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Twenty year old Branson Perry was living with his father, Bob, in Skidmore, Missouri. While Bob was in the hospital, Branson invited friends over to help clean the house and fix his car, a nice surprise for his return home. Sadly, Branson would disappear before he ever saw his father again.

Over the course of the next decade, Branson's parents would search for him. Bob would pass away in 2004, and his mother Rebecca followed in 2011. Sadly both went to their graves never knowing what became of their son.

Throughout the course of the investigation, authorities examined friends close to Branson, a violent and vicious felon and those involved in the drug trade. Despite all of their efforts, some eighteen years later, they have more questions than answers.

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Trace Evidence is a true crime podcast that focuses on unsolved cases, from chilling murders to mysterious disappearances. Join host Steven Pacheco as he examines each case, diving deep into the evidence and exploring the theories which revolve around them. For each unsolved case, there are the victims and their families, who want answers and the abductors and murders who hide the truth.

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