1.Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?
An unidentified corpse being found in a tree trunk is creepy enough, but the real weirdness in this story came years later when graffiti reading “Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?” started popping up over the region where the body was discovered.
2.The Highgate vampire
Throughout the late 1960s and early ’70s many people reported seeing “a grey figure” roaming around Highgate Cemetery, London. The ensuing media attention lead to a mass vampire hunt occurring at the cemetery on 13 March 1970.
3.The Solway Firth spaceman
According to Jim Templeton, no one was present in the background when he took the above photo of his daughter. National press soon picked up on the creepy picture and dubbed the figure “The Solway Firth Spaceman”. Spooky spaceman or just a terrestrial passer-by? You decide.
4.Jack the Ripper
Perhaps the most famous serial killer the world has ever known, and with reason. The savagery of the murders and the culprit’s taunts to the police and media caused a sensation and instilled a major curiosity amongst the public – a curiosity that still exists to this day.