Sunday, September 24, 2006

Dink ( supplied a list of other infamous mysteries. Thank you:
1930 -- Judge Joseph Crater disappears in New York City. Never found.
1935 -- actress Thelma Todd is found dead in her garage. The question of suicide or murder is never answered.
1962 -- Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her Brentwood home. Official verdict is accidental suicide but the events before the authorities are called cloud the issue. Big time.
1966-74 -- the Zodiac Killer claims to have murdered 37 people in the San Francisco area. The murderer is never captured.
1975 -- labor organizer Jimmy Hoffa vanishes. Never found.
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and there are these mysteries:
1930s -- the Cleveland Torso Killer claims 16 victims. No arrests or convictions.
1937 -- pilot Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan vanish on a flight across the Pacific. Bodies or wreckage never found.
1945 -- Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is arrested by Soviet Red Army. He is taken to Moscow. Soviets refuse to release any information about what happened to him.
1965 -- the bodies of two elderly Houston residents are discovered dismembered in a refrigerator by police. "The Ice Box Murders" are never solved.
1978 -- actor Bob Crane murdered in Scottsdale Arizona. Suspect arrested but later found not guilty at trial.
1996 -- rapper Tupac Shakur shot to death in drive-by in Las Vegas. No one ever arrested or convicted of his murder.

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