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The United States is in the middle of one of the most consequential presidential elections of our lifetimes. “Thirteen Minutes” immediately reminded me of another famous Unsolved Mysteries case where the husband seemed to be too skeevy to believe. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation writes on its website that if you have information about the case or the ring's location, you can call their tip line at 800-597-8477.
Unsolved Mysteries: Patrice and husband Rob (Image: Netflix) At the end of the episode, Rob said he asked the funeral home director, Judson Caldwell, to lay out his wife's remains so he could see her. Later, officials realized that Patrice's wedding ring was not recovered with the body; the ring has never been found. All the cops had to work on was the understanding that something had happened between 11:37—the time of the last phone call Patrice answered—and 11:50 a.m., the time of the first call she didn't pick up.
One of the difficulties in this new era of complex crime storytelling: Many fans resent learning about unsolved cases. The new Unsolved Mysteries approaches that difficulty from a few angles.
Several people who were close to Patrice reveal in the episode that Patrice was unhappy in her marriage, and possibly looking into a divorce.
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She left behind a son, Pistol Black, who is featured in much of the "13 Minutes" episode; his pain over the mysterious loss of his mother, and the dearth of answers in the last 16 years, is clear to see. As true crime podcasters will tell you, modern audiences tend to get antsy when cases are unresolved; lots of people have come to think of true crime as an improbable kind of comfort genre. This content is imported from Twitter. What Happens to Tyrion in 'Game of Thrones'.
In episode two, “Thirteen Minutes,” the husband in question goes on camera in classic Unsolved Mysteries fashion, and proceeds to make himself seem as suspicious and creepy as humanly possible. Where Biden and Trump stand in the final presidential election polls. It turns out Americans really, really wanted to vote before Election Day.
This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Perhaps if Tiger King had aired before Unsolved Mysteries’ production was underway, the show might have leaned more into the more eccentric elements of the true crime genre. The second episode of Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries covers the abduction of the hairdresser and mother from her salon in Cumming, Georgia on April 15, 2004.
The new series mostly avoids the macabre camp of its predecessor — with one major, skull-clutching exception. Every product was carefully curated by an Esquire editor. Jule Caylor: "No one will ever top me as the creepiest spouse on Unsolved Mysteries"Rod Endres: "Hold my beer!".
Georgia officials hope that someone may come across the ring, consisting of two 14-carat gold rings soldered together with a 1.5-carat pear-shaped marquis diamond in the center. More than a year went by without a shred of an answer to the bizarre disappearance despite numerous searches and pleas from family and friends for Patrice Endres to return home. One of the witnesses recalled the scene looking odd, as the two “had hands on each other.” But by the time police arrived, both the blue car and Patrice were gone.
A few other episodes are nearly conclusive, with the killer all but proven and technicalities like the lack of a body or the inability to locate the main suspect preventing a resolution.
One or two of the cases in the first half-season are true mysteries, with both the cause of death and the culprit undetermined — they’re less like modern true crime morality plays and more like the brain teasers from the original series. The "13 Minutes" episode title refers to the 13 minutes in which authorities believe Patrice was taken from her salon.