23 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. 
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The Missing The Missing

    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 13 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. 
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    "Don't Forget Us."

    "Don't Forget Us."

    You have seen my face on a poster, and heard my name. I am a mother, a father, a brother or sister, someone's dearly loved relative and friend. We are nearly 3,000 of us. We are missing, and we must be found. Please Don't Forget Us.
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    • 27 min
    Bodies in the bag.

    Bodies in the bag.

    A man reports to police that his wife has gone missing. 17 days later her crumpled body is discovered inside a bag buried in a popular suburban park. As police follow every lead to catch her killer, they stumble upon a shocking and gruesome find.
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    • 15 min
    Magic Mushrooms and Witchcraft.

    Magic Mushrooms and Witchcraft.

    Bill Roach was a loving son and brother who disappeared suddenly in 1993. Police are convinced the outgoing university student was murdered, and a large team of forensic experts and police divers descend on the remote farmhouse where Bill lived to search for his remains. Police discover a potential crime scene inside the farmhouse. Follow the police investigation as they eagerly await the results of blood tests to confirm if it is Bill's blood or not.
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    • 34 min
    The Free Spirit.

    The Free Spirit.

    Mother of four Joanne Butterfield disappeared from far North Queensland in June, 1998, after visiting a friend. Three days later personal property belonging to Joanne including the dress she was wearing when she was last seen alive, was found near a railway track 150 kilometres away. This month Police renewed an appeal for information into Joanne's disappearance.
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    • 17 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

The Hux ,

Amazing Podcast

Great podcast that helps provide assistance to loved ones and family members who have gone through the heartbreak of a missing person.

This podcast is what so many people need, thank you to the team behind this initiative.

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