EPISODE 152: Ryan Shtuka


On the evening of February 16, 2018, 20-year old Ryan Shtuka went to a silent disco with some of his friends in the resort town of Sun Peaks, British Columbia. Later on that evening, he and his friends went to a house party nearby. In the early morning hours of the 17th, Ryan was seen getting up to leave the house party to head back home after a fun night. Nothing appeared to be wrong or out of the ordinary. His friends thought Ryan was right behind them as they walked back on that cold, February night. However, Ryan Shtuka would never be seen or heard from again. Extensive searches have been conducted for Ryan but no trace of him has been found. What happened to Ryan during his walk home in Sun Peaks remains a mystery.

There is currently a $15,000 reward for any information regarding Ryan’s whereabouts. If you have any information about Ryan’s disappearance please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

You can follow Ryan's case on Facebook at Missing: Ryan Shtuka.

This episode was co-researched and written by Marissa Jones and Erika Gwynn. To find more of Erika's work, please check out her podcast at https://www.apexandabyss.com.

EPISODE 151: Nathaniel Holmes


On December 19, 2017, Nathaniel Holmes, who had just turned seventeen, went missing after being dropped off at his new school.  Nathaniel had been attending an online high school program but just five weeks before his disappearance, he had transferred Hidden Lake High School in Westminster, Colorado. On the morning of his disappearance, Nathaniel went to the principal’s office and said he needed to speak with with his friend, Anthony. The principal refused to take Anthony out of class. After that, Nathaniel walked out of the school and no one has seen him since.  

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Nathaniel Holmes, please call the Westminster police at 303-658-4360.

There is currently a $10,000 reward being offered.  

You can follow Nathaniel’s case on Facebook by joining the Bring Nathaniel Home group.

The episode was co-researched and written by Marissa Jones and Anna Priestland.

EPISODE 150: Gabriel Cordova Tejada


On February 22, 2018, 20-year-old Gabriel Cordova Tejada disappeared from his home in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Gabriel was a mechanical engineering major at the University of South Florida and had a mid-term exam that day. His mother, Angela, and brother, Carlos, came home around lunch time and realized that something was wrong. Gabriel was gone but all of his belongings were there, including the car he was supposed to drive to USF. They found a note on his phone that caused them to become alarmed and contact the police department. Gabriel has been missing for 9 months and no trace of him has been found.

If you have any information about Gabriel Cordova Tejada’s disappearance, please contact the Saint Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.

You can follow Gabriel’s case on Facebook at Help Find Gabriel Cordova Tejada.