When she was just a young teen Kelsey Emily Collins was trafficked by her much older boyfriend. After an arrest for prostitution, she agreed to testify against her “boyfriend” but it wasn’t long before she vanished.
Caution, this episode discusses child abuse and murder.
In July of 2005 Ricky vanished from his home in Williamston Michigan. An intensive search was performed with assistance from hundreds of volunteers and multiple police agencies. Ricky would finally be found when his “father” revealed what actually happened to the little boy at the hands of his “mother”
In May of 1998 Lisa Putman was a newly engaged 28-year-old with a bright future. Unfortunately, her work for the Family Independence Agency as a CPS worker led her to the Dirty House, where she met the women who would rather murder an innocent woman than do what was needed to regain custody of their children. Support the podcast by visiting our sponsor, Better Help, visit better help.com and use code gone at checkout for a special savings on your first month.
On January 31, 1979 23 year old Janet Chandler, a senior at Hope College in Holland, Michigan was kidnapped from her job at the Blue Mill Inn. Her nude body was recovered from a snowbank off I-96. It would take more than 20 years and the work of an unlikely set of researchers to bring this case back to the public eye and lead to resolution. **this case discusses a brutal act of sexual violence – listener discretion is advised**
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This episode covers the unsolved murder of 48 year old Gail Webster of Troy Michigan on October 28 1978. Webster was the day shift manager of the popular Susie Q restaurant on Woodward Ave in Royal Oak.
If you have information on Gail’s murder, Troy Police would like to hear from you. You can leave an anonymous tip at 248-524-0777
Already Gone explores the May 2009 disappearance and murder of five year old Nevaeh Buchanan. Buchanan, who lived in Monroe, Michigan with her mother and grandmother disappeared Memorial Day weekend, only to be found days later in a shallow grave.
This episode researched and written by Brittney Martinez and Nina Innsted. Audio editing by Gray Multimedia. Our sponsor is Betterhelp. Visit Betterhelp.com and use code GONE at checkout.
July 9, 1987 was one of the darkest days in history for Michigan Law Enforcement. When the dust settled three men were lost and the lives of their coworkers, friends, family and community would never be the same.
In August 2005, Lana Stempien and her boyfriend, Chuck Rutherford set off for Mackinaw Island in Lana’s boat, the Sea’s Life. Within 48 hours both of them were missing and Sea’s Life was found adrift in Lake Huron. We explore the disappearance and mystery surrounding the events of this trip.
Special thanks to Samantha Taylor for giving voice to Lana Stempien Written by Nina Innsted Researched by Haley Gray Audio production and music by Gray Multimedia