11 episodes

On February 24, 1978, five men from the Yuba County, California-area vanished in the wilderness of Northern California. They had set out on what should’ve been a quick road trip to watch their favorite basketball team in a neighboring town. But all five friends wound up missing or dead. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey

Yuba County Five Mopac Audio & Glassbox Media

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 527 Ratings

On February 24, 1978, five men from the Yuba County, California-area vanished in the wilderness of Northern California. They had set out on what should’ve been a quick road trip to watch their favorite basketball team in a neighboring town. But all five friends wound up missing or dead. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey

    TRAILER: Yuba County Five

    TRAILER: Yuba County Five

    On February 24, 1978, five men from the Yuba County, California-area vanished in the wilderness of Northern California. They had set out on what should’ve been a quick road trip to watch their favorite basketball team in a neighboring town. But all five friends wound up missing or dead. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey
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    • 3 min
    E1: The Boys

    E1: The Boys

    In February 1978, five young men in Northern California attend a basketball game together and then make what should have been a routine car ride home. By late that same evening, their families realize that none of them had returned. Despite efforts by searchers over the coming weeks, the only evidence to be discovered was the car that had carried them. Eventually, a series of gruesome discoveries would confirm everyone's worst fears. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey.
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    • 43 min
    E2: The Night They Went Missing

    E2: The Night They Went Missing

    As families, friends and officials desperately try to locate the missing five young men, many are left wondering how they could have gotten lost on what should have been a straightforward drive home. All five were scheduled to play in a Special Olympics basketball tournament the next day. The search is further clouded by the account of one man who claims to have seen a group fitting their description far up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey
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    • 48 min
    E3: The Search Begins

    E3: The Search Begins

    As days pass, "The Boys" disappearance creates a sense of urgency. The families and authorities are desperate to uncover any leads about where they may have gone after the basketball game. Some family members consult with unusual sources to learn any useful information. And with the reward money growing larger, Police are flooded with new tips while new suspicions of foul play arise. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey
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    • 46 min
    E4: The Long Road Ahead

    E4: The Long Road Ahead

    A major breakthrough in the search for "The Boys" happens months after their disappearance. A group of men randomly stop at an uninhabited Forest Service outpost and make a terrifying discovery. Meanwhile, the families of "The Boys" are discouraged because of search parties unproductive efforts and have reason to believe that bias plays a part in the lack of urgency. Hosted by Shannon Mass
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    • 38 min
    E5: The Discovery

    E5: The Discovery

    After Ted Weiher's desiccated body is discovered in the Forestry Service trailer, there are only more questions around who had been with him as well as why law enforcement never searched the trailer at the Daniel Zink Campground. And finally, one father makes a discovery that no parent should ever have to face. Hosted by Shannon McGarvey
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
527 Ratings

527 Ratings

Branham1717 ,

Fantastic

Such a mystery

Hawaii - USA ,

Yuba 5

Great podcast! Can’t wait for your next one!

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Be Like Mary or DON’T!!!

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