In the last two years, six women have gone missing or been found dead in a small Ohio town.
It is believed the women from Chillicothe knew each other, but without any arrests, the community has been left with many questions, with one looming larger than the rest: Could a serial killer be on the loose?
The Investigation Discovery channel hopes to answer some of those questions in its first serialized docuseries, The Vanishing Women, which premieres Monday.
“[O]ur intention is to help elevate these cases to a national level in the hope that fresh leads or new information will surface so that the perpetrator – or perpetrators – are swiftly brought to justice,” said Henry Schleiff, group president for Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel, and Destination America.
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The Chillicothe Police Department has asked for help from the public.
“Somebody knows what happened,” said Sgt. Ronald Meyers. “If there’s no physical evidence, then we’re going to have to rely on folks to pick these pieces up and give us part of the puzzle.”
Anyone with information should call the Chillicothe Police Department at 740-773-1191, or call the Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers at 740-773-TIPS.
The Vanishing Women premieres at 10 p.m. ET this Monday, June 6, on Investigation Discovery.