Halloween night is a favourite holiday for millions. For children, it’s a time to get dressed up and go door-to-door under the cloak of darkness in pursuit of candy. But lurking beneath the surface of the celebration is something very sinister. Never far from the minds of parents is the lingering notion that a predator could use the accessibility of children out alone at night to their advantage…
It was a pleasant spring afternoon in Kalamazoo, Michigan, when 8-year-old Jeannie Singleton was walking home from school. Jeannie was spotted resting her legs not too far away from her home, but Jeannie never arrived in time for dinner. The disappearance sparked a massive manhunt. In fact, it would be one of the biggest searches in Kalamazoo’s history, but would Jeannie ever be coming home?
Rising Sun is a small city of around 2,300 residents, located in Randolph Township in Indiana. It’s located around 25 miles southwest of Cincinnati, making it the perfect commuter town for those who want to break away from city life. Due to the small size, the city has a more townlike feel to it, and people like to look out for their neighbours. It’s the kind of town where people grow up and stay to raise their own families. In 2009, a teenage boy entered the police department in Rising Sun. He had a gruesome confession to make.
One of the darkest fears of parents worldwide is stranger abduction. Thankfully, abductions by strangers are among the rarest crimes committed against children. Tragically, however, they do occur. In October of 1999, one such crime would galvanize the community of Kansas City, Kansas, launching an exhaustive manhunt which spanned multiple states. Sponsors: Vodacast: Thank you to […]
Abington Township is a safe, close-knit community located in the first-ring suburb of Pennsylvania. There’s around 55,000 residents, mostly drawn to the area due to its accessibility, affordability and diversity. In 2016, a teenage girl was reported missing in Abington Township. The investigation would be hampered by her adoptive mother’s reluctance to assist investigators. This only begged the question: did she know more than she was letting on?