10 Of The Most Bizarre Mysteries Of California
In 1973, Anna Waters, 5, was playing in the backyard of her family home in San Mateo County. After not hearing anything outside for awhile, her mother went to investigate. The 4-year-old was gone without a trace, and has never been found.
In 1944, Georgette Bauerdorf, 20, was discovered dead in her apartment within West Hollywood. The young woman had been an aspiring actress. Police believed the woman had simply slipped, but an autopsy revealed she was beaten, raped, and then suffocated with a washcloth.