Beatriz Mota

Beatriz Mota

By Unresolved Productions

In December of 2015, a graduation ceremony was being held at the Colégio Nossa Senhora Maria Auxiliadora in Petrolina.

7-year-old Beatriz Mota attended the event along with her parents, Sandro and Lúcia, who were attending the graduation for two reasons: not only was Sandro a well-liked teacher at the private Catholic school, which was located right in the city center of Petrolina, but their oldest daughter (Beatriz's older sister) was graduating.

As the ceremony began to wind down later that evening, both parents would notice that they hadn't seen their youngest daughter in several minutes. A search of the school grounds would ensue, leading to a grisly discovery a short time later...

Episode researched, written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

Producers: Maggyjames, Roberta Janson, Ben Krokum, Peggy Belarde, Quil Carter, Victoria Reid, Gabriella Bromley, Laura Hannan, Damion Moore, Amy Hampton, Steven Wilson, Scott Meesey, Marie Vanglund, Scott Patzold, Astrid Kneier, Lori Rodriguez, Aimee McGregor, Danny Williams, Sydney Scotton, Sara Moscaritolo, Sue Kirk, Thomas Ahearn, Seth Morgan, Marion Welsh, Patrick Laakso, Kelly Jo Hapgood, Alyssa Lawton, Jared Midwood, Travis Scsepko, Meadow Landry, Rebecca Miller, Tatum Bautista, Jo Wong, Erin Pyles, Teunia Elzinga, Consuelo Moreno, Jacinda B., Ryan Green, Stephanie Joyner, and Dawn Kellar

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