Robert Isaac Hurt, Robbie to those who knew him best, was a 37 year old from Ringgold, VA. He was a married father of three and worked in construction. On the evening of December 9, 2018, Robbie left a friend’s house in an agitated state, after recovering from a drug overdose. Robbie’s truck was found a mile down the road. He was never seen again.
Unfound’s first episode debuted on the first Friday of September, 2016—yep, four years ago today. In those four years, the program has covered just over 180 missing persons cases. To recognize this 4 yr anniversary, you get to hear the first interview I ever conducted and, after, you’ll get to hear new 2020 commentary.
Unfound is a podcast that is now 4 years old. It has an interview-based format and concentrates on the facts, not the theories. Today, and for the sixth time, Ed takes you back to the beginning, then right up to the present, as he covers new updates on many of Unfound’s cases.
Jennifer Rayleen Casper-Ross was a 30 year old from Reno, NV. She was a showgirl and mother. At 5:30 in the morning of May 5, 2005. Jennifer showed up at her mother’s work in an agitated state. Her mother wasn’t there. Jennifer then kicked off her shoes, jumped a fence and ran off. She was never seen again.
Vanessa Sue Orren was a 56 year old from Labarge, Wyoming. She was a mother and had lived in several states. Some time during March 2016, people who usually saw her around Labarge stopped encountering her. Her boyfriend told people Vanessa got into a truck with some men and left. She was never seen again.
Esther Lucille Westenbarger was a 51 year old from Kokomo, IN. On the night of November 12, 2009, video caught Esther’s vehicle leaving a local tavern, headed toward her home. She never arrived. On June 17, 2020, her car with Esther inside was pulled from a retention pond located within a half mile of her house. Today we remember Esther.
Fredrick Joseph Boehm, Little Joe to those who loved him most, was a 23 year old from Marshall, TX. He had multiple siblings and loved to fish. On the night of January 25, 2001, while living with friends, Joe got a call from an unknown person. Joe immediately left the house walking, saying he wouldn’t be back that night. He was never seen again.
Jackie Larry Letney, Bucky to those who loved him most, was a 34 year old from Zavalla, TX. He was a father and had made a living as a trapper. Some time in February 1987, seemingly in Boundary, AK, Bucky left where he was living to walk to the store. He never returned. He was never seen again.
Jacob Cameron Paddock-Weeks was a 27 year old from Arvada, CO. He had worked with his father and loved the outdoors. On Feb. 2, 2019, somebody resembling Jacob was speeding on Rt. 285 near Indian Hills. In a turn, Jacob’s truck hit the inside guardrail and came to a stop, facing traffic. The person got out and walked away. He was never seen again.
Jessica Lynn Garino was a 21 year old from Goldsboro, NC. She had two sisters and had been the manager of a Wendy’s. Around January 22, 2012, Jessica’s roommate, a man she had known for a few years, said she took off with her dog and clothes for no reason. He said he had no idea where Jessica went. She was never seen again.