The Haunting Murder Case Of The Hammersmith Ghost

Nov 20, 2020
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The terrorizing hauntings of a ghost lead a man to murder. Was there truly a ghost or was a man murdered in vain?
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    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved Network2 months ago
    • You should do an episode on the Loughinisland massacre of 1994

      NinjaKitty 135NinjaKitty 1359 days ago
    • Can the Ghoul Boys investigate the alleged Suicide of Marsha P. Johnson? I’d love to see their insight and the theories they bring up.

      Erik LuisErik Luis12 days ago
    • @It Varies I would want it to be a demon like on supernatural I would love to be hunter but if I had to go it would be by a demon so I could come back as one

      Bryon CroninBryon Cronin17 days ago
    • @Lil M 🤣🤣😂😂 im crying hahhaha

      Jamdy GabalesJamdy Gabales28 days ago
    • Im glad theyre both back AND being safe

      yoboiturtleyoboiturtle29 days ago
  • This is really incredibly sad. When I was about six I saw a ghost in the doorway of my grandmothers house in the middle of the night. I did not feel any fear. It was just a white form. I believe it was my grandfather who had passed when I was three. #ghostsarereal

    Spirited TreasureSpirited Treasure4 hours ago
  • I live for the chemistry between these two.

    Crystal RoseCrystal Rose17 hours ago
  • Do you two take your own cars to the set or does one of you sit on thr roof (most likely its goat man shane)

    Ashe BarbozaAshe Barboza19 hours ago
  • I just realized they brought the Mannequin with them

    Anime 4 LifeAnime 4 Life21 hour ago
  • I'm a bit late on watching this episode but I'ma come out and say it, that judge be sounding kinda sus to me. He was very against the jury's decision. Sound's exactly what the person who goes out dressed as a ghost would be saying since it could have been him that got shot. Do we know this judge's whereabouts on all the other dates? I'm not trusting.

    Mazzie SevenMazzie Seven21 hour ago
  • the look how many ghost i got !!!!! LMAOOO!!!!!

    Caleb TallyCaleb Tally23 hours ago
  • When do you guys release season 8???

    amlaamlaDay ago
  • i am living for shane's english accent

    Laura JayneLaura JayneDay ago
  • What happens if you are being raped by the ghost so you shoot him would it still be murder then?

    Student Kylee BattStudent Kylee BattDay ago
  • Hey, when the next True Crime season rolls around you guys should investigate why the series finale of Supernatural was so godawful

    crowcrow2 days ago
  • *Presenting.....* Buzzfeed Unsolved: Ghostbusters Edition

    gimme10Mgimme10M2 days ago
  • Why so many supernatural ones gotta be in the uk 😭

    over it tbhover it tbh2 days ago
  • Nice hair tie Shane. Dork.

    Zac McIntoshZac McIntosh2 days ago
  • BOO!

    Samuel De La CruzSamuel De La Cruz2 days ago
  • They should do the Lindbergh baby kidnapping. They found one of the guys that did it but they didn’t find the others and I’ve heard some interesting theories as to the identities of the other kidnappers

    Molly CarlsonMolly Carlson3 days ago
  • 19:10 Abortion has left the chat...

    Raian FawziRaian Fawzi3 days ago
  • I straight up thought Ryan said Fuckingham Palace and was very confused Also the shroud would be a burial shroud, very creepy burn some witches, Shane is THE witch we hail him as our honorary mascot

    Jay AndersonJay Anderson3 days ago
  • Do the covid test together.

    Claudia CClaudia C4 days ago
  • Da Ghoul Boys

    MichaelMichael4 days ago
  • Milwood's wife be like: told you so. If he only listened to his wife

    Reg RReg R4 days ago
  • Shane re-enacting the man punching the ghost had me dying

    Amanda EvansAmanda Evans4 days ago
  • a bullet might not do anything to a ghost but a 75mm HE round will

    DomesticOnionDomesticOnion4 days ago
  • Can you guys talk about the belmez faces?

    SanitarSanitar5 days ago
  • Level 10 ghoul

    BECCA ROBICHAUDBECCA ROBICHAUD5 days ago
  • Anyone else notice they legit social distancing 🤣🤣

    Monika pillerMonika piller5 days ago
  • We need menendez brothers casee plzz

    Anisa HamatiAnisa Hamati5 days ago
  • I love that Ryan and Shane think everyone in 19th century England sounded like Russell Brand

    kaiakaia5 days ago
  • At 3:46 of the video when he reenacts the punching bit, I died of laughter at 4 in the morning and I'm laughing like a hyena while everyone's still asleep omg 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Shane's the best

    Reen WolfReen Wolf5 days ago
  • As someone from the uk, I do not approve of their accents😂 sounds australian instead

    Libbie HinesLibbie Hines6 days ago
  • I know it’s not pertinent to the episode but Ryan is hella cute 🤣 Who else thinks so!!??

    oprahIVoprahIV6 days ago
  • You guys should go investigate this ghost in the next supernatural season

    Baby YodaBaby Yoda6 days ago
  • Please tell me there will be a season 8🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    mimi00mimi006 days ago
  • all though they know who did it they still to this day have no idea why. they should do the ohio easter massacre

    Jamie EversJamie Evers6 days ago
  • Facts= those things we overlook, manipulate or take out of context when they go against the left wings narrative.

    Floydian SlipFloydian Slip7 days ago
  • Tip of the day. Don't shoot ghosts.

    Leman RussLeman Russ7 days ago
  • Are they social distancing? 🥰

    Lisett Kat OlivaresLisett Kat Olivares7 days ago
  • it took me too long to realise the mannequin in the background with a mask on.

    inkkay ytinkkay yt7 days ago
  • I love u guys....u r literally keeping me alive I look forward to new episodes every month....can u please do an episode on Peg Entwistle the soon to be Hollywood actress that took her life in 1932 n leaped to her death off the Hollywood sign....she still haunts the hills

    Adam PaulAdam Paul7 days ago
  • Wait didn’t they start watcher are you guys still with buzzfeed I’m loving the are you scared series also when COVID is over you should definitely do your own cases since you would be able to do much more in dept episodes

    Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini7 days ago
  • Why, at 0:53, did I hear f*ckingham palace instead of Buckingham palace

    Cadence ScoresbyCadence Scoresby7 days ago
  • I lived in London for a long while and a couple of friends of mine lived in Hammersmith. I used to visit them a lot and everytime I went home I had to walk across the graveyard to get to my bus, and every single time I would get this irrational fear ???? and I've NEVER been afraid of graveyards, on the contrary, I find them peaceful... but that place? SHIVERS. Now I get it. Def hunted.

    Andrea RabinalAndrea Rabinal8 days ago
  • I got the part where Ryan said, “They found Smith’s shot had struck Millwood in his jaw,” and then I got an ad that started with, “That happens.” I honestly thought it was Shane for a moment-

    Sarah SingingSarah Singing8 days ago
  • 17:22 yo is it just me or does that guy look like nick cage

    The Waffle SirThe Waffle Sir8 days ago
  • Can you do a case about the murder of Olof Palme who was prime minister of sweden but got killed one night.

    Herman Hultgren St8aHerman Hultgren St8a8 days ago
  • Shane's humour and Ryan's laugh is the funniest

    victoria kimvictoria kim8 days ago
  • These men don’t know what a burial shroud is?

    Mal ChandlerMal Chandler8 days ago
  • When are the ghoul boys gonna do another video?👀

    Dr JackalDr Jackal8 days ago
  • I think it's better if both of u sit on the blue chair..

    Muhammad Amirul Akmal Amir RizanMuhammad Amirul Akmal Amir Rizan9 days ago
  • The "F you" got me 😂

    Stef10 Stef10Stef10 Stef109 days ago
  • The mannequin's behind them here too!?

    Vidhu CheriyanVidhu Cheriyan9 days ago
  • Shane: What's that suppose to mean you sob??? Laughed so hard!!

    RiversRivers9 days ago
  • Guess they didnt know who to call.

    Jack DaGreatJack DaGreat9 days ago
  • do the case of little miss nobody plsssssss

    AmandaAmanda9 days ago
  • Shrouded, as in covered in their death shroud. Before they embalmed and put make up on bodies for viewing, they would cover the person in a light white sheet :) and that is the original “Boo” ghost

    Charlotte KemptonCharlotte Kempton9 days ago
  • Is this episode the season finale?

    JKCJKC10 days ago
  • I was watching the man in black mannequin hoping it would move again.

    Rachel CoppersmithRachel Coppersmith10 days ago
  • this sounds like a job for scooby doo

    Willow NapalmWillow Napalm10 days ago
  • I think the disappearance of Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon would be an interesting story to cover.

    DaydreamingDaydreaming10 days ago
  • the sacco vanzetti case

    Clayton ZavodnyClayton Zavodny10 days ago
  • May I suggest for next season the mysterious death of former heavyweight boxing champion turned Las Vegas drug dealer Sonny "The big bear" Liston

    Jamie BehanJamie Behan11 days ago
  • A knock in the head. A punch in the noggin

    Deborah PenaDeborah Pena11 days ago
  • supernatural x true crime x law and order

    Carla VillalbaCarla Villalba11 days ago
  • Please do the Bennington Triangle disappearences

    Library of vinesLibrary of vines11 days ago
  • You should do an episode on the shadow people

    DougDoug11 days ago
  • I know I'm hella late to this Video, but you guys should check out "Connie Converse" AKA Elizabeth Eaton Converse, she was a singer/songwriter. Connie went missing in 1974 and just, up and dissapeared after telling her family she was going to start a new life somewhere (As long as the family is cool with it of course)

    GirlsareprettyneatGirlsareprettyneat11 days ago
  • I think the boo ghost comes from the idea that we cover a body in a white sheet once they've died??

    Emma HoyerEmma Hoyer11 days ago
  • A shroud is a white wool bag like garment, gathered at the head. For a number of years, English citizens had to e buried in wool shrouds to promote the wool industry.

    Mags from MaineMags from Maine11 days ago
  • Truly one of the best shows on USworlds. Ryan and Shane have the best chemistry I could watch these all day

    Tucker RobbinsTucker Robbins11 days ago
    • Also Shane’s British accent has me dying 😂

      Tucker RobbinsTucker Robbins11 days ago
  • Like for the war story!

    skrujskruj11 days ago
  • I frickin’ love this show. 10/10

    Sabrina PrillSabrina Prill11 days ago
  • Middle school theatre kids be doing better british accents than ryan and shane

    GraceKuddlesGraceKuddles12 days ago
  • the way Shane’s sitting is like he is an old Victorian mother talking with her best friend and judging the people walk by

    Rosie PosieRosie Posie12 days ago
    • THIS MADE ME CACKLE

      GraceGrace11 days ago
  • Big fan

    Drew OrtegaDrew Ortega12 days ago
  • Could you guys do the Old Los Angelos Zoo in California?

    Lilly BLilly B12 days ago
  • I've a feeling this would actually make a good Batman story xD

    Arkajit RoyArkajit Roy12 days ago
  • Ryan and Shane should make a video about Unit 731. (Japanese war crimes in China, human experimentation)

    Lone SlayerLone Slayer12 days ago
  • "Have i done a whoopsie" im crying now omg💀

    Sarah WheelerSarah Wheeler12 days ago
  • So they left Buzzfeed in April 2019? Sure looks a great deal like them. Not that I'm complaining, I love them and love their unsolved episodes.....but.... I'm confused.

    Crochet with AprilCrochet with April12 days ago
  • Oh c'mon! Shane doesn't believe in ghosts yet believes in Covid...and (Nasa) smh

    IconhulkIconhulk12 days ago
  • Tell me why I heard f*ckington palace

    umum12 days ago
  • The fact that I’m on a road trip at night rn scares me I’m also in the middle of no where rn

    Katelyn PellerinKatelyn Pellerin12 days ago
  • Omg that fcking mannequin almost kill me

    Z3D ZEDZ3D ZED12 days ago
  • The ruthless meteorology rhetorically pretend because riverbed mechanically branch plus a hushed cd. joyous, overconfident drug

    Errol DeluErrol Delu12 days ago
  • Her brother certainly got shor

    adom barrettadom barrett12 days ago
    • Shot*

      adom barrettadom barrett12 days ago
  • Do springheeled jack and the "black flash" incident.

    adom barrettadom barrett12 days ago
  • You guys should do a video on the two navy pilots who disappeared while searching for Japanese submarines

    Paul JanossPaul Janoss12 days ago
  • Where is my baby daddy Shane and side boyfriend Ryan?!?! They don’t post every Friday with an amazing story like they used to what’s going on? 😂 seriously though wtf...

    Britnee De LA VegaBritnee De LA Vega12 days ago
  • was this the season finale? did i miss something?

    michelle cmichelle c13 days ago
  • petition for the boys to make a video on: - ed gein - dennis nilsen - kurt cobain - yorkshire ripper - robert hansen #postmortem

    Grace OFarrellGrace OFarrell13 days ago
  • Legit thought he said "fuckingham palace" LMAO

    lynehlyneh13 days ago
  • He sounds like Capitan price 01:51

    Јулијан СтефановскиЈулијан Стефановски13 days ago
  • Why are they all going for walks around graveyards late at night..

    Roisin ButlerRoisin Butler13 days ago
  • how do you make a great video?????? you just made my day

    Ms. LeorioMs. Leorio13 days ago
  • They need. to go to the Horton Mines

    Jenna JeddenJenna Jedden13 days ago
  • My theory. Not very probable but interesting outlook. Smith was a killer, he created the idea of the ghost to try and get away with his crimes. The fact that he alerted the people in the pub makes this theory kind of unlikely. But it’s an interest look on a case.

    Grace RoseGrace Rose13 days ago
  • why is that mannequin like, everywhere?

    Joshua BallJoshua Ball13 days ago
  • the real sleeping beauty story..

    Autumn MasonAutumn Mason13 days ago
  • Hey buzzfeed you might want to check out the mystery of the ourang medan

    London DukeLondon Duke14 days ago
  • my schools in hammersmith and its the least scariest place ever this seems so weird

    gogetta wsgogetta ws14 days ago
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