Case 26

Lisa Marie Young

Vancouver Island is known for its breathtaking scenery and incredible wildlife, but on certain parts of the island, a dark underbelly lies beneath the beauty. 

In the early morning hours of June 30 2002, that underbelly rose to the surface when 21-year-old Lisa Marie Young left a house party in Nanaimo to go pick up some food with a man she’d met earlier that night. Soon after, she called a friend to say that she was in an uncomfortable situation and needed help. Her final text message read: “Come get me, they won’t let me leave.”



Casefile Presents



Research & writing – Anonymous Host

Narration – Anonymous Host



‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro –

Audio production – Mike Migas 

Scoring – Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn



Logo and website design – Paulina Szymanska




Lisa’s Song – Allison Crowe

British Columbia

British Columbia – Court Services Online



Lisa’s Story – Native Women’s Association of Canada

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