The Mirrored Murders of Mary Ashford and Barbara Forrest

England’s hauntingly identical murders 157 years apart.

Mary Ashford and Barbara Forrest, both just 20 years old, spent their last hours alive dancing on May 27. In an otherwise picturesque place, just 5 miles outside of Birmingham, England, Pype Hyde Park has a dark past that haunts its residents to this day. In the small suburb of Erdington, two girls out for a good…



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Ann-Marie Luneau

I write about true crime, mysteries, and anything that’s pulled me down a rabbit hole. Good luck climbing out.