A person suddenly and unexpectedly disappears; no trace, no clues, nothing but the lingering mystery they leave behind.According to the FBI's National Crime Information Center, there are now 110,484 active missing persons cases in the U.S., 53% are juveniles under the age of 18.Most of us have heard of the high-profile cases, such as Natalee Holloway, Stacey Peterson, and Chandra Levy. But have you ever heard of Mae Catherine Rocker, Alexis Peterson or Thomas Jay Kerr? Probably not. They are just a few of the hundreds of thousands of people in this country who one day, simply Disappeared. Most missing person's stories have never been told...until now.Disappeared is an exciting series that investigates the disappearance of these victims, who are here one minute, gone the next. Each episode focuses on one victim's story, as told through the perspectives and actual voices of their closest friends and family and the investigators trying to solve the case.Through interviews with family, friends, police, and searchers, each episode recounts the actions, thoughts, circumstances and motivations that led to each person's disappearance. Experience the victim's final hours until they vanished. Watch interviews with experts, from psychologists to forensic specialists to psychics, who will offer new insights into what may have happened in each case, whether the person was a victim of foul play or a runaway.Disappeared will take you inside the world of the missing, where a person can vanish without a trace, investigators race against the clock to solve a mystery, and the victim's anguished family and friends are left to wonder what in the world could have happened.
Twenty-four year old competitive runner Amy Wroe Bechtel goes for a run in the forest outside of Lander, Wyoming and vanishes without a trace. The investigation into her disappearance spans years and hundreds of square miles.
After Patti Adkins leaves her shift and vanishes, Investigators learn of a mysterious relationship and piece together a troubling picture.
When a bible teaching mom goes missing from her family's farm, Missouri investigators must decipher a cryptic handwritten note. Was Lynn Messer a troubled soul or the victim of foul play? A walk in the woods uncovers a mysterious skull.
Twenty-one year-old Kortne Stouffer vanishes from her bed one night following a couple of scuffles with neighbors and friends. Investigators pursue various leads, but the young beauty is nowhere to be found, and her family clings to an endless hope.
After a night at home watching movies, 18-year-old Zoe Campos cannot be found by her family the next morning. As investigators pore through the teen's Facebook account, they discover she did not turn in early as her loved ones originally thought.
On route to the airport, nineteen-year-old Katelin Akens makes an unexpected stop at a Virginia shopping mall...and vanishes. Police investigate her loved ones at length and start to suspect that someone close to Katelin may know more than they're saying.
Eight year old Zachary Bernhardt disappears from his Florida home late at night. Suspicions swirl around his mom, but she denies any involvement and moves away. When another boy goes missing, new theories emerge.
A young man gets life-changing news and drops everything to start a new chapter. But when he never calls home again his family knows something is wrong. Police begin to investigate but encounter a tangled web of contradictory stories.
When 15 yr-old Kayla Berg isn't home after a night out, her loved ones believe she's staying with friends. But when six days pass and the aspiring gymnast is missing, the details of her last known whereabouts raise suspicion in a close-knit town.
Thirty-four-year-old Danielle Imbo and 35-year-old Richard Petrone vanish after leaving a night club on Philadelphia’s South Street. Their families are joined in the urgent search to find the missing couple as well as Richard’s missing truck. But soon, dead-ends and desperation lead to finger pointing and blame. Investigators in New Jersey and Pennsylvania – including the F.B.I. – work together to solve the perplexing mystery with sparse clues and increased speculation. Then, just when all hope seems lost, a call comes in promising potential resolution for a family that has been haunted for years by the painful case.
Nineteen-year-old Angel Garcia spends the day riding his dirt bike around Hartford, Conn., but when he never makes it home, his close knit family is thrown into a panic. Angel’s friends tell police that he was chased by a mysterious SUV the night before he disappeared. When detectives learn that Angel had stolen the dirt bike he was riding, they wonder if he was taken out in revenge, or could he have fallen from a railroad bridge into the deep and dark Connecticut River? Finally, four months after he vanished, a clerk says she thinks she’s spotted Angel in a convenience store just 15 miles from his home. Could it really be the missing teen?
Thirty-five-year-old Spokane mother of three, Deanne Hastings never returns home after a late night trip to the grocery store. Though she has a history of mental illness and has gone off the grid for days at a time in the past, her family says she’s always let them know she was leaving. When her fiancé tracks down her abandoned car and finds her purse and phone locked inside, he knows something is very wrong. And as Spokane detectives uncover more information about Deanne’s actions leading up to her disappearance, a slew of theories emerge
Disappeared investigates the case of former psychology student Alicia Amanda Stokes who disappeared from her Oakland apartment shortly after an argument with her brother. The police discover her car parked near a steep ravine. Investigators suspect that her brother is involved due to his suspicious behavior and history of drug abuse.
Disappeared investigates the case of Tallahassee resident Jerry Michael Williams who vanished while going duck hunting on Lake Seminole. Search efforts discover no body. When his wife cashes in a large insurance policy and marries the man who sold her husband the insurance policy, police suspect foul play.
Disappeared examines the case of wife and mother Tina McQuaig of Jacksonville, Florida, who disappeared after leaving her job at a pharmacy. Her car is discovered parked at a Wall-Mart. Police discover evidence of infidelity and after they discover a body focus their investigation on the man who the believe was her lover.