The Next Call (TNC) From David Ridgen, the creator of Someone Knows Something, comes the investigative podcast The Next Call. Ridgen works with victims’ family members, police and eye-witnesses to find answers. From investigators to potential suspects, the investigation unfolds with The Next Call.
Season One: Melanie Ethier
Melanie, age 15, disappeared without a trace from New Liskeard ON after leaving a small gathering at a friend’s place in the early morning hours of September 29th 1996. David Ridgen investigates and finds new information that leads to the identification of the likely perpetrator.
Episodes so far…
1. The First Call
On September 28, 1996, Melanie Ethier says goodbye to her mother Celine, and goes to a friend’s house to watch a movie. Melanie is never seen again.
Conversations with Melanie’s friends who were with her the day she disappeared. Could something they noticed help the investigation?
3. Pine to Wellington
Melanie’s 10-minute walk home becomes 24 years of unanswered questions. Did someone see or hear her that night? And what about Celine’s suspicions about an old friend of the family?
A closer look at the alibi of a person who has been on Celine’s radar for a while.
5. Cold Comfort
The final regularly-planned episode. New information about Melanie’s case continues to come to light. What does this mean for Celine and the case?