10 Of The Strangest Christmas Mysteries

The Disappearance Of Patty Vaughan

On Christmas Day, 1996, 32-year-old Patty Vaughan left her home in La Vernia, Texas and never came back. Her car was found 15 miles from her house and her body was never discovered. The only thing that she left behind was blood stains all around her house and three children, all who were playing in their house at the time and didn’t notice she was gone until hours later.

The Murder Of Tracy Mertens

Tracy Mertens moved cities from Birmingham to Rocham with her boyfriend, Joey Kavanagh, and their two children. On December 23rd, she went back to her old flat to fetch some things when two men came inside the flat and abducted her. The men took her to another town, Eaton, placed her on the steps in front of a church and burned her alive. She managed to stay alive long enough to tell the story and kept repeating the men were asking her “Where’s Joey?” before they set her on fire. Joey debunked ever having known anyone who would have done this to his family.