Diane Downs: The Sociopath Mother

One of the most bizarre cases takes a lot of twists and turns that no one saw coming. Everyone was fooled by this young, doe-eyed mother, but it didn’t take long for everything to come to light. This case is one of the most interesting cases of an actual sociopath.

Springfield, Oregon

The small town of Springfield, Oregon was rocked by the news of a horrific carjacking of a mother and her three young children. At first, the story was of the heroic effort that Diane Downs portrayed to protect her children, but things escalated quickly…


Next Page →

The More You Know

  • The glow around the moon is called a "broch."
  • There was a flying dinosaur the size of a giraffe.
  • Glitter is so unique it can be used as forensic evidence if matching glitter is found at the crime scene and on the suspect since glitter often goes unnoticed by the suspect.
  • War pigs were used in ancient warfare to counter against war elephants, which feared the pigs (and their squeals) and would bolt. War pigs were sometimes lit on fire to enhance this effect.
Next Page →