Podcast and Podcaster: True Crime Garage, Nic and The Captain
Episodes 16 and 17, The Disappearance of Brian Shaffer
These two season one episodes are available in the Garage Store and iTunes, and well worth it; purchasing them gives Nic and the Captain beer money.
In this episode we cover the mysterious disappearance of Ohio State Medical student Brian Shaffer…Cameras see him and friends going into a bar to celebrate the start of spring break but unfortunately cameras never see Brian leave the bar. Did something terrible happen to Brian inside the bar? Did Brian somehow slip through the view of multiple cameras and meet with foul play along his short walk home? Or did Brian take off on his own leaving friends and family behind to hopelessly search for him? Shaffer went missing April 1st, 2006. It’s been almost ten years since this young, bright med student disappeared from the Ohio state university campus. At the time of his disappearance Brian was 27 years old, 6 foot 2 inches tall and 165 pounds. Brian is a Caucasian male with light brown hair, hazel eyes and he has a Pearl Jam tattoo on his upper right arm. If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Brian Shaffer please contact the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-8477, if requested you will remain anonymous.
Why I chose this one: Brian was at a crowded bar. He was seen by CCTV and eyewitnesses descending a well-trafficked staircase–and then there is no further trace of him. That gives me the chills.