In the early 90’s, Austin, TX was turned upside down when four young girls were sexually assaulted, murdered, then set on fire inside an ICBY store. Four men were accused of the crime, but there have always been questions around their guilt. Those questions have only been amplified in recent years as new DNA technology as revealed an unknown perpetrator’s DNA at the scene.
In 1996, Boston saw one of the most brutal and now notorious murders of their city. But over 20 years later, not many people outside of Boston know the name of the Swedish nanny who was brutally murdered, dismembered and thrown away with the garbage on an early August morning.
Teenage mother, Amy Weidner, stays home from school one day with her daughter because she isn’t feeling well. Just a few hours after her family leaves the house, she is brutally attacked. Surely, it had to be someone she knew. Did they know she would be home that day?
On May 17, 1968, a woman was found in the woods, murdered and wrapped in tent fabric. For over 30 years, she remained unidentified in a Kentucky grave with a donated headstone that bore the name “Tent Girl”.
A 35 year old woman named Crystal Rogers went missing from Bardstown, Kentucky back in 2015. Her car was found on the side of a busy parkway with a flat tire, keys, wallet and phone still inside. Just 16 months later, while searching for answers, Crystal’s father is murdered in cold blood.
In December of 2015, Katelin Akens was to board a plane from Virginia to Arizona. She texted her mom that she made it to the airport and her phone was dying, so she would text later. Katelin never made it on that flight and she has never been seen since.
What makes a seemingly normal family man snap, murder his entire family, and assume a new identity in Mexico? Christian Longo was a husband, and father of three kids, who moved his family to Oregon to escape legal and money trouble he had accrued back in Michigan.