In 1891, Octavia Hatcher died in Pikeville, Kentucky. After her death, people in town contracted a sleeping disease which caused them to fall into a coma, but wake up weeks later. Was Octavia dead when she was buried? Or had… Read More ›
Kate Townsend was a famous madame in the Vice District of New Orleans before it became known as Storyville. Her mysterious past and complicated relationship would become front page news when she was found murdered in her home in 1883.
In celebration of Halloween week, revisit the most popular unexplained and creepy episodes of Southern Mysteries.
Alabama’s Free State of Winston wanted to remain neutral during the Civil War. Winston Unionists didn’t want to take up arms against the country they loved. But in the end, Winston County’s desire to remain neutral would lead to violence.
In July 1910, the murder of Janie Sharp rocked the community of Rural Hill, Mississippi. A man would be arrested for the murder but over the next two years there would be unexpected twists in the search for answers, including… Read More ›