World Premiere! DREAD: THE UNSOLVED Episode 3: “Dear David” (Part 1 of 2)

We hope you managed to stay calm and cozy over the Holiday season, especially if you caught our previous episode “The Watcher” [check it out here if you missed it], which had more than a few viewers sleeping with the lights on!

We’re kicking off a new year in fear with a two-part special on Dread: The Unsolved – our newly-launched web series in which we explore strange and terrifying true stories currently making the rounds on the web.

Case File #3 centers on one of Twitter’s most terrifying top-trenders: a massive and intense thread initiated by writer, artist and former BuzzFeed contributor Adam Ellis (@moby_dickhead) beginning on August 7, 2017 with the following tweet:

So, my apartment is currently being haunted by the ghost of a dead child and he’s trying to kill me. (thread)— Adam Ellis (@moby_dickhead) August 7, 2017

Ellis noted early on that he suffers from sleep paralysis, and at first he believed the alleged haunting was a product of that condition… but when a pattern began to emerge in his dreams, he started to document a series of sounds, images and videos that seemed to confirm his worst fear: that the “dreams” were real… and the ghost nicknamed “Dear David” was coming for him.

The entire Dear David saga played out on Twitter in real-time, before millions of frightened followers… and we’ve examined the entire timeline in our latest case file, including the latest updates to this chilling viral tale.

Check out Part 1 of “Dear David” above, and let us know what you think in the comments… and if you have any info that might shed some light on the case, contact us at



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