The Missing

The Missing

By Podimo

Can you help find ‘The Missing?’ Hosted by journalist Pandora Sykes, ‘The Missing’ is a new Podimo podcast that looks into the cases of the long-term missing and asks you, the listener, to help. Brought to you in association with charities Locate International and Missing People, every week we explore a different case, hear original interviews with family and friends, and ask the questions that need to be answered. Where did they go? What happened to them? And does anyone listening have any information? In the UK alone, a person is reported missing every 90 seconds. In this series, we ask you to become part of the search. With your help, some of these cases could be solved. ‘The Missing’ is a Podimo podcast series produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with Locate International and Missing People. To learn more or if you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit http://TheMissingPodcast.org

Episodes

3: Terry McSpadden

After an ordinary evening playing darts in his local pub in Cambridge, 24 Terry McSpadden was caught on CCTV on his journey home. That was in 2007. And it was the last known sighting of him. We unpack the possible reasons for Terry’s disappearance  - the potential he started a new life elsewhere, and the role of an unusual suspectIf you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People.   
12/04/2132m 23s

Introducing: Letters From A Killer

Listen Now: https://tinyurl.com/LFAKpodcast From the makers of the hit true-crime Netflix documentary series, I Am A Killer, comes a gripping, immersive, and personal journey into the minds of murderers. Letters From A Killer features documentary makers Zoe Hines and Ned Parker as they dissect and discuss intimate letters written to them by convicted killers facing life in prison or the death penalty.Over the past five years they have received over 2,000 letters, with each episode focusing solely on one particular inmates’ letter, providing listeners a unique insight into the mind of a murderer as they share their own deeply personal and often shocking story. Letters From A Killer reveals the innermost thoughts, painful recollections and dark reflections of life sentence and death row inmates on their crimes and reasons for conviction. Through voice-acted and sound-designed recreations which are deeply personal and sometimes shocking in detail, Letters From A Killer is a fresh and unique window into true crime storytelling.A Podimo podcast. 
08/04/213m 39s

2: Natalie Putt

Natalie was just 17, a young mum, with an 11-week old baby, when she disappeared in 2003. Her family still haven’t given up hope of finding out what happened to her. This episode heard from her sister Rebecca – and explores a case which is still throwing up new information. And it reveals how years after the disappearance, police admitted their belief that Natalie had been killed, but lacked the evidence to identify who was responsible.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People.   
05/04/2137m 18s

1: Chad Gibson

When 32-year-old Chad Gibson didn’t come home after a day out nobody was immediately concerned. He was a young man able to look after himself, and go where he pleased. But as the days turned into weeks, and nobody heard from him, the realisation that Chad was missing hit home. This episode hears from Chad’s mum Sharon, and reveals how it was on Christmas morning, with no word from her son that she knew something was wrong. The episode charts the days leading up to his disappearance, a strange confrontation that preceded his final appearance on CCTV, and the unanswered questions which still swirl around the case.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
29/03/2139m 35s

10: Esra Uyrun

It is ten years since Esra Uyrun went missing from her home in Ireland. The 38 year old was eagerly awaiting the arrival of her mother and stepmother, visiting from England. But on the day before they were due, Esra vanished. The only clues are some grainy CCTV pictures, and a puzzling set of keys. Her sister Berna is sure that someone knows what happened, and is desperate to get to the truth.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
22/02/2137m 39s

9: Tony Haigh

50-year-old Tony Haigh disappeared without a trace on Friday 23rd February 2018. A grandfather and dad-of-three, Tony was liked by everyone who knew him. But since his disappearance, his family and friends have questioned whether Tony had secrets which could provide the answers to what happened to him. They’re determined to get to the truth. If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
15/02/2135m 0s

8: Anne Simpson

When the Simpson family waved goodbye to their Grandma Anne one Autumn afternoon in 2004, no-one realised it was the last they’d ever see of her. So what happened to the charismatic Anne Simpson, who’d recently relocated to a Lincolnshire seaside town to start a new life? Was she a victim of the sea or circumstance?  If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
08/02/2137m 7s

7: Lana Purcell

Why do some missing persons cases get more attention than others – more newspaper inches and police man hours? In this episode we tell the story of Lana Purcell - a young mum who vanished from central London ten years ago. As police renew their interest in her case with a new £20,000 reward, we follow them into dark territories of depression and drugs in the hope of discovering what happened to Lana. If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum.  The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
01/02/2137m 47s

6: Suzy Lamplugh

Arguably one of the most high profile missing women in Britain, we explore the disappearance of estate agent Suzy Lamplugh. Suzy disappeared in 1986 in broad daylight, and in the middle of a working day, following an appointment with the mysterious unidentified Mr Kipper – whose identity still remains a mystery. But years of police investigation have unearthed plenty of clues as to what might have happened to Suzy. We’ll explore them all and more – and identify a man the police believe is the prime suspect.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
25/01/2137m 57s

5: Fatima Mohamed-Ali

What would you do if a loved one nipped out one morning and never came home? That’s the scenario faced by Mohamed Mohamed-Ali, after his wife disappeared from their Newhaven home in February 2016. It’s a case with no explanation, but with new sightings and new theories emerging all the time, can we help solve this case?If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
18/01/2132m 53s

4: Andrew Gosden

There are some scenarios which spring to mind when a 14 year old boy doesn’t come home - they're with friends, they've lost track of time, they’re misbehaving... And that's exactly what  Kevin Gosden thought when his son, Andrew, failed to come home on the 17th of September 2007. Instead, Andrew had boarded a train to London – no-one knows why or what happened next, but Andrew hasn’t been seen since. If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
11/01/2134m 53s

3: Bernadette Cooper

Bernadette Cooper was last heard from in January 1993. She rang a friend from a pub in London, telling them she’d found the money she needed to save her bar in Spain, which was in dire straits. No one has heard from her since, and no one knows where she found the money, whether she did return to Spain, or what happened to her. In this episode, her nephew Leon reveals his theories about what happened to his aunt, as the police conduct a fresh investigation.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
04/01/2136m 14s

2: Katrice Lee

This is a tale of every parent’s worst nightmare come true. Katrice Lee disappeared from a supermarket in West Germany on her 2nd birthday. Almost 40 years later, what happened to her remains a mystery. Her family have never given up hope and are still campaigning for answers – they believe Katrice could have been abducted and brought up by a different family. Can this episode unlock some answers?If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
21/12/2029m 11s

1: Charles Horvath-Allan

In our first episode we hear from the mother of a man who vanished in Canada over three decades ago, that man was Charles Horvath Allan. This episode takes us across the Atlantic into British Columbia’s backpacking circuit and into the life of his mother Denise who is still desperate for answers, and explores fresh hope in the form of a new cold case unit determined to find answers. With your help, this case could be solved.If you have information on any of the cases covered in the podcast, please visit TheMissingPodcast.org, where you can find contact information as well as contribute and discuss on the Locate International forum. The Missing is a Podimo podcast series hosted by Pandora Sykes, produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with investigation specialists Locate International and the charity Missing People. 
14/12/2032m 39s

The Missing - Trailer

Coming December 2020 - The Missing Can you help find ‘The Missing?’ Hosted by journalist Pandora Sykes, ‘The Missing’ is a new Podimo podcast that looks into the cases of the long-term missing and asks you, the listener, to help. In this series, we ask you to become part of the search. With your help, some of these cases could be solved. In this series, we ask you to become part of the search. With your help, some of these cases could be solved. ‘The Missing’ is a Podimo podcast series produced by What’s The Story Sounds and made in association with Locate International and Missing People. To learn more please visit TheMissingPodcast.org
20/11/203m 4s
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