In June 1934 in Brighton, England a steamer trunk was found in King's Cross railway station. It contained a woman's torso and legs. The arms and head were missing. Scotland Yard reached out to the public in trying to identify the victim. In the United States, Agnes C. Tufverson, 43, had married a former Czech officer six months before. She disappeared, and the last heard from her was when she visited London. Her family wondered if it was her body that had been found.
The Roaring 20s were roaring and adventurers like Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart made the headlines around the world for their exploits. In 1928, Glen and Bessie Hyde were newlyweds who wanted to make a claim to fame themselves by attempting to run the rapids of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon, Arizona. Somewhere during that trip they both disappeared and the mystery has never been explained as to what happened to them.
On October 29, 2018 renovations were being carried out in the Vatican close to the Villa Borghese. Builders were restoring a floor in the janitor's lodge. Considering the age of the buildings and the grounds, this type of work is commonplace, but not what was found which was a human skeleton.
Late on the afternoon of October 7, 1949, 26-year-old, bit-part actress Jean Elizabeth Spangler left her Los Angeles home, which she shared with her 5-year-old daughter and her mother. This was the last ever seen of pretty Jean.
Stranger Than Fiction Stories by Marlene Pardo Pellicer