Unsolved Mysteries

NBC Premiered Oct 05, 1988 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Season 13
    • Episode #553
      Episode #553
      Episode 51
      Ashley Pond and Miranda Gaddis (Missing Persons): On the morning of January 9, 2002, 12-year-old Ashley Pond, of Oregon City, Oregon, was on her way to catch a bus en route to school. Then she disappeared before she could reach the bus stop. Two months later, on March 8, 13-year-old Miranda Gaddis (also of Oregon City, OR) disappeared in a similar matter. She too was on her way to school when she suddenly vanished.moreless
    • Episode #552
      Episode #552
      Episode 50
    • Episode #551
      Episode #551
      Episode 49
    • Episode #550
      Episode #550
      Episode 48
    • Episode #549
      Episode #549
      Episode 47
    • Episode #548
      Episode #548
      Episode 46
    • Episode #547
      Episode #547
      Episode 45
    • Episode #546
      Episode #546
      Episode 44
      BONNIE CRAIG (Unexplained Death): In 1994, 18-year-old Bonnie Craig was a freshman at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, AK. On September 28th of that year, she was brutally raped and murdered. Her mother, Karen Campbell, was a reserve officer who did undercover work for the Anchorage Police Department. Is it possible that one of Campbell's undercover assignments put her daughter's life in danger?moreless
    • Episode #545
      Episode #545
      Episode 43
    • Episode #544
      Episode #544
      Episode 42
      Arizona Killer - Best friends since childhood, Diana Shawcroft and Jennifer Lueth moved to a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona and immersed themselves in the local singles scene. Two months later both would be dead. Authorities now need your help in finding their killer
    • Episode #543
      Episode #543
      Episode 41
      Terror Survivor - What had begun as a simple evening of friendly billiards would soon become a night of terror for a young woman in Mishawaka, Indiana. Over the next few hours, she would experience every woman's worst nightmare. Investigators need your help to track down the individuals responsible for the suffering she ultimately endured and survived.moreless
    • Episode #542
      Episode #542
      Episode 40
    • Episode #541
      Episode #541
      Episode 39
    • Episode #540
      Episode #540
      Episode 38
    • Episode #539
      Episode #539
      Episode 37
    • Episode #538
      Episode #538
      Episode 36
    • Episode #537
      Episode #537
      Episode 35
    • Episode #536
      Episode #536
      Episode 34
    • Episode #535
      Episode #535
      Episode 33
    • Episode #534
      Episode #534
      Episode 32
    • Episode #533
      Episode #533
      Episode 31
    • Episode #532
      Episode #532
      Episode 30
      Colleen Wood - A Florida woman meets the man of her dreams - and soon they chart a swashbuckling life together on the high seas. But suddenly, she vanishes into thin air. Only then is her boyfriend's past revealed - and it stuns everyone.
    • Episode #531
      Episode #531
      Episode 29
      Jon Christian Maggio - Born rich and spoiled rotten, Jon Christian Maggio seemed to figure out one big thing -- it's better to support one's privileged lifestyle by working white collar scams than doing time for violent assaults. The cherubic looking Maggio allegedly has operated both sides and is now on the lam, crisscrossing the country with his pretty bride, a naïve young woman who may not be an entirely willing companion.moreless
    • Episode #530
      Episode #530
      Episode 28
      Canadian Crop Circles - Intricate formations in fields of crops often pop up overnight in the middle of nowhere. Many are attributed to clever pranksters - but others have no rational explanation at all. Are crop circles the work of some strange force on earth? Or, something not of this world?moreless
    • Episode #529
      Episode #529
      Episode 27
      "Mothman" - Some believe a crumbling set of buildings outside of Point Pleasant, West Virginia are home to one of the most bizarre and terrifying creatures ever to walk the earth: half-man, half-bird, and a portent of impending disaster. Those who have seen the creature called it "Mothman."
    • Episode #528
      Episode #528
      Episode 26
      Eric Tamiyasu (Unexplained Death): On June 30, 2001, the badly-decomposed body of 41-one-year-old Eric Tamiyasu was discovered on his bed. Because police initially believed Eric had died of natural causes, they ordered the bed and bedding burned. But an autopsy revealed that Eric had been shot three times in the head. More than a year later, with no suspects named and the murder still unsolved, rumors are flying around the community of Hood River, Oregon.moreless
    • Episode #527
      Episode #527
      Episode 25
      California Serial Killer - In the late 1970's, the Sacramento area was terrorized by a serial rapist. Forty-four rapes in three years left police baffled and the case remained unsolved. In 1996, a criminalist in a nearby county made the shocking discovery: this rape series was linked to one of the largest serial killing sprees in California history.moreless
    • Episode #526
      Episode #526
      Episode 24
      Gazebo Baby - Thirty years ago, a baby girl was abandoned beneath a gazebo outside the village hall in Addison, Illinois. Now this lovely young woman is searching for her birth parents. There is no anger in her heart; she would just like them to meet their two beautiful grandsons. Kimberly Smith - On February 9, 1965, a young mother dropped her infant daughter off at a Richmond, Virginia hospital for eye surgery. She never came back. Today, Kimberly Smith, 37, is hoping to find her birth parents to get some answers and a clear picture of her family medical history, including the congenital glaucoma that she fears she may pass on to her own children.moreless
    • Episode #525
      Episode #525
      Episode 23
      Black Hope Curse - For the families who bought new houses in a subdivision near Houston, Texas, life in their dream homes quickly turned into a nightmare. When one couple began to dig a swimming pool, they unearthed two bodies and were horrified to discover that their homes rested atop an old slave burial ground. And that was only the beginning of their frightening - and unexplainable - odyssey.moreless
    • Episode #524
      Episode #524
      Episode 22
      Doggie Doctors? - The strength and accuracy of a dog's nose is legendary. Using this powerful sense of smell, is it possible a dog can actually diagnose a life-threatening illness? Two incredible dogs offer persuasive evidence that man's best friend may be able to save lives in mysterious ways.
    • Episode #523
      Episode #523
      Episode 21
      James William Kilgore - In 1975, a notorious band of radicals known as the SLA allegedly gunned down an innocent woman during a bank heist. Finally - some 27 years later - they're being brought to trial on murder charges. All except one: Fugitive Jim Kilgore is still on the loose. William James Kilgore (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #522
      Episode #522
      Episode 20
      Hazel Leota Head - When retired trucker and widower Charles Barker met Hazel Leota Head in a Bossier City, Louisiana riverboat casino, he was looking for love and companionship. Hazel was looking for something else. Two months later Barker was dead, his bank account empty, and his late model Lincoln Town Car missing. So was Hazel Head. Hazel Leota Head (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #521
      Episode #521
      Episode 19
      Stryder Styarfyr - After a late summer fishing trip, Stryder Styarfyr and another man headed for home. As the boat sped across the water, Stryder reached for a beer from an ice chest. The boat's driver turned around, Stryder was gone, never to be seen again. The apparent accidental drowning of Stryder Styarfyr has been in question ever since. Authorities believe that Styarfyr was staging his own death, so that he would not be pursued on sexual child molestation charges. Have you seen Stryder Styarfyr? Stryder Styarfyr (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #520
      Episode #520
      Episode 18
      Musical Con Man - For hundreds of working class families in Los Angeles, a school that offered affordable music lessons for their kids seemed too good to be true. It was. Now police need your help to track down the ruthless con artist who ran the school - and bilked parents out of more than a million dollars. Omar Arroyo (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #519
      Episode #519
      Episode 17
      David Lee Kemp - In 1998, David Lee Kemp was charged with fatally shooting his estranged wife and her new boyfriend. While awaiting trial for the crimes, however, he managed to escape from an Oklahoma prison and elude capture again in Las Vegas. Can you help bring David Kemp to justice? David Lee Kemp (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #518
      Episode #518
      Episode 16
      Fatal Driver - University honors student Frederick Russell fled shortly before failing to answer charges in a horrific multi-crash, multi-fatality drunk driving accident. He insists that the lives of both he and his family had been repeatedly threatened. Frederick Russell (Wanted)
    • Episode #517
      Episode #517
      Episode 15
      Boston Strangler - Recently unearthed DNA evidence suggests Albert DeSalvo, the man thought to be the "Boston Strangler," was not the killer of 19-year-old Mary Sullivan, the woman believed to be the eleventh victim. This new development raises doubts about whether Albert DeSalvo actually killed any of the women he confessed to strangling in the 1960s. If Albert DeSalvo isn't the "Boston Strangler," then is the real Strangler still at large? Mary Sullivan/Boston Strangler (Unexplained Death)moreless
    • Episode #516
      Episode #516
      Episode 14
      Baby Killers - On July 13, 1997, Kristine Sue Westin and her boyfriend Kevin Dale Woo allegedly drowned their newborn baby in the bathroom of their Las Vegas hotel room. They have been sighted in the Southern California area as recently as October of 2001. Can you help police capture this cold-blooded couple? Kristine Sue Westin and Kevin Dale Woo (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #515
      Episode #515
      Episode 13
      Child Prodigies - On rare occasions, the world has been introduced to children who possess mysterious powers and excel in the worlds of art and science. The incredible talents of such young geniuses have fascinated and puzzled scholars for centuries. What can possibly explain the phenomenon of "Child Prodigies"? Child Prodigies (Unexplained)moreless
    • Episode #514
      Episode #514
      Episode 12
      A Mother's Search - Holly Krewson disappeared from La Mesa, California during the spring of 1995. Despite her mother's exhaustive efforts to find her, what happened to Holly remains a mystery. But several recent events - including a psychic's eerie vision and a mysterious phone call - makes her mother believe that Holly is alive and that she will see her again. Holly Krewson (Missing)moreless
    • Episode #513
      Episode #513
      Episode 11
      Kibalo Kidnapping - Mike Kibalo thought he had the perfect life when his wife, Ann, gave birth to their daughter, Samantha, in January of 1999. But shortly thereafter, Ann Kibalo began acting strangely, and now she has kidnapped Samantha and is on the run. With Ann suffering from several mental disorders, Mike fears his daughter is in grave danger. Ann Kibalo (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #512
      Episode #512
      Episode 10
      Monica's Search - Thirty-seven year old Monica Libao made a promise to herself: As soon as her parents died, she would find out, once and for all, if she had really been kidnapped as an infant. Since the death of her parents, Monica spends most of her free time looking for clues. She hopes that you may have the key that will unlock her secret past. Monica Libao (Lost Love)moreless
    • Episode #511
      Episode #511
      Episode 9
      Anthrax Murders - When postal worker Norma Wallace came down with the sniffles, her doctors told her she had the flu and prescribed Tylenol. But when her symptoms worsened, doctors made a shocking discovery: Norma had been exposed to anthrax spores and was seriously ill. Then other cases of anthrax poisoning came to light, and the nation went on high alert: Someone was disseminating anthrax through the U.S. Mail. But who? Anthrax Murders (Unexplained Deaths)moreless
    • Episode #510
      Episode #510
      Episode 8
      Kentucky Bomber - When Sheriff's Deputy Scott Elder stopped a man for reckless driving, he thought it was a routine traffic stop. But when the driver took off, Elder found himself exchanging gunfire with the man. Police were baffled by the driver's behavior until they found his car and home loaded with weapons, explosives and 20,000 rounds of ammunition. The discovery left some pondering the question: Was Stephen Anderson poised to launch his own private war? Stephen Howard Anderson (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #509
      Episode #509
      Episode 7
      Family Man Fugitive - Robert Fisher seemed to have all a man could want: devoted wife, a son and daughter, and a suburban home at the end of a cul-de-sac. Then Fisher was accused of annihilating his entire family: slashing their throats while sleeping, then rigging the house to explode. After nearly a year, Fisher - an elusive and wily suspect - remains on the run. Robert Fisher (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #508
      Episode #508
      Episode 6
      Mary Morris Murders - In October of 2000, two woman were murdered in Houston, Texas. But what makes those two murders both bizarre and incredible is that both victims shared the same name and were killed in very similar manners. Some believe the slayings were related, possibly the work of an inept contract killer. Mary Lou Morris & Mary McGinnis Morris (Unexplained Deaths)moreless
    • Episode #507
      Episode #507
      Episode 5
      Fugitive Teacher - When elementary school teacher Frank Montenegro sacrificed his carefree bachelor life to move back home to take care of his five brothers and sisters, many people considered him a hero. But after being accused of sexually molesting two of his students, he is now considered a fugitive from prosecution. Can you help police find Frank Montenegro? Frank Montenegro (Wanted)moreless
    • Episode #506
      Episode #506
      Episode 4
      Amber Swartz - In 1988, seven-year-old Amber Swartz vanished in Pinole, California. She is one of at least six young girls who have vanished from the San Francisco area near Interstate 80 over the past 20 years. Is there a serial kidnapper on the loose? Amber Swartz (Missing)
    • Episode #505
      Episode #505
      Episode 3
      Olympic Park Bomber - Millions of people around the world were shaken by the Olympic park bombing in Atlanta on the night of July 27, 1996. Yet many are unaware that the person responsible for planting what the FBI called "one of the largest pipe bombs in U.S. history" has yet to be caught. Can you help authorities track down Eric Rudolph and bring him to justice?moreless
    • Episode #504
      Episode #504
      Episode 2
      Ground Zero - Among the thousands of flyers plastered around New York's Ground Zero is one that features a beautiful 31-year-old female physician. Surrounded by so many missing person photos, it's easy to miss the detail that differentiates hers from the others. The flyer of Sneha Philip reads "Missing since Monday, September 10th."moreless
    • Episode #503
      Episode #503
      Episode 1
      The Other Intern - Chandra Levy's tragic disappearance and murder has riveted a nation, but she was not the first government intern to disappear. Two years earlier Joyce Chiang vanished from the same neighborhood in Washington D.C. Some believe that the similarities in their cases may be far more than a coincidence. Could a serial killer be on the loose in our nation's capitol? Joyce Chiang (Unexplained Death)moreless
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