July 29 - August 4: Arthur Stace aka 'Mr Eternity' passes away but leaves behind one last mystery - Jimmy Hoffa goes missing from a car park next to a Michigan restaurant and is never seen again - Andrew and Abby Borden are found dead, both repeatedly struck with a hatchet like object.
Martha Rendell murdered her three stepchildren by poisoning. Her method was to swab their throats with Spirits of Salts - a colourless, transparent liquid, historically known as Muriatic acid - today known as Hydrochloric acid.
Rendell was the last woman legally hanged in Western Australia.
Superman, the iconic character we all know and love, launched the superhero genre and has appeared in at least half a dozen motion picture films.
However, in Hollywood, the character has become associated with a "curse", that may have taken the lives of two leading men.
Martyred by being roasted inside a bull made of bronze – Accidently shot himself to death while reenacting a scene – Bitten by a Monkey that was attacking his dog… These are this weeks “Strange Deaths in History”.
A glimpse of the lives and deaths of some who came before us.
Pa, Ma, John and Kate Bender were a different kind of family. They owned a small cabin, in a town of spiritualists, where they murdered and disposed of their victims.
At least a dozen people were killed and buried on the Bender property - a hammer blow to the head and their throats cut.
July 22 - July 28: Serial killer, cannibal and necrophile Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after a would be victim escapes - Infant girl Viola Cooper is the first of many victims poisoned by Della Sorenson - and an anonymous diary entry describes strange, hairy, wild men in the Australian bush and forests.
In 1922, a team led by archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, re-igniting the worlds fascination with Egyptology.
However, It was said that many people linked to the find had died due to there being a curse on the heads of anyone who disturbed the dead king.
Drowned in a vat of Malmsey Wine, getting a nosebleed while drunk (during consummation of his marriage) and trampled on by horses, while rolled up in a carpet – these are this weeks “Strange Deaths in History”.
A glimpse at the lives and deaths of some who have come before us.
This photograph taken in 1891, shows the Combermere Abbey Library in Cheshire, England. What was unexpected is the appearance of a man, sitting in the chair to the left - head, torso and right arm clearly visible.
Many believe it to be Lord Combermere himself, whose funeral was taking place at the time the photograph was taken. Fact or Fiction? You decide!
Soon after entering the paranormal field, Trana Simmons learned that she had a gift - not only could she sense spirits, but she could also help them cross over into the light.
Trana shares with us her story, how she uses her gift and tells of two emotional encounters with lost and trapped souls.
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