When an accomplished long distance runner hits the trails in the central Wyoming mountains and never returns, investigators are tasked with answering the question: what—or who—did this Olympic hopeful fail to outrun? Strange journals, a serial killer with a history of terrible crimes against women and other theories are explored in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Long Gone Girl (Runner’s World / Jon Billman)

Unsolved Mysteries: Amy Wroe Bechtel (Unsolved Mysteries)

Bureau of Justice Statistics Selected Findings: Female Victims of Violence (BJS)

Break in Great Basin Murders? (ABC7 Denver)

Dale Wayne Eaton “The LIL Miss Killer” (Radford University Serial Killer Information Center)

Profilers: Denver Woman’s Murder Points to Serial Killer (ABC7 Denver)

The Disturbing Disappearance of Runner Amy Wroe Bechtel in Wyoming (StrangeOutdoors.com)

Running While Female (Runner’s World / Michelle Hamilton)

If you know anything about Amy Wroe Bechtel’s disappearance, please contact the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office at 307-332-5611.

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