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Vanished in Seattle spotlights the disappearance of up-and-coming rock star Brian Barton

Brian Barton

Brian Barton had everything going for him, or so it seemed until he vanished

Vanished in Seattle looks at the case of rising rock star Brian Barton, who vanished just before he was due to embark on a tour with his band.

Brian Barton was up and coming musician in the punk rock band as Fate Would Have It, when just before his first big tour was due to take place he vanished.

Brian was in love and his band were on their way up and possibly headed for the big time.

Then in 2005 the 25-year-old simply disappeared, leaving friends and fellow band mates equally baffled and suspicious of each other.

John Krebs was barton’s best buddy told the Huff Post that he thought Barton’s girlfriend Breanna Duvall knew something about his disappearance, but others are not so sure.

The founder of the band Barton played

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Kayla Berg disappearance to air Sunday on Investigation Discovery

ANTIGO, Wis. (WSAW) — Investigation Discovery will air an episode Sunday night at 8 p.m. highlighting the case of a missing Antigo teen.

Kayla Berg was reported missing in August 2009.

Kayla’s mother, Hope Sprenger said she wasn’t sure how her daughter’s story was selected, but did say she had written into the show a few years ago.

Berg’s case was also featured on CNN’s Find Our Children segment in 2010.

Berg is described as a white female, 5 foot 2 inches (at time of disappearance), 108 pounds (at time of disappearance), brown hair and brown eyes. Kayla’s ears and navel are pierced. She also has scars on the right side of her nose and on her right shin. Anyone with information on her whereabouts are asked to call 715-627-6411.

Investigation Discovery is channel 61/640 on Charter; 285 on DirectTV; and 192 on DISH.

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AROUND THE TOWN: Franks’ disappearance featured on ID Channel

A former Cumberland Countian who attended Cumberland County High School is the subject of a new Investigation Discovery Channel show. Eric Franks’ story is featured on season eight of “Disappeared.” The premiere of episode nine, which is devoted entirely to Franks, premiered over the Memorial Day weekend.

Franks, with whom I attended church in the ’80s when his late father, Jim, was the minister, has been missing since March 2011 from Saginaw, MI. His mother, Jo Ann Adams Franks, is now living in Archbold, OH. She and her daughter, Beth, Eric’s sister, have been tirelessly searching for Eric since he went missing in Michigan six years ago. Jo Ann appears throughout the segment.

Eric Franks had journeyed to Michigan in late 2010 after learning from a former girlfriend he had a 15-year-old daughter. He stayed in the Miller Motel for more than five months. He checked out on March

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Katelin Akens’ disappearance to get renewed attention | Local …

Lisa Sullivan holds her 17-month-old grandson, Landon Akens, at home in Ruther Glen. Her daughter and the baby’s aunt, Katelin Akens, is missing.

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Sian O’Callaghan’s disappearance spurs police hunt, on See No Evil

Sian O’Callaghan, who vanished after a night out in Swindon, United Kingdom.

Tonight’s episode of See No Evil traces authorities trying to beat the clock as they hunt for a 22-year-old woman who vanished after a night out in Swindon, United Kingdom, in March 2011.

The show’s season finale, titled Watch Me Disappear, revolves around detectives trying to find Sian O’Callaghan after they obtained surveillance footage of her stepping into a taxi. Specifically, the show focuses on their efforts to identify the vehicle and driver of the taxi.

O’Callaghan had been last spotted at a nightclub in Swinton early on March 19, 2011. Her body was located four days later close to Uffington in Oxfordshire.

The surveillance footage reportedly captured O’Callaghan leaving Swindon’s Suju nightclub. Her boyfriend, Kevin Reape, sent O’Callaghan a text message to her phone, which was later recovered in the area of Savernake Forest. Reape

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Owens tie to Zebb Quinn disappearance still a mystery – Asheville Citizen





Robert Jason Owens will avoid the death penalty after pleading guilty to killing the Codd family.


ASHEVILLE – Long before Robert Jason Owens was charged in a double homicide, his name had been attached to the Zebb Quinn disappearance and presumed killing 17 years ago.

“What happened to Zebb?” has often been followed by, “What does Owens know?”

Owens pleaded guilty to killing Cristie Schoen Codd, 38, and Joseph “J.T.” Codd, 45, and their unborn child, Skylar, in March 2015. He also pleaded guilty to dismembering their remains. Owens will spend a minimum of 59.5 years to a maximum of 74.5 years in prison without the possibility of parole, according to

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