19 episodes

Every year, more than 38,000 missing persons reports are made in Australia; that’s equal to one report every 15 minutes. Most are found quickly, but those who do not return home leave behind an immeasurable void and loved ones searching for answers. It’s like a nightmare that never ends. Hosted by former policeman turned journalist Meni Caroutas, The Missing will take listeners on an emotional journey with the hope of providing closure for families and friends of missing people.  Support this show at http://supporter.acast.com/the-missing

The Missing The Missing

    • True Crime
    • 3.4 • 10 Ratings

Every year, more than 38,000 missing persons reports are made in Australia; that’s equal to one report every 15 minutes. Most are found quickly, but those who do not return home leave behind an immeasurable void and loved ones searching for answers. It’s like a nightmare that never ends. Hosted by former policeman turned journalist Meni Caroutas, The Missing will take listeners on an emotional journey with the hope of providing closure for families and friends of missing people.  Support this show at http://supporter.acast.com/the-missing

    Solved. A Faceless Man. A Missing Tourist.

    Solved. A Faceless Man. A Missing Tourist.

    In Episode 18, “Solved. A Faceless Man. A Missing Tourist”, we crack not one but two long-term missing persons cases. Learn how a call from a listener, helped shed light on the unsolved cases that have baffled police for nearly 20 years.

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    • 38 min
    Taken.

    Taken.

    Crimes against children horrify us. Australia has a tragic history of children going missing. From the Beaumont children in 1966 to toddler William Tyrell more recently. In this episode Meni examines three chilling child kidnappings that remain unsolved.

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    • 30 min
    It hurts so much.

    It hurts so much.

    We have seen images of missing people on posters and on tv. We feel sad, but we have no idea of the heartbreak and trauma suffered by the families left behind. In this episode Meni explores this unresolved grief, through the eyes of the family of murdered schoolboy, Daniel Morcombe.

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    • 20 min
    The Nice Guy

    The Nice Guy

    Steven Goldsmith appeared to have the perfect life. A close loving family, a fantastic circle of friends and a great job, but one night he went missing after withdrawing money from an ATM. The disappearance of the 28 year old left his family and friends devastated, and the police baffled. Steven's parents David and Leslie have never stopped searching for their son.

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    • 13 min
    Kind and caring Christine.

    Kind and caring Christine.

    Christine Redford was a friend to everyone, who devoted her life to helping others. A grief counsellor and Salvation army volunteer, Christine was dearly loved by her family and friends. One day she walked out of her flat and vanished forever. Her disappearance in 1998 has baffled police and bewildered those close to her, who now fear the worst.

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    • 11 min
    They Must Be Found

    They Must Be Found

    Detective Inspector Glen Brown heads the NSW Police Missing Person's Registry, which has revolutionised the way police investigate missing persons cases. Since it's inception the registry has solved 30 long term missing persons cases. I talk to Glen about the new technologies and processes being used to find people who disappear.

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    • 26 min

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