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10 Mysterious Murder Riddles Waiting To Be Solved

What seems like a perfect plot for whodunit is somehow, someone's plight. 

The man was supposed to be a socially sound living creature. How and when did man distinctly realized the meaning of the word animal from the term "social animal"- no one knows. When did he become so vicious and destructive for his own kind, no one has any idea. For over centuries now, heart-wrenching stories of brutal murders, child molestation, rape, torture have been heard and witnessed. For whatever act you do- if it is socially wrong, justice should be demanded.

And justice requires you to be strong, very strong. The road is not smooth. Many have been down that road and sooner or later they got justice. But some are stuck, not moving forward- stagnant. 

Let us have a look at some cold-blooded murder mysteries that remain unsolved. 

10 Mysterious Murder Riddles Waiting To Be Solved

10 Mysterious Murder Riddles Waiting To Be Solved

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It is all sorts of crazy.

It is all sorts of crazy.

1. The murder of a nine-year-old: Amber Hagerman, Arlington, Texas on January 13, 1996-

1. The murder of a nine-year-old: Amber Hagerman, Arlington, Texas on January 13, 1996-

Amber and his brother were riding around the block. There was an empty grocery store in the vicinity that had a ramp where children loved riding their bikes. Ricky and Amber were there, having fun. Soon, Ricky realized that they had come far than they were allowed. Ricky suggested that they should go back, but Amber insisted on staying for one more round.
Ricky went back home. His parents were furious on him because he didn't bring her back. Ricky was asked to go back for her sister, but he did not find her. Amber was abducted. Somebody in the neighborhood saw a huge man picking up this little 9-year-old girl. The eye-witness called the police. When Amber's family reached at the site- there was no Amber, just her bike. Unfortunately, after four days her body was found. Her throat was cut. Everything about the man who abducted and murdered Amber remains a secret. This led to the development of the present-day Amber-alert-system.

2. The brutal axe murders of: Andrew and Abby Borden, August 4, 1892

2. The brutal axe murders of: Andrew and Abby Borden, August 4, 1892

This murder case is also known by the name of infamous Lizzie Borden. Andrew and Abbey were brutally murdered with an axe. The murder weapon was never discovered at the site.
Suspects: Daughter- Lizzie Borden and Maid- Bridget Sullivan. The major suspect being the daughter Lizzie, who was believed to have murdered her parents.
Due to lack of evidence she was acquitted of every charge. But if she wasn't the one, then who was?
Andrew and Abby were having a usual day. Andrew came back from work, early that day and was having a good nap on the couch where he was found dead. Abbey, on the other hand, was found in her bedroom. Her body was in an atrocious shape.

3. With his axe dripping your blood: The Axeman, New Orleans, Louisiana from May 1918 to October 1919.

3. With his axe dripping your blood: The Axeman, New Orleans, Louisiana from May 1918 to October 1919.

The Axeman of the New Orleans was a merciless serial killer. He called himself a demon from the hottest hell, a spirit. The people on his hit-list were varied. There was no connecting the dots when it came to the "victims" of the Axeman. From a Pregnant lady to a kid in the arms of his mother- no one was spared by the axe. The axe marks on the door would tell that he was here.
He wrote letters to various newspapers. One of his very famous letters said that he would strike his next victim, 15 minutes past midnight. The only way the person would get spared was if every house in the city played Jazz music at the time. The houses in the town that night were resonating the sound of Jazz and no murder happened that day. No one knows, till this day, anything about the axeman.

4. The girl in the red dress: Betsy Aardsma, November 28, 1969

4. The girl in the red dress: Betsy Aardsma, November 28, 1969

Betsy Aardsma was a 22-year-old student who was murdered in the Library of Pennsylvania State University. She was stabbed right in the heart while she was doing some research in the library.
Betsy was wearing a red- dress that day. She was stabbed right through the heart; a little blood came out. She was shaking in pain. The people nearby thought that she is probably suffering from a medical ailment. They gave her a mouth-to-mouth. But couldn't save her. People in the vicinity only came to help her when two men leaving the library stopped at the clerk desk to say, *that girl needs help*.
It was only after that, she was taken to the on-campus hospital. It was discovered that she was stabbed. Why was she killed, who did it- no one knows. her murder stays a riddle

5. The Black Dahlia: Elizabeth Short, January 15, 1947-

5. The Black Dahlia: Elizabeth Short, January 15, 1947-

The case of the Black Dahlia's mercilessly mutilated body was found on an empty ground by Betty Bersinger, who was walking with her daughter. Betty thought that it was useless rusty mannequin that was thrown out on the wasteland. To her surprise, she realized that it was a corpse. The body of Elizabeth was cut into half. Her upper half was kept a foot away from the lower half. She was naked, her blood all drained out, her flesh from breast and genitals was missing. Her face was cut in a Glasgow smile. Short was a beauty contest winner.
The only reason her case was such a sensation in the media was the demonic nature of the murder. Countless investigations were carried out but to no hail. The Black Dahlia never got justice.

6. Hammered to death: Bob Crane, June 29th, 1978

6. Hammered to death: Bob Crane, June 29th, 1978

Bob crane rose to fame with a TV Series called Hogan's Heroes. After the show got off-air, Bob's career saw a major downfall.
On June 29th, 1978 he was supposed to meet Victoria Ann Berry, his fellow co-star on a dinner-date. When he did not show up, she went to his apartment to find out that his mutilated body. He was bludgeoned to death, and an electrical wire was tightly wrapped around his neck. Investigators failed to find any signs of break-in, and it remains one unsolved murder riddle.

7. The boy in the Box: America's Unknown Child.

7. The boy in the Box: America's Unknown Child.

The boy in the box is a name given to an unknown child who was found battered and bruised in a cardboard box. This image of the boy at the crime scene is quite what it looked like. The case was registered by a college student.
The child suffered repeated beatings, torture and punishment. This boy's body was never claimed by anyone.
The case is open till date. The murder riddle continues to remain a mystery. Child's DNA has been extracted from his teeth, and the database check for the DNA check is being carried out. But as of now- no hail.

8. Love me Tender: The Grimme Sisters, December 28, 1956

8. Love me Tender: The Grimme Sisters, December 28, 1956

The Grimme sisters- Barbara and Patricia Grimes were 15 and 13 years old respectively. They were residents of Illinois, Chicago. That very night of December 28, 1956 they went to see the new Elvis Presley movie called- Love Me Tender. The girls were last spotted in line for popcorn at about 9:30P.M.
The Movie ended at 11:00 P.M. but the girls never came home. Their mother called the police, and their search began. The search got enormous and attracted media attention. Elvis Presley, himself asked the girls to return home.
On January 22, 1957 their dead bodies were discovered by a construction worker. Autopsy reports showed that Barbara(age 15) was molested before she was killed.
Rigorous investigations were carried out, but this murder riddle like many others remains unsolved to this very date.

9. Murdered for love & cheat: Hall and Mills, September 14, 1922

9. Murdered for love & cheat: Hall and Mills, September 14, 1922

Reverend Edward Wheeler Hall (41) and Eleanor Mills (34), were found dead in the apple orchard in New Jersey. Hall's life ended with one shot in his head while Mills was shot three times, also a slash from ear to ear that cut her tongue.
The bodies were carefully posed. Their feet pointed towards the tree. Man's hand was right below her neck, and her hand was on his knee. The reverend was married to Mrs. Frances Stevens Hall, who was a wealthy lady, but lacked in feminist charms. Mills was married to the Church Janitor; she was a singer at the choir.
The love letters exchanged between Hall and Mills were torn to pieces and were lying on their bodies. Their illicit affair was apparently, known to someone who disliked it. Many investigations were carried out and may people were suspected of the murder, but the lack of evidence renders this murder a riddle for more than 90 years now.

10. Murdered and abused at the age of 6: JonBenét Ramsey, December 25, 1996

10. Murdered and abused at the age of 6: JonBenét Ramsey, December 25, 1996

JonBenét Ramsey was a six-year-old girl and a winner of a child beauty pageant; She was found strangled to death in the basement of her own house on December 25, 1996.
John and Patricia, her parents, received a ransom note that demanded $118,000 for the girl's safe return. The letter clearly mentioned to not inform friends, family and police. But John and Patsy did everything.
Only 8 hours after the report of her abduction was registered she was found dead in her own basement. The 6-year-old was had was hit on the skull, strangled and sexually assaulted. The case was very suspicious as her body was found in her house. Many trials, juries were held but her murder riddle remains a mystery.

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