In Gadsden, Hinds Road is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who appears from the woods. The story tells of a witch who lived in the woods that surrounds the road. It says that if you’re brave enough to walk along the road at night, the ghost witch will rush up to you screaming she sold her soul to the devil.
September 17th, 2009 Mitrice Richardson was released from Lost Hills Sheriff Station and wandered off into the night, never to be seen again. When she was eventually found, a botched investigation cast doubt on the story that the LASD had told her family when she first disappeared. Was this a case of getting lost and dying or was something more sinister at play?
In December of 1993, a time which is supposed to be full of Holiday Cheer, the body of Latricia White was discovered in her bed. She had been shot six times. In the pools of blood was a child-sized shoe print, believed to belong to Latrica’s long-time boyfriend’s son.
Latricia and Lee “Dub” Wackerhagen had been living together for six months. They had all been seen together for Christmas and the day after – being described as a picture-perfect example of a happy family.
With the chilling discovery of Latricia’s body, however, came more mysteries when Dub and Chance were nowhere to be found. This case is still unsolved. What happened on December 27th, 1993?
Continuing our State Legends Series, this week we focus on Lake Crescent’s Lady Of The Lake.
On July 6, 1940, the body of Hallie Illingworth was recovered by two fishermen on Lake Crescent. Her body had become the consistency of soap, preserving much of the evidence that showed she was murdered. The real mystery still remains: Was it accidental? A Crime of passion? Or had it been premeditated? Listen to the story and decide.
On November 18, 1978, followers of the People’s Temple in Jonestown, Guyana took part in an act of “Revolutionary Suicide” at the urging of their leader, Jim Jones.
This week we tell the story of the rise of Jim Jones and the People’s Temple that ultimately lead to over 900 deaths – 300 of which were children.
16-year-old Emma Walker had a whole life ahead of her. Until that life was taken away by a relationship that ended badly. If you or a loved one are involved in a domestic abuse relationship, please reach out to www.thehotline.org or call 800.799.SAFE (7233). Help is out there.
On January 15th, 1947 a body was found in Leimert Park, California. The body was later identified as aspiring actress Elizabeth Short. The events leading up to her discovery and the reason why she was killed remains a mystery and is still one of the most prolific killings in history. She always said she wanted to be famous….now she’s infamous.