Eric Pracht
Published June 3, 2019
62 min
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    On July 22, 2016, 25-year-old paramedic, Eric Pracht and his fiance had a small get together at their condo in Lakewood, Colorado. As the party was winding down and most of the guests had left, a disagreement between the pair and two people close to them, turned into more of an argument. According to those present, Eric took a walk to cool off. They waited for him to come back but Eric never returned. Despite extensive searches, no trace of Eric has ever been found. Eric’s disappearance is a baffling mystery with bizarre clues but they just haven’t found enough pieces of the puzzle to solve it. If you have any information about Eric’s disappearance, please call the Lakewood Police Department at (303) 987-7111. UPDATE- On April 23, 2020, a hiker found human remains in an area not far from where Eric disappeared. On April 24, 2020, it was announced that the remains were identified as Eric Pracht. The episode was co-researched and written by Marissa Jones and Anna Priestland. This episode was sponsored by: thredUp- Get an extra 30% off your first order by visiting Quip- Get a free refill pack with the purchase of a Quip electric toothbrush. Visit ThirdLove- Go now to find your perfect-fitting bra AND get 15% off your first purchase! You can find new episodes of The Vanished, completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to and use promo code WONDERY.
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