Elizabeth Bathory - The Blood Countess (1560-1614) hungarian nobility, attributed with torturing and killing over 600 victims most of who were servants - said to be the most "prolific female serial killer in history" she apparently even bathed in the blood of virgins - spooky spooky woman!
The stuff nightmares are made of: Maria and Delfina Gonzales would recruit prostitutes, through the guise of being maids. Most were force-fed cocaine and heroin. When they became sick, damaged in any way, lost their looks, they were killed and buried on the property. They also killed men who carried large sums of money. When the police searched the sisters’ property, they found 11 men, 80 women, and several fetuses.They were tried in 1964, and sentenced to 40 years each.
Mt. Everest has around 200 dead bodies on the mountain. It is nearly impossible for recovery of a body off the mountain. The “death zone” is 26,000 feet. The air there is so thin. Lack of oxygen leaves climber bewildered and weak and can cause them to pass out and get frostbite. The bodies are left the same as how they died and have become landmarks for travelers. The photograph shows a body which has been given the name “green boots” and has been there since 1996.
Living Conditions of Mary Ellen Wilson 1864-1956 - America's First Recognized Child Abuse Case. She was never allowed out of this apartment in Hell's Kitchen. As an eight-year-old, Mary Ellen Wilson was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly. Her case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Roscoe Arbuckle's career was destroyed when a would-be starlet called Virginia Rappe died of a ruptured bladder after a weekend orgy he threw in San Francisco in 1921. The 19-stone Arbuckle was accused of raping and accidentally killing her and he was tried three times for manslaughter. It is widely believed that he was framed.