Throughout history, there have been several cases of humans that were reduced to ash with seemingly no outside source of ignition.
On a January morning in 1947, the body of Elizabeth Short was found drained of blood, mutilated, and bisected at the waist. Despite having hundreds of suspects, her killer is still unknown.
Bloody Mary is presently known as a children's game with dangerous consequences, but who was the original Bloody Mary?
In 1590, English settlers' attempts to colonize the New World were put on hold when an entire colony mysteriously disappeared with the only trace being the word "Croatoan" carved into a tree.
During the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, Dr. H. H. Holmes constructed what would later be known as the "Murder Castle," a hotel and pharmacy that was constructed with numerous monstrosities that aided Holmes in becoming one of the first serial killers in America.