DISCOVERY: On January 4, 2015, three birdwatchers were at Calvert Vaux Park, in the Gravesend area of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York when they came across a decomposed right hand lying face up in the sand along the shoreline of Coney Island Creek. At first glance, it appeared to have been in the water for
EARLY LIFE: 26-year-old Alyssa Turnbull is from South Gillies, a township within the census area of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Described as vibrant, passionate and outspoken, she’s said to be very close to her family, especially her little sister. Before her disappearance, the pair were in constant communication, often speaking to each other via text
EARLY LIFE: Sydney West was born on July 11, 2001 to her parents, Jay and Kimberly West. The family, which also includes her younger sister, lived in Pleasanton, California for the majority of Sydney’s life, before relocating to Chapel Hill, North Carolina in the late 2010s. Growing up, Sydney is described as being a sweet
DISCOVERY: At approximately 4:25pm on March 1, 1992, a truck driver pulled over at the I-80 turnout in Sweetwater, Sweetwater County, Wyoming in order to switch fuel tanks. While doing so, she happened to look down the embankment, where she noticed what she initially thought to be a couple of trash bags in the snow.
EARLY LIFE: Keeslyn Noell Roberts was born on October 22, 1999 to her parents, Shannon and Eric Roberts. The pair’s only child, she was better known by her nickname of “Butterfly” and was the centre of her parents’ world. The family lived in Dalton, Georgia, where Eric ran his own trucking company, Eric Roberts Trucking.