Woman Unidentified 41 Years After Man Brought Her Decomposed Head To A Police Station

British police believe “Mary Ellen” was dead in the cellar of a Bolton home for sixteen years.

Facial reconstruction by Richard Neave / BBC

On December 14, 1982, John Baxendale handed officers at a police station in Bolton, England, a decomposed human head.

John and his family had been living in the Bromwich Street home for just a few…



A miscellany of unsolved true crime cases — murders, disappearances, and mysterious deaths.

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