April 8, 2014

34 Unsettling Photos With Creepy Backstories That Will Keep You Up At Night

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What is the issue?
A lot of pictures out in the world are creepy. Some are bizarre. Especially if you know the backstories to them. Check more of them out on this Reddit thread.
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Shutterstock / LukaTDB

Note: if you are faint of heart, or have difficulty going to sleep after watching gore, don’t read this.

1. This is the last photo of her

This picture of 14-year-old Regina Kay Walters was taken by serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades, who toured the country in an 18-wheeler equipped with a torture chamber in the back. This photo was taken in an abandoned Illinois barn, where Rhoades killed Walters after cutting off her hair and making her wear a black dress and heels.

2. He did what to do what?

Tyler Hadley at the party that he killed his own parents to throw. Their bodies were still in their bedroom the entire time.

3. Knockin’ on heaven’s door

This photo was taken by a Filipino politician, of his family, and, unbeknownst to him, his own assassin.

4. They survived

The red car beside them was a car bomb that went off shortly after this picture was taken. The photographer died but the main subjects of the photo (man and the child) survived. A total of 29 people died in the blast.

5. Not a laughing matter

These kids were about to get hit by lighting. Hair standing on end is a tell tale sign of an electrical storm nearby. It was taken at Sequoia National Park in California during the summer of 1975.

6. Holy shit, NSFL

A photographer in China in 2013 accidentally captured the moment of a person jumping from a bridge to his death.

7. Now we know…

Columbine 1999 Class Picture. Top left. The two guys in sunglasses are Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.

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