• Serial killers

    Does Ted Bundy’s Natal Chart Mirror His Psychological Disorder?

    Astrology is not a science. It has no empirical basis and remains highly contested. And yet, for more than twenty centuries, astrologers have been fascinated by the stars. And today’s social media have given astrological theories a whole new resonance. In this article, we asked an astrology enthusiast about the birth chart of American serial killer Ted Bundy, who, 34 years after his execution, is still the subject of much discussion. What is a natal chart? In simple terms, the natal chart is a photograph of the position of the planets at the time of an individual’s birth on the ecliptic (or zodiac), made up of twelve signs (the astronomical…

  • Crimes,  France

    Barrie Taylor, The American Woman Who Killed Her Lover’s Estranged Wife In France

    In 2009, Barrie Taylor was sentenced to twenty years in prison by a French court. It took sixteen years for the French justice system to put behind bars this American criminal who put an end to her rival’s life in 1993, on French territory. Sixteen years playing cat-and-mouse with a devious woman whom French justice finally punished. September 1993. A family’s destiny turned upside down September 28th, 1993. Versailles, France. French police knocked on the door of a beautiful house in Versailles, the famous French royal town. A sweaty woman armed with a shovel opened the door. It was Barrie Taylor, an American known for being somewhat provocative and eccentric.…

  • Crimes,  France

    Five Major Criminal Cases That Have Shaken French Society

    France is the world’s leading tourist destination. But, like every other Western country, France has a dark side. Serial killers, appalling criminal cases, child murders. Let’s take a look at five cases that have shaken up French society. Christian Ranucci. Doubt and the guillotine Christian Ranucci was a French man who was convicted for the abduction and killing of an eight-year-old girl on Whit Monday in 1974, in Marseille. Ranucci claimed that he had no intention of harming the girl and only wished to go for a ride with her, but the murder was a result of panic and fear due to an accident. His motive for the abduction still…

  • Crimes,  France

    The Élodie Kulik Case, A Father’s Fight

    Every French person over the age of twenty is familiar with the Élodie Kulik case. This criminal case, which took place in 2002, left its mark on a French population horrified by the circumstances of the young woman’s death. The investigation was both a judicial epic and a father’s relentless struggle to find the truth. A beautiful smile died on January 11, 2002 In 2000, at the age of 22, Élodie Kulik became the youngest bank manager in France. Serious, rigorous and hard-working, she is also much appreciated for her empathy and kindness. What’s more, she had a very attractive physique. Élodie has a bright future ahead of her. On…

  • Cold cases,  Mysteries

    The Disappearance Of The Méchinaud Family, Analysis Of France’s Longest-Running Cold Case

    The Cold Cases Department, that has no equivalent in the world and which came into being in March 2022, has in its files the Méchinaud case, France’s oldest cold case. The parents and their two children disappeared on December 25, 1972, after a New Year’s Eve party with friends in Cognac. Five decades later, there is no trace of the Méchinaud family. The Méchinauds’ last Christmas Eve On December 24, 1972, the entire Méchinaud family travelled from their home in Boutiers-Saint Trojan, Charente, to Cognac to celebrate New Year’s Eve with their friends. At around one o’clock in the morning, after a pleasant evening, Jacques, 31, Pierrette, 29, and their…

  • Mysteries

    Five Mind Blowing Criminal Cases

    We all love mysteries. However, when it comes to criminal cases, our desire for justice is thwarted. History is littered with legal mysteries that leave us with a taste of unfinished business. From bloody crimes to unexplained disappearances and enigmatic deaths, let’s dive into five murky investigations that challenge our understanding and our feelings. Terror on New Orleans Between 1910 and 1920, an elusive ax murderer terrorized the Italian-American community of New Orleans. All twelve victims were attacked at night, often in their sleep. It seems this bogeyman had a predilection for grocers of Italian descent. After the murder of grocer Joe Davi in June 1911, the killer disappeared for…

  • Crimes

    The Sylvie Reviriego Case, A Unique Case In The History Of French Justice

    The Sylvie Reviriego case remains a textbook case for French justice. The main protagonist of this criminal case, which took place in Tours in 1988, was a nurse’s aide with a passion for her work and an empathy praised by all, who decided to take the life of her best friend in an absolutely horrifying manner. The modus operandi combines the use of sleeping pills, a scalpel and a knife, but also a domestic oven. This quiet housewife turned into a relentless executioner overnight. A macabre treasure hunt On December 12, 1988, two garbage bags containing human remains were found in the parking lot of the Trousseau hospital in Tours,…

  • Crimes

    The Dorothy Jane Scott Case: An Absolutely Terrifying Story

    When reality surpasses fiction. The Dorothy Jane Scott case is so terrifying that it goes beyond a script from a screenwriter’s fertile imagination. The victim is a young mother with a promising future who is subjected to the telephone assaults of a man with a particularly devious mind, before disappearing in unprecedented circumstances; in the months that follow, her killer will this time terrorize her parents in an extremely cruel manner. The Scott family’s destiny changed one day in May 1980 in California, an American state that had to deal with intense criminal activity on its territory throughout the decade preceding Dorothy Jane Scott’s disappearance. Sinister phone calls 1980, Stanton,…