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Ohio Mysteries

Nov 24, 2021

In 1992, 19-year-old Amy Hooper was found stabbed and beaten in her new apartment in western Franklin County, the killer posing her body with a medallion wrapped around her hands. Investigators have yet to find a killer, or motive, or the reason for the medallion. 

Nov 22, 2021

In 1908, the worst school fire in American history killed 172 children, two teachers and a rescuer at Lake View Elementary in the Cleveland suburb of Collinwood. But what - or who - was to blame?

Nov 18, 2021

In 1971, Phyllis Mosley, wife of a background singer with Ruby and the Romantics, was killed in her Akron home. Her four children talk about how her murder - which was never solved - caused their lives to spiral out of control.
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Nov 15, 2021

In 1970, 65-year-old bachelor Clyde Dierkes disappeared from his home in Clarington, Ohio. A couple of days later, a suspect led them to his body in an abandoned well. But after a nephew and uncle offered different stories about what happened that day, the jury couldn't decide beyond a reasonable doubt who was...

Nov 11, 2021

Two unsolved homicides that still frustrate Jackson County officials: Mary Ann Lodatto - a wife, mother and secretary shot to death in her kitchen in 1991. And Wilma Simpson - a homegrown girl and wife of a local radio personality, abducted from her home and strangled in