Category Archives: Bizarre Deaths

Whatever happened to the trash chute deaths?

By Peter Hermann (The Baltimore Sun, 4/2/2012) It remains one two of the more bizarre and mysterious deaths in Baltimore — two people on successive years, 2010 and 2011, plunged down a trash chute in the same downtown apartment building … Continue reading

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A Mysterious Death At Baltimore’s The Belvedere

By Benn Ray (Atomic Books Blog, 3/21/2012) In this month’s issue of Fortean Times (#286), local author Mikita Brottman has an article involving the curious 2006 death of Rey Rivera, a 32 year old financial writer working for Agora called … Continue reading

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“Crazy as a Bedbug”: A Tour of Historic Belvedere Hotel Suicides

by Mikita Brottman (Baltimore Fishbowl, 2/27/2012) People check into hotels for all kinds of reasons: to escape, to get drunk, to meet lovers, to hide out, to lie low. A lot of the things that go on in hotel rooms … Continue reading

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Baltimore Police Kill Rocker Steve Mach

He Rocked Until Until He Dropped by Tom Warner (Baltimore or Less) BALTIMORE, MD – On October 2, Baltimore police shot and killed former Vamps and Skin & Bones bassist Steve Mach, 52, in his South Baltimore home after he … Continue reading

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