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Thin Air Podcast

Thin Air Podcast

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A true-crime podcast dedicated to investigating missing persons cases from around the world.
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Episode 40 - Darwin Vest (Part 2)

1:04:40 | Mar 28th, 2018

In today's part 2 on the disappearance of Darwin Vest, we cover all of the evidence for foul play, as found in police records and conversations with Rebecca Vest, Darwin's sister, and Annie, another member of Darwin's family. We also discuss why poli...Show More
Episode 39 - Darwin Vest (Part 1)

47:00 | Mar 15th, 2018

Darwin K. Vest was known for his brilliant insight and scientific mind. In the 80's, he conducted a famous study about Hobo Spiders which changed how the arachnid was perceived. But when Darwin went missing in the early morning hours of June 2nd, 199...Show More
Episode 38 - Paul J. Fronczak

54:13 | Feb 27th, 2018

April 26th, 1964. Dora and Chester Fronczak are at Chicago's Michael Reese Hospital after giving birth to their first child, a son named Paul. Around 9:30 a.m., a woman - who Dora assumed was a nurse, entered the room, looked at Paul and left. 4 hour...Show More
Episode 37 - Joann Hakes

41:45 | Feb 13th, 2018

In January of 2015, 42-year-old Joann Hakes went missing from Afton, Wyoming. She had been living at the Silver Stream Lodge with her boyfriend, a man named Ronald Weerheim. On the night of January 3rd, Joann and Ronald were drinking at the bar on th...Show More
Episode 36 - Shawn Dickerson

46:06 | Feb 1st, 2018

Around 11 a.m. on Dec. 2nd, 2011, 23-year-old Shawn Dickerson left his San Francisco house in a hurry -- his roommate and friend, Anjuli, thought he was late for work at Rolo, a men's clothing store. But rather than going to work, it appears that Sha...Show More
Episode 35 - Wanda Lemons (Part 2)

48:32 | Dec 19th, 2017

Last week, we discussed the disappearance of Wanda Lemons in the context of the other missing and deceased women of Chillicothe. But Megan, Wanda's daughter, argued that her mother's case was unrelated to the other women - that, despite having a simi...Show More
Episode 34 - Wanda Lemons (Part 1)

47:56 | Dec 12th, 2017

38-year-old Wanda Lemons went missing in Chillicothe, Ohio on or around November 4th, 2014. Her case is one of six women who either went missing or were found dead in Chillicothe between May of 2014 and June of 2015. These stories quickly gained nati...Show More
Episode 33 - Jesse Ross

56:53 | Nov 28th, 2017

19-year-old Jesse Ross was visiting Chicago while attending a model UN conference with teammates from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.  Around 2 am on November 21st, 2006, Jesse is called to an emergency meeting of the UN conference's securi...Show More
Episode 32 - Steven Allen Davis

46:25 | Oct 30th, 2017

Halloween, 1986. 23 year old Steven Allen Davis clocked out of work in downtown San Francisco, California. He has never been seen or heard from since. A year prior to his disappearance, Steve asked his mother Rosetta what she would do if he just vani...Show More
Episode 31 - Nancy Paulikas

1:18:44 | Oct 10th, 2017

On October 15th, 2016, 55 year old Nancy Paulikas visited the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, also known as LACMA, with her husband Kirk and some other family members. The year before, Nancy was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease. She h...Show More
Episode 30 - Darwyn Hope

1:09:20 | Sep 26th, 2017

Darwyn Hope went missing on July 12th, 2016 from Boise, Idaho. Darwyn was 92 years old at the time, and was suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts brought on by a painful medical condition. He had scheduled a surgery to fix the condition, bu...Show More
Episode 29 - Andrew Gosden

1:04:46 | Sep 11th, 2017

On the morning of September 14th, 2007, 14 year old Andrew Gosden left his home in Doncaster, England. His parents believed he was on his way to school, but Andrew had other plans. Instead, he returned home, changed his clothes, and caught a train to...Show More
Episode 28 - Lyle Stevik

56:32 | Aug 28th, 2017

On September 17th, 2001, police were called to a suicide at the Lake Quinault Hotel in Amanda Park, Washington. The man, who had checked into the hotel with the name Lyle Stevik, had hanged himself. Police assumed an open and shut case. But Lyle was ...Show More
Episode 27 - Rick Garay

1:07:04 | Aug 7th, 2017

Jose Ricardo Garay, who went by Rick, was last seen on or around July 30th, 2009. Rick’s case is complicated and controversial because he went missing while attempting to enter the country illegally through the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. In this epis...Show More
Episode 26 - Unique Harris

51:23 | Jul 24th, 2017

In the early morning hours of October 10th, 2010, Unique Harris went missing from her Washington D.C. apartment while her two sons and great niece slept in the next room. She has never been seen or heard from again. In this episode we speak to Unique...Show More
Episode 25 - David Blockett

55:34 | Jul 11th, 2017

David Ezell Blockett went missing on December 11th, 1980 in Newport News, Virginia. He was only 15 days old. Today's episode examines David's case with his brother, Frederick, and reporter Jessica Larche. We also discuss the issue of infant abductio...Show More
Episode 24 - James Rowe

53:28 | Jun 26th, 2017

James Rowe went missing from the small community of Crestone, Colorado on July 30th, 2004. On that day, James drove his Jeep 17-miles outside of the city limits, parked his car along the side of the road, walked back to town, had a short conversation...Show More
Episode 23 - David Sneddon (Part 2)

1:12:33 | Jun 13th, 2017

In Part 2 of our coverage of David Sneddon, a 24 year old American student who went missing in Yunnan Province, China in 2004, we discuss the evidence that David Sneddon was abducted by North Korea. We return to our conversations with David’s brother...Show More
Episode 22 - David Sneddon (Part 1)

59:06 | May 29th, 2017

24-year-old David Sneddon went missing in August, 2004 from Yunnan Province, China, near an area called the Tiger Leaping Gorge. David had been studying in Beijing, and was traveling around Southern China before returning home. In this episode, part ...Show More
Episode 21 - Cameron Remmer (Part 2)

48:28 | Apr 24th, 2017

Cameron Remmer disappeared from San Francisco in October, 2011. Since his disappearance many questions have remained about the time he spent in San Francisco. On this episode, we speak to Adrienne, a woman he had met on his stay in San Francisco, and...Show More
Episode 20 - Cameron Remmer (Part 1)

51:15 | Apr 11th, 2017

In October of 2011, Cameron Remmer disappeared after traveling to San Francisco on a business trip. Did Cameron leave on his own volition or did something more sinister happen? In Part 1 of this two-part special, we examine Cameron's life before his ...Show More
Episode 19 - Asha Kreimer (Part 2)

52:15 | Mar 28th, 2017

In Part 2, our conclusion to the Asha Kremier story, Jordan speaks to Asha's then boyfriend, Jamai Gayle. Jamai tells his side of the story about the days leading up to Asha's disappearance and what life has been like without her. If you haven't li...Show More
Episode 18 - Asha Kreimer (Part 1)

37:10 | Mar 14th, 2017

26 year old Asha Kreimer disappeared in the midst of a mental health crisis from Point Arena, California, where she walked out of the Rollerville Cafe and hasn't been seen since. Her mother Jeannie talks to us about her daughter's disappearance, her ...Show More
Episode 17 - Cloudia Leslie Wells

39:04 | Feb 27th, 2017

This episode of Thin Air features two very similar stories of women, both mothers, whose mental illness and addiction led them to live a life on the streets. For the past two decades, Robin Burton has been searching for her mother, Cloudia Leslie Wel...Show More
Episode 16 - Donald Taylor

31:20 | Feb 13th, 2017

33 year old Donald Taylor went missing after a party in McKinney, Texas, on January 3rd 2016, leaving few clues behind. Did he walk away from his life, or is something more sinister involved?
Episode 15 - Macin Smith

38:17 | Jan 23rd, 2017

On September 1st, 2015, Macin Smith left his parents' home in St. George, Utah and was never seen again. Did Macin leave that morning to harm himself or did he want to start life over somewhere new?
Episode 14 - Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible

38:53 | Jan 10th, 2017

Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible went missing on Dec. 30th, 1999 after Ashley's parents, Danny and Kathy, were found murdered in their home, a trailer which had been set on fire. In episode 14, we speak to Lorene Bible, Lauria's mother.
Episode 13 - Reny Jose

50:56 | Nov 29th, 2016

On a spring break trip to Panama City in March 2014, Reny's friends report that he made comments about running off and hurting himself. After that, he was never heard from again. While many believe that Reny committed suicide, others believe that he...Show More
Episode 12 - Evelyn Hartley

40:28 | Nov 8th, 2016

Fifteen year old Evelyn Harley went missing on October 24th, 1953 from La Crosse, Wisconsin while babysitting. Despite an extensive search, initial clues and early leads, Evelyn was never found and no one was ever charged in the case.
Episode 11 - Trudy Appleby

30:36 | Oct 24th, 2016

On August 21st, 1996 Trudy Appleby vanished from her home in Moline, Illinois. In this episode, Daniel speaks to Amber, Trudy's best friend, and Kelly, Amber's mom, about their relationship with Trudy, the day of her disappearance, as well as a recen...Show More
Episode 10 - Renee Lamanna

42:56 | Oct 10th, 2016

Renee Martine Lamanna went missing on January 8th, 1994 from Ocean City, New Jersey after a mental health crisis. Jordan talks with Renee's sister, Margaret, about the circumstances in Renee's life that led to the disappearance, how families of the m...Show More
Episode 9 - Ayla Reynolds

36:17 | Jun 7th, 2016

Ayla Reynolds disappeared from her crib on December 16th, 2011. Still missing after five years, her grandfather, Ronnie, believes Ayla didn't disappear from her crib and was, instead, met with foul play.
Episode 8 - Jeannette And Dannette Millbrook

36:04 | May 17th, 2016

Twin sisters Jeannette and Dannette Millbrooks went missing from Augusta, Georgia in 1990. However, due to a series of mishaps by local law enforcement, their case was never fully investigated. But now--more than two decades later--their sister, Shan...Show More
Episode 7 - Richard Lepsy

52:50 | May 2nd, 2016

Richard Lepsy disappeared from Grayling, Michigan in 1969. For nearly forty years his case remained un-investigated. That is until 2014, when a startling comparison was made between Lepsy's case and another unsolved disappearance from 1971.
Episode 6 - Timmothy Pitzen

31:30 | Apr 15th, 2016

Six-year-old Timothy Pitzen was last seen on May 13th, 2011. Two days prior he was kidnapped by his mother, Amy, who checked him out of school without his father's consent.
Episode 5 - Marie Ann Watson (Part 3)

48:35 | Mar 18th, 2016

In this episode, we get in contact with Marie's daughter Sandi. She describes memories of her mother, life with the Rogers, and the abuse she experienced as a child.
Episode 4 - Deborah Dee Sykes

35:00 | Mar 5th, 2016

Deborah Dee Sykes disappeared from Rathdrum, Idaho in 2005 after a night of drinking. Was Deborah Dee Sykes a victim of foul play or did she go missing voluntarily?
Episode 3 - Marie Ann Watson (Part 2)

57:55 | Feb 19th, 2016

In episode 3, Jordan concludes the story of Marie Ann Watson, a single mother who disappeared from Idaho in 1977.
Episode 2 - Marie Ann Watson (Part 1)

50:29 | Feb 6th, 2016

On the first episode of a two-part series, Jordan reports on the disappearance of Marie Ann Watson--a mother of two who disappeared from Idaho in 1977 while in the midst of a custody battle.
Episode 1 - Charlie Allen Jr

34:10 | Jan 17th, 2016

On our debut episode, Daniel reports on the disappearance of Charlie Allen Jr., a college senior who disappears under mysterious circumstance in the winter of 2007.
Podcast Trailer

01:20 | Dec 28th, 2015

A trailer for our upcoming episode of Thin Air.