When John Quinney was ten years old, he took the stand to testify against his own father. He had come to believe that his dad Melvin was the murderous leader of a satanic cult. It would be decades before John would learn that his family was just one of many swept up in a panic that gripped America in the 1980s—one in which hundreds of people were accused of taking part in underground satanic cults that sacrificed infants and sexually abused children. By the time the panic had subsided, score ...
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When Debbie didn't show up to work, her family was concerned. An anonymous male coworker was concerned, too, per his message on her answering machine. Police, on the other hand, had zero concern and did everything possible to botch the investigation. Trigger Warnings: Sexual assault