TCD’s Thoughts: Amy Bradley Disappearance

Amy, (23) May 1997
Amy, (23) May 1997

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I don’t know what to make of the pictures of the girl in the brothel. She does bear a striking resemblance to Amy. It’s her eyes that get me – they are identical to Amy’s.

Let’s talk about Amy when she was still on the ship.

I don’t believe anyone came to the cabin because they would have risked waking her family. A lot of people question Ron Bradley, Amy’s father, on whether he could really have fallen back into a deep sleep in the short amount of time that he did. They think he would have heard Amy leave. I disagree. I have woken up early like that, fell back asleep, and when I awoke again, I struggled to open my eyes. That’s how asleep I was. Amy would have quietly walked out the cabin so as not to disturb her family.

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Evil at Sea: The Disappearance of Amy Bradley

Amy Bradley 1998
Amy Bradley, photo taken 10 hours before her disappearance

On March 24, 1998, while cruising with her family on the Royal Caribbean International ship, Rhapsody of the Seas, 23-year-old Amy Bradley vanished without a trace. The ship was on its way to Curacao, Antilles.

What started out as a family vacation turned into a parent’s worst nightmare that continues to this day.

Amy is still missing.

In the early morning hours of March 24th, Amy was dancing at a ship disco with Alister “Yellow” Douglas, a band member of “Blue Orchid” who performed on the ship. Amy was videotaped dancing with Yellow.

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