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March 2022 Missing Person of the Month: John Clyde Perrin

There are few details readily available in the case of John Clyde Perrin. Born in Bristol, Tennessee, John was the second son of Robert Pain Perrin and Mary Alice Schullenberger and a recent graduate ...

February 2022 Missing Person of the Month: Joan Carolyn Risch

According to NAMUS, an average of 600,000 individuals go missing in the United States every year. As it is impossible to determine exactly how many people are reported missing every year, this means t...

Documentary in the Works About Unsolved L.A. Murder- with Possible Jeffrey Dahmer Link

Filmmaker, and self-described amateur sleuth, Rachel Mason is attempting to breathe new life into a California cold case with her latest project, Pretty Boy Blue. While working on Circus of Books̵...

“Scorecard Killer” Victim Identified After 42 Years

In August and September of 2021, Wicked Horror brought readers the story of Randy Kraft–better known by his moniker the “Scorecard Killer”–undoubtedly the most sadistic killer in Cal...

Three Terrifying, Real-Life Examples of “Changelings”

In folklore, primarily European, changelings are referred to as “…a mischievous or troublesome faerie child which has been left in the place of a human child, with the real human child sto...

Fact-Checking The Acid King

June 19th, 1984, the words “Northport” and “Satan” became synonymous, fused together for decades by the stabbing and mutilation of a 17-year-old in an alleged Satanic sacrifice. It was almost a month ...

Victims Spotlight: The Last Man to Die on 9/11

This year marks 20 years since four coordinated terrorist attacks sent America into a spiral of panic, grief, and anger. 9/11 caused the deaths of almost 3000 people- 2,753 people died in New York, 18...

Victims Spotlight: The Suspected Victims of Robert Durst

Real estate baron Robert Durst is once again making headlines as is found guilty of murder in California. And, as L.A. prosecutor John Lewin likes to put it, this is not Durst’s “first rod...

Victims Spotlight: The Victims of The Scorecard Killer

America’s vast network of freeways and highways acts as a sort of circulatory system, one of our prime markers of maturity as a country in the 20th century. Hitchhiking became a common practice ...