Transcripts (7)

10. The Last Remains

Paper Ghosts

  • about 1 month ago
  • 29:37

As far as the investigation into the five cases has gone, a major piece of the puzzle always felt missing. The victims' families have long asked the State Police to bring search dogs out to the biggest points of interest where the bodies of the missing girls may be buried. Those requests have been ignored ... until now. If you have any information regarding the cases involving Janice Pockett, Lisa White, Debbie Spickler, Susan LaRosa, or Irene LaRosa, please contact the law enforcement hotline at 860-870-3228. Or, you can send a direct message to M. William Phelps on Facebook or email him personally at Any tip or bit of information can be helpful and all of it is kept completely confidential. Thank you for listening to Paper Ghosts. Stay tuned and subscribed for season 2. Learn more about your ad-choices at

9. The Witness

Paper Ghosts

  • about 2 months ago
  • 30:09

He was best friends with Bob LaRosa. His ex-wife has described him as violent. And he’s been talking about bodies being buried in local water wells. It’s time for the Witness to speak. Learn more about your ad-choices at

8. 'Are You Aware of the Ransom Calls?'

Paper Ghosts

  • about 2 months ago
  • 33:17

For just a moment in 2013, there was a glint of hope that the remains of one of the missing girls had been discovered. For their families, it was a discovery that finally felt like there would be answers. As the investigation heats up, a new source comes forward and flips the entire investigation upside down. Learn more about your ad-choices at

7. The Runaway

Paper Ghosts

  • about 2 months ago
  • 37:22

The faces of Janice Pockett, Lisa White, and Debbie Spickler appear side by side on one missing persons flier that continues to be posted around town to this day. The public and media have always grouped these cases together. Three young girls, suddenly gone. Yet that is where the similarities stop. Recently uncovered documents help clear up the misinformation that’s been reported on 13-year-old Debbie Spickler’s case for over 50 years, and reveals a whole new web of mysteries that takes us in an entirely new direction. Learn more about your ad-choices at

6. A Grave For Many

Paper Ghosts

  • 2 months ago
  • 41:48

A frantic call brings forward a new lead, with new clues and a new person of interest with connections to Bob LaRosa. As local authorities have been focused on a group of violent, sexually perverted men exploiting and violating young women in the area, a surprising connection links this new person of interest back to the water walls where police have been looking. Learn more about your ad-choices at