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True crime with a purpose – podcasts of the week

Pandora Sykes hosts The Missing, a new series bringing attention to mysterious real-life disappearances. Plus: from Indiana to the Islamic State

The Missing
A well-researched and ethically sound addition to the true crime genre, this new series hosted by writer and podcaster Pandora Sykes examines unsolved missing persons cases, hoping to bring new attention to them. While a person is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK, only 1% of those will become long-term investigations. Its first episode, available now, centres on Charles Horvath-Allan from Yorkshire, who disappeared in Canada in 1989. His mother Denise believes his trusting nature may have made him vulnerable to danger – but will she ever find out the truth? Hannah J Davies

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