John Rodgers and Thomas Spence

(L) John Rodgers; (R) Thomas Spence

On November 26, 1974, two boys, John Rodgers, 13, and Thomas Spence, 11, left their homes in Belfast, Ireland to walk the short distance to the school bus stop to catch a bus to their special needs school.

When the bus arrived at the stop on Falls Road, the boys were not there.

The boys lived very close to the stop. Thomas lived around the corner on Rockdale Street; John lived a bit further away on Rodney Drive. read more

Two Boys, Two Disappearances 10 Years Apart

I was reading about the case of missing child Dennis Lloyd Martin, who disappeared in 1969. Noticing the similarities between him and another missing child, Daniel Barter in 1959, I couldn’t help but wonder if they are related or just very similar to one another.

Here are both cases.

Daniel Barter

Age: 4

Date Missing: June 18, 1959

Missing from: Perdido Bay, Alabama read more

What Happened to 16-year-old Kevin Hicks?

kevin hicksKevin Hicks was a typical teenager in 1986 who loved remote-controlled cars and pop music. On March 2nd, 1986, he left his home on Sissinghurst Road in Croyden, UK at 8:40 p.m. to buy some eggs for a cookery exam the next day, taking only £1 with him. The store was just a few blocks from his home.

Derek Hicks, Kevin’s father, returned home from an emergency at work around 9:00 p.m. When Kevin still was not back at 11 p.m., he drove around looking for him.

His father said that if he was going to be late, he’d always call home. When Kevin didn’t call that night, Derek started calling Kevin’s friends. When that failed, he called the police. read more

Bennington Triangle

I love unexplained mysteries. This story caught my attention from the very beginning. It’s intriguing, mysterious, and really makes you wonder what the hell happened.

“Bennington Triangle” is a nickname given by paranormal author Joseph A. Citro to denote an area of southwestern Vermont within which at least five or as many as ten people have disappeared between 1920 and 1950.This  “mystery triangle” centered around Glastenbury Mountain and includes some or most of the area of the towns immediately surrounding it, especially Bennington, Woodford, Shaftsbury, and Somerset (BenningtonTriangle.com). read more

Misty Copsey: Missing Since 1992 from Washington

Misty Copsey

14-year-old Misty Copsey was a pretty girl who loved sports, made good grades in school, and had many friends.

Misty was the only child of Diana and Buck Copsey, who split shortly after Misty’s birth in 1978. Diana and Misty had lived in a trailer for several years after the split. But in 1992, wanting a better home for her daughter, Diana moved with Misty to a duplex in Spanaway, Washington. While Misty missed her friends from her old school, it didn’t take her long to find new ones. read more