Jodi Huisentruit - Iowa - 1995 Aug 14, 2014 9:50:41 GMT -5
Post by HeadMarshal on Aug 14, 2014 9:50:41 GMT -5
(Above: Jodi, circa 1995. Photo Credit: Charley Project)
Jodi Huisentruit disappeared from Mason City, Iowa nearly 20 years ago. AMW aired this case in September 1995 and I believe on a Final Justice episode based on a msn.tv episode bio.
Jodi graduated with a bachelor's degree in tv communication, which she used to get jobs for several TV stations, the last one was with KIMT in Mason City, Iowa. Her last confirmed sighting was from John Vansice who claimed she was at his home, viewing a video tape of a birthday party. At around 4:AM on Jun 27, 1995, she received a call from her producer, she said she had overslept and was leaving for the station. Neighbours reported hearing screams at around the time when she would leave for work, as well as a white van in the area that was never positively identified. KIMT staff would later call authorities and they responded to her apartment, noticing that her personal items, including her keys were found strewn around her car.
Mason City police lieutenant Frank Stearns believes she was abducted by one person who knew her daily schedule. However, Jodi's landlord reported hearing two male voices at the time of her disappearance. Stearns has said that John Vansice remains a person of interest and Jodi's sister said that Stearns appeared to be "fixated" on her.
Thoughts? Even though John Vansice remains a person of interest, nothing has been made public that really suggests he was Jodi's abductor. He alone wouldn't explain the two male voices reported by the landlord. However, there isn't really anything else to work with in this case. Jodi was declared legally deceased in 2001.
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tv.msn.com/tv/series-episodes/america's-most-wanted-final-justice/?si=31&ipp=40 (02-12-1996 "morning-show host disappears")