Statistics About The Most Famous Unsolved Murders

Statistics about the most famous unsolved murders tend to show a low rate of closure and a high level of public interest and speculation.

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"As of 2021, the Black Dahlia murder which occurred in 1947 remains unsolved."

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"The murder of Jack the Ripper's victims, occurring in 1888, remains unsolved, with at least 5 victims."

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"The Hinterkaifeck Farm murders in 1922 Germany, involving six victims, remains unsolved."

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"The infamous Olof Palme assassination, the murder of the Swedish Prime Minister in 1986, remained unsolved until 2020."

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"The murder of Elizabeth Short, famously known as the Black Dahlia Murder in 1947, is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in America."

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"The murder of JonBenét Ramsey in 1996 remains unraveled despite the high public interest."

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"One of America's most chilling murder cases remains the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman in 1994, with O.J. Simpson being acquitted."

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"The murders of Tupac Shakur in 1996 and Notorious B.I.G. in 1997 still remain unsolved."

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"The Villisca Axe Murders of 1912, which resulted in the deaths of eight individuals, have never been solved."

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"The murder of Jill Dando, a British television presenter, occurred in 1999 and the case remains unsolved."

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"The Boston Strangler's case, involving 13 murdered women during the 1960s, has never been definitively solved."

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"As of 2021, the gruesome unsolved murder of the Grimes sisters in 1956 in Chicago still haunts many."

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"The Michigan Murders that spanned 1967–1969 has one officially unsolved case, making it one of the most famous unsolved murders."

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"The Alphabet Murders that happened between 1971–1973 in New York, with victims all having first and last names starting with the same letter, remains unsolved."

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