On January 2, 1999 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs was playing outside with her 9-year-old sister, Kimber, who went inside shortly after. When Kimber got back to the house, her mom told her to go back and tell Mikelle it was time to come in. In the 90 seconds Kimber was gone, Mikelle vanished.
In May of 2007, a young English girl, on holiday with her parents in Portugal, would go missing. There were no witnesses as she and her younger twin siblings had been left alone in the apartment that evening while her parents dined with friends at a restaurant nearby.
Mayumi Arashi's disappearance was supposedly investigated thoroughly by her own sister, Yoko Arashi, in 1994. Does this take on a different meaning when a note stating to not trust Yoko was seen on live television in the only interview the family ever gave in 2011?
Nine year old Anthonette Cayedito heard a knock on the door in the middle of the night. Dressed in her pink nightgown, she approached the door and vanished. When her mother woke up the next morning, she discovered that Anthonette was missing.
In May 2005, shortly after graduating with honors, Natalee Holloway joined over 100 of her classmates on a senior class trip to Aruba. On the last night of the trip Natalee and several friends were out partying and Natalee left with a man she had met a few days prior. She was never seen again.
August 18, 2010. Vortex Spring, Florida. Thirty year old Ben McDaniel went scuba diving at Vortex Spring. After he was discovered to be missing an employee admitted to letting him in. Ben did dive in with his equipment but never came out. At least, no one witnessed him leaving.
On June 3, 2011, Indiana University sophomore Lauren Spierer went out partying with her friends until the wee hours of the morning and never came back. Hannah and Sara walk you through Lauren’s life, up to her final hours, and discuss the main theories about what happened to her.
This week Lindsey and Jess discuss the unsolved disappearance of Asha Degree from Shelby, North Carolina. A 9-year-old girl who went missing in February of 2000, left with a packed bookbag and left home before walking down Highway 18 despite inclement weather.