10 Shocking Horror Stories That Happened in Real Life
Ever heard a story and you are dead sure it was fiction? And only later on you learn that it is actual truth? The horror stories here at first appeared to be fiction until they were confirmed to be nothing but the truth. It all begins as a normal day until something so unexpected happen and everything goes haywire. These are some of the most gruesome true stories ever told.
1. The Cannibal
When Austin Harrouff, a popular student and athlete at the University of Florida went online and said he needed mental help, no one took him seriously. After all, was he not the most liked student in his college? However, Austin was found away from his hotel room having killed two people and injured a third one. What made the scene gruesome was that he was found biting at the face of the man he had killed.
2. The Psycho
After being behind bars for kidnapping a young lady back in 1990, one would think James Worley would stop at that. However, when asked by a prisons psychiatrist what he had learned from his experience, he stated that he would bury his next victim so that he is not caught. And, this year, he did exactly that. When his property was searched, a lot bloody clothes and other horrifying items were found hidden.
3. Skull on Offer
In Sacramento, California, a lady was once seen holding up a large stick with a human skull at the end. To the people, it was a simple prank that could be easily ignored. However, when the police quietly followed her, she led them to a den where a headless corpse was found decaying. She was taken in although her mental status proved that she might not have been the one who did the killing.
4. Friday the 13th
Back in 1960, four teenagers went out camping near a lake in Finland. However, what befell them was like nothing they had ever seen. Three of them lost their lives while one barely made it to safety. When asked what had killed the others, the survivor would say that they had seen a black shadow with glowing eyes. No weapons or similar items used to stab and beat the victims were ever found.
5. Chicago Rage
In Chicago, the police were alerted on a possible murder to which they responded promptly. However, when they arrived at the scene, they found a dead woman who had been stabbed 45 times. Inside the house, five more members of her family had suffered the same fate. To this day, no leads have been found and the story remains one of the most disturbing. Some say it could have been the work of a drug cartel.
6. Stalking Starkweather
To the residents of Manchester in Connecticut, the name Albert Starkweather brings chills whenever it is mentioned. Albert woke up in the middle of the night and split his mother's head into two with an axe and butchered his sister with an actual butcher's knife. He then set the house on fire then rescued them. The police pieced together his account of events then executed him in 1866. He never said why he did so.
7. Murder Most Foul
2014 will remain a tough year for Alana. Only 13 years of age, Alana was witnessing her parents go through a divorce. When she heard they would be going for a vacation, she thought it would be a great time. However, things turned out for the worst when her mother drowned her baby sister aged two years then cut her throat and arms. She is lucky to have been found and rescued.
8. Wolf Creek
While traveling in the Australian countryside in 2001, Joanne Lees and her boyfriend Peter Falconio were stopped by another motorist who needed helped with his car as it had broken down. However, the girlfriend heard the sound of a gun and Murdoch returned to finish here off. The girl managed to escape and call for help which apprehended Murdoch. He was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.
9. Rurik Jutting
Rurik Jutting is still in court while investigations are underway. This British banker would lure women to his apartment then kill them. He would record everything that happened in the killing. When in court, he said that he had always had dark fantasies and would still do so if he had been let out by the police. While there is the court process, the chances of his being left to walk free are very slim.
10. The Call
Ever watched the film by a similar name? The events that went down in the film are exactly what happened to one Rita Maze from Montana. The schoolteacher was abducted on the highway, forced into the trunk of her car, killed and then the vehicle was left in a parking lot. Unlike in the film where the girl was saved, the true story did not have a happy ending. The man who did it all was never found.