Denmark

The remarkably well preserved of a 2300 mummy is found

May 6, 1950 Tollund, Denmark Two brothers find the body of a 2300 year old mummy The mummy, later dubbed the Tollund Man, was discovered in a peat bog as the brothers were cutting peat. Because the mummy was so well preserved, they initially believed the corpse to be a recently murdered person and informed… Continue reading The remarkably well preserved of a 2300 mummy is found

California

Detective photographed with mask worn by gang members

May 6, 1953 California An LAPD detective models a mask worn by the Baxter Shorter crew The crew consisted of Baxter Shorter, Emmett Perkins, Jack Santo, and Barbara Graham. On March 8, 1953, the gang murdered Mabel Monohan, an elderly woman. Shorter, the safe cracker, was called into the house after the rest had gained… Continue reading Detective photographed with mask worn by gang members

Ohio

Woman held captive for 10 years and her daughter father by her captor escape

May 6, 2013 Cleveland, Ohio Amanda Berry and her 6-year-old daughter escape from their captor's house after nearly a decade of imprisonment, bringing help to the other two abducted girls in the house Ariel Castro kidnapped three girls between 2002 and 2004, offering them rides before bringing them to his house, luring them inside, and… Continue reading Woman held captive for 10 years and her daughter father by her captor escape