40 years ago a small town in Missouri became the center of attention in the hunt for a mysterious beast.
The first to witness the creature was 15-year-old Doris Harrison and her brothers who all witnessed a 7ft tall hominid completely covered in dark hair with a dead dog under its arm. Afterwards a number of other people in the area reported sightings of the beast, one farmer reported his dog had gone missing while resident Ellis Minor claimed to have seen a strange creature in the road.
Once word of the sightings got out news crews flocked to the small town of Louisiana and soon tales of "Momo the Missouri Monster" were making headlines around the country. Before long however the sightings stopped and the case of the mysterious creature remains unsolved to this day.
"The Sasquatch-like creature stood tall like a man – just bigger, stinkier and hairier – cradling a dead dog under one arm and growling."
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Source: Kansas City Star
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