Case 268

Colleen Stan

*** Content Warning: Extreme sexual violence, captivity ***

[Part 1 of 2]

When Colleen Stan’s family received an unexpected phone call from Colleen in June 1980, they were stunned. No one had seen or spoken to Colleen since she hitched a ride to California from her home in Oregon three years earlier. Colleen assured her family that all was well, but they could tell something wasn’t right. What exactly was Colleen Stan trying to hide?



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