When a terminally ill Virginia mother relinquishes custody of her child to a supposed good Samaritan, she has no way of knowing she’s being deceived. A young girl goes missing while in the care of a woman who exploited vulnerable children in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Finding Brittany Williams: 7 Year Old with AIDS Still Missing After 19 Years (Kelly Avellino / NBC12 News)

Brittany Williams (Community United Effort)

Brittany Williams, 7, Was Allegedly Given Away to a Woman in 2000 (Our Black Girls)

VA Man Not Father of Dead Girl in Kan. (Margaret Stafford / The Intelligencer)

Police Search for Missing 9 Year Old Aids Victim (The Daily Press, Feb. 1st, 2003 via Newspapers.com)

Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities 2019: Statistics and Interventions (Children’s Bureau)

The Foster Care System and its Victims: Part 2 (Susanne Babbel, MFT, PhD)

‘Samaritan’ Gets 8 Years for Fraud (Justin Bergman / AP News)

If you know anything about the disappearance of Brittany Williams, please contact the Henrico County Police at (804) 501-4000.


When a woman is murdered in broad daylight in downtown Cleveland, her killer is caught on camera. Still, finding answers proves difficult as bizarre details emerge in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

What Happened to My Mother? (James Bigley II / Cleveland Magazine)

Fight for Justice in 2013 Murder of Aliza Sherman Continues Eight Years After She Was Stabbed to Death in Downtown Cleveland (Andrea Cavallier / NBC News)

Aliza Sherman Remembered on Mother’s Day for Her Mission to Help Women Conceive (Denise Zerella / Cleveland 19 News)

Family, Friends Remember Aliza Sherman on Three-Year Anniversary of Her Murder (Michael C. But / Cleveland Jewish News)

VIDEO: Cleveland Surveillance Video of Aliza Sherman Crime Scene with Second Camera (News 5 Cleveland)

Backstory: Aliza Sherman’s Killer Caught on Tape, but Still No Arrest Seven Years After Stabbing (Amber Hunt / Cincinnati Enquirer)


Aliza Sherman Attorney Sentenced to Jail for Lying During Homicide Investigation (Cory Shaffer / cleveland.com)

Joseph Stafford’s Law License Suspended for Twelve Months by Ohio Supreme Court (Vince Grzegorek / The Cleveland Scene)

Divorce Attorney Indicted in Connection to Aliza Sherman Murder Investigation (Michael C. Butz / Cleveland Jewish News)

Aliza Sherman’s Former Attorney Gets Law License Yanked After Felony Conviction (Cory Shaffer / cleveland.com)

If you know anything about the murder of Aliza Sherman, please call the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation at 740-845-2000.


When a South Carolina woman disappears while her family is out on an errand, a note left behind offers little explanation. A vast array of possibilities surrounds a truly mysterious disappearance in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Tamera Sue Kingery (The Charley Project)

Edgefield Man Deals with the Anguish of Missing Wife (Jeffrey Collins / The Aiken Standard)

Transcript: Mother of Three Missing in South Carolina (CNN / Jane Velez-Mitchell)

Tammy Kingery’s Family Candidly Speaks on Her Disappearance One Year Later (Julie Calhoun / 12WRDW)

Depression Statistics (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)

Deadliness of Attempted Suicide Has Been Dramatically Underestimated (JM Bostwick / Mayo Clinic / American Journal of Psychiatry)

Suicides by Persons Reported as Missing Prior to Death: a Retrospective Cohort Study (Jerneja Sveticic, Lay San Too, Diego De Leo / BMJ Open)

Family Still Searching for Answers One Year After Augusta Woman’s Disappearance (Mike Rosier / Online Athens)

Body Found on Property Where Woman Held Chained ID’d as Missing Boyfriend (Phil McCausland / NBC News)

Serial Killer Todd Kohlhepp Says 2 More Victims Buried in South Carolina (Daniel J. Gross / The Greenville News)

Living with Alligators: A Florida Reality (Elizabeth Swiman et al / University of Florida)

Wild Pigs Causing Problems Across the CRSA (Riley Hale / WRDW News)

Black Bear (Jimmy D. Taylor, James P. Phillips / US Department of Agriculture)

If you know anything about the disappearance of Tammy Kingery, please contact the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office at 803-637-5337


When a doctor takes a break from practicing medicine to get away from it all in rural Texas, the last thing his family expects is for the retreat to turn deadly. A small town death investigation encounters big problems in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Suburban Chicago Gynecologist’s Strange Death Has Left A Texas-Sized Mystery (Frank Main / Chicago Sun Times)

Suburban Chicago Gynecologist’s Mysterious Death in Texas ‘Was a Homicide,’ Expert Says (Frank Main / Chicago Sun Times)

Rains County Sheriff’s Office Continues to Investigate Death of Visiting Doctor (Christian Terry / KLTV News)

Billboard in Alba Offers $75,000 Reward in ‘Undetermined’ Death of Chicago Area Doctor (Alex Leroux and Jeff Wright / KLTV News)

Justice of Peace Have Leeway in Dealing With Death Issues (Erin Quinn / Waco Tribune Herald)

Texas Justice of the Peace (Texas Association of Counties)

Inquests: a Deskbook (Texas Justice Court Training Center)

Educational Requirements for Medical Examiners (Study.com)

Texas State Directory: Rains County

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education: Paul Foley (Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct)

If you have any information about the death of Dr George Chronis, please call the Lake Country Crime Stoppers at 903-885-2020.


When a Pennsylvania woman becomes convinced her missing friend was murdered, she’s determined to figure out who killed her. After she goes missing herself, investigators are left to explore whether the cases are connected in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

The Charley Project: Phylicia Albina Thomas

17 Years Later, Family of Phylicia Thomas Asks for Help to ‘Bring Her Home’ (Bill OBoyle / Times Leader)

I-Team: “Where is Phylicia Thomas? (WBRE/WYOU-TV)

I-Team: “Where’s Phylicia?” Part 2 (Andy Mehalshick / WBRE/WYOU-TV)

Family Believes Phylicia Thomas’ Remains Are On Hunlock Township Property (Ed Lewis /Times Leader)

Family of Phylicia Thomas Still Looking for Answers 14 Years Later (Jade Jarvis/ Fox56 News)

Missing Woman’s Birthday Marked (WNEP16 News)

‘Person of Interest’ Hangs Himself in Cell (UPI)

Woman Vanishes While Investigating Dead Friend’s Disappearance (True Crime Daily)

If you know anything about the disappearance of Phylicia Thomas, please contact the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 717-783-5524.


When a Pennsylvania woman disappears without a trace, the only thing that seems certain is the likelihood of foul play. A contentious divorce, personal vulnerabilities, four mysterious men and other factors are explored in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

FBI Most Wanted, VICAP Missing Persons: Jennifer Cahill-Shadle (FBI.gov)

What Happened to Jennifer Cahill-Shadle? 4 Years After Her Disappearance, Police Trying New Approach to Investigation (Geoff Rushton / StateCollege.com)

Family and Police Still Searching for Answers 6 Years after Jennifer Cahill-Shadle’s Disappearance (Geoff Rushton / StateCollege.com)

Police Find New Leads in Woman Missing for Months (Lori Falce / The Centre Daily Times)

Unsolved in PA: Have You Seen Jennifer Cahill-Shadle? (Courtney Highfield / Local21News)

Authorities Pursue New Lead in the Disappearance of Jennifer Cahill-Shadle (Jennifer Miller / StateCollege.com)

Shadle Still Missing After Two Years (Lori Falce / The Centre Daily Times)

TV Show Features Local Missing Person Case as New Details Emerge (Lori Falce / The Centre Daily Times)

Two Years Later, Jennifer Cahill-Shadle Still Missing (Howard Sheppard / Fox43)

Jennifer Cahill-Shadle (Charley Project)

Substance Abuse and Victimization (NCJRS.gov)

Man Charged in 2016 Killing of Jean Tuggy (Geoff Rushton / StateCollege.com)

If you know anything about the disappearance of Jennifer Cahill-Shadle, please call the Ferguson Township Police Department at 814-237-1172. If you prefer to be anonymous, there’s an anonymous online tip form here, and information regarding Jennifer’s case is welcomed.


When a young Colorado woman disappears shortly after finding out she’s pregnant, investigators quickly zero in on a suspect. A case full of unbelievable twists and turns results in a rare no-body homicide conviction in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Mom Fights to Bring Pregnant Daughter’s Killer to Justice 8 Years After She Disappeared (ABC News / Allie Yang, Gerry Wagschal, Emily Wynn and Joseph Rhee)

Man Convicted in Slaying of Pregnant Girlfriend 8 Years After Disappearance (Dorian Geiger / Oxygen)

“I can honestly say I was scared at the time”: Donthe Lucas’ Neighbor Takes the Stand Tuesday (Kate Singh / Fox21 News)

Witness Testimonies Continue Friday in Donthe Lucas Trial (Kate Singh / Fox21 News)

Men’s Basketball: Donthe Lewis (NJCAA)

Where is Donthe Lucas Now? (Kriti Mehrotra / The Cinemaholic)

Donthe Lucas Interviews with Pueblo Police Presented During Trial for Kelsie Schelling’s Murder (Heather Willis / The Pueblo Chieftan)

Female Victims of Violence (Bureau of Justice Statistics)

Homicide: A Leading Cause of Injury Deaths Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in the United States, 1991-1999 (American Journal of Public Health / Jeani Chang MPH, Cynthia J. Berg MD / MPH, Linda E Saltzman PhD, and Joy Herndon MS)

Photos of Schelling’s Car, Additional Physical Evidence Presented Monday in Donthe Lucas Murder Trial (Colette Bordelon / KOAA News)

Sara Lucas Testifies in Son’s Murder Trial (Brandon Thompson / Fox News)

“I Knew What I Was Doing” Woman Admits to Romantic Relationship with Donthe Lucas (Kate Singh / Fox News)

Donthe Lucas Admits to Moving Kelsie Schelling’s Car to St. Mary-Corwin in Taped 2017 Interview (Zach Hillstrom / The Pueblo Chieftain)

Donthe Lucas Trial: Kelsie Schelling’s Father, Stepfather Testify About 2013 Disappearance (Tracy Harmon / The Pueblo Chieftain)

Roxann Martinez, a Witness in the Donthe Lucas Murder Trial, Shot and Killed in Denver (Heather Willard / The Pueblo Chieftain)

If you know anything about the location of Kelsie Schelling’s remains, please contact the Colorado Bureau of Investigation at (719) 647-5999.


When a Colorado highschooler stumbles across a crime in progress, it costs her her life. Investigators search the Rocky Mountain foothills for answers in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

FBI Investigating Maggie Long’s Unsolved Murder As a Potential Hate Crime (Allison Sylte / 9News NBC)

Nearly 2 Years After Maggie Long’s Murder, Family Decides to Sell Home in Park County (Lance Hernandez / ABC7 Denver)

Expanded Homicide Offense Counts by Park County Sheriff’s Office (FBI UCR Crime Data Explorer)

‘This is not a cold case’: Maggie Long’s Sisters Not Giving up Two Years After Teen’s Murder (Noel Brennan / 9News NBC

Still No Arrest in Maggie Long Murder (Walter L. Newton / The Flume)

Two Years Later, Maggie Long’s Murderers Still at Large (Kelly Kirkpatrick / The Flume)

Family Friend Shares Message from Family of Maggie Long (Bobbi Sheldon / 9News NBC)

3rd Suspect Sketch Released in Maggie Long Killing (Janet Oravetz / 9News NBC)

Federal Agents Bust Burglary Ring Targeting Asian-American Business Owners (Annie McCormick / 6ABC News)

Colorado Police: Three Arrested in Asian Targeted Burglaries (Patty Nieberg / AP News)

If you know anything about the murder of Maggie Long, please call the FBI tip line at 1-800-225-5324, or submit a tip online at fbi.gov/tips.


When a young Missouri woman is abducted from a cemetery and murdered, her violent death haunts her rural community. The Ozark Mountains overshadow a heartbreaking mystery in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Kelle Ann Workman (Find A Grave)

Report: Kelle’s Killer(s) Can Still Be Caught (Webster County Citizen / Fred Spriggs)

Untitled July 6, 1989 Article (Douglass County Herald)

Unsolved Slaying Haunts Family (Springfield News Leader, 1990, via Newspapers.com)

24 Year Old Woman Missing Since Friday (Douglas County Herald, 1989, via Newspapers.com)

Body of Missing Woman Found in Christian County (Douglas County Herald, 1989, via Newspapers.com)

Slaying Suspect Sticks by Alibi in Workman Case (Springfield News Leader, 1995, via Newspapers.com)

July 1996 Article (Springfield News Leader, 1996, via Newspapers.com)

Tommy Lyn Sells (Serial Killer Information Center, Radford University / Dr Mike Aamodt)


If you know anything about the abduction and murder of Kelle Ann Workman, please call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department at 417-683-1020, or submit a tip to the FBI at fbi.gov/tips.


When an experienced traveler disappears from one of the busiest airports in the country, her family is left desperate for answers. A tropical getaway takes a nightmarish turn in this episode of Last Seen Alive.

Sources used to research this episode:

Family Searching For Fil-Am Trans Woman Who Went Missing At Dallas Airport (Klarize Mendenilla / Asian Journal)

Search Continues for Trans Woman Pauline Del Mundo Missing Since Last September (Tammye Nash / Dallas Voice)

Family Desperate for News of Missing Trans Woman, Pauline Del Mundo (Dallas Voice)

Florida Transgender Woman Vanishes During Layover at Dallas Airport (H. Alan Scott / Newsweek)

Mysterious Disappearance of Fil-Am Paula Del Mundo Still Unsolved (Cristina DC Pastor / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Transgender Tampa Woman Vanishes DuringLayover in Dallas, Family Says (Josh Sidorowicz / WTSP News)

Community United Effort (CUE)

Homicide Rates of Transgender Individuals in the United States: 2010–2014 (Alexis Dinno, ScD, MPH, MEM / American Journal of Public Health)

Texas Leads the Nation in Transgender Murders (Lauren McGaughy / Dallas News)

Man Admits to Shooting Transgender Woman in Hate Crime, Police Say (Karma Allen / ABC News)

Man Arrested in Death of Transgender Woman, 2 Others (Terry Wallace / AP News)

Man Charged with Murdering Transgender Woman and 2 Others in Dallas (Derrick Bryson Taylor / New York Times)

If you know anything about the disappearance or whereabouts of Paula Del Mundo, please contact the Dallas Fort Worth Airport Police at 972-973-3553.