When a promising young woman fails to show up for a Father’s Day celebration in 2013, her dad knows immediately that something is very wrong. And as investigators work to unravel the chaotic timeline of the night she went missing, they find no lack of viable persons of interest. But when her case goes ice cold, they’re forced to ask if they’ve been overlooking a monster in
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If you have any information about the disappearance and death of Adrienne Salinas in June of 2013…you can call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311.
Episode Source Material
- Discovery Plus: People Magazine Investigates: Darkness In The Desert (Season 6, Episode 10).
- East Valley Tribune (Tempe, AZ): Police turn to lake in search for missing 19-year-old Tempe woman Adrienne Salinas, by Associated Press.
- 12 News (Phoenix, AZ): Most Wanted: Adrienne Salinas’ killer; 19-year-old brutally murdered in 2013, by Monique Griego.
- The Arizona State Press (Tempe, AZ): FAMILY OF MISSING GIRL ‘HEARTBROKEN’ AS SEARCH NEARS ONE MONTH, by Nicholas Palomino Mendoza.
- CNN: Transcripts, Nancy Grace, Arizona Teenager Vanishes.
- 12 News (Phoenix, AZ): Quarter Mile: Who killed Adrienne?.
- Arizona’s Family (Phoenix, AZ): UnResolved Docuseries Episode 2: A Secret in the Desert, by Morgan Loew.
- The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ): $8,000 gathered; she disappeared over a week ago, by Jim Walsh.
- NBC News (National): At what time did Adrienne Salinas vanish?.
- ABC15 (Phoenix, AZ): Tempe police searching for missing woman Adrienne Salinas, by abc15.com staff and wire reports.
- 12 News (Phoenix, AZ): Missing cell phone could provide clues in 2013 murder of Adrienne Salinas, by William Pitts.
- Tempe in Motion (Tempe, AZ): Big Tempe search conducted in case of missing woman, by Rachael Levy and Jaclyn Schultz.
- 12 News (Phoenix, AZ): Adrienne Salinas phone might provide clues about her murder, but it’s missing, by William Pitts.
- Arizona’s Family (Phoenix, AZ): UnResolved Docuseries Episode 3: Faces in a crowd, by Morgan Loew.
- FBI: Seeking Information About Suspicious Death of Arizona Teen.
- ABC15 (Phoenix, AZ): Adrienne Salinas: Multiple agencies conduct search for missing 19-year-old, by Josh Frigerio.
- AZ Family (Phoenix, AZ): Adrienne Salinas case: Police say ‘we cannot rule anything out’, by Catherine Holland.
- The Arizona State Press (Tempe, AZ): TEMPE POLICE: REMAINS FOUND IN APACHE JUNCTION BELONG TO MISSING TEMPE WOMAN, by Nicholas Palomino Mendoza.
- KTAR News (Phoenix, AZ): Body found ID’d as missing Arizona woman Adrienne Salinas.
- Phoenix New Times (Phoenix, AZ): Adrienne Salinas Case Not Obvious Homicide, But Location of Body a “Big Concern,” Police Say, by Ray Stern.
- AZ Central (Phoenix, AZ): Anniversary of teen’s disappearance prompts plea from PD, by Catherine Calderon.
- Arizona’s Family (Phoenix, AZ): UnResolved Docuseries Episode 4: The Zombie Hunter, by Morgan Loew.
- Arizona’s Family (Phoenix, AZ): UnResolved Docuseries Episode 5: The Trail of a Killer, by Morgan Loew.
- Arizona’s Family (Phoenix, AZ): UnResolved Docuseries Episode 6: New leads and dead ends, by Morgan Loew.