Akia Eggleston
Published April 29, 2019
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    On May 3, 2017, 22-year-old Akia Eggleston was seen in Baltimore, Maryland on surveillance video withdrawing money from her bank account. She was 8 months pregnant with her second child and was unable to drive or even walk more than a short distance because her pregnancy was considered high-risk. After this bank transaction, Akia was never seen again. She was preparing to move to a new apartment and was planning her baby shower where she would share the gender of her baby with those she loved. Akia had two-year-old daughter, a son on the way, and her whole life in front of her. What happened to Akia after this bank transaction on May 3? If you have any information about Akia’s disappearance, you can call the Baltimore Police Department at 443-984-7385 or 410-396-2100. You can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 866-756-2587. Alternatively, you can contact the FBI at 410-265-8080. You can follow Akia’s story on social media at Missing Akia Eggleston Special thanks to Claudia Rivero and Rosemary Rade. You can find more of Claudia's work at https://www.claudiariverotv.com. For more information on the National Domestic Violence Hotline, please visit https://www.thehotline.org. This episode was sponsored by: Ritual- Visit Ritual.com/Vanished for 10% off your first 3 months of Essential for Women vitamins. Lending Club- Go to LendingClub.com/Vanished to check your rate in minutes and borrow up to $40,000. thredUp- Get an extra 30% off your first order by visiting thredUp.com/VANISHED. Cove- Get your first month of treatment for free by going to withcove.com/VANISHED. You can find new episodes of The Vanished, completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.
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