33 Unsolved Missing-Persons Cases That Will Make You Scared To Ever Leave Your House Again


Brandon Lawson. He ran out of gas on the highway in the middle of the night and called his brother to come help him. Shortly after he called 911 and reported that someone had chased him into the woods and that he needed police. Eventually his brother and one police officer arrive at the scene and find his truck abandoned, but no sign of Brandon. Brandon calls his brother and says he’s bleeding and is 10 minutes away from his truck. That was the last anyone ever heard from him and searches of the area turned up empty.”



Susan Powell with her family. (Wikimedia Commons)

“I remember reading about the disappearance of Susan Powell in a similar one of these threads a few months back. It’s a wild story—husband and wife (with two young sons) have a bad marriage (he’s abusive & controlling + at one point they had to move because the husband’s father was in love with the wife). Things get so bad she starts fearing for her life—then one night the whole family disappears, only to have the husband come back a few days later saying that he and the boys went camping and he had no idea where the wife was. As the investigation into what happened to the wife goes on, the husband acts more and more suspiciously, eventually moving with the kids to live with his father that they moved away from in the first place, but then lost custody of the kids because the father got caught with a bunch of child porn (and hundreds of creeper shots of Susan). Finally, during a supervised visit, the husband grabs his sons from the social worker, holes himself up inside his house and then blows it up, killing himself and both the boys. And all the while, they never solved the mystery of what happened to Susan Powell and she is still listed as missing (although presumed murdered and dumped somewhere by the husband)—it’s a sad, crazy tale.”



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