The Sudden Disappearance Of Cynthia Anderson

A young secretary mysteriously disappears- was it murder or did she flee?
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Makenna Timoteo
James DeForte
Shane Madej
Ryan Bergara


  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

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    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below! Submit a video question to get featured in the episode here:

    • SweetTreasureCustoms


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      10:33 what were his initials?, and can't they go back to the calls?

    • Griz Alkie

      Griz Alkie

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    • Janele Brown

      Janele Brown

      21 gün əvvəl

      What about W.G. instead of G. W?

    • Felix the FAMDOM

      Felix the FAMDOM

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      Are we going to get a video on THE TITANIC

    • Irmag Valladares

      Irmag Valladares

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      Maybe she wants stalked by a secret admirer. Maybe she did hear that conversation between the attorney and his client and instead of killing her they threatened her constantly and told her to leave or they would kill her and her family and that would explain the no forced entry because she left willingly or the attorney also had the keys and they left the book on that certain page to make it seem like a stalker did take her because people believed there was a stalker at one point. And they told her to leave her money to make it look more realistic, plus if they’re drug dealers they most likely have money so they gave her some to disappear. I could be wrong tho.

  2. Callum Dodson

    Callum Dodson

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    Are these really new ones I hope so

  3. Saintsfan 1789

    Saintsfan 1789

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    I was stunned when Ryan said Toledo Ohio cause I pretty close to Toledo

  4. Pjo Fangirl

    Pjo Fangirl

    12 saat əvvəl

    When your mom's named cynthia

  5. Janfrederik Van den Berg

    Janfrederik Van den Berg

    18 saat əvvəl

    Please do a story on the ghost of uniondale from south africa?

  6. ri


    19 saat əvvəl

    Now if anyone wants to kidnap shane all they have to do is put rice in his mail box

  7. HereIsWisdom 1318

    HereIsWisdom 1318

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    17:10-Shane thinks it was easier to buy a house in 1981 than it is today?



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    Could cynthia have acted out her own kidnapping to escape the stalker? She walks out and drives into the sunset to evade to stalker, leaving her book on that page as a hint to why she fled?

  9. Van _

    Van _

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    The 2 guys that keep interrupting are so annoying.

  10. emilyy


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  11. Robert Hastings

    Robert Hastings

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    Shane's been possessed since day one, there's nothing you could say to convince me otherwise

  12. ThePoliticalAv


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    do one on the disappearance of Harold Holt

  13. emma thompson

    emma thompson

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    i was literally thinking that it’s weird to kill with your brother before shane said i

  14. eWaDo2191


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    Everytime I watch these guys that doll in the back freaking scares me lol I feel like its staring at Shane because it wants Shane lol

  15. Vintage GamerChic

    Vintage GamerChic

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    actually u said the other woman didn't see the sign she did talk to the police and was the one informed the police that the sign was for her. Yes the couple did also get married

  16. Annie Dajnowicz

    Annie Dajnowicz

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    Wow is this scream

  17. Annas Malik

    Annas Malik

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    My intuition says that she ran away from her life because of strict bossy religious parents. She made that call to lead the police off the track. Did concern police talk to her boyfriend? Maybe she ran away with him. Also she or maybe her friend parked her car there to make it look like a kidnapping. That "I love you Cindy" was also written on that wall purposely so people around her know that she is under threat. Anyways great work boys and I'd like to see more cases. Please post more cases soon.

  18. Vedika


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    Will they be coming back??

  19. erensmaid_


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    plot twist all the murders ryan and shane went over.. shane was murderer

  20. Taylor kazemba

    Taylor kazemba

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    No cameras in 1981

  21. Dhani Rose

    Dhani Rose

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    Theory 4: Aliens

  22. Woroud Aldossary

    Woroud Aldossary

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    I don’t like how they make things funny in a series heartbreaking stories

  23. lisseth aldana

    lisseth aldana

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    Going to church doesn't make you a good person 😂😂🤣 more often then not, people obsessed with it are the worst type 😂🤣

  24. Marcee F

    Marcee F

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    You know what? I 💚 Ryan and Shane but I don’t like when people say, “ that’s too much church,” that’s weird or whatever. If Cynthia was spending all her time with her golf buddies, or super into being a deep sea diver or pick anything not religious, would we make the same condemnation? I’m just saying if you want to spend your time immersing your life in anything it’s your business.

  25. Edward a

    Edward a

    4 gün əvvəl

    It’s sad that ppl rly do prank call missing peoples family’s/ police and make jokes abt them being missing. My mothers actually missing and I got a prank call from a group of people and it’s not funny. At all, Cruel if you ask me.

  26. Amy besthoff

    Amy besthoff

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    Sounds to me like she staged her own disappearance because her family was so overbearing

  27. Kylee Conrad

    Kylee Conrad

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    Ryan always seems so embarrassed by me. Also, Shane is dressed like my great Aunt Karen when she works in the yard.

  28. Scranton Rogue of the Silver Trio

    Scranton Rogue of the Silver Trio

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    Conclusion: Cynthia’s a badass.

  29. bia


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  30. Sean Gose

    Sean Gose

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    When Shane said,"too much church",seconds ago I just said it out loud,that's actually"too much church".

  31. LiliexEnid


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    Honestly yea I’m Christian and I don’t go to church that much that is just too much it’s not like u can’t do anything cuz of church

  32. LiliexEnid


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    Wait it might be the dude that said that the sign was for another Cinthia cuz Ryan said no one at the work was called Cinthia sooo🤔

  33. Roxie Blaze

    Roxie Blaze

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    Ghost and demons act badass until ryan and shane enter the fray

  34. Michelle Lano

    Michelle Lano

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    I didn't know George Washington could time travel.

  35. loizerz


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    it could be her boyfriend -- if the last theory is correct. the dad just felt weird tho ngl

  36. Kim Reading Baker Vidas Davey Irvin

    Kim Reading Baker Vidas Davey Irvin

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    not sure if this has anything to do with it, but there's a town in lucas county named "whitehouse." maybe the caller meant a white house in whitehouse?

  37. Bleuoutrage 22

    Bleuoutrage 22

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    I’m going to be honest, I heard the opening that grew up super religious and I immediately went ran away from home

  38. Avery Adams

    Avery Adams

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    yall- GW gerard way

  39. Lisbeth Vazquez

    Lisbeth Vazquez

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    Shane: Cynthia, thanks for watching Cynthia actually watching this: 👁👄👁

  40. Dylan Mays

    Dylan Mays

    6 gün əvvəl

    Perhaps the lawyer and drug dealer didn't murder her but helped her vanish? That could explain a possibly false connection and said criminal contacts, especially a lawyer would be beneficial to helping her disappear and adequately cover her tracks.

  41. Itz Lily :3

    Itz Lily :3

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    When your 10 years old watching this : 👁 💧👄💧👁

  42. Slurp Curry

    Slurp Curry

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    Another piece of evidence that leads to Cynthia disappearing of her own accord (I’m surprised Shane and Ryan didn’t mention this) would be the book. It makes much more sense that Cynthia left the book on that page herself; if she had been murdered/kidnapped, then the culprit would have to turn to that page himself (not likely), or it would have to be a coincidence. Now, they did say that Cynthia was looking to quit her job, which only pushes this theory further. I think it’s definitely the most likely. HOWEVER - if she really did decide to just up and leave, I don’t understand why she would go through the trouble of making it seem like a disappearance. It’s a lot more complicated to do, she would have to forfeit all of her money (as stated in the episode), it would cause a lot of unnecessary grief for her family, and it’s not like it’s illegal for her to just move away or abandon her faith. She was 20 years old. I get that some people want a genuinely clean restart, but it hardly seems worth it for a new name. I think the missing keystone is the guy who claims he wrote the “I love you Cindy” messages. Like, if we had more info on him, this case would be a lot easier. If he knew Cynthia, he could have been asked to help fake her disappearance. Did other people call Cynthia “Cindy”? Because according to the video, the message was just a coincidence, but man does that seem incredibly unlikely. All in all, pretty good episode.

  43. jugn j

    jugn j

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    im def a shaniac. Sorry, you're sorry.

  44. Daisy


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    You're in perilous danger, here's a button😂😂

  45. Nany Ramos

    Nany Ramos

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    I actually found this episode funny because I had a dog named Cynthia. She died in 2013...

  46. Kaia RAISDANA


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    no one: shane: chURCH its tOO MUCH CHURCH \

  47. nkalipho malevu

    nkalipho malevu

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    "Cynthia thanks for watching"

  48. 「jupiter-latte_ !」

    「jupiter-latte_ !」

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    id love it if they talked about the yogurt shop murders.

  49. Destined2348 Howared

    Destined2348 Howared

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    Do who betrayed Anne Frank

  50. Caseey


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    its scary how the video is exaclt 20:20

  51. Leigha Randall

    Leigha Randall

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    why do i think that on the I LOVE CINDY sign was george weasley...

  52. Channel Twenty Five

    Channel Twenty Five

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    I’m going with eloped with someone, if she had an overly controlling dad. Oppressive church, she’s planned to disappear....maybe.

  53. Annieca Santos

    Annieca Santos

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    When this happened my mom was 6 years old😬

  54. Just a citizen of Earth

    Just a citizen of Earth

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    I want to comment something but don’t know what. Uhhhhhhhh Weedeater

  55. Mpiewizard


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    If she ran away then who was she getting phone calls from?

  56. fatal gonorrhoea

    fatal gonorrhoea

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    yes but that doesnt explain why she was scared about the phone call and she could have turned the book to that page to alert someone that she was going to be kidnapped but she couldnt make it obvious bc the stalker was watching her (i hope she did run away tho)

  57. Brandy Jackson

    Brandy Jackson

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    0:09 Caught me off guard because I live in Toledo Ohio Born and Raised-

  58. GG Dave

    GG Dave

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    Chances are she changed her name so imagine one of her children watches this video and them not knowing this video is about her/his mother😳

  59. Wasitamrormrs


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    I love how my parents really think that I’m mentally stable when i watch these and have a wired obsession with Jack the Ripper the supper natural... How was your day

    • Shayna C.S.

      Shayna C.S.

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      Mental instability is not an aesthetic. Earn attention by doing positive things instead of trying to be "weird".

  60. Karen Warr

    Karen Warr

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    They said she was the only Cynthia on that side, remember?

  61. Karen Warr

    Karen Warr

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    That, Rabbit guy has me suspicious...

  62. Jade M

    Jade M

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    So I understand COVID-19 stay apart but why they have seats in between them and then have them sit on little tinny uncomfy stools!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  63. Dunotuansr


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    its been two months

  64. Donatelia Sakura

    Donatelia Sakura

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    Is possible for Cynthia to still be alive I believe... If she wasn't murdered of course. And if that's the case,if she ran away (possible,her household gives me the yikes a little bit) I hope her life is/was good and peaceful.

  65. Diego Celaya

    Diego Celaya

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    Maybe she turned that page to alert people how she was taken

  66. Julie Martin

    Julie Martin

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    Kings of social distanced story-telling

  67. Blood Lily

    Blood Lily

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    Tbh knowing some fundamentalists and what it's like, when the dad says her makeup and attention to appearance 'may have contributed to her going missing' I wonder if what he said was along the line of 'she looked too showy and caught the eye of a stalker and it wouldn't have happened if she hadn't started to paint herself up like that'.

  68. KniqhtHero_ 10

    KniqhtHero_ 10

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    i think we can all agree shane is becoming more undesired to be in these videos

  69. Gabrielle Whitesides

    Gabrielle Whitesides

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    It’s me, I’m GW.

  70. Marciano Violeta

    Marciano Violeta

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    hey ryan shane can you make more paranomal investigating

  71. Kenzy


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    What’s the best thing to wear to court? A lawsuit ! Sammy when we get in there you actually have to be serious

  72. Elise Patton

    Elise Patton

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    "A quiet obedient girl." I think that means she's been planing this for a long time like she's been planning to act nice so they think that she was not strong enough to leave her family if she was that obedient.

  73. King Carson

    King Carson

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    I realized George Washington took her

  74. Brittany Crews

    Brittany Crews

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    I feel like the fact that her romance book was left open on that certain page that she could of been leaving a clue to what happened to her, just a thought.

  75. sebastian beadnell

    sebastian beadnell

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    You guys need to make a hey demons poster please i have the shirt need poster please and thank you

  76. Raquel Feliciano

    Raquel Feliciano

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    19:55 Remember kids, if anyone ever wants to make Shane disappear, just put some rice in his mailbox

  77. Ryan Hartwell

    Ryan Hartwell

    12 gün əvvəl

    You should do the Camp Scott Murders of 1977. It's considered to be one of the most puzzling unsolved murders in American History.

  78. Joe Pfrengle

    Joe Pfrengle

    12 gün əvvəl

    The police never thought to call the theory 1 person back? Or maybe track them down

  79. oprahIV


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    I kind of expected this to be solved after all this time. The episode aired on Unsolved Mysteries back in the day :(

  80. Figlang


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    what if some guy was obsessed with her and did end up kidnapping her and that was her talking on the phone but she was never found because the stalker got away with it idk that’s just my idea

  81. Rithika Madhusha

    Rithika Madhusha

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    boss makes a dollar i make a dime that's why i vanish on company time

  82. Lora *-*

    Lora *-*

    13 gün əvvəl

    If she was too much into church, maybe she punished herself for doing something wrong?

  83. Science Power

    Science Power

    13 gün əvvəl

    14:40 What’s the music there? I looked in the description and all I got was a sound library.

  84. Jeremy Fridy

    Jeremy Fridy

    13 gün əvvəl

    They wondered about security cameras. Not in 1981 at a strip mall. It was another time.

  85. Coco Gimmelli

    Coco Gimmelli

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    • Coco Gimmelli

      Coco Gimmelli

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  86. ubi bhatt

    ubi bhatt

    13 gün əvvəl

    I checked Cynthia Anderson online and she is not attractive according to me.

  87. mek


    13 gün əvvəl

    Why's there no camera's

  88. Laura Vander Horst

    Laura Vander Horst

    13 gün əvvəl

    I'm a Christian and can confirm - too much church.

  89. Audrey Dy

    Audrey Dy

    14 gün əvvəl

    to be fair, that is a lot of church

  90. Sing Yee

    Sing Yee

    14 gün əvvəl

    why wasn't the boyfriend mentioned? He could've manipulated her into getting kidnapped honestly.

  91. Ezgi Düzce

    Ezgi Düzce

    14 gün əvvəl

    No signs of struggle usually means that she knew the unsub

  92. Annie Rebecca

    Annie Rebecca

    14 gün əvvəl

    "maybe you have somewhat of a detective brain" *nods in CC Tinsley*

  93. Jessica Laman

    Jessica Laman

    14 gün əvvəl

    I agree #3😊 also if she was being stalked/harassed by a creep who kept writing obnoxious messages on walls that may have been one of the contributing factors of something she wanted to get away from

  94. K R Rangarajan

    K R Rangarajan

    14 gün əvvəl

    Once you watch a few if these you get crazy Paranoid for a few Days

  95. Angel Yorozuya

    Angel Yorozuya

    15 gün əvvəl

    How did she get out if it was locked from inside??? I doubt she left on her own accord. She was most likely raped and killed

  96. Jennifer Alice

    Jennifer Alice

    15 gün əvvəl

    Also that theory explains the book page. It was her way of subliminally implanting a nefarious scenario in investigators minds.

  97. Ashleigh Memarzadeh

    Ashleigh Memarzadeh

    15 gün əvvəl

    Shane's hat and scarf suit him so well. Shane makes me happy. I wish I knew Shane irl. I feel like we'd be really good friends. Although I wouldn't feel cool enough to be his friend 🤣

  98. Liam Rencontre

    Liam Rencontre

    15 gün əvvəl

    Can you please do a video on Aysha Degree? She was a girl who disappeared in 2000

  99. Tracy Schmidt

    Tracy Schmidt

    15 gün əvvəl

    I think whoever kidnapped her was the person/friend who reccomended her the romance novel. She most likely got it from a friend or possibly a guy obsessed with her. Painted the letters and gave her the book then did the scene in the book. It was a romance novel right?

  100. Vladamir Lenin

    Vladamir Lenin

    15 gün əvvəl

    Finnaly at the comments. The save place