17 Real, Scary Photographs With The Creepiest Backstories
These chilling photos showcase just how scary real life can be. Can you guess what happened right before these photographs were taken? The answers will terrify you.
1. Car bomb
The red car beside this father and child was actually a car bomb that went off shortly after the picture was taken. The man and child survived, but the photographer died along with 28 other people.
2. Murdered His Parents
Tyler Hadley, pictured on the right, was photographed at this house party. He threw the party right after murdering his own parents. The bodies were hidden in the bedroom at the time of the party. Tyler had told other attendees about the murders, and they laughed it off as if it were a joke.
A gunman identified as Michael Gonzales aims his pistol at local village politician Reynaldo Dagsa shortly before Dagsa was assassinated. You can see the flash of the muzzle just as the picture is taken.
A terrorist member of the West German Terrorist group, Red Army Faction. He starved himself to death.
A polaroid photo of Tara Calico, a girl who was kidnapped and never found. The photograph found a woman in a supermarket. It was the last known picture of the girl.
A photo taken of Travis Alexander, moments before he was killed by his girlfriend, Jodi Arias.
10. Black Eyes
This photograph is of Omayra Sanchez, a young girl who died due to being pinned down by house debris caused by a volcano disruption.
A mass grave after the Jonestown Mass Suicide. Bodies littered the entire landscape.
An accidental capture of a suicide of a bridge in China.
A picture of 14-year-old Regina Kay Walters taken by serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades, right before he murdered her. Her body was never found.
John Lennon giving Mark David Chapman an autograph. Hours later, Chapman would return to the same spot to shoot and kill Lennon.
A photograph taken of an investigation into the Amityville house. Investigator swore that there was no child in the frame when the picture was taken, as the entire premises had been closed off.
Which real photograph was the creepiest to you? Discuss!