Missing persons:16 cases across Texas highlighted in new podcast

Missing persons:16 cases across Texas highlighted in new podcast

“Missing in America,” produced by NBC News, announced a new original podcast covering stories about missing persons cases brought to the production line by followers on their social media outlets asking for help finding their loved ones.

The new podcast is free through Spotify, Google and Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, and more, featuring missing persons with listeners potentially helping to solve unsolved cases across the country.

Nationwide, a total of 16 missing persons from Texas were highlighted on the podcast; this report will categorize them by region with a brief description. The 16 missing persons highlighted are only a fraction of current missing persons across the state and country. Texas EquuSearch has a longstanding reputation for searching for missing persons in Texas, across the country and abroad and actively shares missing person cases on its Facebook page.

The “Missing in America,” podcast link will provide local contact information, for public tips and information on the select 16 cases.


Lisa Lee Chandler was last seen in Wolfe City, an area about an hour northeast of Plano. Chandler was last seen on September 23, 2007. Fifteen years later, no one has seen or heard from her.

Michael Chambers was last seen on the morning of March 10, 2017, walking out of the Walmart in Quinlan, a smaller community 45 minutes east of Dallas.

The “missing trio,” is an older case from the 1970s. Three young girls Rachel Trlica, Renee Wilson and Julie Moseley were last seen on December 23, 1974 at the Seminary South mall in Fort Worth, Texas.

Then 18-year-old Caleb Diehl was last seen for his employer on March 30, 2015 in and around the city of Nocona, an area 45 minutes southeast of Wichita Falls near the Oklahoma border.


Chris Sanders went missing in Monahans County on August 12, 2017. He was last seen that morning after a visit with his friends at the trailer park where he lived. The next day, Sanders went for a walk around 9:30 a.m. and never returned home, according to the report.


On the evening of November 7, 2015, Jordan Green was on his way to his aunt’s place after finishing a shift at a local restaurant. The 23-year-old Green was last seen in San Antonio and never made it to his family’s home and disappeared.

Jason Landry was on his way home during the holidays in December 2020, from Texas State University, he left his San Marcos home to drive to his parent’s home in Missouri City and was never seen again.

Two friends who were traveling, Krislyn Gibson and Sidney Taylor, both 35 at the time, disappeared on Saturday, April 2, 2016, while visiting Austin.


19-year-old Jared Chavis went missing in January 2018; witnesses last saw him get into a black Ford Fusion in the 8800 block of Westheimer Road in Houston, according to a press release from Crime Stoppers of Houston.

Rudy Farias disappeared on the afternoon of March 6, 2015, after leaving his home in Houston to take his two dogs for a walk.

Lauren Colvin Thompson of the East Texas Community of 911 Panola County on January 10, 2019, at 2:24 pm. The 32-year-old was in a wooded area and told the 911 dispatcher that someone was following her.

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