"...we should pass over all biographies of 'the good and the great,' while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows."
~Edgar Allan Poe

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Newspaper Clipping of the Day

Remember that newspaper story I posted a while back about a family who woke up to find blood scattered around their house? In September 1987, an Atlanta couple was subjected to a similar sanguinary mystery.

One night, 77-year-old Minnie Clyde Winston stepped out of her bathtub to find the floor covered with splotches of blood. She discovered that blood was also in the kitchen, living room, bedroom, all the halls and the basement. Police could find no evidence that a crime or any sort of wrongdoing had been committed.

Minnie and her husband William had lived in the home for 22 years, and never noticed anything unusual about it before.  Despite Mrs. Winston's stubborn declaration that "I still don't believe it's human blood, I don't care what [the police] say," tests proved that's what the mysterious substance was, but it did not match the type of either of the Winstons. No one ever figured out where it came from. “It concerns me that we don’t have any answers,” said one of the investigating officers.

Bloody hell.


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    1. I'm now wondering how many "people suddenly find their homes covered with blood" stories there are out there.


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