The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. The Vanished goes beyond conventional news reports to take a deep dive into the story of a different missing person each week. Host Marissa Jones brings you exclusive interviews with family members, friends, law enforcement and experts. What with The Vanished uncover next?
On the evening of October 17, 2016, 16-year-old Enrique Rios disappeared after saying goodnight to his mom. The following morning, his mom received texts from his phone that she didn't think sounded like her son. Law enforcement initially suspected that Enrique had run away but then Enrique's friend disappeared too. 17-year-old Elijah Moore was last seen cashing his check on November 4, 2016. Their families always suspected that their disappearances were connected and that the boys hadn't run off.
Since they have been missing, many rumors had been going around. All of the rumors kept pointing at the same people. Back in June, 4 men were arrested and charged with their murders.
Enrique's mom, Lola, joined me to discuss these devastating developments.
If you have any information about the murders of Enrique and Elijah, please contact the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office at 530-666-8282 or the Woodland Police Department at 530-666-2411.
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