The Mad Gasser of Mattoon Illinois

The Mad Gasser of Mattoon Illinois

By Site Contributor Frank Statler ‘The Anesthetic Prowler’, the ‘Mad Gasser of Roanoke’, or simply the ‘Mad Gasser’, was the nickname of the person or persons responsible for a series of attacks in Matton, IL and Botetourt County, VA in the 1930’s and mid 1940’s. A lot of people think that these encounters are nothing but […]

The Circleville Letters Mystery: Who Was Actually Responsible?

The Circleville Letters Mystery: Who Was Responsible?

Circleville, near Columbus Ohio, is a nice, gentle town with a small, friendly community and little of much interest to urban types and big media outlets looking for a juicy story. That was until 1976 when the Circleville letters mystery began. Residents began receiving threatening letters that made reference to personal circumstances. Each letter was […]