11 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. 

The Missing The Missing

    • True Crime
    • 3.5, 11 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. 

    The Missing Frenchie

    The Missing Frenchie

    A triple 0 call from a notorious suicide spot, sparks a nationwide search for a missing French tourist. Did Antoine Herran leap to his death, or did he fake his death in an elaborate hoax to begin a new life
     
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    • 17 min
    My Missing Half. Part 2

    My Missing Half. Part 2

    In Part 2 of the Lynette Melbin disappearance, a dogged ex Detective excavates a Sydney Park searching for the missing 15 year old girls remains. After 48 years of searching, and not knowing what happened to Lynette, will her family finally get closure.
     
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    • 32 min
    My Missing Half Part 1

    My Missing Half Part 1

    15 year old Lynette Melbin vanished in 1972. Now 48 years later her families unrelenting search for answers and the dogged determination of an ex cop may finally solve her disappearance
     
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    • 35 min
    Before it's too late

    Before it's too late

    Not every case we cover has to end in despair or an ongoing sense of confusion - loved ones never having the answers they crave. An elderly man in Sydney, who suffered from a chronic heart condition had a race against time, and remarkably he survived. This episode is about incredible survival against incredible odds.
     
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    • 19 min
    Loss of Innocence

    Loss of Innocence

    One night in July 1979 two teenagers in the Illawarra told their families they were going out to the movies. They never came home. Four decades later, ex-classmates at Lake Illawarra high school caught up for a sobering 40-year reunion. Meni attended the event and spoke to those who knew Kay Docherty and Toni Cavanagh about how their disappearance has changed everyones lives forever.
     
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    • 28 min
    What's buried beneath

    What's buried beneath

    Someone, somewhere, knows something. There simply must be an answer out there for desperate families, and parents. It’s particularly hard for them when young people in their lives vanish. In South Australia, a German-born girl goes missing in suspicious circumstances, taking belongings with her. Meanwhile, further north in Brisbane’s outer suburbs, two siblings disappear on their way to school.
     
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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Alfie&Busta ,

Awesome Podcast, but has sound issues

Great podcast, but on half of them I can’t hear the narrator. I can only hear the interviewees. I’m on iPhone. Would love to listen to them again if this problem can be fixed :)

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