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IN THIS EPISODE: In May 1995, Devin Williams, a devoted father and trucker, vanished under mysterious circumstances in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest. His journey turned into a mystery, marked by sightings of a semi-truck driving erratically and Devin’s last known moments of confusion. Despite an abandoned truck with undisturbed cargo and the eerie discovery of his skull two years later, the question remains: What happened to Devin Williams in those remote woods? (The Bizarre Disappearance of Truck Driver Devin Williams) *** What do astronomers say about those who deny the moon landing really took place? The conspiracy theory gets an assist from, believe it or not, the New York Mets! (The Faked Moon Landing And The New York Mets) *** New England has a lot of great places to visit, and travel times to these locations are minimal. One of the most infamous would be Rhode Island – home to story of vampire Mercy Brown. (Vampires of Rhode Island) *** Until the Humpty Doo poltergeist outbreak of 1998, Australia’s most notorious poltergeist was a very persistent, wall-bashing, stone-throwing entity known as the “Guyra Ghost” which terrorized William Bowen, his wife and three children in their tiny weatherboard cottage just outside Guyra, New South Wales in early 1921. (The Guyra Ghost) *** In 1814, London experienced one of the most bizarre disasters in British history. An unfortunate chain of events at the Horseshoe Brewery led to the death of 8 women and children as they were caught up in London’s Great Beer Flood. But, what really happened? And, did Londoners really get drunk, as beer flowed past their homes in the streets, free for the taking? (The Great London Beer Flood) *** Ghost marriages in China have led to a very unsavory and deeply disturbing trade. They are called ghost marriages, because the groom is given a dead woman to marry… often forced to do so. And the stories are, understandably, horrifying. (Forced to Marry a Corpse) *** In September 1982, people wanting to get away from aches and pains from the flu or just a headache shopped store shelves for relief… and ended up dead. Their Tylenol had been laced with poison. (The Tylenol Murders)

SOURCES AND REFERENCES FROM THE EPISODE…
BOOK: “Mercy: The Last New England Vampire” by Sarah L. Thomson: https://amzn.to/3OCqiaR
“The Great London Beer Flood” by Lenora for Haunted Palace Blog: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/4mksvfhe
“The Faked Moon Landing And The New York Mets” by Michael Richmond for The Conversation: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/56av32z3
“The Bizarre Disappearance of Truck Driver Devin Williams” by Zach Brown for Oola.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/24kah92v
“Vampires of Rhode Island” by David Albaugh for BasementOfTheBizarre.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/2s4mykvd
“The Guyra Ghost” posted by Paul Cropper at TheFortean.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/2whkdd7n
“Forced To Marry a Corpse” by Ossiana Tepfenhart for Medium: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/3wcc49bz
“The Tylenol Murders” by Dr. Howard Markel for PBS: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/yckth74h
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Originally aired: February 28, 2024

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