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Unresolved

288 EpisodesProduced by Unresolved ProductionsWebsite

Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.

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The Abduction of Violet Ripken

On July 24th, 2012, Violet Ripken was abducted at gunpoint.

That morning, 74-year-old Violet had set off on her morning routine, and was abducted from her own home by a masked gunman. For the next 23 hours, this mysterious kidnapper would proceed to drive around the Baltimore region, with Violet bound and blindfolded in the back seat.

Nobody would notice Violet's absence until later that evening, when a pair of eyewitnesses reported a strange incident to police. Soon, a massive search effort to find Violet was launched, with police hoping to locate the mother of baseball's most distinguished star...


Written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan

Producers: Ben Krokum, Quil Carter, Laura Hannan, Astrid Kneier, Katherine Vatalaro, Damion Moore, Amy Hampton Miller, Timothy Stratton, Scott Meesey, Steven Wilson, Sara Willemsen, Scott Patzold, and Marie Vanglund

Learn more about this podcast at http://unresolved.me/

If you would like to support this podcast and others, consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpod to become a Patron or Producer


Music Credits

ROZKOL - "Opening Credits"

Lee Rosevere - "Breathing"

The Pangolins - "Generate Silence"

Rotten Bliss - "Lighthouse"

Kai Engel - "Machinery"

ROZKOL - "Stay Quiet"

Rest You Sleeping Giant - "Dead Waters"

Blear Moon - "Cold Summer Landscape"

Other music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

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