UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: KATIE JANNESS

When an Atlanta woman goes for a late-night walk in a popular park, she’s killed in one of the most shockingly-violent assaults the city has ever seen. Investigators work to identify a killer whose actions reveal a truly twisted psyche in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Autopsy Report SaysContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: KATIE JANNESS”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: OAKEY “AL” KITE JR

When a Colorado man advertises for a new roommate, he unwittingly attracts the attention of a profoundly sadistic murderer. Investigators attempt to identify the most difficult kind of killer to catch in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Murder of Aurora Man Remains Unsolved 15 Years Later but Police Still BelieveContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: OAKEY “AL” KITE JR”

HIGHWAY SERIAL KILLINGS: MURDER ON THE OPEN ROAD

It’s hard to catch a killer who never stops moving. So hard, in fact, that the FBI created a task force dedicated to finding and stopping serial killers who all share a single profession. We explore the connection between the open road and serial murder in this  subscribers-only bonus episode of Last Seen Alive. ThisContinue reading “HIGHWAY SERIAL KILLINGS: MURDER ON THE OPEN ROAD”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: BRITTANY LOCKLEAR

When a kindergartener is abducted while waiting for the school bus, hundreds of searchers scour small-town North Carolina and discover that their worst fears have come true. The murder of a beloved child haunts a community and remains an ongoing investigation in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research Brittany’s case for thisContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: BRITTANY LOCKLEAR”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: ALAN WHITE

When a Dallas man doesn’t make it home from an early-morning gym session in time to start the work day, his family immediately launches a search. A missing persons case takes a tragic turn for the worst—and the mysterious—in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Family Pleads for Safe ReturnContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: ALAN WHITE”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: CATHY SWARTZ

When a young mother is murdered in her Michigan home, the brutality of the crime is unprecedented in her small community. An enduring mystery remains unsolved despite a wealth of evidence in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Cold Case Files: Brutal Murder of Cathy Sue Swartz (Kristin Bien /Continue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: CATHY SWARTZ”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: SU TARASKIEWICZ

When a Boston woman is found dead in the trunk of her own car, it’s initially assumed she was the victim of a random crime. However, the discovery of a diary allows the victim to speak from beyond the grave and shed light on her own murder in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources usedContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: SU TARASKIEWICZ”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: HUGUES DE LA PLAZA

When a man is found stabbed to death inside his San Francisco apartment, the evidence located at the scene of the crime seems to contradict itself. A controversial, international investigation unfolds in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Who Killed Hugues de la Plaza? (Mary Spicuzza / SF Weekly) GruesomeContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: HUGUES DE LA PLAZA”

UNSOLVED TRIPLE HOMICIDE: WOMEN OF FLORENCE

When three women are killed with a knife inside a small town Montana beauty salon, investigators are nearly as stunned as the citizens they serve. A truly unusual crime remains unsolved twenty years later in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: The Florence Murders 20 Years Later (Jill Valley /Continue reading “UNSOLVED TRIPLE HOMICIDE: WOMEN OF FLORENCE”

UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: PATTY VAUGHAN

When a devoted mother disappears from her Texas home on Christmas day, investigators immediately suspect foul play. A bloody trail of evidence points to an obvious suspect and offers a surprising twist in this episode of Last Seen Alive. Sources used to research this episode: Family of Patty Vaughan Hopes for Answers 23 Years After SheContinue reading “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE: PATTY VAUGHAN”