Middle Tennessee Mysteries is a True Crime website that is dedicated to shining a light on the notorious cold cases, unsolved murders and missing people in Tennessee.

Karen Swift was killed in 2011 in Dyer County

Dyer County: Karen Swift

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Kudzu vines have reclaimed the spot where Karen Swift's body was found in Dyer County, which is marked by a makeshift memorial placed by her friends. The mother of four went.... Read More
Amanda Wilkerson Crawford is missing from Putnam County

Putnam County: Amanda Wilkerson Crawford

Nov 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

  Right before Amanda Crawford got married and went on a sightseeing trip with her new husband, she called her teenage son. Matthew Crawford said he hasn't heard from hi.... Read More
The Bell Witch was rumored to return in 1937.

Robertson County: John Bell Sr. and The Bell Witch

Oct 31, 2019 at 11:24 am by Michelle Willard

Tennessee has long been a mysterious land, fulled with legends of ghosts and goblins dating back to close to its founding.  One of the most prominent legends is that of.... Read More
Sara McPherson was shot to death Oct. 31, 2012

Wilson County: Sara McPherson

Oct 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Halloween was a special day her Sara McPherson. The Mt. Juliet mother married her husband on Oct. 31, 2001, after the pair met in Idaho. The couple were separated but go.... Read More
Mickey Moore from Hamblen County

Hamblen County: Mickey Moore

Oct 21, 2019 at 02:16 pm by Michelle Willard

The opioid crisis has caused countless deaths over the past decade, but not all of them have been overdoses. Michelle "Mickey" Moore was found beaten to death March 3, 2003,.... Read More
Willie M. Jakes from Rutherford County

Rutherford County: Willie M. Jakes

Oct 14, 2019 at 03:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Just four days before Christmas 1982, a rural Rutherford County home was the scene of a brutal murder. Willie M. Jakes, 74, was found bludgeoned to death after phone calls to.... Read More
Bethany Markowski

Madison County: Bethany Markowski

Oct 07, 2019 at 11:30 am by Michelle Willard

Lori Jackson was supposed to pick up her niece Bethany Markowski at 5 p.m. March 4, 2001, from her weekend visitation with her father. But as the minutes ticked by and Larry.... Read More
Audrey Lee Cook of Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County: Audrey Lee Cook

Sep 25, 2019 at 10:17 am by Michelle Willard

A desolate oil field in rural Texas became known as "The Killing Fields" after the bodies of four women were from 1983 to 1991. The women, seemingly unconnected came from bac.... Read More
Pamela J. Ray

Panama City, Florida: Pamela J. Ray

Sep 09, 2019 at 03:04 pm by Michelle Willard

When Pamela J. Ray vanished from her Florida vacation in August 1992, police thought they had caught a break early. The mother of two was last seen around 5:30 a.m..... Read More
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Tennessee's unidentified juvenile victims

Who are Tennessee's unidentified juvenile victims?

Aug 26, 2019 at 01:33 pm by Michelle Willard

Tennessee has more than 500 reported missing persons, according to NamUs. Tennessee became one of just three states in the U.S. in May 2017 to require law enforcement to ente.... Read More