Gabby Petito went missing during a cross-country trip with her boyfriend Brian Laundrie. She was last heard from in late August 2021. Photo courtesy of Instagram.
Gabby Petito went missing during a cross-country trip with her boyfriend Brian Laundrie. She was last heard from in late August 2021. Photo courtesy of Instagram.


Summer Wells vanished from her rural Tennessee home on June 15, 2021, and the subject of an Amber Alert
Summer Wells vanished from her rural Tennessee home on June 15, 2021, and the subject of an Amber Alert. Photo courtesy of Facebook.


Tara Calico was last seen September 20, 1988 in New Mexico. Later, a Polaroid picture was found in a parking lot in Florida.
Tara Calico was last seen on September 20, 1988, in New Mexico. Later, a Polaroid picture was found in a parking lot in Florida of a young girl who looks like Tara, bound and gagged. Source: Kym Pasqualini.


Lynda Ann Healy was one of Ted Bundy’s first accounted victims, abducted from her home in Seattle on January 31, 1974.


Lindsey Baum had just moved from Tennessee to the rural town of McCleary in Washington state.
Lindsey Baum had just moved from Tennessee to the rural town of McCleary in Washington state. Photo courtesy of the Baum family.


The Murdaugh family at their home in South Carolina. Buster, mother Margaret, Paul, and father Alex Murdaugh. Photo courtesy of People.
The Murdaugh family at their home in South Carolina. Buster, mother Margaret, Paul, and father Alex Murdaugh. Photo courtesy of People.


Annie Le, a doctoral student was murdered in a lab at Yale University in 2009 and was a national story. Photo courtesy of New Haven Register.
Annie Le, a doctoral student was murdered in a lab at Yale University in 2009 and was a national story. Photo courtesy of New Haven Register.


Linda Ann O’Keefe was a Girl Scout who vanished in 1973, on her way home from school in Newport Beach, California. Photo courtesy of NCMA.
Linda Ann O’Keefe was a Girl Scout who vanished in 1973, on her way home from school in Newport Beach, California. Photo courtesy of NCMA.


Alisha Bromfield was six months pregnant when she was brutally murdered by her boss on August 18, 2012. Photo courtesy of Purple Project.


On September 23, 2002, Rachel Burkheimer, 18, was murdered in Snohomish County, near Everett, Washington, and buried in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Photo courtesy of Komo News.
On September 23, 2002, Rachel Burkheimer, 18, was murdered in Snohomish County, near Everett, Washington, and buried in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Photo courtesy of Komo News.

Kym L Pasqualini

A veteran crime victim advocate who loves to write and adventure the country. Founder and former CEO of the National Center for Missing Adults from 1994–2010.

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