An elevator meltdown
When guests of the Hotel Cecil in Los Angeles complained of low water pressure in their rooms, employees went up to the roof to check out the hotel’s water tanks. Instead of faulty wiring or a broken pipe, they found the dead body of Elisa Lam, a young woman who’d been travelling alone. Police deemed her death a drowning. But before she died, Lam appeared in some odd security footage taken in an elevator. In it, she seemingly speaks to someone, presses all the buttons, and peaks her head out as though looking for a person she’s scared of. The video has been scrutinised by law enforcement and conspiracy theorists. Head here to see for yourself.
Along with Elisa Lam, here are 8 hotel mysteries that are still unsolved.
The image of a wounded man
“I edited together the footage from the security cameras outside Pulse before, during and after the shooting. Though there were many sad and/or disturbing things to be seen, the strange one was a wounded man that appeared out of nowhere. He waved his hands for help and the cops came over and carried him to safety. I tried numerous times to rewind to find out where he came from, but he was just there or he wasn’t. He didn’t crawl to where he had gotten, he just appeared. He looked like he made it out OK.” —Reddit user etchie.
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