In 1988, 9-year-old Michaela Garecht was kidnapped from a neighborhood market in Northern California. Michaela was driving her scooter with a pal and went into the Rainbow Grocery in Hayward to purchase some snacks on the Saturday morning earlier than Thanksgiving. The women left their scooters exterior and after they returned, one of many scooters had been moved behind a automotive. Michaela went to retrieve it, however was grabbed by the driving force of the automotive and compelled into the automobile. Her pal ran to inform the shop clerk, however the automobile, and Michaela, had already disappeared.
Michaela’s younger pal was in a position to describe the person and the automobile to cops, however no suspects have been situated. They gathered DNA from Michaela’s scooter, hoping that someday a match could be discovered.
Almost 30 years later, that day lastly got here. The case was reopened and the DNA was examined once more. This time, they discovered a match. David Misch, 59, who’s serving a sentence for an unrelated homicide conviction, was charged Monday, December 21st 2020 by Alameda County District Lawyer Nancy O’Malley within the disappearance of Michaela Garecht. Witnesses place him within the space on the time. Whereas Michaela’s stays have nonetheless not been discovered, the household is one step nearer to justice for his or her little lady.
See the unique Unsolved Mysteries in Season 1, Episode 14 with Robert Stack.