Another Murder Confession, This Time On Postsecret Send Amateur Sleuths Into Frenzy!

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Sameera Ehteram
Internet is getting to be the hottest place for confessions! The latest is a alleged confession by a a guy on a site called PostSecret.

Internet is getting to be the hottest place for confessions! The latest is a alleged confession by a a guy on a site called PostSecret.

Post secret is a site that allows people to make confessions anonymously. Needless to say, it is full of people confessing drug uses, cheating on friends and just recently, an apparent murder!

A user put up a postcard with a confession reading, “she dumped me, but really, I dumped her (body)” as well as a location on Google map on one side.

As with all such confessions it ultimately reached Reddit, which prides itself for online sleuths just itching to get the bottom of these suspected crimes!

Reddit users, true to their form, soon traced the location: 

But before much more could be done, Reddit moderators deleted the post in an attempt to discourage such practices.

Here are some examples of the kind of confessions are poster online on Reddit and elsewhere.

Most of them are just get-it-off-my-chest-so-I-can-sleep-at-night variety but every once in a while, there is a serious enough claim. What is worst is that such claims or confessions than give birth to overnight amateur sleuths who take matters into their own hands rather than letting professionals take care of the matter. 

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