25 True Stories Scarier Than Your Nightmares

A creepy true story can be more terrifying than a fictionalized one. The knowledge that these horrors actually took place puts an unsettling feeling in our stomachs, causing us to toss and turn at night. From brutal serial killers to creepy stalkers, there’s been a number of scariest true stories through human history.

Of course, monsters aren’t always involved. Sometimes all it takes for true life horror stories to emerge is for tragedy to strike or for a mystery to go unsolved. Whatever the case may be, here are 25 Disturbing Creepy True Stories.