Missing 16-Year-Old’s Parents Fear Girl In Vampire Cult

In an unusual story about three missing kids, CBS Atlanta has learned three Cobb County students all disappeared within a few days of each other.

The three McEachern High School teens were said to be involved a Goth lifestyle, had an obsession with vampires, and then they disappeared each within a week of each other.

Two of the teens turned up over the weekend. But Shelby Elllis, a 16 year old sophomore, is still missing and her parents fear the worst.

Shelby has been missing for three weeks. On Oct. 11, she took the bus to school and never came home. Her last known activity on the Internet was logging onto the website “Vampire Freaks,” where her parents say she lived a double life.

“You have the obvious thoughts of pentagrams and candles and the crazy things that you see on TV that are associated with the darker cult lifestyle,” Rich Ellis said.

“A lot of them are in this dark, ‘let’s be gothic, let’s be different, let’s suck blood.’ All kinds of dark stuff,” Wendy Ellis said.

She said the three girls were fascinated with vampires and the dark side of life. [Read more...]

Church tries Goth Liturgy

Goth Liturgy At St George’s Episcopal Church, in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, people who sport spiked hair, black boots and eyeliner are welcome.

The church celebrated The Goth Liturgy.

The Goth Liturgy took off in England in the 1990s, Divis added, and may gain momentum locally if the congregations grow.

Saturday night’s service will be followed by several more during Advent season at St. George’s, which ends at Christmas, Divis said. [Read more...]

Appeal over Goth murder sentence

Brendan Harris and Ryan Herbert, savage animals A gang of savage beasts — jailed for their attack on a Goth couple, in which the woman died and the man was permanently injured — have appealed their lengthy sentences.

On passing sentence at Preston Crown Court in April, Judge Anthony Russell QC described the attack in August 2007 as “feral thuggery” and said the boys’ behaviour “degrades humanity itself”. [Read more...]

UK: Goths march for tolerance in memory of hate crime victim Sophie Lancaster

Sophie Lancaster, murdered by savage beasts simply because she dressed like a Goth Goths in England have marched in memory of Sophie Lancaster, a young woman who was murdered simply for the way she looked.

She was brutally attacked along with her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, while walking through a park near Manchester almost a year ago. The couple wore gothic fashion and were members of the goth subculture. [Read more...]