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What's The Most Shocking Crime That Was Committed In Your Small Town

The scariest crimes happen in your own backyard.

If you're anything like me, then you can't consume enough true crime content.

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However, there are only so many true crime documentaries and podcasts to binge before burning out.

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So I want to know: What wild, shocking, or elaborate crimes have been committed in your town? Don't be shy with the details...especially if it's an unsolved mystery!

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For example, maybe a serial killer started kidnapping and murdering children with double initial names โ€“ like Carmen Colon.

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This serial killer is widely known as The Alphabet Killer and unfortunately these murders actually took place in my home town of Rochester, NY.

Perhaps a science teacher from your high school started a meth lab with a former student, which later snowballed into one of the largest drug trafficking operations in the state a la Breaking Bad.

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Or maybe a sex trafficking cult was formed in your town under the guise of a self-improvement group like NXIVM in Albany, NY.

Person saying "how could I have ended up in a cult"
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It's time to share! In the comments below, tell us about the elaborate, outlandish, or horrifying crimes that occurred in your home town.

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The best responses will be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!