned back his lover.
Isabella wrote to her father how she was not well treated.  She might be at a young age of 12, but she is perfectly aware of what is suited for her as a queen.  The territory that was supposed to be handed to the Queen was given to the king’s lover.  For four years, Isabella knew that there were something going on between Edward II and Gaveston, but she knew how to keep an enemy, she even made an acquaintance of Gaveston’s wife.  And because of…

Richard Cottingham

Richard Cottingham is an America serial murderer from New Jersey who terrorized the part of New York during the period of 1967-1980.He was also known as the torso killer due to his bizarre ways of dismembering the victim and leaving nothing but the torso.He was also known to drink the blood of a prostitute in one case.Later it was discovered that Cottingham is responsible for killing more than 6 women.In most cases he would bite them and drink their blood.
On the 2nd of December, 1979, firefighters responded to a reported fire incident in a small hotel which is near Time Square.  When the fire fighters forced their way in, they discovered more than just fire in one of the rooms.  Two headless corpses was lying on the bed, their hands was also severed.  It seems that the victims was doused with a fluid lighter and was set on fire.  Whoever did this seems to be deliberately removing the evidences.  The missing body parts of the victim were never seen again.  Thanks to the x-Ray one of th…

Merionethshire Wolf

This werewolf situation was recorded by Montague Summers: The Werewolf.The case has a huge similarity to the event that happened to the Croglin Grange Vampire that happened on 1871.
The werewolf scare incident happened on the shores of a lake near Merionethshire in Wales.  A professor has this habit of fishing; they rented a cottage on the said shore so the wife can stay on that cottage while the professor went out on fishing.  While they were in the cottage, they invited a guest and entertained her.
While the professor is on the lake and fishing, he noticed a skull that resembles a skull of a canine.  He took interest on the fragments and took it back to their cottage and placed it in the kitchen cupboard.
The succeeding evening has been filled with terror as the wife started to hear bizarre sound on their kitchen.  The weird noise sounded like a gnarling of a dog.  He went to the kitchen where the sound was coming from.   She saw a half-human half-wolf that frightened her.  She quickly…

Wayne Clifford Boden

Wayne Clifford Boden is a serial killer and rapist who has an unusual method of biting his victim in the breast area ad drinking blood.His first victim was Shirley Audette.The body of Audette was discovered on October of 1969.Although they found her tucked with all her clothing, there have been signs that the victim was raped, strangled and has some serious wound on her breasts.There are also no signs of struggle by the victim.
Marielle Archambault is a jewelry clerk.  She left the shop during their closing time with a man named “Bill”.  Her colleague stated that she appears to be happy upon seeing the young man.  The next day, Archambault failed to show up on the shop.  The employer went on to her apartment to check if she’s alright.  They were shocked upon discovering that Archambault is dead together with her landlady.  There are signs that he was sexually assaulted and there is a teeth mark on her breast.  A crumpled picture was shown and was identified by her co-worker as Bill, bu…

Vampire grave discovered in Venice

An Archaeologist, Matteo Borrini, discovered the remains of a suspected vampire during their excavation.The old ritual to prevent a suspected vampire from spreading the plague is still evident on the skull.The remains are estimated to date back as far as the 16th Century.The bones, believed to be owned by a woman in Lazzaretto Nuovo Island were found with a piece of brick stacked in her mouth.This ancient practice was believed to prevent the vampire from chewing the cover and eventually rising from its grave and spreading the undead disease.
Matteo Borrini, further stated that back then, when a series of random death happened (mostly about consumption), the deaths were commonly attributed to vampires and other blood sucking creatures.    They believe that these people who have been infected by the disease would soon rise up and terrorize the village.  They think that by biting and sucking the blood, the disease would spread so in order to stop it, grave diggers would normally place a b…

The Werewolf of Husby

This tale of Werewolf of Husby supposedly happened during the middle ages in Husby, Germany.It concerns an old stingy woman that she offered her farm helpers with only little food to eat, though she has a steady supply of fresh meat every Sunday.The helpers are a bit puzzled about the supply of meat since they never recalled her buying meat on the market or even asking someone to purchase her the meat.
A young helper wanted to discover the mystery behind this, so one Sunday; the young helper concealed himself into a hayloft instead of visiting the church.  While patiently waiting, he saw the woman took out a magical belt that can give her the appearance of the Werewolf of Husby.  She apparently wore the enigmatic wolf strap and turned herself into a wolf and ran out in the field.  After a few moments, the old lady returned with a sheep.
The young helper thought that if she can produce a meat that easily, the woman must be more generous in giving them food.  Later that day, the woman was…

A Vampire Incident Narrated By Madame Helena Blavatsky

Madame Helena Blavatsky is a renowned spiritualist born in Russia.Her most popular work is the Isis Unveiled that also contains a story about vampire.
The vampire incident that happened was supposedly reported by someone who witnessed the whole event.  It concerns a ruler of a certain land who is a dictator and wicked.  He forced a beautiful young girl to marry him, and he continuously abused the girl every day.  The governor soon fell ill and he wanted her wife to swear that she will never re-marry again.  If at times that the wife should marry someone else again, he would return and torment her life.
After the man died, the women immediately broke her promise and sought the person he really loves.  They got married and started a beautiful family.   The governor kept his promise and returned from the land of the dead.  Every night the governor would appear riding a black coach carried by 6 dark horses.  The servants would try to stop him when he enters the house but they would be over …

Arnold Paole

Arnold Paole was a Serbian who was believed to turn into a vampire after his death.His case is similar to PeterPlogojowitz wherein his death was followed by 16 random deaths in the village Meduegna located near the area of Paracin.And just like the other case, Arnold Paole involves Austrian authorities and a documentation of an Austrian Physician. Glaser and Flückinger, an Austrian doctor of the military was sent to document and investigate the case of vampirism that will eventually be spread on Eastern Europe.
Before his death, Arnold Paole told his wife that he was being haunted by the undead.  Paole would then hunt the grave of the undead and set their corpse into fire.  But Paole was affected with this event causing him to resign his post and went back to Meduegna.
While Arnold Paole was working on a farm, Paole met an accident that caused his life.  A month after his death, random villagers attested that they saw Paole roaming around the town.  After several days, those people who …

Lead Mask Case

Lead Mask Case is a name given to an unsolved case which resulted to the death of two Brazilian, Manoel Pereira da Cruz and Miguel José Viana whose bodies were found by a young boy while playing a kite on August 20, 1966.
At first glance, the scene was nothing more than just a normal case, but as the police go deeper and deeper through the investigation, the Lead Mask Case became stranger and stranger.  Both of the dead bodies that are found on the hillside were wearing identical lead mask, the lead mask that you usually wear to protect yourself from radiation.
The boy that was flying a kite saw the remains of the two Brazilians.  Police were immediately summoned and they identified them as electronics repairmen working in a company that is about 200 kilometres away from where the bodies were found.  They were wearing a suit and a raincoat which contains an empty bottle of water and two towels.  Police has no clue why the victims are wearing lead mask which is a lot different to the oth…

Mapinguary

The Mapinguary is a huge furry creature that resembles the appearance of “Big Foot”, usually sighted in the area of Rio Araguaia.The Mapinguary means the roaring animal; it is similar to the cape-lobo which allegedly wore a skin similar to a wolf.
Based on the legend and those who claimed to saw the creature, mapinguary is a huge creature covered with fur all over its body.  The mapinguary is said to measure at around 2 meters tall and its thick fur is believed to be impenetrable by bullets and other weapons.  It has long arms that are similar to an ape with sharp claws on its hand.  It also has a round head and a noticeable huge mouth.  The numbers of eyes vary based on the legends, some says it has two eyes other says that it has one eye that makes it look like a Cyclops.  There are also some people claiming that the creature has mouth on its belly that it utilized to devour the human.
But there are ways on how to tell that a Mapinguary is on the area.  The strong disgusting smell and…

The Vampire of Coventry Street

Reports about a giant cat with wings measuring at around 6 ft. flying around the town started to circulate around London in West Drayton Church on April of 1922.Several witnesses claimed that they saw the creature went down into the cemetery.Two policemen chased the said creatures and said that they heard the creature release an eerie howl and fly away after.According to an old man, the giant black cat could be a vampire of the old man who murdered a woman by draining her blood.The Vampire of Coventry Street is a vampire-related incident that happened during 1890s.
On April 16, around 6 in the morning, a man felt some strange presence following him while he was walking along the Coventry Street, London.  He sensed that someone bit him in the neck and suddenly felt like his blood is being sucked out of him.  After a few moments the man reportedly fell unconscious.   When he regained his consciousness, he was already inside the Charing Cross Hospital, and doctors said someone might have …

Andreas Bichel : The Bavarian Ripper

Andreas Bichel lured women into his house tricking them that she is in a possession of a mirror that could show them their future husbands.The woman would then be blind folded and tied telling them that it is necessary to perform the ritual.He would then hit their head and hacked them with an axe while they were still alive.He cut open one of his victims from his breast downward while she is still breathing.During his trial he told the court that he is too eager and excited while doing the crime that he is trembling all over he said that he longed to eat the pieces of his victims.
Though he was held responsible for some petty crimes which includes theft, Andreas Bichel was not considered as dangerous.  He had a wife, a home and children that made him still a respectable man.  In order to support his family needs, Bichel went into the industry of fortune telling.   He claimed that he was able to see the future through a magic mirror that he possessed, a tool that plays a great part in h…

Vampires of Sarbanovac

In 1839, A mass grave desecration led to the arrest and punishment of 2 self proclaimed vampire hunters.It started when the local priest sent a complaint to the District Court about the mass exhumation done by the villagers of Sarbanovac due to the alleged infestation of Vampires of Sarbanovac.
Before the court, the villagers said that 9 dead people have turned into a vampire.  They gave a full account of the people suspected to be a vampire and those people that were attacked by these vampires.  The Vampires of Sarbanovac are said to assault men, women, animals and children.  They first asked for the aid of their priest but the said priest refused to help them.  They were also given the advice not to perform any traditional remedies that includes exhumation and desecration of corpses.
One day the priest went out of town and the people of the town decided to act.  The vampire hunt was led by Novak Mikov who was paid a reasonable amount of fee for the exhumation.  Mikov was accompanied b…

Varacolaci: Vampire of Romania

The Varacolaci, a vampire revenant in Romania, is said to be created when an unbaptized baby died or if a person committed suicide.But there are also some instances that being a varacolaci becomes inherited or passed down from generation to generation.
If a varacolaci was created after his death, the person who turned into a varacolaci would look exactly the same, though would tend to look pale and with dried out skin.  The varacolaci hunts its prey all year round but it is particularly active during St. Andrew’s Day and St. George’s Day.  This creature is also said to be one of the most dangerous types of vampire since it was considered as the strongest type of vampire in the folklore of Romania.
A varacolaci like any vampire drains the blood of its victim, but it does not leave any bite marks.  It can shape shift into any animals, but it usually takes the form of a flea, cat, spider, frog and dog.  It is also said to be responsible for causing lunar eclipse and solar eclipse by puttin…

The Vampire Dog of Ennerdale

From 1810-1874, England Ireland and Scotland reported about a vampiric incident that tormented their sheep, the incident briefly happened again on 1905-1906.  The creature is called the Vampire dog of Ennerdale.
The first report about the alleged vampire dog happened in May of 1810, in the village of Ennerdale, a town located at the border of England and Scotland.  Those who saw the creature said that the dog is larger compared to the other local dogs.  It left a track that is set deeply on the ground; those tracks are also long, unlike any other dogs.
The creature was held responsible for the death of 6-8 sheep a night.  Its method of killing is by drilling holes into their throat and feeding on their blood.  Surprisingly, the creature only suck the blood, the flesh of the carcasses remains untouched.
September of that same year, a large black dog was sighted and was shot in a nearby cornfield. The attacks stop for a while only to continue in Ireland.  The public dismissed the idea of a…

Ungo: A Vampire Creature in the Philippines

Ungo is a variety of Aswang which is a vampire creature in the Philippines.It can take the appearance of either male or female but it usually take the identity of a fragile old woman with a long black hair and a black tongue.
A witch can turn herself into this creature by performing rites.  But if he decided to transform anyone against their wish the only thing that she needs to do is to blow down his back.  In this case, a mananambal (healer) can come to the rescue and aid that person who is transforming into an Ungo.  He will create a potion that will return the person to his normal form.
The vampire would resist the potion so the healer would have to force feed the potion down to his throat.  Upon managing to feed the Ungo with the potion that the healer brewed, he would began to vomit random stuff such as eggs, live birds, insects, etc. When the vomiting stop, the Ungo will revert back to its human form and the curse has been lifted.  But the process is said to be effective to those…

Ursula Kemp: A Witch or a Victim?

Ursula Kemp was accused of performing witchcraft together with 13 other females in 1582.When her body was exhumed during the mid-1900s to put on display in a museum, the public noticed that she had iron spikes on her body which means people feared that she might return as a vampire.
The incident took place in Essex, England in the coastal area of St. Osyth.  Ursula Kemp lived a poor-stricken life and she was one of the first woman accused of performing the dark arts.  During the trial she claimed that she could unwitch or dispel the evil hex that was placed into people.
A close friend of Ursula Kemp, Grace Thurlow had a son named Davy, who became mysteriously sick.  She went to Kemp and asked her to help her, Thurlow believed that Kemp put a spell on her son and after a few days, her son’s conditions improve.  Eventually the friendship of the two would be tested over the death of Joan.  When Joan was just a few months old, she fell into the cradle and broke her neck and eventually died.…

James P. Riva, “The schizophrenic vampire”

James Riva is a troubled young man.He shot his grandmother while the poor old woman was in her wheelchair with his hand painted golden bullet.He drank the blood flowing out of the gunshot wounds and set her house on fire together with the dead body to hide the crime that he committed.James Riva confessed that he was hearing a voice of the vampire prior to the crime.Furthermore, he also stated that drinking the blood of his grandmother would grant him the eternal life.Allegedly, this method of killing was whispered by a vampire.He claimed that he was sleeping when the crime has been committed and that he believes that every people are vampires and he must do everything to be like them.
James Riva has been engulfed in the study of the vampire since he was 13 years of age.  He consistently drew objects that contain violence and have been fascinated in drinking and eating things similar to blood.  He also confessed on killing a horse and drinking its blood.  He further stated that he punch…