When Barbara Follett was just 12-years-old, her first book was published. Years later, the once child prodigy would leave her home and vanish into the night, never to be seen again.
Michaela Joy Garecht, 9, was abducted from the front of a store in Hayward, California, on 19 November, 1988, by a young man with long blonde hair. She still hasn’t been found and her abductor still remains unidentified.
The thought of getting lost or disorientated while alone in the wilderness truly is a terrifying notion. Each and every year, people are reported missing after venturing out into the wild and here we share the story of five unlucky individuals who never made it home.
Susan Swedell, 19, accepted a lift from a stranger during a blizzard after her car broke down. She hasn’t been seen since.
Britney Beers, 6, disappeared while sitting on a bench in front of the apartment where she lived in Sturgis, Michigan, in 1997. A history of sexual abuse and neglect was then uncovered. She hasn’t been seen since.
On the 6th of April, 1986, Anthonette Cayedito, 9, disappeared from her home in New Mexico after an unidentified man knocked at the door.
In April 1922, two-year-old Pauline Picard disappeared from her home in Brittany, France. She was found in another town 200 miles away… or so they thought.
23-year-old Amy Lynn Bradley disappeared while on a cruise with her family in the Caribbean. Could she have been abducted and sold into sex slavery?
On Valentine’s Day of 2000, 9-year-old Asha Degree packed her bags in the middle of the night and crept out the front door. To this day, she still remains missing.
Brandon Lawson disappeared after running out of gas along Highway 277 in Texas. Before his abandoned truck was found, he left a very disturbing 911 call.