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The woman who was found dead on Feb 19 at a historic Los Angeles hotel's water tank after she was seen acting strangely in the hotel elevator had no fatal wounds on her body, coroner's officials said on Friday.
The inconclusive finding means that further tests must be conducted to determine a cause of death for Elisa Lam, who went missing from the Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles under suspicious circumstances in late January.
According to a Reuters report, police have said that detectives had been hoping the autopsy would help determine if her death was the result of an accident or foul play. >> READ MORE
The Emergency Alert System on Montana station KRTV broadcasted a message during regular programing today with an alert that “the bodies are rising from their graves and attacking the living”. The announcer warned people not to approach them, they’re dangerous.
KRTV reports that the message did not originate from the station and there is no emergency. Engineers are scrambling to figure out what happened.
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UPDATE (14-Feb-2013) There is an update on where this prank may have originated. >> READ MORE
An employee of Stocky's Pizza in Louisiana said the video had captured objects such as an ice scoop moving in a strange manner.
Security camera footage from a pizza restaurant in Louisiana in the U.S. purports to show the existence of ghosts.
Lori Evans, an employee of Stocky’s Pizza in Haughton, Louisiana, discovered that objects were not in the place she left them the night before.
She said: "When I came in the next morning, I found both of these ice scoops across the room over on the floor, the Tabasco sauce hidden behind the back, out there (on the kitchen floor)." >> READ MORE
A two-year-old dead boy woke up before his funeral, then lay back down, lifeless, after drinking a glass of water on Friday in Brazil.
Kelvin Santos died from pneumonia and respiratory failure at 7pm (7am Singapore time) on Friday in Aberlardo Santos Hospital. The following day, he reportedly sat up in his coffin during his wake, and asked his father for water. After drinking the water, he then lay back down and did not wake up again. >> READ MORE
Archaeologists in Bulgaria have unearthed two medieval skeletons pierced through the chest with iron rods to keep them from turning into vampires, the head of the country's history museum said.
According to pagan beliefs, people who were considered bad during their lifetimes might turn into vampires after death unless stabbed in the chest with an iron or wooden rod before being buried.
"These two skeletons stabbed with rods illustrate a practice which was common in some Bulgarian villages up until the first decade of the 20th century," national history museum chief Bozhidar Dimitrov said after the recent find in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. >> READ MORE
Six human foetuses which had been roasted and covered in gold leaf as part of a black magic ritual have been seized from a British citizen in Bangkok, Thai police said Friday.
Chow Hok Kuen, 28, who is of Taiwanese origin, was arrested with the grisly haul in the city's Chinatown on Thursday, police said. The corpses had been packed into luggage and were set to be smuggled to Taiwan.
The suspect bought the foetuses several days ago from a Taiwanese man in Thailand for 200,000 baht ($6,500) and planned to sell them in Taiwan for up to six times that amount, police said. The origin of the foetuses was unclear. >> READ MORE
With a new movie coming out, it seems that Japanese horror character Sadako from the “Ring” series is keeping herself quite busy these days. We’ve already reported to you about how she has collaborated with Hello Kitty. This time, she made a surprise appearance at a baseball game at Tokyo Dome Stadium to throw the ceremonial first pitch. >> READ MORE
A year after whole neighbourhoods full of people were killed by the Japanese tsunami, rumours of ghosts swirl in Ishinomaki as the city struggles to come to terms with the awful tragedy.
One reconstruction project appears stalled because of fears the undead spirits of those who perished last March will bring bad luck.
"I heard people working to repair the store became sick because of ghosts," Satoshi Abe, 64, said, gesturing to a half-repaired supermarket.
"People died everywhere, here and there. The city is full of such stories," he said. >> READ MORE
Health experts in China say a boy has developed a rare condition where he can see perfectly in near pitch black conditions.
Dubbed 'Cat boy' by UK's tabloid The Sun, medical tests showed that Nong Youhui can read perfectly without any light and sees as clearly in the dark as most people do during the day.
News first broke of Nong Youhui's cat-like eyes in 2009 when the boy's father, Nong Shihua took him to a hospital in Dahua, southern China as he was worried about Youhui's bright blue eyes.
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Residents of a village in Selangor, Malaysia are on the lookout for what they say are two supernatural beings that have been terrorising their homes and families.
Known as orang minyak or “oily men”, the creatures are said to be human-shaped and sized, but are dressed only in their underwear and appear to be covered from head to toe in shiny black oil.
The beings were first brought to light by P. Ramlee’s 1956 film entitled Sumpah Orang Minyak (The Curse of the Oily Man), and were featured again in a 2007 local production going by their namesake, but the villagers of Kampung Laksamana in Gombak, Selangor, are convinced there is truth to this phenomenon. >> READ MORE