The Sudden Disappearance Of Cynthia Anderson

A young secretary mysteriously disappears- was it murder or did she flee?
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network2 mánuðum síðan

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  • Janele Brown

    Janele Brown

    10 dögum síðan

    What about W.G. instead of G. W?

  • Felix the FAMDOM

    Felix the FAMDOM

    Mánuði síðan

    Are we going to get a video on THE TITANIC

  • Irmag Valladares

    Irmag Valladares

    Mánuði síðan

    Maybe she wants stalked by a secret admirer. Maybe she did hear that conversation between the attorney and his client and instead of killing her they threatened her constantly and told her to leave or they would kill her and her family and that would explain the no forced entry because she left willingly or the attorney also had the keys and they left the book on that certain page to make it seem like a stalker did take her because people believed there was a stalker at one point. And they told her to leave her money to make it look more realistic, plus if they’re drug dealers they most likely have money so they gave her some to disappear. I could be wrong tho.

  • Julia Sandford

    Julia Sandford

    2 mánuðum síðan

    #postmortem : I gotta know, those marshmallows behind y'all got eaten, right?

  • Jayden Krug

    Jayden Krug

    2 mánuðum síðan

    as much as i enjoy the idea of her just leaving the church (to quote shane, church church church) it seems odd for cynthia to fake all of the calls and paranoia leading up to her disappearance. based on my limited knowledge of this case, she seemed to be really struggling with paranoia from all of the scary phone calls and apparent stalking. I'm not sure how she could fake that, but I guess anyone going to church that much and planning on running away would have to be a good actress. she'd also have to fake the "I love you cynthia" note, which I simply don't think was this other guy, because you said there was no there cynthia who worked there. although that could be from the person she ran away with.... unless HE was who she ran away with. intriguing. idk I guess. that's why it's unsolved.

  • Gabrielle Whitesides
    Gabrielle Whitesides50 mínútum síðan

    It’s me, I’m GW.

  • Marciano Violeta
    Marciano Violeta2 klukkustundum síðan

    hey ryan shane can you make more paranomal investigating

  • Kenzy
    Kenzy5 klukkustundum síðan

    What’s the best thing to wear to court? A lawsuit ! Sammy when we get in there you actually have to be serious

  • Elise Patton
    Elise Patton7 klukkustundum síðan

    "A quiet obedient girl." I think that means she's been planing this for a long time like she's been planning to act nice so they think that she was not strong enough to leave her family if she was that obedient.

  • King Carson
    King Carson8 klukkustundum síðan

    I realized George Washington took her

  • Brittany Crews
    Brittany Crews12 klukkustundum síðan

    I feel like the fact that her romance book was left open on that certain page that she could of been leaving a clue to what happened to her, just a thought.

  • sebastian beadnell
    sebastian beadnell18 klukkustundum síðan

    You guys need to make a hey demons poster please i have the shirt need poster please and thank you

  • Raquel Feliciano
    Raquel Feliciano21 klukkustund síðan

    19:55 Remember kids, if anyone ever wants to make Shane disappear, just put some rice in his mailbox

  • Ryan Hartwell
    Ryan HartwellDegi Síðan síðan

    You should do the Camp Scott Murders of 1977. It's considered to be one of the most puzzling unsolved murders in American History.

  • Joe Pfrengle
    Joe PfrengleDegi Síðan síðan

    The police never thought to call the theory 1 person back? Or maybe track them down

  • oprahIV
    oprahIVDegi Síðan síðan

    I kind of expected this to be solved after all this time. The episode aired on Unsolved Mysteries back in the day :(

  • Figlang
    FiglangDegi Síðan síðan

    what if some guy was obsessed with her and did end up kidnapping her and that was her talking on the phone but she was never found because the stalker got away with it idk that’s just my idea

  • Rithika Madhusha
    Rithika MadhushaDegi Síðan síðan

    boss makes a dollar i make a dime that's why i vanish on company time

  • Lora *-*
    Lora *-*Degi Síðan síðan

    If she was too much into church, maybe she punished herself for doing something wrong?

  • Science Power
    Science Power2 dögum síðan

    14:40 What’s the music there? I looked in the description and all I got was a sound library.

  • Jeremy Fridy
    Jeremy Fridy2 dögum síðan

    They wondered about security cameras. Not in 1981 at a strip mall. It was another time.

  • Coco Gimmelli
    Coco Gimmelli2 dögum síðan


  • Coco Gimmelli

    Coco Gimmelli

    2 dögum síðan


  • ubi bhatt
    ubi bhatt2 dögum síðan

    I checked Cynthia Anderson online and she is not attractive according to me.

  • mek
    mek2 dögum síðan

    Why's there no camera's

  • Laura Vander Horst
    Laura Vander Horst2 dögum síðan

    I'm a Christian and can confirm - too much church.

  • Audrey Dy
    Audrey Dy2 dögum síðan

    to be fair, that is a lot of church

  • Sing Yee
    Sing Yee3 dögum síðan

    why wasn't the boyfriend mentioned? He could've manipulated her into getting kidnapped honestly.

  • Ezgi Düzce
    Ezgi Düzce3 dögum síðan

    No signs of struggle usually means that she knew the unsub

  • Annie Rebecca
    Annie Rebecca3 dögum síðan

    "maybe you have somewhat of a detective brain" *nods in CC Tinsley*

  • Jessica Laman
    Jessica Laman3 dögum síðan

    I agree #3😊 also if she was being stalked/harassed by a creep who kept writing obnoxious messages on walls that may have been one of the contributing factors of something she wanted to get away from

  • K R Rangarajan
    K R Rangarajan3 dögum síðan

    Once you watch a few if these you get crazy Paranoid for a few Days

  • Angel Yorozuya
    Angel Yorozuya4 dögum síðan

    How did she get out if it was locked from inside??? I doubt she left on her own accord. She was most likely raped and killed

  • Jennifer Alice
    Jennifer Alice4 dögum síðan

    Also that theory explains the book page. It was her way of subliminally implanting a nefarious scenario in investigators minds.

  • Ashleigh Memarzadeh
    Ashleigh Memarzadeh4 dögum síðan

    Shane's hat and scarf suit him so well. Shane makes me happy. I wish I knew Shane irl. I feel like we'd be really good friends. Although I wouldn't feel cool enough to be his friend 🤣

  • Liam Rencontre
    Liam Rencontre4 dögum síðan

    Can you please do a video on Aysha Degree? She was a girl who disappeared in 2000

  • Tracy Schmidt
    Tracy Schmidt4 dögum síðan

    I think whoever kidnapped her was the person/friend who reccomended her the romance novel. She most likely got it from a friend or possibly a guy obsessed with her. Painted the letters and gave her the book then did the scene in the book. It was a romance novel right?

  • Vladamir Lenin
    Vladamir Lenin4 dögum síðan

    Finnaly at the comments. The save place

  • Mister Pete
    Mister Pete5 dögum síðan

    Did she spend the money on her bank? What were the initials of the guy who confessed to doing the graffiti?

  • Alicia Banister
    Alicia Banister6 dögum síðan

    I googled the Cook brothers bc I was curious and now I regret it. There are some sick and twisted things people in this world.

  • Cadence Mahan
    Cadence Mahan6 dögum síðan

    Ryan looks so different

  • Bus Driver Jay
    Bus Driver Jay6 dögum síðan

    Imagine being stalked amd killed by George Washington.

  • John Currie
    John Currie6 dögum síðan

    Hold up. Wasn't the watcher case from Bulivard

  • TotosTales
    TotosTales6 dögum síðan

    Also if she ran away, the book makes more sense - she would have been reading it, and would have known where the page was, and left it open there to lead the police away from the runaway theory

  • Oxy
    Oxy7 dögum síðan

    Whole lotta red

  • casey moser
    casey moser7 dögum síðan

    I believe it's her Father, we heard the way he spoke about her and how she was changing, she drifted away from church and he didn't like that his daughter didn't believe anymore, he got mad. If he was the one who took her and murdered her, it makes sense as to why he spent the time to turn to that specific page in the book, why there was no struggle, and why the doors were locked at the office. And he wouldn't alarm any nearby workers or stores because him and Cynthia could easily make it seem like they're just a normal father-daughter.

  • star dust

    star dust

    6 dögum síðan

    I was thinking the same thing too

  • Maggie Liz
    Maggie Liz7 dögum síðan

    I’m Christian and even that is too much church

  • Sad Pucker
    Sad Pucker7 dögum síðan

    It was Aliens

  • Lady Reyna
    Lady Reyna8 dögum síðan

    I thought yandere is not real.. It is totally real

  • KFC
    KFC8 dögum síðan

    great content I love that I can watch it on my own 😀

  • Abigail Marshall
    Abigail Marshall8 dögum síðan

    I'm Christian, but as soon as I hear "Christian fundamentalists" I immediately think she might've ran away or her parents orchestrated her murder depending on what was really going on there. It's certainly not uncommon for abuse to be going on in fundamentalist environments of any religion. Or her boyfriend did it, because goodness knows a lot of fundamentalist men are very toxic

  • Annaliese
    Annaliese9 dögum síðan

    I think it’s a mix. I think she was wanting to find a world away from her life, and she met a boy who charmed her and promised to take her away. When she realized that the man was sketchy, she started to ignore his calls and stop seeing him entirely. The man retaliated, and she got scared. Then one day she completely disappeared because the man finally threatened her with a high enough stake to get her to go willingly. The book might have been a clue that she herself left behind in order to spur an investigation.

  • G Though
    G Though9 dögum síðan

    I think she was abducted in the parking lot to be quite honest.

  • Joshua Crompton
    Joshua Crompton9 dögum síðan

    lotta church

  • Sonika Ramachandra
    Sonika Ramachandra9 dögum síðan

    Honey she just created fake crime scene and fled!

  • Emma Catherine Gerlach
    Emma Catherine Gerlach10 dögum síðan


  • J T
    J T10 dögum síðan

    Maybe it was the spirit of George Washington trying to send her a message.

  • 2.7 Petabytes
    2.7 Petabytes10 dögum síðan

    A White House..GW Bush?!?!

  • WolfGurl111
    WolfGurl11110 dögum síðan

    What if the book was the main clue! Like the message was meant for someone else meaning it’s possible she started getting stalked around the time she started reading the book, the stalker was reading the book also and wanted to copy it and make one of his sick fantasies into a reality fallowing the book because like in the book Cynthia might have been kidnapped the same way as in the book and the telephone message was disturbing because it was recreating a telephone message from that book while she was reading the chapter or even page the message happens during. Maybe (if they didn’t already) if a cop or investigator read the book they would see that and then read a head for possible clues like if the protagonist was taken to a house like the panicked caller had described and if she was also being held in the basement and continue from there see if the protagonist was then taken to something like a park or, more grimly, a final destination. I feel like if I was the detective I would have looked more into the book clue because that was to much of a coincidence to not be a clue

  • hajaralgua
    hajaralgua10 dögum síðan

    am I the only one who saw in every video a mannequin with a suit on??☹️😳

  • Mike Aykut
    Mike Aykut10 dögum síðan

    With the book part, perhaps its because she was abducted and tried to tip the cops

  • Yukino Konkonkon
    Yukino Konkonkon10 dögum síðan

    A month-or-so late, I know, but what _should've_ been the *move* ??? . . . For science, of course.

  • Astrolène
    Astrolène10 dögum síðan

    theory 4 she was a lesbian

  • Hoemoji
    Hoemoji10 dögum síðan

    I knew Shane would say that it's *too much church* 😂😂😂

  • TheSpawnCactus 01
    TheSpawnCactus 0110 dögum síðan

    Good day sunshine

  • Daddy African Kid
    Daddy African Kid10 dögum síðan

    I don’t normally enjoy anything buzzfeed does but this is okay

  • Abia Ahmed
    Abia Ahmed11 dögum síðan

    my theory, she is in the book living as the antagonist working towards winning the love of the male lead. yeah i read way too many isekai manhwa's

  • Phoebe Rogers
    Phoebe Rogers11 dögum síðan

    I love that they are social distancing even when they probably have the resources to get those really quick (like 5 min) Covid test and make sure no one is sick on set. It sets a good example to us regular people who don't have that luxury. Thanks guys! Love the channel!

  • Daniel Lindsey
    Daniel Lindsey11 dögum síðan

    Boyle was last seen in his hometown of Marysville, Washington on November 4, 2012. He left his residence at 4:30 a.m. and never returned. The previous day, he'd been cited by law enforcement for a traffic offense, and he may have been distraught when he left home. His vehicle, a red 2006 Chrysler Pacifica with the Washington license plate number 169WNT, disappeared with him and has never been found; a photo of it is posted with this case summary. Boyle worked as the assistant girls' basketball coach at Marysville-Pilchuk High School at the time of his disappearance, and was also active in the football and baseball programs at middle and high school levels. He grew up in Everett, Washington, but had lived in Marysville for two decades prior to his disappearance; he was a well-liked, respected member of his community. Foul play is not suspected in Boyle's case, but his disappearance is out of character and his case remains unsolved.

  • Shagun Mehta
    Shagun Mehta11 dögum síðan

    She was sick of being a good church girl.

  • Vik Actions
    Vik Actions12 dögum síðan

    Y loved the goatman episode 🐐👹

  • GoGo
    GoGo12 dögum síðan

    This seems like another case of “religiously abusive parents who think they are doing the greater good but are actually being evil”

  • Aimee A.
    Aimee A.12 dögum síðan

    I think her dad killed her for trying to run away.

  • Not Accessible
    Not Accessible12 dögum síðan

    I do think it makes sense that she would run away. Maybe the calls made her scared. The combination of stress and heavy religious pressure and lack of sleep could have lead to paranoia or something similar. It might have all just pressured her to the point of breaking, and she faked her own disappearance.

  • DariusTeLLAMA
    DariusTeLLAMA13 dögum síðan

    If she did run away, it would also explain why her book was turned onto the perfect page to make people think she was kidnapped.

  • Cath Alistair
    Cath Alistair13 dögum síðan

    the audio glitched at some point and now I'm terrified

  • Not Me
    Not Me13 dögum síðan

    I miss this two. 😍

  • MoserTheHoser
    MoserTheHoser13 dögum síðan

    FOr tHe PoSTmOrTEm

  • Ashley Campbell
    Ashley Campbell13 dögum síðan

    What I live in Ohio

  • Lynn Constance
    Lynn Constance13 dögum síðan

    I live in Toledo, Ohio but I never heard about her

  • Angel Tisa
    Angel Tisa13 dögum síðan

    The available smash remarkably join because beech inferiorly zip down a weak beaver. wonderful, gifted jeans

  • ferret
    ferret13 dögum síðan

    k but honestly, shane and Ryan remind me of laurens and hamilton

  • C. C.
    C. C.13 dögum síðan

    I thought I was going to watch a mystery; 2 minutes in I realize, I can't listen to these dudes throughout, the whole mystery. But, I guess that's BuzzFeed for you.

  • Savi
    Savi14 dögum síðan

    she could have left because of the phone calls leaving without a trace would throw the stalker off track and they couldn't call or find her anymore

  • Bo Yang
    Bo Yang14 dögum síðan

    Quitting a basic white collar job to attend Bible college XD which is worse I wonder lol

  • no , hotdogs
    no , hotdogs14 dögum síðan

    George Washington

  • Justin Mattoni
    Justin Mattoni14 dögum síðan

    Living in Toledo, with my In-laws living less than a mile from East Manhattan, this is quite possibly the most chilling thing unsolved video I've ever seen. As a fellow Toledoan, If you're out there Cynthia, I hope you're well, and if you've passed on I wish peace on you.

  • Chase Michael
    Chase Michael14 dögum síðan

    I think even super religious people can agree... that is a LOT of church.

  • Cat Palacios
    Cat Palacios14 dögum síðan

    Is the background real? My dad has been asking💀

  • Wink wonk
    Wink wonk14 dögum síðan

    I've seen two theories like this and im gonna add on to it. Cynthia's female lover called her at the office and they both set it up to look like she was getting threatening and creepy calls from unknown. Then she lied about the night terrors to lead them on the path that she was kidnapped, then the book thing was Cynthia's doing. Now they're living in a cottage spending their days baking and cooking and singing with the animals in the woods.

  • Shaliek
    Shaliek15 dögum síðan

    Ryan: "That's my number one theory. That's my Worth It winner." Steven is quaking

  • Shaliek
    Shaliek15 dögum síðan

    As a Christian, I can confirm: That's a lotta church

  • Not Accessible

    Not Accessible

    12 dögum síðan

    I too am a Christian, and yeah that’s far too much church I would loose my mind.

  • im not inocent
    im not inocent15 dögum síðan

    16:52 maybe you slowly pull out the money in smaller amounts and store it somewhere and when you run away you take all thath money you have bean hiding

  • Melissa Carmack-epling
    Melissa Carmack-epling15 dögum síðan

    I luv you guys I'm so addictive to this channel along with shane Dawson's conspiracy theories... Xoxoxoxo from Harlan KY ❤

  • Carolina Carmona
    Carolina Carmona16 dögum síðan

    Didn't know a young edward norton worked for buzzfeed.

  • iMysticPerfection
    iMysticPerfection16 dögum síðan

    Church sounds weird now

  • Lilsome
    Lilsome16 dögum síðan

    As someone from Toledo, there were rumors that her father was sexually assaulting her and that she had confided in people of the church and no one believed her. So she fled the state and hitchhiked up to the UP to start a new life. Not much traction or evidence of this. I heard it while attending the University of Toledo. My grandma went to church with the Anderson family and always told us that their family was a bit odd. She also felt that they didn't do very much to look for her after she disappeared.

    ARA KOTSIS17 dögum síðan

    "alotta church, im bleaching my hair and plucking my eyelashes out" HAHAHAHAHA

  • Lili Mac
    Lili Mac17 dögum síðan

    My aunt is pretty religious and makes my cousin go to church or do church events on Sunday’s, Friday’s,Wednesday’s and a couple Saturday’s- I see that as too much- this girl is overloading with church

  • Žethęria Ànįmation
    Žethęria Ànįmation17 dögum síðan


  • Pixxl
    Pixxl17 dögum síðan

    No investigating the boyfriend?

  • S M
    S M17 dögum síðan

    Waiting for them to pull a "try guys" and start their own channel away from buzzfeed hell

  • M A

    M A

    9 dögum síðan

    They have their own channel. It's called "the watcher"

  • ladylazarus35
    ladylazarus3517 dögum síðan

    Ooh hot heathens lol

  • Caitlyn
    Caitlyn17 dögum síðan

    When the dad used the word “obedient” instead of well behaved... that creeped me out

  • Really Lili
    Really Lili17 dögum síðan

    watching this at 4am was not a great idea