While television and movies have long taught us that murderers never escape justice for long, there are plenty of times when a killing, even multiple killings, go unpunished because the murderer manages to completely avoid detection. While’s it’s true that modern detection techniques tend to mean it’s harder to get away with murder than ever before, there are still some killers that are still out on the loose, as far as we know. Check out our list of 10 of the most bizarre unsolved murders in history and let us know if you got the heebie-jeebies reading our list. If you don’t it might be time to look into you!
The Other Boston Strangler
While Albert DeSalvo confessed to and was convicted of killing 13 women in Boston in 1964, it turns out there is something a bit odd about the case. DeSalvo was mentally unhinged, making the confession from inside a mental hospital. DNA evidence that wasn’t available at the time has actually exonerated DeSalvo of at least one of the murders.
This had led people to believe at the very least that DeSalvo had a partner in crime, or a copy cat who was never caught.
The Moonlight Murders
In 1946, the spring was not as time of rebirth and growth in Texarkana, Arkansas. Instead it was a time of death and destruction as eight people were shot and five were killed. The murders were all carried out at night and most of the victims were couples who were looking for a romantic spot to make out.
The murderer was spotted every now and then and was described as wearing a white sack over his head. While arrests were made, those arrests were all later found to be innocent people. The actual killer was never caught.