There’s no place like home, right? Well — for some people, their small towns don’t bring back memories of laughter and running through sprinklers and happiness. Instead, their hometowns are marked by tragedy and disgrace and murder.
They’ve left their towns for bigger cities, to get away from the news stories and criminal trials, but they will always be left with the bone-chilling and shudder-inducing experiences that lurk in the back of their minds.
Maybe it was the girl who went missing in 7th grade who was finally found dismembered in her family’s garage. Or perhaps it was the man who flung himself in front of a train right while the entire community looked on in utter shock. We always think small towns are quiet and assuming, but if you look a bit beyond the folds, you will find some truly devastating misfortunes.
These hometown horror stories will chill you to the bone: