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Horrifying Stories of People Whose Skeletal Were found Years after They Died

42 Years Later After Her Death A Croatian Woman’s Skeletal Remains Are Discovered Hedviga Golik was last seen by her neighbors in 1966. At the time, the woman was 42 years old. Police had made a grim discovery when after years of pleading from neighbors who said the flat had notbeen used since the 1970s

Black, black Friday in Iraq: 50+ people dead in cross-country attacks and kidnappings

At least 51 people were killed in Iraq on Friday as the country continues to slip into sectarian violence while the year’s death toll, already in the thousands, continues to spiral upwards. The majority of the victims came from a series of kidnappings in Baghdad and nearby towns, which saw people taken from their homes

President James Garfield dies

On this day in 1881, President James A. Garfield, who had been in office just under four months, succumbs to wounds inflicted by an assassin 80 days earlier, on July 2. Garfield’s assassin was an attorney and political office-seeker named Charles Guiteau. Guiteau was a relative stranger to the president and his administration in an