Calling all amateur detectives! Rogue Reporters Alysia Sofios and Ronnie Dahl take you behind the crime scene tape for exclusive access to some of true crime’s biggest mysteries. Can you help solve this week's case?
THE PRINCESS KIDNAPPINGS: One Dad's Desperate Fight to Find His Little Girls
Shortly after a judge granted John Rex custody of his two little girls, they vanished. It was his worst fear come true. Despite his desperate pleas, police wouldn't issue an Amber Alert because they believed the girls' mother had abducted them and that they would return shortly. That was two years ago. Now, Rex is fighting against all odds to find his princesses, Hanna and Skye. It's one of the most heart-breaking stores we've ever brought you. CrimeCaster Alysia Sofios speaks with Rex to find out how you can join the fight to bring his daughters home.
A MOTHER'S SINS: Shunned, Silenced & Sexually Abused. New details in the Stuart family murder-suicide.
February 15, 2018, Lauren Stuart sent one last text message to her cousin. "I am ashamed I have become evil. I took my husband and kids with me so they don't have to feel my selfish act." By the time police arrived to the quaint bungalow in Keego Harbor, Michigan it was too late. The 45-year-old model shot and killed her daughter, son, husband and family dog. But why? Was it because the loving mom was shunned, silenced and sexually abused? Ronnie Dahl reveals new details of the disturbing murder-suicide.
THE PRODIGAL SON: Inside the Mind of Dana Ewell from Prison on the 30th Anniversary of his Family's Massacre
Dana Ewell had it all -- good looks, a genius IQ, a loving family, and he stood to inherit a fortune someday. But that wasn't soon enough for the money-obsessed college student. He hatched a plan with his dorm buddy to murder his family on Easter Sunday. His friend shot and killed Dana's mom, dad, and sister. On the 30th anniversary of the horrific crime, find out what Dana Ewell says from behind bars. CrimeCaster Alysia Sofios has been corresponding with the convicted mass murderer to understand more about the tragedy and the prodigal son at the center of it.
"MATILDA" MURDER MYSTERY- DNA Just Gave Her a Name, But Who Killed Her?
You've probably seen the 3D clay rendering of the Jane Doe known as "Matilda" in Ottawa County, Michigan. It made national news when her murder was linked to serial killer Larry Hall in the mid 90s. "Matilda" was just one of a dozen women who were killed within two years in the same area. Thanks to genetic genealogy, Matilda just got her name back. It's Shelly Christian. That is the first piece of the puzzle. Now, two cold case detectives are on a mission to find out who killed her and the other women. Will is lead back to the infamous serial killer? Or will a new suspect emerge in the cold cases? CrimeCaster Alysia Sofios speaks to Shelly's sister, Shanna Christian, and Detectives Sara Fillman and Allison Anderson about what it will take to bring these women justice.
WHERE IS MY MOM? A Daughter's Desperate Search for Answers
Too many women have vanished in Flint, Michigan. So many, there are numerous social media groups just devoted to the missing women. One of the names on the long list is Elizabeth Land - a young mother who was down on her luck. Her daughter, Katie was just a child when she saw her mom for the last time. Now, she is searching for answers... and justice. Not only for her mom, but for all of the women in Flint. What happened to them? CrimeCaster Ronnie Dahl speaks to Katie and to shed new light on the growing problem.
THE BIGFOOT KIDNAPPING- What Really Happened to the Girl Who Vanished in Yosemite?
When 16-year-old Theresa Bier didn't show up for school one morning, her friends confessed she had a secret. The teenager had confided in them that she was going on an adventure with an older man in the mountains near Yosemite National Park. But when the man returned to town without her, police demanded to know what he did with her. His answer set off one of the most bizarre kidnapping cases in history. He said, "Bigfoot did it!" Theresa was never heard from again, and the case is still unsolved. CrimeCaster Alysia Sofios uncovers new details and releases clues about what may have happened to the missing teen.
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As former news reporters, Alysia and Ronnie tell these stories from the perspective of people who have been close to the crimes (or similar crimes). The stories are intriguing, attention grabbing and will keep you engaged until the end.