"At this point, we're hoping that she did run away and that she's safe and sound somewhere. What we're afraid of is that someone came up to the house, found her alone here and took her."
On 10 July 1990, 13-year-old Rachanda Pickle was last seen inside her mother and stepfather's home in Santiam Junction, Oregon. This was an incredibly small community located roughly halfway between Sweet Home and Sisters, at the junction of Highways 20 & 22.
While tipsters would claim to see the missing teen all along the west coast, investigators have been unable to locate Rachanda after more than three decades. However, the case has been linked to a handful of other disappearances and murders in the area, and guilt has been laid at the feet of her stepfather, John Arthur Ackroyd...
Episode hosted, researched, written, and produced by Micheal Whelan
Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music
Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves
Producers: Roberta Janson, Ben Krokum, Gabriella Bromley, Steven Wilson, Quil Carter, Travis Scsepko, Laura Hannan, Bryan Hall, Damion Moore, Scott Meesey, Amy Hampton, Scott Patzold, Marie Vanglund, Astrid Kneier, Aimee McGregor, Jo Wong, Sara Moscaritolo, Sydney Scotton, Thomas Ahearn, Marion Welsh, Patrick Laakso, Rebecca O'Sullivan, Meadow Landry, Tatum Bautista, Sally Ranford, Kevin McCracken, Ruth Durbin, Michele Watson, Jared Midwood, Teunia Elzinga, Ryan Green, Jacinda C., Stephanie Joyner, Cherish Brady, and Lauren
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