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The Trail Went Cold is a true crime podcast where writer Robin Warder examines unsolved mysteries and offers his own theories as to what really happened.
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The Trail Went Cold – Episode 35 – Cindy Anderson

39:50 | Jun 7th, 2017

August 4, 1981. Toledo, Ohio. 20-year old Cindy Anderson shows up for her job as a legal secretary at a law firm. Later that morning, Cindy’s co-workers arrive at the locked office and are surprised to discover that she has vanished. A romance novel ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 16 – Tommy Zeigler (Part 2)

1:23:46 | Sep 14th, 2016

Christmas Eve 1975. Winter Garden, Florida. Police respond to call for help at the W.T. Zeigler Furniture Store and find one of the store’s owners, 30-year old Tommy Zeigler, bleeding from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Inside, they discover that fo...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 15 – Tommy Zeigler (Part 1)

56:37 | Aug 31st, 2016

Christmas Eve 1975. Winter Garden, Florida. Police respond to call for help at the W.T. Zeigler Furniture Store and find one of the store’s owners, 30-year old Tommy Zeigler, bleeding from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Inside, they discover that fo...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 2 – The Fort Worth Three

29:36 | Mar 2nd, 2016

December 23, 1974. 17-year old Mary Rachel Trlica, 14-year old Lisa Renee Wilson and 9-year old Julie Ann Moseley, a.k.a. the "Fort Worth Three", head on a shopping trip to a mall in Fort Worth, Texas. The three girls never return home and their aban...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 1 – Aeileen Conway

27:29 | Feb 12th, 2016

April 29, 1986. Lawton Oklahoma. A fifty-year-old housewife is killed in a flaming car crash, which is initially ruled to be accident. However, her husband uncovers strange evidence, suggesting that her death might be something far more sinister. Aft...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 124 – Ashley Estell

43:22 | May 15th

September 4, 1993. Plano, Texas. While attending a soccer game at Carpenter Park with her family, seven-year old Ashley Estell goes missing after an apparent abduction. The following day, Ashley is found strangled to death next to an isolated dirt ro...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 123 – Marie Blee

39:34 | May 8th

November 21, 1979. Craig, Colorado. After spending the evening at a dance, 15-year old Marie Blee heads to a party at a mobile home park, but never returns home. Two days later, Marie’s parents receive an anonymous phone call demanding a $5,000 ranso...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 122 – Linda Sherman

39:35 | May 1st

April 22, 1985. Vinita Park, Missouri. 27-year old wife and mother Linda Sherman does not show up for her shift at work and her abandoned car is soon discovered in an airport parking garage. Since Linda had recently filed for divorce from her control...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 121 – Glen & Bessie Hyde

46:41 | Apr 24th

November 15, 1928. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 29-year old Glen Hyde and his 22- year old wife, Bessie, decide to spend their honeymoon taking a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon down the rapids of the Colorado River and hope to attain a...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 120 – Amber Tuccaro & Jolene Cote

52:49 | Apr 17th

August 18, 2010. Leduc County, Alberta. While staying with her infant son and a friend at a motel, 20-year old Amber Tuccaro decides to hitchhike to Edmonton. She never returns and is subsequently reported missing. Two years later, police release aud...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 119 – Lindsay Baum

45:19 | Apr 10th

June 26, 2009. McCleary, Washington. After stopping by a friend’s house, 10-year old Lindsey Baum leaves to walk home. Even though her trip should have only taken ten minutes, Lindsey never arrives and is soon reported missing, but a massive search e...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 118 – Tom Roche

38:48 | Apr 3rd

September 13, 1991. Burbank, California. 37-year old Tom Roche makes plans to meet his spouse, Barbara Rondeau, for lunch, but never shows up. When Barbara returns to their apartment, she discovers that the front door is unlocked and Tom is missing. ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 117 – Ricky Hochstetler

53:40 | Mar 27th

January 10, 1999. Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. While walking home from a friend’s house during the early morning hours, 17-year old Ricky Hochstetler is fatally struck by a vehicle on the shoulder of a county highway in a hit-and-run. The Manitowoc C...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 116 – The Sarah Joe

40:42 | Mar 20th

February 11, 1979. Hana, Hawaii. Five men – 27-year old Scott Moorman, 31-year old Peter Hanchett, 38-year old Benjamin Kalama, 26-year old Patrick Woesner and 27-year old Ralph Malaiakini - leave the island of Maui on a fishing trip in a boat named ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 115 – Joey Lynn Offutt

0:00 | Mar 13th

July 12, 2007. Sykesville, Pennsylvania. The fire department shows up at the burning home of 33-year old Joey Lynn Offutt. The body of her six-week old infant son, Alexis Alfred Borden III, is in the bathtub, but Joey herself is nowhere to be found. ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 114 – Henry Baltimore Jr. and Oliver Munson

40:08 | Mar 6th

May 30, 1973. East Lansing, Michigan. The sister of 21-year old university student Henry Baltimore Jr. goes to meet him at his apartment, but discovers he is not there and eventually reports him missing. Nearly three months earlier, a pair of attacke...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 113 – The Cowden Family Murders

39:52 | Feb 27th

September 1, 1974. Jackson County, Oregon. 28-year old Richard Cowden, his 22-year old wife Belinda Cowden, and their two children, five-year old David and five-month old Melissa, are in the midst of a camping trip when they inexplicably vanish from ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 112 – The Springfield Three

1:12:23 | Feb 20th

June 7, 1992. Springfield, Missouri. After an evening of partying following their high school graduation, 19-year old Suzie Streeter and her 18-year old friend, Stacy McCall, decide to spend the night at Suzie’s house alongside Suzie’s 47-year old mo...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 111 – Tracey Kirkpatrick

44:57 | Feb 13th

March 15, 1989. Frederick, Maryland. 17-year old Tracey Kirkpatrick spends the evening working alone at a shopping center clothing store. Nearly two hours after the store was supposed to have been closed, a security guard discovers Tracey’s body in t...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 110 – The Mary Morris Murders

53:07 | Feb 6th

October 12, 2000. Houston, Texas. After leaving her home, 48-year old Mary Henderson Morris does not show up for work and her body is discovered inside her burned-out car on a remote road later that afternoon. Four days later, another Houston woman, ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 109 – Connie Smith

42:22 | Jan 30th

July 16, 1952. Salisbury, Connecticut. While spending the summer at Camp Sloane, ten-year old Connie Smith skips breakfast and leaves the campground. Numerous witnesses see Connie walking down the road and attempting to hitchhike, but before she reac...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 108 – Lester Garnier

44:54 | Jan 23rd

July 11, 1988. Walnut Creek, California. Lester Garnier, a 30-year old vice officer with the San Francisco Police Department, is found shot to death inside his car in a shopping center parking lot. Eyewitnesses recall seeing at least two unidentified...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 107 – Jessica Baggen

34:15 | Jan 16th

May 4, 1996. Sitka, Alaska. While walking home from her sister’s place after celebrating her 17th birthday, Jessica Baggen is attacked on a bicycle path. Her body is soon found in a wooded area, where she has been sexually assaulted and asphyxiated t...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 106 – Karen Denise Wells

45:51 | Jan 9th

April 12, 1994. Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 23-year old Karen Denise Wells has left on a cross-county road trip from her hometown in Oklahoma in order to visit her friend, Melissa Shepard, in New Jersey. After checking into a motel, Denise phones Melissa...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 105 – Judith Hyams

0:00 | Jan 2nd

September 14, 1965. Coral Gables, Florida. After leaving work, 22-year old Judith Hyams vanishes without a trace and her rental car is found abandoned in Atlanta. It turns out that Judith had become pregnant and was seeking an illegal abortion from a...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 104 – Q&A

1:56:36 | Dec 26th, 2018

Listeners of “The Trail Went Cold” have always had a number of questions about the podcast and its host, Robin Warder. What unsolved cold case have you covered which you’d most like an answer to? What is the biggest challenge of producing a weekly po...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 103 – The Great Mull Air Mystery

41:22 | Dec 19th, 2018

Christmas Eve 1975. The Isle of Mull, Scotland. 54-year old Peter Gibbs, a former Royal Air Force pilot and World War II veteran, has dinner with his girlfriend at the Glenforsa Hotel, but decides to go for an evening flight. After taking off from an...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 102 – Patty Vaughan

39:07 | Dec 12th, 2018

Christmas Day 1996. La Vernia, Texas. Patty Vaughan, a 32-year old mother of three, vanishes without a trace and her van is found abandoned by the side of the road the following day. According to her estranged husband, J.R. Vaughan, Patty had stormed...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 101 – Debbie Wolfe

39:06 | Dec 5th, 2018

December 26, 1985. Fayetteville, North Carolina. 28-year old nurse Debbie Wolfe leaves at the end of her shift at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, but does not show up for work the following morning. When Debbie’s mother checks her cabin, ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 100 – Trenny Gibson

0:00 | Nov 28th, 2018

October 8, 1976. Knoxville, Tennessee. 16-year old Trenny Gibson leaves on a high school field trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park alongside nearly 40 classmates. The students spend the day hiking through the park, but after Trenny is las...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 99 – Mona Blades

38:56 | Nov 21st, 2018

May 31, 1975. Hamilton, New Zealand. 18-year old Mona Blades leaves to hitchhike hundreds of kilometres in order to attend her nephew’s birthday in Hastings, but never arrives. After Mona is reported missing, witnesses would recall seeing her inside ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 98 – Kanika Powell & Sean Nicholas Green

41:35 | Nov 14th, 2018

August 28, 2008. Laurel, Maryland. While returning to her apartment after running errands, 28-year old Army veteran and government employee Kanika Powell is shot to death inside the building’s hallway. In the preceding days, Kanika claimed that separ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 97 – Jeremy Bright

40:59 | Nov 7th, 2018

August 14, 1986. Myrtle Point, Oregon. 14-year old Jeremy Bright attends a county fair with his younger sister, but after promising to meet her at a scheduled time, he does not show up and is never heard from again. After Jeremy is reported missing, ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 96 – The Keddie Cabin Murders

55:34 | Oct 31st, 2018

April 12, 1981. Keddie, California. 36-year old Sue Sharp, her 15-year old son John Sharp, and John’s 17-year old friend, Dana Wingate, are found brutally murdered inside Cabin 28 at the Keddie Resort. Sue’s 12-year old daughter, Tina Sharp, is missi...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Introducing Blackwood

11:23 | Oct 25th, 2018

Five years ago, Molly Weaver, Bryan Anderson, and Nathan Howell started a podcast focused on the local legend of a monster called The Blackwood Bugman. Quickly, the investigation grows out of their control, as they discover that, not only are the leg...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 95 – Chris Jenkins

57:57 | Oct 24th, 2018

October 31, 2002. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 21-year old university student Chris Jenkins celebrates Halloween by going to a local bar with friends. After he is ejected from the establishment, Chris vanishes without a trace and his body is found in the ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 94 – Evelyn Hartley

54:51 | Oct 17th, 2018

October 24, 1953. La Crosse, Wisconsin. The father of 15-year old Evelyn Hartley attempts to phone her while she is babysitting an infant child, but there is no answer at the house. After travelling there to check on her, he discovers that Evelyn has...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 93- Orange Socks & The Walker County Jane Doe

47:26 | Oct 10th, 2018

October 31, 1979. Williamson County, Texas. The nude body of a young woman is discovered in a concrete culvert next to Interstate 35. She has been strangled to death and is only clad in a pair of orange socks, but since she cannot be identified, “Ora...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Introducing Legal Wars

10:07 | Oct 9th, 2018

The courtroom can be a battlefield over money, people’s rights, and even their lives. For some cases, the consequences can affect us long after the verdict is read. Based on extensive interviews and court transcripts, Wondery’s new podcast LEGAL WARS...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 92 – Cindy Song

37:07 | Oct 3rd, 2018

November 1, 2001. State College, Pennsylvania. After spending Halloween night partying at a club with friends, 21-year old Penn State student Cindy Song is dropped off at her apartment complex at 4:00 AM. She is never heard from again, but some of he...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 91 – Amanda Tusing & Dana Stidham

39:56 | Sep 26th, 2018

June 14, 2000. Jonesboro, Arkansas. 20-year old Amanda Tusing leaves her fiancee’s apartment to drive home to her parents’ house, but never arrives. Her abandoned car is soon discovered by the side of the highway, but there is no sign of Amanda. Days...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 90 – Marlena Childress

48:45 | Sep 19th, 2018

April 16, 1987. Union City, Tennessee. Four-year old Marlena Childress vanishes from her front yard after her mother, Pamela Bailey, claims she saw a red car driving away from their house. Two months later, Pam confesses that she accidentally killed ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 89 – Beth Miller, Tiffany Sessions, and Tracy Kroh

45:41 | Sep 12th, 2018

August 16, 1983. Idaho Springs, Colorado. 14-year old Beth Miller leaves her home to go jogging, but never returns. The investigation uncovers some promising leads, including eyewitness accounts of a man in a red pick-up truck who was seen flirting w...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 88 – The Salomon Family

45:00 | Sep 5th, 2018

October 12, 1982. Los Angeles, California. 35-year old Sol Salomon, his 39-year old wife Elaine, his 15-year old stepdaughter Michelle, and their 9-year old son Mitchell all vanish without explanation from their home. Evidence suggests they were vict...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 87 – Stanley Gryziec

38:01 | Aug 29th, 2018

November 6, 1976. Rome, New York. 59-year old Stanley Gryziec and his wife, Esther, are attacked in their home by two masked intruders, who tie up Esther, ransack the place, and murder Stanley. Even though the original autopsy report states that Stan...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 86 – Michael Dunahee & Casey Bohun

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2018

March 24, 1991. Victoria, British Columbia. Four-year old Michael Dunahee accompanies his family to a football game at a local elementary school and after they park their car, Michael asks if he can go to a nearby playground. Within minutes, Michael’...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 85 – Mimi Boomhower

44:12 | Aug 15th, 2018

August 18, 1949. Los Angeles, California. After finishing a phone call with a friend, 48-year old widowed socialite Mimi Boomhower is not heard from for days. When police eventually check Mimi’s house, they discover that her lights are still on, an u...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 84 – Audrey Moate & Thomas Hotard

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2018

November 24, 1956. LaPlace, Louisiana. 46-year old married family man Thomas Hotard and 31-year old single mother Audrey Moate meet up to continue their secret affair, which they have been carrying on for years. The following day, Thomas’ body is dis...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 83 – Crystal Spencer

42:22 | Aug 1st, 2018

May 6, 1988. Burbank, California. Crystal Spencer, a 28-year old aspiring actress working as a topless dancer, phones her sister and mentions that she is feeling ill. This is the last time anyone ever hears from Crystal and one week later, her decomp...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 82 – Jonathan Luna

50:29 | Jul 25th, 2018

December 3, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland. While working on a plea agreement, 38-year old prosecutor Jonathan Luna leaves his office at the Federal District Court Building shortly before midnight. The following morning, Luna’s vehicle is discovered over ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 81 – Philip Cairns

42:32 | Jul 18th, 2018

October 23, 1986. Dublin, Ireland. After going home for lunch, 13-year old Philip Cairns leaves in order to return to school. He never arrives and vanishes without a trace. Six days later, Philip’s school bag appears in a laneway which had previously...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 80 – Eric Tamiyasu

37:59 | Jul 11th, 2018

June 25, 2001. Hood River, Oregon. During a date with a friend, 41-year old Eric Tamiyasu hears strange noises outside his home and discovers an unidentified shoeprint. After his friend leaves for the night, Eric is not heard from for five days. His ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 79 – Harold & Thelma Swain

49:06 | Jul 4th, 2018

March 11, 1985. Waverly, Georgia. While holding a Bible class at the Rising Daughters Baptist Church, 66-year old deacon Harold Swain is summoned to the vestibule by an unidentified man. Harold is soon shot to death and when his 63-year old wife, The...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 78 – Rena Paquette

39:37 | Jun 27th, 2018

February 3, 1964. Manchester, New Hampshire. The burned body of 54-year old Rena Paquette is discovered inside a pigsty on her family’s farm. Even though there are no containers for flammable substances at the scene, investigators believe that Rena s...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 77 – Paulette Gebara Farah

46:18 | Jun 20th, 2018

March 22, 2010. Huixquilucan, Mexico. Paulette Gebara Farah, a four-year girl with developmental disabilities, vanishes from her bedroom and a massive search campaign fails to turn up any trace of her. Nine days later, Paulette’s decomposing body is ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 76 – Michael Johnston, Rochelle Robinson, and Kurt McFall

48:17 | Jun 13th, 2018

June 27, 1994. Tacoma, Washington. 25-year old Michael Johnston and 19-year old Rochelle Robinson leave a get-together at a friend’s house. Later that morning, Michael is found shot to death outside Rochelle’s vehicle with his throat slashed. Rochell...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 75 – Amanda Gallion and Patrick Ghering

34:54 | Jun 6th, 2018

October 13, 1997. Gillette, Wyoming. 14-year old Amanda Gallion leaves her home for school, but never arrives and is reported missing. Suspicion turns towards Amanda’s 20-year old boyfriend, Patrick Ghering, who denies any knowledge of her disappeara...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 74 – John Iverson

47:13 | May 30th, 2018

January 4, 1991. Lake Havasu City, Arizona. 42-year old audio designer John Iverson disappears from his home after a meeting with a machinist named Jack Weber. According to Iverson’s spouse, Kathy Munro, Weber had robbed her at gunpoint before kidnap...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 73 – Dexter Stefonek

0:00 | May 23rd, 2018

November 19, 1985. Dawson County, Montana. After leaving his son’s farm in Oregon the previous day to take a lengthy road trip back to his home in Wisconsin, 67-year old Dexter Stefonek disappears and his burning car is discovered at an isolated rest...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 72 – Blair Adams

45:32 | May 16th, 2018

July 11, 1996. Knoxville, Tennessee. The body of 31-year old Blair Adams is discovered in a parking lot. He is nude from the waist down with $4,000 worth of American, Canadian and German currency scattered around his body, and the cause of death is d...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 71 – Lulu Courchesne

42:27 | May 9th, 2018

October 18, 1987. Rochester, New Hampshire. 34-year old Alene “Lulu” Courchesne is found strangled to death next to a turnpike outside of town. Even though Lulu is engaged to someone else, she had gone out on a date the previous night with a man name...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 70 – Tabitha Tuders & Heaven LaShae Ross

47:52 | May 2nd, 2018

April 29, 2003. Nashville, Tennessee. 13-year old Tabitha Tuders leaves her house for school and is last seen walking through her neighbourhood towards her bus stop. Tabitha never boards the bus or arrives at school and when she fails to return home ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 69 – Jacqueline Levitz

37:07 | Apr 25th, 2018

November 18, 1995. Vicksburg, Mississippi. 62-year old Jacqueline Levitz, the wealthy widowed heiress to a furniture empire, vanishes from her home. Two days later, blood stains and evidence of a violent struggle are discovered inside her bedroom, cr...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 68 – Ambrose Small

47:28 | Apr 18th, 2018

December 2, 1919. Toronto, Ontario. Ambrose Small, a wealthy 56-year old theater tycoon, has just completed a deal to sell off all his holdings for $1.7 million. After having a meeting with his lawyer at his office at the Grand Opera House, Small van...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 67 – Steve Sandlin

47:16 | Apr 11th, 2018

May 7, 1988. Mountainair, New Mexico. Steve Sandlin, a 21-year old rookie with the local police department, is found dead inside the station. He has been shot in the head and since the police chief pushes forward the theory that Steve’s death was eit...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Special Announcement – Patreon

07:12 | Apr 5th, 2018

April 5, 2018. Listeners of the “The Trail Went Cold” wake up to discover that after producing content for over two years, the podcast has suddenly made an appearance on Patreon. So I guess you could say… thank you for supporting our show! That’s ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 66 – Valerie Percy

41:54 | Apr 4th, 2018

September 18, 1966. Kenilworth, Illinois. 21-year old Valerie Percy, the daughter of Illinois Senatorial candidate Charles Percy, is bludgeoned and stabbed to death in her bedroom by an unknown intruder who has broken into her family’s affluent home....Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 65 – Kristen Tomlin

37:41 | Mar 28th, 2018

November 13, 1981. Stinson Beach, California. 44-year old John Paul Russell and 34-year old Bob Dozier emerge from the Pacific Ocean, claiming that their yacht, the Freedom II, sank after a large freighter crashed into them. John’s 30-year old wife, ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 64 – Reet Jurvetson

36:04 | Mar 21st, 2018

November 16, 1969. Los Angeles, California. The murdered body of a young white female is discovered on a ravine overlooking Mulholland Canyon. She has been stabbed 157 times, but since she cannot be identified, the victim simply becomes known as "Jan...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 63 – Andre Bryant, Christopher Dansby, and Shane Walker

36:33 | Mar 14th, 2018

March 29, 1989. Brooklyn, New York. A 22-year old African-American woman named Monique Rivera and her six-week old son, Andre Bryant, leave on a shopping trip with two unidentified women, but never return. The following day, Monique's murdered body i...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 62 – Dottie Caylor

52:40 | Mar 7th, 2018

June 12, 1985. Concord, California. Dottie Caylor, a 41-year old woman with a history of struggles with agoraphobia, is allegedly dropped off at a train station by her husband, Jule Caylor, before she leaves on a trip. The following day, Jule finds D...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 61 – Trevor Deely

36:35 | Feb 28th, 2018

December 8, 2000. Dublin, Ireland. After spending a rainy evening at a staff Christmas party, 22-year old Trevor Deely walks from a nightclub to his place of employment, the Bank of Ireland Asset Management headquarters. Trevor chats with a co-worker...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 60 – The Circleville Letters Case

0:00 | Feb 21st, 2018

August 19, 1977. Circleville, Ohio. After receiving a phone call, an angry Ron Gillispie frantically drives away from his home and dies after crashing into a tree. For the past several months, Ron's wife, Mary Gillispie, had been receiving anonymous ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 59 – Maureen Fields and Jodine Serrin

33:05 | Feb 14th, 2018

February 14, 2006. Pahrump, Nevada. While working her shift at a bank, 41-year old Maureen Fields expresses concern that something is going to happen to her. The following day, Maureen fails to show up for work and her husband, Paul Fields, claims he...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 58 – The Mathis Family Murders

45:08 | Feb 7th, 2018

September 8, 1981. Mount Vernon, South Dakota. 30-year old John Mathis contacts police to inform them that he has been shot in the arm after a struggle with a masked attacker on his farm. When police arrive, they discover that John's wife, LaDonna Ma...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 57 – Patrick Sean Kelly

40:41 | Jan 31st, 2018

May 5, 1996. Tijuana, Mexico. A young man is struck by a motorcycle while running across the highway and dies in hospital six days later. Three weeks pass before he is identified as Patrick Sean Kelly, a 22-year old Canadian film student who had gone...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 56 – Mary Marrs Cawein

43:59 | Jan 24th, 2018

July 5, 1965. Lexington, Kentucky. After a night of heavy drinking with her husband and another couple, 39-year old Mary Marrs Cawein returns home. When morning hits, Mary is found dead in her bedroom chair and an autopsy would reveal she was murdere...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 55 – Gary Grant Jr.

45:38 | Jan 17th, 2018

January 12, 1984. Atlantic City, New Jersey. Seven-year old Gary Grant Jr., the son of a local police detective, leaves his home after telling his mother he is meeting someone for an appointment. Two days later, Gary’s body is discovered in a vacant ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 54 – Kelly Dae Wilson

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

January 5, 1992. Gilmer, Texas. After finishing the night shift at a local video store, 17-year old Kelly Dae Wilson vanishes without explanation and her car is found in the parking lot with one of its tires slashed. Two years later, eight suspects, ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 53 – Ronald Hughes

43:36 | Jan 3rd, 2018

November 27, 1970. Ventura County, California. While representing Leslie Van Houten during the Manson Family’s murder trial, 35-year old attorney Ronald Hughes leaves to go on a camping trip. He never returns and his decomposed body is found wedged b...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 52 – Patricia Meehan & Morris Davis

40:22 | Dec 27th, 2017

April 20, 1989. Circle, Montana. While driving on the wrong side of a rural highway, 37-year old Patricia Meehan gets into a collision with another car. After staring blankly at the vehicle’s driver, Patricia walks out onto the prairie and disappears...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 51 – The Hatbox Baby

35:37 | Dec 20th, 2017

Christmas Eve 1931. Superior, Arizona. While driving through the desert, a couple named Ed and Julia Stewart experience a flat tire and pull over to a remote spot. They soon discover an abandoned newborn baby girl inside a hatbox and turn her over to...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 50 – Kevin Showalter

40:03 | Dec 13th, 2017

Christmas Eve, 1973. New London, Connecticut. While changing a tire, 20-year old Kevin Showalter is struck by a passing vehicle and killed in a hit-and-run. When the local police botch the investigation and make no effort to solve the case, Kevin’s m...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 49 – Donna Branion

59:29 | Dec 6th, 2017

December 22, 1967. Chicago, Illinois. After leaving work and picking up his son from school, Dr. John Branion, a prominent African-American physician who treated Martin Luther King Jr., returns home to discover that his wife, Donna Branion, has been ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 48 – The Yuba County Five

41:41 | Nov 29th, 2017

February 24, 1978. Chico, California. After embarking on a road trip to attend a basketball game, five mentally disabled young men - 24-year old Jackie Huett, 29-year old Bill Sterling, 30-year old Jack Madruga, 32-year old Ted Weiher, and 25-year ol...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 47 – Karyn Kupcinet

43:23 | Nov 22nd, 2017

November 30, 1963. West Hollywood, California. After not being heard from for over two days, the nude body of 22-year actress Karyn Kupcinet is discovered on the couch inside her apartment. Her death is initially suspected of being a drug overdose, b...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 32 – Sarah Fox

27:30 | Nov 15th, 2017

May 19, 2004. New York City. After leaving her apartment, 21-year old Julliard student Sarah Fox does not return and is found strangled to death in a wooded area at Inwood Hill Park six days later. Her nude body is posed in a ritualistic fashion and ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 46 – Tommy Burkett

53:09 | Nov 8th, 2017

December 1, 1991. Herndon, Virginia. The parents of 21-year old Tommy Burkett return home to find him dead in his bedroom, the apparent victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. When the authorities arrive, Tommy’s parents are immediately taken aback...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Interview With Scott Reeder: Suspect Convictions Season 2

29:04 | Nov 6th, 2017

June 15, 1998. Bloomington, Illinois. Three-year old Christina McNeil is discovered dead inside her bedroom and small cuts can be found in her window screen. The investigation soon focuses on Christina’s father, Barton McNeil, who is eventually convi...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 31 – Henry McCabe

27:49 | Nov 1st, 2017

September 7, 2015. Fridley, Minnesota. After spending the evening at a nightclub, 32-year old Henry McCabe is dropped off at a gas station by an acquaintance sometime after 2:00 AM. Shortly thereafter, Henry’s wife receives a phone call in which he s...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Enormous Stories 2017 Halloween Special

2:06:43 | Oct 31st, 2017

Happy Halloween, everyone! As a special piece of bonus content this month, "The Trail Went Cold" has participated in a joint collaboration with over a dozen podcasters in which each of us share our own scary Halloween-themed story. Hosted by Tyler fr...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 45 – Frederick Valentich

50:18 | Oct 25th, 2017

October 21, 1978. Cape Otway, Australia. After leaving on a seemingly routine training flight in a Cessna 182 aircraft, 20-year old pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes without explanation over Bass Strait. During a radio transmission, Valentich descri...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 30 – Brandon Swanson

36:51 | Oct 18th, 2017

May 14, 2008. Marshall, Minnesota. The parents of 19-year old Brandon Swanson receive a late-night phone call from their son, who claims that his car has become stuck in a ditch in the middle of nowhere. The Swansons leave to go pick Brandon up, but ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 44 – Joel Lovelien

36:36 | Oct 11th, 2017

October 27, 2007. Grand Forks, North Dakota. 38-year old Joel Lovelien and his fiancée attend a Halloween party at a local bar. When Joel takes a moment to step outside, he is beaten to death in the parking lot. The investigation leads to a suspect n...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 29 – Chaim Weiss

28:07 | Oct 4th, 2017

October 31, 1986. Long Beach, New York. Chaim Weiss, a 15-year old Orthodox Jewish rabbinical student, returns to his dormitory after attending Shabbat services at his yeshiva high school. The following morning, Chaim’s body is found on his dorm room...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 43 – Joan Risch

40:53 | Sep 27th, 2017

October 24, 1961. Lincoln, Massachusetts. 30-year old housewife and mother Joan Risch vanishes from her home and the evidence at the scene suggests a violent abduction. Witnesses report seeing a bloody, disoriented woman matching Joan’s description w...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 28 – Michael and Chucky Palmer

23:52 | Sep 20th, 2017

June 4, 1999. Wasilla, Alaska. While spending the night at a friend’s house, 15-year old Michael Palmer slips out to attend a graduation party. While biking home with friends, Michael vanishes without a trace, but his bicycle and sneakers are soon di...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 42 – Su Taraskiewicz

37:48 | Sep 13th, 2017

September 13, 1992. Boston, Massachusetts. While working as the ramp supervisor for Northwest Airlines at Logan International Airport, 27-year old Susan "Su" Taraskiewicz leaves in the middle of her shift to purchase food for her crew. She never retu...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 27 – Permon Gilbert

25:32 | Sep 6th, 2017

May 22, 1982. Hamersville, Ohio. 46-year old appliance repairman Permon Gilbert leaves his family’s home to perform some service calls. He never returns and his nude body is found in a ditch the following day. Investigators fail to turn up any strong...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 41 – Mary Agnes Moroney

38:04 | Aug 30th, 2017

May 15, 1930. Chicago, Illinois. After a newspaper ad seeks assistance for the poverty-stricken family of two-year old Mary Agnes Moroney, a woman calling herself Julia Otis shows up at their home to help. She offers to take Mary Agnes shopping to bu...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 26 – Elaine Johnson

21:35 | Aug 23rd, 2017

November 30, 1990. Parma, Ohio. 41-year old Elaine Johnson vanishes without explanation from her apartment complex. She leaves behind her car and wallet, along with clothes in the laundry room dryer, and is officially reported missing three days late...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 40 – William L. Toomey

45:56 | Aug 16th, 2017

December 4, 1982. Boise, Idaho. A stranger enters the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and takes his own life by swallowing a cyanide capsule. He carries a suicide note signed “William L. Toomey”, but this turns out to be a false name and the man is neve...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 25 – Angela Hammond

27:18 | Aug 9th, 2017

April 4, 1991. Clinton, Missouri. While driving home, 20-year old Angela Hammond stops at a phone booth to call her fiancee, Rob Shafer, and describes a suspicious-looking man in a pickup truck in the parking lot. Rob suddenly hears Angela scream and...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 39 – Latricia White, Dub Wackerhagen, and Chance Wackerhagen

36:29 | Aug 2nd, 2017

December 27, 1993. Lockhart, Texas. The body of 38-year old Latricia White is discovered in her bed after having been shot six times. Latricia’s live-in boyfriend, Lee “Dub” Wackerhagen, has vanished from their home, alongside his nine-year son, Chan...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 24 – The Truth Fellowship

24:18 | Jul 26th, 2017

July 13, 2007. Nannup, Australia. 27-year old Chantelle McDougall lives with her six-year old daughter, Leela, Leela’s 45-year old father, Simon Kadwell, and their 40-year old friend, Tony Popic. Chantelle tells her parents that they are all taking a...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 38 – Mary Shotwell Little

47:38 | Jul 19th, 2017

October 14, 1965. Atlanta, Georgia. After having dinner with a friend, 25-year old bank secretary Mary Shotwell Little vanishes without explanation. The following day, her abandoned vehicle is discovered with traces of blood and Mary’s neatly folded ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 23 – Alan Jeal

25:05 | Jul 12th, 2017

February 25, 2014. Perranporth, England. The nude body of an unidentified male is discovered after washing up on Perranporth Beach. The victim has a sock stuffed in his mouth, which has been tied in place by headphones. He is soon identified as Alan ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 37 – L’Enfant

41:33 | Jul 5th, 2017

July 1, 1974. Beirut, Lebanon. Bashir Kouchacji is kidnapped by a group of unidentified men who spend the next five days interrogating and torturing him for reasons he doesn’t understand. Nine years later, after Bashir has moved to Washington, D.C. a...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 22 – Paige Renkoski and Danielle Stislicki

23:47 | Jun 28th, 2017

May 24, 1990. Livingston County, Michigan. After dropping her mother off at Detroit Metropolitan Airport and spending the afternoon with a friend, 30-year old Paige Renkoski starts driving home. That evening, her abandoned vehicle is discovered with ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 36 – Clarence and Geneva Roberts

38:54 | Jun 21st, 2017

November 18, 1970. Nashville, Indiana. A barn located on the property of 52-year old Clarence Roberts burns to the ground and a charred body is found in the rubble. Clarence’s family assume the body is him, but since he was experiencing serious finan...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 21 – Maoma Ridings

23:53 | Jun 14th, 2017

August 29, 1943. Indianapolis, Indiana. 33-year old Maoma Ridings is serving as a corporal in the Women’s Army Corps at Camp Atterbury and checks into a room at the Claypool Hotel. Later that evening, Corporal Ridings is found murdered on her bed. Sh...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 20 – Leigh Occhi

27:18 | May 31st, 2017

August 27, 1992. Tupelo, Mississippi. While Hurricane Andrew moves over the area, 13-year old Leigh Occhi is left home alone for the day by her mother, Vickie Felton. When Vickie fails to reach her daughter from work, she rushes home to discover that...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 34 – Dickie Hovey and Eric Jones

35:59 | May 24th, 2017

December 17, 1967. The skeletal remains of an unidentified male are found in Balsam Lake Provincial Park near Coboconk, Ontario, Canada. Five months later, the decomposing body of another unidentified male is discovered in a field near the village of...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Pamela Butler Update

12:51 | May 20th, 2017

Back in January, we released a minisode about the disappearance of 47-year old Pamela Butler, who vanished from her Washington, D.C. home in February 2009. Even though Pam’s house was covered by security cameras, none of the surveillance footage show...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 19 – Penny Bell

23:47 | May 17th, 2017

June 6, 1991. Greenford, England. While leaving her family’s home, 43-year old Penny Bell tells a group of builders that she is running late for an appointment. Later that morning, Penny is discovered dead inside her vehicle after being brutally stab...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 33 – The Orange Sock Murders

43:55 | May 10th, 2017

January 6, 1982. Breckenridge, Colorado. After finishing her shift at work, 29-year old Bobbie Oberholtzer phones her husband to say she is going out for drinks with friends. Bobbie never returns home and is found shot to death the following day. Str...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 18 – Cleashindra Hall

27:49 | May 3rd, 2017

May 9, 1994. Pine Bluff, Arkansas. 18-year old Cleashindra Hall phones her mother from her workplace to say she will be working late and might be calling again once her shift ends. Cleashindra never phones back and does not return home. Cleashindra’s...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 32 – Terri McClure

43:48 | Apr 26th, 2017

January 14, 1983. 62-year old Terri McClure travels from her hometown of Reno, Nevada to attend the wedding of her son, Tim, in Lake Tahoe. After leaving the reception that night, Terri does not return home. Three days later, she is found shot to dea...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 17 – Elizabeth Campbell

20:23 | Apr 19th, 2017

April 25, 1988. Copperas Cove, Texas. After an argument with her boyfriend, 20-year old college student Elizabeth Campbell storms out of his house and receives a ride to a convenience store. After phoning her boyfriend and making an unsuccessful atte...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 31 – Holly Staker

48:17 | Apr 12th, 2017

August 17, 1992. Waukegan, Illinois. While babysitting two children, 11-year old Holly Staker is sexually assaulted and brutally murdered inside their apartment. Two months later, a suspect named Juan Rivera is brought in for questioning and confesse...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 16 – Ylenia Carrisi

26:17 | Apr 5th, 2017

January 6, 1994. Ylenia Carrisi, the 23-year old daughter of the famous Italian singing duo, Al Bano and Romina Power, and a minor celebrity in her native country, has embarked on a solo trip around the world. Shortly after arriving in New Orleans, Y...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 30 – Kurt Sova

40:14 | Mar 29th, 2017

October 23, 1981. Newburgh Heights, Ohio. 17-year old Kurt Sova goes out to spend the evening with friends, but does not return home. When Kurt’s parents go searching for him, they learn that he vanished after getting drunk at a party. Five days afte...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 15 – Matt Flores

22:19 | Mar 22nd, 2017

March 24, 1994. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Matt Flores begins a new job at a computer company called Applied Materials, Inc.. One morning, Matt shows up for a training session at their headquarters in Silicon Valley, but after pa...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 29 – Virginia Carpenter

36:27 | Mar 15th, 2017

June 1, 1948. Denton, Texas. 21-year old Virginia Carpenter takes a train trip from her hometown of Texarkana to enrol at the Texas State College for Women. That evening, Virginia is dropped off at her dorm by a cab driver, who claims he last saw her...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 14 – The Patanela

28:30 | Mar 8th, 2017

November 8, 1988. Botany Bay, Australia. A radio operator receives three calls from Ken Jones, the skipper of a steel schooner called the Patanela. The yacht is currently in the midst of a month-long voyage to Airlie Beach, and Ken Jones’ wife, Noree...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 28 – Mike Riemer and Diana Robertson

38:23 | Mar 1st, 2017

December 12, 1985. 36-year old Mike Riemer and his 21-year old girlfriend Diana Robertson leave their home in Puyallup, Washington to take their two-year old daughter, Crystal, out for a day in the woods to get a Christmas tree. That afternoon, Cryst...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 13 – Brooke Henson

20:34 | Feb 22nd, 2017

July 4, 1999. Travelers Rest, South Carolina. The parents of 20-year old Brooke Henson return home to find her sitting on the front porch at 2:00 AM. Brooke tells them she is going to walk to a nearby store to buy cigarettes, but she does not return ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 27 – David Bacon

41:52 | Feb 15th, 2017

September 12, 1943. Los Angeles, California. David Bacon, a 29-year old actor who has just played the title character in the serial drama “The Masked Marvel”, tells his wife he is planning to go swimming and leaves their home. Later that afternoon, B...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 12 – Dale Kerstetter

22:55 | Feb 8th, 2017

September 12, 1987. Bradford, Pennsylvania. 50-year old Dale Kerstetter shows up to work the overnight shift as a security guard at the Corning Glassworks plant. The following morning, Dale is discovered to be missing and he is never heard from again...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 26 – Jean Moore

35:13 | Feb 1st, 2017

April 9, 1992. 59-year old Jean Moore and her 70-year old fiancee, Al Henderson, have traveled from their hometown of Apple Valley, California for a vacation in Laughlin, Nevada. On the morning they were planning to return home, Al claims he dropped ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Bonus Episode – Interview With Scott Reeder

53:10 | Jan 30th, 2017

September 17, 1990. Davenport, Iowa. Jennifer Lewis, a nine-year old girl from nearby Rock Island, Illinois, is found murdered on a school playground and her body has been set on fire. A man named Stanley Liggins is soon convicted of the crime, but t...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 11 – Jonelle Matthews

19:50 | Jan 25th, 2017

December 20, 1984. Greeley, Colorado. After singing in a choir at a Christmas performance, 12-year old Jonelle Matthews is dropped off at her family’s house by a friend. When Jonelle’s father returns home later that evening, he is horrified to discov...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 25 – Hugues de la Plaza

30:30 | Jan 18th, 2017

June 2, 2007. San Francisco, California. Hugues de la Plaza, a 36-year old sound engineer with dual French and American citizenship, returns to his apartment after spending the evening at a club. When morning hits, Hugues is found stabbed to death. S...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 10 – Pamela Butler

21:26 | Jan 11th, 2017

February 12, 2009. Washington, D.C.. 47-year old Pamela Butler phones her mother to say that she is planning to take her out on Valentine’s Day. Pam never shows up and after not hearing from her for several days, her family checks her house and disco...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 24 – Patsy Wright

29:47 | Jan 4th, 2017

October 23, 1987. Arlington, Texas. 43-year old Patsy Wright phones up her sister in the middle of the night to complain that she has become nauseous after taking some NyQuil, but collapses during the call and soon passes away. An autopsy eventually ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 9 – Russell Evans

21:31 | Dec 28th, 2016

June 4, 1989. Spokane, Washington. 13-year old Russell Evans heads home after spending the evening with friends, but is soon found seriously injured in the middle of the road. Russell eventually succumbs to his injuries and the official ruling by pol...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 23 – The Sodder Children

42:28 | Dec 21st, 2016

Christmas Eve 1945. Fayetteville, West Virginia. George and Jenny Sodder are preparing to celebrate the holidays with nine of their children, but shortly after they go to bed, their home burns completely to the ground. When the smoke clears, five of ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 8 – Helen Dymond

22:03 | Dec 14th, 2016

June 28, 1981. Tilden Township, Michigan. After a night of drinking at a local club, 48-year old Helen Dymond and her husband Roy get into an argument in the parking lot. Roy drives home without his wife and Helen decides to walk from the club to her...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 22 – Doreen Picard and Susan Laferte

41:23 | Dec 7th, 2016

February 19, 1982. Woonsocket, Rhode Island. 27-year old Susan Laferte and 22-year old Doreen Picard are both attacked in the basement of their apartment house by an assailant who bludgeons them with a pipe. Doreen is killed and Susan remains in a co...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 7 – Deborah Poe

17:22 | Nov 30th, 2016

February 4, 1990. Orlando, Florida. 26-year old Deborah Poe shows up to work the graveyard shift at a Circle K convenience store. At around 4:00 AM, the store is discovered to be empty and Deborah is reported missing. Less than an hour beforehand, a ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 21 – Renee & Andrew MacRae

33:24 | Nov 23rd, 2016

November 12, 1976. Inverness, Scotland. 36-year old Renee MacRae and her 3-year old son Andrew leave on a weekend trip, supposedly to visit Renee’s sister. Later that night, their flaming vehicle is discovered at an isolated lay-by next to the A9, bu...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 6 – Eva Kay Wenal

18:21 | Nov 16th, 2016

May 1, 2008. Lawrenceville, Georgia. Millionaire real estate developer Hal Wenal returns home to discover that his 60-year old wife, Eva Kay Wenal, has been murdered. The only lead is an eyewitness sighting of a suspicious man in the neighbourhood ar...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 20 – Chuck Morgan and Doug Johnston

40:08 | Nov 9th, 2016

June 18, 1977. Tucson, Arizona. After disappearing from his family for eleven days, the body of escrow company owner Charles “Chuck” Morgan is found outside his vehicle in the desert. He has been shot in the back of the head and is carrying a two-dol...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 5 – Asha Degree

18:10 | Nov 2nd, 2016

February 14, 2000. Shelby, North Carolina. The parents of nine-year old Asha Degree wake up to discover that she has vanished from her bedroom. After she is reported missing, witnesses come forward to report having seen Asha walk down the highway ear...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 19 – Artemus Ogletree

40:31 | Oct 26th, 2016

January 4, 1935. The nude body of a young man named Roland T. Owen is discovered inside Room 1046 of the Hotel President in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been tied up, beaten and stabbed and dies after being taken to the hospital. It turns out that “...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 4 – Donna Lass

21:06 | Oct 19th, 2016

September 6, 1970. South Lake Tahoe, California. 25-year old nurse Donna Lass is nearing the end of her shift at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel-Casino when she vanishes without explanation. Her landlord and boss soon receive phone calls from an unidentified ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 18 – Cindy James

44:25 | Oct 12th, 2016

June 8, 1989. Richmond, British Columbia. Two weeks after she disappeared, the body of 44-year old Cindy James is found in the yard of an abandoned house. Her hands and feet have been tied behind her back and her cause of death is determined to be an...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 3 – Albert Dekker

19:55 | Oct 5th, 2016

May 5, 1968. After not hearing from him for three days, the fiancee of 62-year old character actor Albert Dekker (star of such films as “Dr. Cyclops”, “Kiss Me Deadly” and “The Wild Bunch”) enters his Hollywood apartment. She is horrified to discover...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 17 – The Lady of the Dunes

33:06 | Sep 28th, 2016

July 26, 1974. The nude decomposed body of a young woman is discovered at the Race Point Dunes outside of Provincetown, Massachusetts. The woman has been murdered via blunt force trauma to the head, but carries no identification. In spite of an exten...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 2 – Lynne Schulze

16:32 | Sep 21st, 2016

December 10, 1971. Middlebury, Vermont. 18-year old Middlebury College student Lynne Schulze is scheduled to take one of her final exams. While walking to the exam with her friends, Lynne remembers that she has forgotten her pen and returns to her do...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Minisode 1 – The Blind River Rest Stop Murders

16:04 | Sep 7th, 2016

June 28, 1991. An elderly couple named Gord and Jackie McAllister drive their motor home into an isolated rest stop near Blind River, Ontario, in order to spend the night. They are awakened by an armed man, who robs them before shooting Jackie to dea...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 14 – Edward Maps

39:08 | Aug 17th, 2016

January 21, 1962. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Authorities arrive at the burning home of Edward Maps to discover that his wife, Christine, has been bludgeoned to death and their four-month old daughter, Julie Louise, has died of smoke inhalation. Edwar...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 13 – Father Rivera and Father Kerrigan

31:11 | Aug 3rd, 2016

August 7, 1982. Santa Fe, New Mexico. A Catholic priest named Father Reynaldo Rivera receives a phone call from a man asking him to administer last rites to a dying relative. After leaving to meet this man at a rest stop, Father Rivera disappears and...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 12 – The Millbrook Twins

27:58 | Jul 20th, 2016

March 18, 1990. Augusta, Georgia. Fifteen-year old twin sisters, Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook, are heading back to their family’s apartment when they decide to stop off at a gas station to buy some food. After leaving the store, the twins never r...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 11 – Michael Rosenblum

40:27 | Jul 7th, 2016

February 14, 1980. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While recovering from a bad drug hangover, 25-year old Michael Rosenblum drives off in his girlfriend’s car and vanishes without a trace. The vehicle is soon found abandoned by the Baldwin Borough Police D...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 10 – Eloise Worledge

43:06 | Jun 22nd, 2016

January 13, 1976. Beaumaris, Australia. The family of eight-year old Eloise Worledge wake up to discover she has mysteriously vanished from their suburban home and that an opening has been cut in the flyscreen window inside Eloise’s bedroom. Eyewitne...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 9 – Don Kemp

35:13 | Jun 8th, 2016

November 16, 1982. An abandoned SUV is discovered in the middle of a desolate Wyoming prairie and numerous possessions are scattered all over the highway. The vehicle belongs to Don Kemp, a former New York City ad executive who has left his old life ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 8 – The El Dorado Jane Doe

36:38 | May 25th, 2016

July 10, 1991. El Dorado, Arkansas. A young blonde woman known to her friends as “Mercedes” is shot to death by her estranged ex-boyfriend at a seedy motel. It turns out Mercedes has been living under a stolen identity and no one in her life – not ev...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 7 – Judy Smith

33:32 | May 11th, 2016

On April 9, 1997, Judy Smith, a 50-year old wife and mother from Newton, Massachusetts, decided to accompany her husband, Jeff, on a business trip to Philadelphia. The following day, Judy set out to do some sightseeing in the city while her husband a...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 6 – Laureen Rahn

29:26 | Apr 27th, 2016

April 26, 1980. Manchester, New Hampshire. Judith Rahn goes out of town, leaving her 14-year old daughter, Laureen, alone at their apartment. When Judith returns home late that night, she discovers that one of Laureen's friends is sleeping in her bed...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 5 – Terrance Williams and Felipe Santos

34:47 | Apr 13th, 2016

October 1, 2003. Naples, Florida. A Mexican national named Felipe Santos gets into a minor traffic accident and mysteriously disappears after being taken into custody by the police. Three months later, another Naples man named Terrance Williams also ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 4 – Rhonda Hinson

25:11 | Mar 30th, 2016

December 22, 1981. 19-year old Rhonda Hinson attends an office Christmas party in Hickory, North Carolina. Sometime after midnight, Rhonda is driving back home when she is struck by a bullet fired from a high-powered rifle, killing her instantly and ...Show More
The Trail Went Cold – Episode 3 – David Cox

28:05 | Mar 16th, 2016

January 5, 1994. A former Marine named David Cox vanishes from his home in Medfield, Massachusetts and is found shot to death three months later. In 1986, Cox had been involved in a controversial “Code Red” hazing incident while stationed at Guantana...Show More