Missing persons

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Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in her neighborhood in the middle of the night.
Drew Schwartz
8.30.18
Books

The Child Genius Poised to Become a Great Novelist—But Then She Disappeared

Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel in 1927, at the age of 12. At 25, she went missing, never to be seen again.
Nile Cappello
3.13.18
Narcomania

What's The Hidden Link Between Missing Children and the UK Drug Trade?

The connections between teen disappearances and the growing trend of "going country" are impossible to ignore.
Max Daly
1.4.18
Missing persons

A Young Woman Was Last Seen by Police, Then Never Again

Thousands of women have been reported missing in British Columbia. Emma Fillipoff’s mysterious disappearance shows why it’s so hard to find someone.
Tyler Hooper
11.28.17
Nice Job!

We Asked a ‘Psychic Detective’ Why He Tries to Solve Murders

Troy Griffin claims he’s worked on more than 100 missing persons cases.
Sarah Berman
9.26.17
Missing persons

How it Feels When a Family Member Disappears

There are currently 1,600 people missing around Australia. Here are the stories of four.
Maggie Coggan
9.13.17
Stuff

How to Disappear Completely: the Unsolved Missing Persons Case of Damien Nettles

A new BBC Three documentary searches for answers in the ongoing case of a teenage boy who went on a night out in 1996 and never came home.
Tshepo Mokoena
7.30.16
Gaming

The Real Horror of ‘Firewatch’ Makes It More Terrifying Than Most So-Called Scary Games

Strange things do happen in America's national parks, which is why Campo Santo's new game is so full of dread.
Ed Smith
2.15.16
News

New York's Most Famous Missing Child Case Is Still Unsolved 36 Years Later

The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz made the nation terrified of "stranger danger," and we still don't know what happened.
Allie Conti
5.10.15