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Ohio Mysteries

May 31, 2021

In 1862, 18,000 Ohioans participated in one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. And the wounded who lay in the muddy Tennessee fields afterward found that their wounds began to glow. In 2001, a high school student won international acclaim for solving this mystery, only to be shot down by Shiloh experts who said...

May 27, 2021

In 1991, 17-year-old mom Melissa Collins and her 8-month old baby girl Jasmine vanished from their West Akron apartment. In the decades since, police have torn up a local park, searched abandoned houses and followed leads to other states in search of the pair.  And now, 30 years later, women are calling Akron police to...

May 24, 2021

In 1994, 79-year-old Lucy Loader went home to her Tuscarawas County farmhouse for the first time in weeks after having recovered from recent cancer surgery. And that's where she was found by two Newcomerstown men who made her the first of four victims in a cross-country murder rampage. But where is her body?

May 20, 2021

In 1980, someone raped and murdered Asenath Dukat, an 8-year-old in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington, as she walked home from school. While more than one suspect has caught the attention of police, detectives have never been able to tie evidence to any of them.

May 17, 2021

In the 1800s, Ohio was a hotbed for grave robbers, especially in the southwest where more than a dozen medical schools were in desperate need of cadavers for anatomy class. This episode features three stories: The infamous bodysnatcher William Cunningham; Ohio inventors who tried to thwart them; and men willing to...