UPDATE: Brendan Santo’s remains were recovered from the Red Cedar River in East Lansing, Michigan on January 21, 2022. Foul play is not suspected in his death.* EARLY LIFE: Brendan Thomas Santo grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan, where he graduated from Rochester Adams High School. While in school, he was an avid hockey player
DISCOVERY: In the early hours of May 20, 1996, the body of a deceased female was discovered in an alley behind the home at 387 Cortland Street in Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan. When police canvassed the area, they learnt that neighbours had heard a gunshot during the night. Unfortunately, no one saw what happened.
EARLY LIFE: Dean Marie Peters was born on September 24, 1966 to Mary Petes and Duane Pyle. She and her younger brother, William, lived in California with their parents until they divorced, after which the children moved to Michigan with Mary and her new husband, John Peters. Duane stayed in California and remarried. According to
EARLY LIFE: Natasha Marie Shanes was born on January 23, 1979. She lived in Jackson, Michigan with her mother, Susan Shanes, and Susan’s live-in boyfriend, Robert F. Forbes. At the time, Robert was a drug dealer who had previously served time in prison for trafficking heroin. Growing up, Natasha was said to cry often and