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20 Fascinating Facts About Investigation Discovery

Pop quiz: In which Colorado city did Joe Kenda spend more than 20 years as a homicide detective? If you knew the answer was Colorado Springs, you must be an ID Addict. In 2008, Discovery Communications launched Investigation Discovery, the 24/7 true crime network that has had fans (Lady Gaga among them) glued to their television sets ever since.

In honor of the channel’s 10th anniversary, we did a little investigating of our own and uncovered 20 things you might not have known about Investigation Discovery.

1. IT BEGAN AS AN ANCIENT HISTORY NETWORK.

Investigation Discovery began its life in 1996 as Discovery Civilization, a network dedicated to showcasing content related to ancient history. In 2002, The New York Times purchased a 50 percent stake in the network with an eye toward shifting its focus to current events; in 2003, it relaunched as Times Discovery. But that

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Michael Ren Wysolovski: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Michael Ren Wysolovski. (mugshot)

Michael Ren Wysolovski is accused in connection with the disappearance of a now 17-year-old girl who, after being missing for a year, was discovered alive in Duluth, Georgia.

Hailey Burns, then 16, went missing in 2016, when she vanished into thin air from her family home in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Family members said at the time that there was evidence Hailey had been communicating with an older man online. Hailey’s family told WSOC-TV that she was allegedly abducted by a man she met online and escaped after telling an online friend she was missing.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Hailey Disappeared After Exhibiting Strange Behavior, Such as Using a Pacifier

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Hailey Burns. (Facebook)

According to IJR.com, Hailey Burns was only 16

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Christine Levinson, Robert’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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US Christine Levinson (R), the wife of ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, and her son Daniel (L) hold a press conference at the Swiss embassy in Tehran, 22 December 2007. (Getty)

The wife of missing American Robert Levinson has never stopped seeking his return from Iran.

Christine Levinson fervently believes that her husband is still alive, although some officials think Levinson may have died in captivity, according to the Sun Sentinel.

Robert Levinson, if he is alive, is the longest held American hostage in U.S. history and would be 67. The White House released a statement on March 9, the 10th anniversary of Levinson’s disappearance, saying the Trump administration is “unwavering” in its commitment to bring Levinson home.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Christine Believes Robert Might be Alive

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Chad Bennion: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Chad Bennion. (police missing person poster photo)

A former Utah state legislator and controversial Salt Lake County GOP chair has mysteriously vanished after going for a run.

Police are looking for any clues that will help them figure out what happened to Chad Edward Bennion, 52, who was last seen at 4 p.m. on December 31 when he went running in St. George, Utah.

“There’s nothing to indicate anything suspicious about the circumstances,” St George Police Captain Mike Giles told the St. George News. “Whether he ran into an issue on a trail, hurt himself, got stuck somewhere, we just don’t know.”

However, extensive searches from the air and on the ground have yet to turn up any sign of Bennion or his vehicle.

Here’s what you need to know:

1. Bennion Disappeared While Running

Danielle Stislicki: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 28-year-old Farmington Hills, Michigan woman who has been missing since December 2 was described as a “people person” who’s “responsible and conscientious.”

After Danielle Stislicki vanished, her loved ones organized a major social media effort to find her. Police suspect that Stislicki met with foul play, and they searched the home of a local security guard, although he has not been arrested.

Although police initially approached Stislicki’s disappearance as a missing persons case, they now say: “All available information and evidence leads investigators to believe Danielle Stislicki was the victim of a crime.”

Stislicki’s loved ones are hoping someone reading this can provide any information that will help them learn what happened to Danielle, a young woman whose family says would never have disappeared without a trace on her own.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Stislicki’s Car Was Found Outside Her Apartment Building After She Left Work

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Angelica Rivera, Enrique Pena Nieto’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Angelica Rivera (R), wife of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, attends a banquet at the Guildhall in central London on March 4, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Angelica Rivera (R), wife of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, attends a banquet at the Guildhall in central London on March 4, 2015. (Getty)

The wife of Mexico’s president is a former soap opera star who has been criticized for her designer clothing, mansion, and lack of social cause.

Angelica Rivera is the First Lady of Mexico, and the wife of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. She’s also an entrepreneur who’s worth millions and who sells everything from her own vodka to perfume. She also owns a football team.

Pena Nieto met with Donald Trump on Wednesday, August 31

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