It was June of 2019 when a young woman vanished after getting off a flight from Los Angeles, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah. Investigation would uncovered that she had ordered a Lyft from the airport, but it didn’t take her back home. Instead, she was driven to a local park in the dead of the night.
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 […]
By March of 2020, the world as we know it changed. COVID-19 spread like wildfire; thousands of people were dying each week and lockdown was just around the corner. That same month, Gretchen Anthony from Florida began texting her relatives to tell them she had COVID-19 and was being held at a CDC approved task force. This task force did not exist. Gretchen was nowhere to be found, but search of the her home turned up some sinister evidence in the form of bloodstains and bleach.
It was the 20th of February, 2016, when Morgan Lawrence received a peculiar text message from her husband, Ryan Lawrence. He had been scheduled to pick her up from work with their young daughter but the text message strangely read that the car would be waiting for her outside with the keys inside. When she arrived home, her husband and daughter were nowhere to be seen…
In February of 2017, a woman in Brandon, Mississippi, would call police after a man shot her in the thigh as she was out jogging. This one phone call would lead to the discovery of another crime scene, followed by a 2,000 mile manhunt which left behind in its wake, a trail of carnage and […]
Mujey Dumbuya and her family had come to the United States for pastures greener. After their home country of Sierra Leonne became embroiled in civil war, they thought that United States would be a place of safety. In 2018, however, Mujey vanished after leaving her home to catch a bus to school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Fear immediately encompassed her family, even more so because she had been scheduled to testify against a man that she had accused of sexually abusing her.
In spring of 2018, a mother of three vanished from Hilliard in Florida. According to her estranged husband, she was probably off “on a bender somewhere.” However, as an investigation was launched, two suspicious people from within the woman’s life emerged, ultimately leading to a grim conclusion.
SoHo House Hotel is a members-only hotel located in the heart of New York City. It’s long been a playpen for the rich and famous. While it’s not the sort of hotel where grisly acts occur, in December of 2010, a guest would complain of water leaking from the ceiling. Hotel management went to investigate and what they found in the hotel room directly above would shatter the idyl of the celebrity hotspot.
In May of 2016, a newly-divorced mother-of-two moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, to start afresh. Instead, however, she would find herself the victim of a random and chilling crime, a crime that struck fear into the heart of the community. The case became a disturbing reminder that sometimes, people will do anything for money, and sometimes, you can become a victim in the sanctity of your own home.
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?
It’s estimated that around 35,000 Australians go missing each year. That’s a startling one every 15 minutes. More than half of those that go missing are under 18-years-old. While the majority turn up after hours, days, weeks or even months, there’s a handful that never turn up again, that vanish without a trace. In summer of 2011, a teenage girl vanished in Boronia, Australia, on the way to school. The subsequent search for the teenage girl would become one of the state’s most baffling cases and led to many in the nation questioning whether a dormant child predator had come...