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The Murder of Benjamin Eastman

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The following post contains details that some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised. Sixteen year old Benjamin Eastman was a well-liked kid. His classmates describe him as kind and caring, funny and likeable. Browse through his Facebook account and you’ll see that he was very close to his father. Pictures show the two fishing, riding dirt bikes together and laughing and embracing in selfies. (Source) During the early hours of June 24th, after finishing up a videogame session with his dad, Benjamin left his father’s home in Randle to meet up with his friend, Benito Marquez. The boys planned...

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The Disappearance of Andrew Gosden

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Since next month marks the ten year anniversary of the disappearance of Andrew Gosden, I thought we’d take another look at the case. On the 14th of September 2007, then 14 year-old Andrew Gosden purchased a one way ticket from Doncaster train station to London King's Cross. He was offered a return ticket for the small cost of around £1 (around US $1.30) but turned it down. CCTV cameras at London Kings cross captured his image for the last time. (The last images of Andrew Gosden. Source) He has not been seen since and the purpose of Andrew’s journey and...

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Disappearance of Trevor Deely

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On the 8th of December 2000, 22 year old Trevor Deely disappeared after a night out in Dublin, Ireland. (Trevor Deely. Source) The young bank worker from Naas, County Kildare, was described by friends and family as likeable, warm, friendly and very enthusiastic about his career. After a Christmas party and hitting the clubs with fellow colleagues from his job at the Bank of Ireland asset management, Deely left early and headed towards his office on Wilton terrace. Grainy CCTV footage showed Deely making his way to the office. The stormy weather is later evident in the footage as rain...

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The Beaumont Children

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Has the Beaumont children cold case been solved over five decades later? If you’re into unsolved cases you’ll be familiar with the case of 3 children who vanished without a trace from a beach in South Australia in 1966. The case came to be known as “The Beaumont children disappearance”. (Source) The three siblings (between 4 and 9 years old) excitedly set off for a fun filled day at Glenelg beach near the city of Adelaide at round 10AM on the 22nd of January 1966. It wasn’t unusual for the three to take the 5 minute bus journey to Glenelg...

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