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The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. The Vanished goes beyond conventional news reports to take a deep dive into the story of a different missing person each week. Host Marissa Jones brings you exclusive interviews with family members, friends, law enforcement and experts. What will The Vanished uncover next?

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The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. The Vanished goes beyond conventional news reports to take a deep dive into the story of a different missing person each week. Host Marissa Jones brings you exclusive interviews with family members, friends, law enforcement and experts. What will The Vanished uncover next?

    David Lovely

    David Lovely

    In August of 1985, 19-year-old David Lovely and his family were moving from their home in California to Massachusetts. David’s mother and sister were driving the moving truck while David rode his maroon 1978 Model 1100 Yamaha motorcycle. Every 30 miles or so, the family would stop to check on one another. During one stop in Evanston, WY, David told his family he wanted to continue on and that he would meet up with them at the next rest stop. At some point, David stopped in Fort Bridger, WY and called his aunt from the Bingo Truck Stop to tell her that his motorcycle had broken down. He said another man, who also had a motorcycle, had helped him fix whatever the issue was. David asked to his aunt to relay this message to his family when they called her at their next stop. Sadly, this would be the last time David’s family would hear from him. Nine days later, his motorcycle was found by campers on a dirt road near Sweetwater County Airport in Rock Springs, WY, but there was no sign of David.

    If you have any information in regards to the whereabouts of David Lovely please call Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sheriff's Department 307-872-6350, Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation 307-777-7181 or Huntington Beach, California Police Department 714-536-5641.

    This episode was co-researched and written by Marissa Jones and Erika Gwynn. To find more of Erika's work, please check out her podcast at https://www.apexandabyss.com.

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    • 53 min
    Paige Johnson

    Paige Johnson

    On September 23, 2010, 17-year-old Paige Johnson left her mother’s home in Florence, Kentucky to go hangout with a friend, Jacob Bumpass. At some point during that evening, Paige sent a message to her sister, saying “girl call me now, I need to talk to you ASAP.” Paige never returned home after that evening, and that is the last time anyone has ever heard from her. Jacob claims that he dropped Paige off at intersection in nearby Covington, KY, close to where her sister was staying. More than nine years later, Paige’s family is still waiting for her to come home and searching for answers as to what happened on the night that September night.

    If you have any information about the disappearance of Paige Johnson, please call the Covington Police Department at 859-292-2222. You may also call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST.

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Audrey Herron

    Audrey Herron

    On August 29, 2002, 31-year-old Audrey Herron finished up her shift at the healthcare facility where she worked in Catskill, NY around 11PM. She walked to her Jeep with some coworkers and said goodnight. The night was dark and rainy, however, Audrey had been making the same commute back and forth to work for years. According to her husband, Audrey never made it home that night and seemingly vanished into the night. Despite extensive searches, no trace of Audrey has ever been found. Over the years, many theories have surfaced as to what may have happened to Audrey on that rainy night more than 17 years ago.

    If you have any information about the disappearance of Audrey Herron, you may call the New York State Police at 518-622-8600.

    You can follow Audrey's case on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/192440030551/

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Brock Holmes

    Brock Holmes

    23-year-old Brock Holmes was last seen in Sultan, Washington on the evening of October 7, 2009. He played pool and had some drinks with friends at a local bar, and then headed across the street to a restaurant before ending up at the home of two of his friends. Two stories would emerge about Brock leaving the home that night, one was that he got into a car and the other that he left on foot to walk several miles home. Brock never made it home and he was never seen or heard from again.  

    If you have any information about the disappearance of Brock Holmes, you are urged to call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office at 425-388-3849.

    You can follow Brock’s case on social media at Missing: Brock Holmes.

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    • 51 min
    Judith Geurin

    Judith Geurin

    Judith Geurin was last seen in Sodus Point, NY in late January of 1991. Her boyfriend said that Judith had left to move to Florida but the only thing missing was Judith. She had left behind all of her belongings, even her car. The police did not have any reason to suspect foul play so Judith's case went cold for many years. There is no record of Judith accessing her finances or using her social security number after January of 1991. Years later, police began to suspect that Judith had been the victim of foul play.

    If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Judith Guerin please call the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at 315-946-5773 or 315-946-9771.

    This episode was co-researched and written by Marissa Jones and Erika Gwynn. To find more of Erika's work, please check out her podcast at https://www.apexandabyss.com.

    This episode was sponsored by:

    Quip- Get a free refill pack with the purchase of a Quip electric toothbrush. Visit GetQuip.com/vanished.

    You can find new episodes of The Vanished, completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.

    • 54 min
    Vinyette Teague

    Vinyette Teague

    On June 25, 1983, 18-month-old Vinyette Teague was in the company of her grandmother, extended family and neighbors while her parents took the evening off to go see a movie. It was a warm summer night in Chicago, Illinois, and Vinyette’s grandmother and a neighbor took turns holding the toddler while getting some fresh air in the open air hallways near their apartments. When the phone rang, her grandmother went in to take the call, and the neighbor set Vinyette down on the ground near a table where neighbors gathered playing games. When her grandmother returned, Vinyette was gone. She has never been seen again.

    If you have any information about the disappearance of Vinyette Teague, please call the Chicago Police Department at 312-747-5789. You may also call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or 1-800-843-5678.

    This episode was sponsored by:

    Ritual- Visit Ritual.com/Vanished for 10% off your first 3 months of Essential for Women vitamins.

    Zola- Go to Zola.com/MIA and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.

    Best Fiends- Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

    DoorDash- Download the DoorDash App and enter promo code VANISHED to get $5 off your purchase of $15 or more.

    You can find new episodes of The Vanished, completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

Sally Sommer ,

One of the best crime pods out there✌🏻

Its such a pleasant setup voice is easy for the ears.. love how the beloved of the missing are included. I can higly recommend this podcast.

Sally from Denmark😊

Sarakerstin ,

Amazing work

Melissa is an amazing podcaster giving voice to the families of the vanished!

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