Jeffrey Michael Bratcher: Seven-year-old vanished in 1974

Jeffrey Michael BratcherSeven-year-old Jeffrey Michael Bratcher vanished in 1974 after a day out with his father, step-mother, and six siblings in Grays Harbor County, Washington. He has never been found.

About the Case

On June 15 1974, Jeffrey and his family were spending the day in Oceans City, Washington. The children went to play and were told to be back by 7:00 p.m. for dinner. read more

John Rodgers and Thomas Spence

(L) John Rodgers; (R) Thomas Spence

On November 26, 1974, two boys, John Rodgers, 13, and Thomas Spence, 11, left their homes in Belfast, Ireland to walk the short distance to the school bus stop to catch a bus to their special needs school.

When the bus arrived at the stop on Falls Road, the boys were not there.

The boys lived very close to the stop. Thomas lived around the corner on Rockdale Street; John lived a bit further away on Rodney Drive. read more