The WWII Female Pilot Who Is Still Missing
Gertrude Vreeland “Tommy” Tompkins was born on October 16, 1912, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was the youngest child of Laura and Vreeland Tompkins — the founder of Smooth-On Inc.
Homeless Teen Kills Family Who Let Him Stay With Them
Thomas J. Pendergast was driving along the San Diego Freeway in November of 1958 when he spotted a young hitchhiker. He offered him a ride and the boy identified himself as 16-year-old Charles Harrison.
Hitman Accidentally Kills Two Women; Mary Morris and Mary Morris
Mary Lou Morris was a 48-year-old loan officer at a Chase Bank in Houston, Texas. She was happily married to Jay Morris and was loved by many others.
Teen Found Hanging From Persimmon Tree
On the night of February 14, 1975, a couple driving through Naomi, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, noticed something white shimmering through some trees in the distance. They walked over to the spot and discovered that it was a body, with a bedsheet around their neck, hanging from a persimmon tree.
8 Movies With Empowering Female Leads
Movies are not only a good form of entertainment but they can also be a powerful way to explore more serious societal issues. Whether in a biographical or fictional way, many important movies discuss women’s achievements and the struggles that feminism has faced throughout the years.
Postulant Nun Strangled To Death While Praying
Roberta Ann Elam, originally from Minnesota, studied theology at Fordham University in New York. She worked as a coordinator of adult religious programs for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia.
Child’s Skull Found In Paint Can
Carol Lynne Sullivan was a 12-year-old girl from Longwood, Florida. She lived with her parents, Herbert and Joanne, and her two brothers. In July of 1978, the family moved to Osteen, Florida, and Carol was enrolled at Deltona Junior High School.
Woman Shot While Picking Wildflowers
Melissa LeSueur was a 35-year-old woman who worked in commercial property management. She loved nature and volunteering at the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). Missy, as her family liked to call her, had become addicted to crystal meth and was seeking therapy. Her ex-boyfriend had introduced her to the substance.