Thinking of Julie Murray and the Murray Family
On a hot, August day, heavily pregnant Savanna Greywind was in her family’s apartment in Fargo, North Dakota. Her neighbor, Brooke Crews, came down to ask Savanna to help her with a sewing project, which Savanna agreed to. Savanna followed her neighbor upstairs and entered her apartment, expecting to spend a few minutes helping before returning to her own apartment for a quiet afternoon. Savanna would never return home, and it would be a week before her body was found.
Written by Jessica Ann
Researched by Haley Gray
Audio Engineering by Chaesare Gray of Gray Multimedia
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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.
This episode researched by reddit user Quirky-Motor
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”
On June 1, 1990, 24 year old Connie Royce went to the Hayloft Bar in Mt Clemens, Michigan. She was on a date with a new guy, Greg, and Greg’s friend, “Brad” tagged along.
About 11pm, while Greg was in the restroom, Connie fled the bar, carrying her shoes. She left her handbag behind. Connie would never be seen again.
Her case is under the jurisdiction of the Macomb County Sheriff’s Department.
In 1951, Toronto Maple Leaf player, 24 year old Bill Barilko scored the game winning goal in overtime during the last game of the Stanley Cup Finals. He flung himself across the ice, tucking a quick backhand over the shoulder of the Montreal goalie, giving the Leafs their fourth Stanley Cup win in five years.
A few months later, Barilko disappeared, taking the Leafs winning streak with him. The Leafs would not win another cup until 1962, within weeks of Barilko’s return home.
His story is immortalized in song, 50 Mission Cap, by The Tragically Hip.
Londoner played with Barilko
Kevin Shea’s book Barilko: without a trace
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Episode 106 – Memorial Day weekend, 1994. Sixteen year old Jody Lynn Brant leaves her home in Gwinnett County Georgia to make the 12 hour drive north to Oakland County Michigan.
She’s planning to spend the long weekend with her cousins in the Pontiac area. Jody never arrives and days later, her car is found torched in a remote part of Monroe County Michigan.
If you have information about Jody’s case, please contact the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department.
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June 1994 article from The Toledo Blade
On the morning of December 26, 1991 Bernice Gray dropped her toddler daughter off at day care and headed for work. Gray didn’t arrive at work, and wouldn’t be seen again. Days later her bloodstained car was found abandoned in Detroit.
It would take a decade for the man responsible for her disappearance and murder to be brought to justice.
On a warm August night in 2010, 15 year old Carlee Jade Morse of Westland stepped out of her apartment to speak with a friend. She would never be seen alive again.
Justin Yoshikawa and Nick Cottrell are currently in prison for her murder, but no sign of the missing teenager has ever been found.
Special thanks to Westland Police for their assistance in creating this episode. If you have information as to the whereabouts of Carlee Morse’s body, please contact them at 734-722-9600
On June 8, 2012 Lisa Marie Knight met up with her former husband, Lloyd Frey, they had plans to visit their youngest child.
The visit never happened. Lisa made a 10:30p phone call to a friend, and then she vanished.
Det/Sgt Harshberger of the Michigan State Police is in charge of Lisa’s case and he’s determined to locate Lisa and bring those responsible for her disappearance to justice.
If you have any information on Lisa’s disappearance you’re asked to call Michigan State Police Alpena Post at 989-354-4101.
In this bonus “mini-sode” we discuss the dig for the bodies of up to seven women happening in northern Macomb County. The life and crimes of convicted murderer Arthur Ream, touch on the Oakland County Child Killer and review the cases of missing women from the metro area that could be uncovered in the search.
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Between September of 2009 and December of 2018 ten women have vanished from Flint and the surrounding area. While some of these cases have limited information available, I’ve tried to put as much out there as possible in the hope that they can find their way back home.
This episode was created because in November of 2017 the partial remains of two women were found in Broome Park. MLive story
Elizabeth Land 2009
Sylvia Galvan 2011
Jina Collins 2013
Teresa Towne Woolard 2016
Brianna Vibert 2017
Presley “Amy Jo” Rau 2017
Claudia Wilson 2017
Erica Toins 2017
If you are interested in reading more about the city of Flint:
NPR Story: The Making of a Crisis
Jalopnik: What GM did to Flint
LA Times, 1987 Fisher Body Plant fades into history
In 1847 Michigan became the first English speaking territory in the world to abolish the death penalty.
In 2002 Marvin Gabrion was sentenced to death for the murder of Rachel Timmerman in Newaygo County, Michigan.
This story starts in the early part of the 1800’s, visits Michigan’s last execution in 1938 and asks the heartbreaking question, where is Rachel Timmerman’s 11 month old daughter?
In September 2009, just days before her wedding, graduate student Annie Le vanished from the Yale Campus.
Her brutalized body would be found days later, stuffed inside a mechanical panel near the lab where she worked.