Alone on the Mountain: The Death of David Sharp

Climbing alone, a British mountaineer became stricken in the ‘death zone’ on Everest. Despite more than 40 climbers passing him, no attempt was made to rescue him

The Abbeystead Disaster

During an organised visit to a pumping facility for villagers concerned with flooding, a huge explosion destroyed the facility

The Axeman of New Orleans

A mysterious serial killer with a strange penchant for jazz terrorised the city of New Orleans for over a year

Suicide by Snakebite

After an animal-mad teenager was found dead in his car surrounded by exotic species, one was missing: a highly venomous Monocled Cobra

The Man-eaters of Tsavo

During the construction of a railway bridge over the Tsavo River in 1898, a pair of lions killed dozens of the construction workers, avoiding traps set for them seemingly at will