Developing: Christi Nichols for Friday
Kelly Rothwell, a 35 year old woman from Indian Rocks Beach, FL, was a police cadet who just a few weeks from graduation. On March 12, 2011 she told a friend she was going to home to break up with her boyfriend. Kelly was never seen again.
Meaghan Good, a pinnacle of missing person digital reporting, is interviewed
Eric Lee Franks was a 38 year old from Saginaw, MI. He loved children and communicating with his friends on social media. On March 21st, 2011, according to the mother of Eric’s biological daughter, she saw him drive away from her house. However, no one noticed he was missing for six months. He was never seen again.
So, please trust me when I say that the world we live in is safer than it has ever been since the 1950’s. That doesn’t mean bad things don’t happen. It doesn’t mean it will continue to be this way. All it means is this is how it is right now.
Unfortunately, what I’m also saying is I don’t believe our “nature” has changed. I do not believe that we are inherently nicer or more peaceful humans than 50 years. Nothing I’ve seen tells me that. I mean, all you have to do is read any Comments section for virtually any online article out there and it eventually descends into people making threats against each other.
Ben Charles Padilla was a 50 year old from Pensacola, FL. He was a licensed aircraft mechanic, flight engineer, and pilot of small airplanes. He was on a job in Luanda, Angola, overseeing the refurbishing of a 727. On the evening of May 25th, 2003, with the job almost completely done, an assistant and he went to the plane to test its engines. Minutes later the 727 rolled down the runway and took off. Neither the plane nor the men were ever seen again.
Rose Marie Gayhart was a 23 year old native New Yorker who moved to Cape Coral, FL with her boyfriend. She had a large family with many siblings who cared about her and were concerned with her moving away. On March 14, 1985, somebody in a red pickup truck allegedly picked her up after work. She was never seen again.
Jessica Edith Louise Foster—Jessie to the people who loved her most–was a 21 year old from Kamloops, British Columbia, living the good life in Las Vegas. On the evening of March 28th, 2006, Jessie talked to her sister in Canada who was planning to come visit Jessie in a few weeks. After that conversation, Jessie was never heard from again.
Edward Dentzel answers any and all viewer questions during his live show. Here are the most common questions – answered, during the past 6 months
Jason Jolkowski was a 19 year old from Omaha, Nebraska. He had a passion for broadcasting and the Chicago Cubs. On the morning of June 13, 2001, his car was in the shop, so he began his ten minute walk to meet a co-worker who would give him a ride to work. Jason never reached the rendezvous location and he was never seen again.