The Marcabe

The Marcabe

My name is Marc Hoover. I write a column for The Clermont Sun about the paranormal, true crime and life's other oddities. My podcast will cover stories from my column. Please visit me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/themarcabe) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/themarcabe). My podcast will be published bi-weekly.... Show More

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September 2, 2019 58 min

On Sunday, April 27, 1913 just a little after 3 a.m., an African American night watchman named Newt Lee was making his rounds. After feeling a call to nature, he went into the basement to use the negro restroom. Keep in mind that during this time, Negroes and whites had separate restrooms and drinking fountains. It was a time when segregation and racism were considered normal. Lee would find the deceased body of a 13-year-old te... Read more

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August 28, 2019 64 min

In 1913, a 13-year-old teenager named Mary Phagan had stopped by her employer to pick up her paycheck. Mary worked at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia. She had plans to hang out with some friends after getting her check. Unfortunately, she would never meet up with her friends. After she picked up her check, she was found lying in the basement face down. Someone had beaten her death, robbed her and possibly sexually a... Read more

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August 12, 2019 44 min

On July 20, 2016, a utility worker spotted the deceased body of 29 year old Steven Conlon in a yard at 6213 S. Cosmo Drive in West Jordan, a city in Salt Lake County, Utah. The body was secluded by trees and shrubs. The police reported that he had been shot several times with a small caliber handgun. Before his death, he was last seen on July 16, 2016 near 5400 South and 3900 West. It's been over three years since Steven's ... Read more

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On July 21, 1957, the weather was hot and muggy in Hawthorne, California, a city in the southwestern part of Los Angeles. Two teenage couples were at a popular lover's lane. The driver had just rolled down his window before a large man shoved a gun through the open window. He robbed the teens and raped one of the girls in the car. He didn't kill the teenagers. He just left them with memories that would haunt them forever. The rap... Read more

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Most people know all about the Amber Alert. Whenever a child is abducted, there is an alert system that appears on our phones and outdoor road signs. It is responsible for saving hundreds of children. The system was legally enacted by President George W. Bush when he signed the 2003 Protect Act. The alert is named after a murdered 9-year-old girl named Amber Hagerman. In 1996, Amber Hagerman rode her bike in an abandoned parking l... Read more

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Most people are familiar with the Amber Alert. It's a system used to locate abducted children. You will see the warnings on your phone or on electronic road signs. But do you know the back story to the Amber Alert? In January 1996, a nine-year-old girl from Arlington, Texas named Amber Hagerman was riding her bike in the parking lot of an abandoned grocery store. A witness saw a man in a black truck grab the little girl and throw... Read more

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Most people are familiar with the Amber Alert. It's a system used to locate abducted children. You will see the warnings on your phone or on electronic road signs. But do you know the back story to the Amber Alert? In January 1996, a nine-year-old girl from Arlington, Texas named Amber Hagerman was riding her bike in the parking lot of an abandoned grocery store. A witness saw a man in a black truck grab the little girl and throw... Read more

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Most of you have heard of the Amber Alert. You have likely seen them on your cell phone, Facebook or on a road sign. But did you know that the alert is the legacy left behind by a little girl named Amber Hagerman? On Jan. 13, 1996 Amber Hagerman rode her bike to a parking lot of a former Winn Dixie grocery store as she had done previously. A man in a black pickup truck got out, forced Amber into his truck and left with her. Four ... Read more

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Child sex trafficking is a billion dollar business. The only other illegal activity that earns more is illegal drug sales. Every year children are taken and forced into having sex with adults for money. Even surprising is that some of the men who have been caught engaging in sex with these minors are policemen, judges, doctors, and even fireman. Social class and financial status are irrelevant when it comes to child trafficking. Fo... Read more

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In the conclusion of this story, I interviewed Tyleigh who lived on a property in Virginia once occupied by slaves. Her story was told on an episode of The Dead Files. She describes the illnesses she has suffered from living in her former home, apparitions, electrical problems, and an unexplained evil that seems impossible to remove. The land is cursed and will likely remain a place where the dead still roam. If you would like to w... Read more

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In this episode, I interviewed Tyleigh who lived on a property in Virginia once occupied by slaves. Her story was told on an episode of The Dead Files. She describes the illnesses she has suffered from living in her former home, apparitions, electrical problems, and an unexplained evil that seems impossible to remove. The land is cursed and will likely remain a place where the dead still roam. If you would like to watch the episode... Read more

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In 2006, foster mother Liz Carroll made a plea to the public for the safe return of Marcus Fiesel, the 3-year-old foster care in her care. From the beginning, authorities were suspicious. After an investigation, the police learned that Marcus was murdered by David and Liz Carroll, his foster parents. He was bound with a blanket and tape before being placed inside a closet without any food or water. After he died, the Carrolls tried... Read more

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In 2006, foster mother Liz Carroll made a plea to the public for the safe return of Marcus Fiesel, the 3-year-old foster care in her care. From the beginning, authorities were suspicious. After an investigation, the police learned that Marcus was murdered by David and Liz Carroll, his foster parents. He was bound with a blanket and tape before being placed inside a closet without any food or water. After he died, the Carrolls tried... Read more

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April 21, 2019 50 min

Becky is a military veteran, nurse and medium. Since childhood, she has seen demons, ghosts and other supernatural entities. She said that the dead still roam when they have unfinished business. But what is this business? It's anyone's guess. She shares the story of a hospital built over a Civil War battlefield. Before a patient dies, a whistling general always stops by for a visit. And then she discusses the ghost of her l... Read more

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This week's episode is about a mother named Kellie who moved into an old Georgia farmhouse. When people move into a new home, they expect peace and tranquility. Unfortunately, Kellie would experience an encounter with the dreaded shadow man. She described the entity as solid black and large. She also experienced being grabbed by a ghostly hand, strange voices, witnessing an apparition and many other unexplained abnormalities. H... Read more

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On Christmas Eve 1959, Charles Roy Clark, was killed by a single gunshot wound to his right temple. Police were baffled. Charles was beloved in his community. He taught Sunday school, was a scout troop leader, a great employee, and a loving father and husband. He seemed to have a perfect life. But did he? Police uncovered a dirty little secret. His wife Lois had sexual affairs with other men and had become pregnant by another man. ... Read more

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On Christmas Eve 1959, Charles Roy Clark was killed when a bullet crashed through his window and struck him in his right temple. The police did an extensive investigation and learned that Charles was a good father and husband. He had no enemies. He was involved with the local church and helped out with teaching the youth. Police couldn't find a motive behind this unusual killing. So why would anyone kill a man who seemed to have a ... Read more

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On Christmas Eve 1959, a bullet crashed through a kitchen window and killed a man named Charles Roy Clark. The police and neighbors were stumped. Charles didn't have any enemies. He was loved at work and a Sunday school superintendent. No one had a bad word to say about this father of four who loved his wife and children. Charles had it all. He he a great career, an attractive wife and the love and admiration of everyone who kn... Read more

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As a 15 year old teenager, Justine lived in a haunted house. She believes it to be a place where old cowboys still visit to dance, drink, sit at the bar, and find a nice lady of the evening to keep him warm. While there, she immediately knew the house was evil and she had to leave. She witnessed a spirit toss her younger sister from a balcony and breaking her arm. Even one of the family dog's refused to enter the house. What e... Read more

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From 1976 to 1977, a serial killer stalked and murdered four Michigan children. Detroit was gripped in fear. Parents held their children closer while the infamous “stranger danger” term became a famous term known to this day, There are many different theories about who committed these murders, but decades later, no one has paid for these murders. In this concluding episode, I have comments from J. Reuben Appelman, the author of The... Read more

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