The Ghastly Cleveland Torso Murders

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  • Опубликовано: 9 фев 2018
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Комментарии • 10 497

  • mariah andel
    mariah andel 5 часов назад

    this might be a stretch but what if this guy is the same guy that killed Elizabeth short (the black Dahlia) and instead of cutting the head off and keeping it he decided to leave it and he dismembered her and then placed her on the grass area where she was found.

  • Not Emma
    Not Emma 17 часов назад

    tokyo ghoul

  • OneFatKitten
    OneFatKitten День назад

    Dolezal was also a victim of a setup by the police :(

  • Changbin’s Baby
    Changbin’s Baby День назад

    7:19 you’re welcome

  • Chris Hainzer
    Chris Hainzer 2 дня назад

    You talk to much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Taylor Jordan
    Taylor Jordan 2 дня назад

    Honestly is this even “unsolved”. It’s clearly Sweeney they just didn’t have enough evidence to convict.

  • CJ Staunton
    CJ Staunton 2 дня назад

    *sniggers* Jackass Hill

  • Anthony moffatt
    Anthony moffatt 3 дня назад

    this also the person who killed the black dollia in Los angels

  • payno66
    payno66 3 дня назад

    How do you think ronin williams and kate spade did it? You dont have to be 3 feet off the ground just a good lean into it

  • Marcus Klatt
    Marcus Klatt 3 дня назад

    The reason he could hang himself is that the rope is around his neck and not the top of his head which is cutting off a sold 6inches

  • kosmique
    kosmique 4 дня назад

    I guess Dr. Dre really showed Cali some Love by mentioning Elliot Ness ...

  • nadia
    nadia 5 дней назад

    tor! so! time! tor! so! time!

  • Queen Tjay
    Queen Tjay 5 дней назад

    Do a ted Bundy pleaseeeeeeeeeee

  • Anita Tran
    Anita Tran 5 дней назад

    I’m been to Jackass Hill and people there are. Rude jackasses

  • Kaleidoscope Chan
    Kaleidoscope Chan 6 дней назад +1

    7:19

  • anubisthagod
    anubisthagod 6 дней назад

    Haven't the slightest about Sweeney Todd dude on any st. But these murders closely resemble that of the Black Dahlia which is within the time frame about a decade later. Body was drained of blood offsite, surgical precision, the whole nine. Errie and closely matched.

  • Bradyn Knauff
    Bradyn Knauff 6 дней назад

    It's the doctor

  • edward bloome
    edward bloome 6 дней назад

    Ive lived near cleveland all my life. I actually crush on e.ness. anyway, I think this is the mob just fucking with ness. I mean, they hated each other THAT bad. They just left bodies all over his city ; to be assholes. Ness made his career busting on mob guys and then the mob destroyed his life basically. To me that explains why some of these ppl could never be identified. They could have been from out of state ,ect. Just to confuse the authorities they bring a few strangers in. I'm guessing the killers will never be found or caught. Mob guys don't rat ppl out and besides they're lost somewhere in history by now. to me, e.ness was the main intended victim

  • galaxyraindrops 17
    galaxyraindrops 17 7 дней назад

    I believe more were killed and their body parts sold but then the killer (who I believe is sweeney) was mentally unstable and began killing for entertainment, hence the chemical preservative and missing parts. Since Sweeney was schizophrenic and alcoholic, it is likely he may have thought that selling organs and body parts was a good way to make money, or show off in some way. I think that later on though, it became something he enjoyed in a weird way and so he did it for pleasure.
    edit: he could also have been quite gruesomely experimenting with how he killed, hence the drugs in some victims, the bag of bones, and other different ways of killing

  • Juliane Aguilar
    Juliane Aguilar 7 дней назад

    Giving a lie detector test to someone suffering from Schizophrenia ? Yeah that would go over with todays court very well ( not )

  • Madi
    Madi 7 дней назад

    I think the fingerprint theory is bogus considering not all victims are in tact, some are just bones

  • Meme Addict
    Meme Addict 7 дней назад

    *GETS GOT*

  • Liana H
    Liana H 7 дней назад

    I think ness did it 😂😂

  • Clinton
    Clinton 8 дней назад

    19:15 - Lie detectors don't work ever. It's just science-fiction everyone seems to believe. Even the creator of the lie detector, William Moulton Marston, said it doesn't work. One of the reasons everyone believes it works is pop-culture saying that the polygraph is infallible.

  • Raeghan Clark
    Raeghan Clark 8 дней назад

    The Mary Celeste - Ghost Ship Mystery

  • Adrian Wallace
    Adrian Wallace 9 дней назад

    This was one of my favourite episodes of the series.

  • Hadley Souther
    Hadley Souther 10 дней назад

    The serial killers that get away with it the longest are always the ones without any discernable MO or specific target group, and this dude just seems fully erratic and insane, I mean homeless, sure but that's still super broad and doesn't have a specific demographic or anything

  • todd uhl
    todd uhl 10 дней назад

    it's defintalty the doctor

  • Zoey Awesomeness
    Zoey Awesomeness 11 дней назад

    I think that they weren’t murdered at all. I think he used dead funeral home bodies and did little experiments. Then dumped there body but I am probably wrong

  • Aaron P
    Aaron P 11 дней назад

    I'm slightly sure that to hang yourself, you need to use something that's taller than you.

  • Amandiii
    Amandiii 12 дней назад

    How to make a buzzfeed unsolved title
    *The [adjetive] [topic]*

  • mlisaj1111
    mlisaj1111 12 дней назад +3

    I took human anatomy, with cadaver dissection, in both college and med school, and I must have missed the how to easily dismember a body lecture. There is no medical purpose in decapitating or dissecting a body, and even surgeons who do amputations do so in a way to try to make things easiest for the patient after, not “the most efficient” way. For murders where an organ was removed, people often say “how did they go straight for the uterus? Must have medical knowledge...”. How do we know they weren’t looking for a kidney and missed, or just cut anywhere and took whatever stood out?

  • Carly’s Acapella
    Carly’s Acapella 12 дней назад

    Oh my gosh....Sweeney....like... “Sweeney Tod?” Was Sweeney Tod existing around this time? And because the murderer knows the human anatomy, it makes since cuz Sweeney is a doctor. Who else would cut someone’s neck so confidently?

  • Carly’s Acapella
    Carly’s Acapella 12 дней назад

    This is the most messed up murder I have ever heard.
    Do u guys think the murderer was a doctor?

  • deathmitt 5
    deathmitt 5 13 дней назад

    This case reminds me of season 1 of Dexter

  • MrSbib
    MrSbib 13 дней назад

    (Wheeze)

  • Ali Sanchez
    Ali Sanchez 13 дней назад

    September 23

    That's my birthday 😂😂

  • jan rees
    jan rees 13 дней назад

    King Charles?

  • Flamerider
    Flamerider 14 дней назад

    American Jack the Ripper

  • jdhhey
    jdhhey 14 дней назад

    HILLARY CLINTON DID IT

  • Dr. Loomis
    Dr. Loomis 16 дней назад

    This killer did not seem very nice

  • Timberwolf Airsoft
    Timberwolf Airsoft 16 дней назад

    I’m honestly shocked that this is buzzfeed

  • Timberwolf Airsoft
    Timberwolf Airsoft 16 дней назад

    Florence pollitto was killed on the same day as birthday

  • Arwen Carbery
    Arwen Carbery 16 дней назад

    Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd

  • Vico
    Vico 17 дней назад

    Binge watching these videos are so much worse than binge watching other videos cuz theyre longer, making me lose more time

  • Leah0807
    Leah0807 17 дней назад

    The letter said "sup bruh
    It's ya boi Sweeny" 😂

  • M.C Ellen
    M.C Ellen 18 дней назад

    Batman may not have cut anyone’s head off, but it’s not off the table for Jason Todd

  • Mark Buscher
    Mark Buscher 18 дней назад

    Cweepy

  • Tony Tapia
    Tony Tapia 18 дней назад

    This has satanic rituals written all over it.

  • The High Scry
    The High Scry 18 дней назад

    The Jack the Ripper of America!

  • millard nullings
    millard nullings 18 дней назад

    Aaaagh, I’ve been addicted to this series for days ! Shane and Ryan’s dynamic is so good, plus the cases they review are so so interesting and actually challenge me to think up my own theories ! Keep up the great work, Buzzfeed Unsolved !

  • Josie Smith
    Josie Smith 19 дней назад

    Yea pretty sure when your head gets cut off you can still sense things for about another 8 seconds before actually dying

  • Pete 1
    Pete 1 19 дней назад

    Stop chatting all the way through this you pair of c**ts. You totally ruined this and made it unwatchable.

  • Jessica Wippich
    Jessica Wippich 20 дней назад +1

    About polygraphs; John Larson, one of its original creators, worked for years to try to get police to stop the use of the polygraph in investigations. He was horrified by how it was being used, considering he realized it didn't work. (learned that from Adam Ruins Everything :)

  • Nellija Skorikova
    Nellija Skorikova 20 дней назад +1

    *WHEEZE*

  • hamzah hannan
    hamzah hannan 21 день назад +1

    6:33 i think ryans talking about mary queen of scots who was executed by elizabeth I

  • Pyt Laniax
    Pyt Laniax 22 дня назад

    I’m definitely telling my mom about this story

  • Lily Yuuki
    Lily Yuuki 22 дня назад

    BATMAN DIDNT KILL BUT FUCKIN ROBIN KILLED ALOT

  • Frida Klüver
    Frida Klüver 23 дня назад

    Take a sip every time Ryan says "Furthermore", "However" and "Though", and you're gonna end up wasted!!

  • Ch8seBit
    Ch8seBit 23 дня назад

    Hey Im from Grove City Ohio!!

  • Isabella Buitrago
    Isabella Buitrago 23 дня назад

    DEMON BARBER SWEENEY TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Isabella Buitrago
    Isabella Buitrago 23 дня назад

    Frank could have hung himself but when he jumped kept his feet tucked to his chest, so he didnt hit the floor until dead

  • Meghan Huynh
    Meghan Huynh 24 дня назад

    Hm that’s funny sweeney Todd the demon Barbor of Fleet Street slit the necks of his victims then sent their bodies to be decapitated and made into meat pies

  • Jayden Cutler
    Jayden Cutler 24 дня назад

    When he said upper echelon, it reminded reminded me of National Anthem by Lana de Rey. Anyone else btw???

  • Phoenix Berens
    Phoenix Berens 24 дня назад +1

    lmao jackass hill

  • Mathias Rain
    Mathias Rain 24 дня назад +1

    Definitely Sweeney Todd lol he obviously, in my opinion, thought he was untouchable because he had relations to a politician...even though it might have been done in/with a harsh way/method taking the the bums off the street and burning their shacks was probably the best thing that could have happened

  • llriv
    llriv 25 дней назад +1

    Burning down the shantytown. So badass.

  • unanimous unknown
    unanimous unknown 25 дней назад +1

    Buzzfeed Sort-A Solved

  • Lesnar with the belly flop
    Lesnar with the belly flop 25 дней назад +1

    Make a video on the phantom killer of texarkana

  • VeroZ YT
    VeroZ YT 25 дней назад +1

    How about the swedish serial killer he kill feminists and baluga whales

  • Kenzie Is Sorta Emo
    Kenzie Is Sorta Emo 26 дней назад +1

    Being homeless was a crime?

  • Natalie Cupit
    Natalie Cupit 26 дней назад +1

    My theory is Eliot Ness was the killer because it would make sense that he killed the people and intentionally placed them in front of his office because he may have then improved his legacy since after he sets fire to one area and he stops killing. Then everyone suspects that he saved the day. Unfortunately his plan obviously doesn't work and his legacy is tinted.

  • Existential Galaxy
    Existential Galaxy 26 дней назад +1

    *SWEENY OOF*

  • Lee Dent
    Lee Dent 26 дней назад +1

    You could go on walks with loved ones, buy all sorts of baked goods and food, take a nice boat ride along a lake or river, go for a hike in the woods or along a hill or mountain, go for bike rides etc. But nope! Shane needs to be murdering people or visiting brothels.

  • Aslan Huseybov
    Aslan Huseybov 26 дней назад +1

    without the two guys it would be fucking terefing videos ever

  • Anna Bijvoet
    Anna Bijvoet 26 дней назад +1

    How many hungarians are freaking out over Edward ANDRÁSSY?

  • Alex Czerny
    Alex Czerny 27 дней назад +1

    "other body parts" thats...... thats important information no? lmao

  • Dominican Weirdo
    Dominican Weirdo 27 дней назад +1

    Why is not a single person talking about Sweeney Todd

  • Jan Madman
    Jan Madman 27 дней назад +1

    How about the reason he took peoples organs and limbs etc were for this guys patients if he was a doctor idk just a thought

  • Fernando Munoz
    Fernando Munoz 27 дней назад +1

    20:55 amazing

  • Erik Garcia
    Erik Garcia 27 дней назад +1

    Shane sounds kinda jealous in the beginning of the episode

  • Sputnik Five
    Sputnik Five 27 дней назад +1

    *head rolls over* "HELLO MY BABY, HELLO MY BABY!!"

  • DRGIZMO29
    DRGIZMO29 27 дней назад

    What's the correlation between the torso killer stopped the killings and the timeline that could relate to sweeney?
    Was that because his clinic got burned down as well?

  • GAzaa Azaa
    GAzaa Azaa 27 дней назад

    Wtf so scary

  • Voice Mysterious
    Voice Mysterious 27 дней назад

    Reminds me of Torso from Tokyo Ghoul

  • Kiwifruit
    Kiwifruit 27 дней назад

    Wow rude, I want my body intact when I die thank you very much

  • Aaron ash garden From wizard
    Aaron ash garden From wizard 28 дней назад

    So that’s where jackasses come from jackasshille

  • Cindy Victoria
    Cindy Victoria 29 дней назад

    Yeah it’s gotta be Sweeney

  • Trevinatot Gaming
    Trevinatot Gaming 29 дней назад

    When you don’t count well

  • Kiwi Stopmotion productions
    Kiwi Stopmotion productions 29 дней назад

    Do the midnight murders other wise known as the phantom murders in Texarkana

  • My Adventures
    My Adventures Месяц назад

    Lmao, the lie detector was discovered not to work (very well) and the guy who made it ended up regretting it. Someone literally administered the test to a plant, the machine told him that it could feel emotion...

  • Jeremy Rodas
    Jeremy Rodas Месяц назад

    PlayStation boi

  • Julia Ostermayer
    Julia Ostermayer Месяц назад

    'let's hang on to this one' seems to be quite good wording since he hung in his cell

  • Oof Feels
    Oof Feels Месяц назад

    I wonder if Sweeney made pies out of the parts of victims they didn't find... Ha. Haha. (Okay never mind it's a play I'm sorry)

  • DarkSideOfMind
    DarkSideOfMind Месяц назад

    Eliot was the killer. Change my mind

  • DJ Bowman
    DJ Bowman Месяц назад

    The Jack the Ripper of Cleveland.

  • Stuie K
    Stuie K Месяц назад

    if the hook was 5'7" that Dolezal hung himself from and Dolezal was 5'8" himself, then it makes perfect sense how that worked.his neck would be around 4'10" leaving just enough space for him to hang himself from a rope no more than 6 inches away from the hook. think about it. if you're hanging yourself from a hook that's an inch shorter than you, you're still looking up at it from where you stand. it would be pretty ideal actually as a spot to hang yourself in a jail cell.

  • Teh Memez Lord
    Teh Memez Lord Месяц назад

    I’m guessing suspect 1 killed himself by tightening it so much he couldn’t breathe and died or he litterly snapped something while tightening it.

  • HyperDoesGames
    HyperDoesGames Месяц назад

    “Buzzfeed: Sorta Solved”

  • Paul Zilinski
    Paul Zilinski Месяц назад

    Is this case what started the whole Sweeney Todd story?