In November of 1986, Josephina Rivera's life comes to a devastating halt when she's kidnapped by Gary Heidnik. Over the next four months, Josephina lives shackled in a basement while her captor abducts four more women.
A 16-year-old is walking home from a party when she becomes lost. A passing driver pulls over and offers his assistance. Little does she realize, that her would-be savior is actually a serial killer.
In November of 2016, Tiffany Taylor is held captive and brutally assaulted after agreeing to give a ride to a man in exchange for some much-needed cash. What she doesn't realize however, is that her passenger is a serial killer.
In 1999, Cynthia Vigil was abducted and held captive for three horrific days but managed to escape. Once her kidnapper is taken to jail, an intense FBI investigation revealed that he has an entire torture chamber.
On March 23, 1997, at a local fast food restaurant, Jose, along with three co-workers were attacked. Jose recounts the night he faced off with Paul Dennis Reid in a stock room and managed to survive.
In September of 2008, Vanessa Gay met Anthony Sowell. He invited her to share drinks and drugs at his home. She was unaware that she was walking into a house where 11 of his victims had been hidden and buried.
In September of 1975, 14-year-old David McVicker is abducted while hitchhiking home from a friend's house in Garden Grove, CA. His assailant is William Bonin, the Freeway Killer.
In November 2011, Scott Davis thought he was on his way to a job he secured on Craigslist. But it was a trap, laid by a psychopathic serial killer named Richard Beasley.
Survivors describe how they were attacked by serial killer Rodney Alcala, who was convicted of five Southern California murders in the 1970's.
In November of 1988, Enietra Margette is walking to a party in South Los Angeles, when a man offers her a ride. Soon after getting into the car, the driver shoots her in the chest.
In August of 1978, 14-year-old Lisa Gilbert and her 13-year-old brother, Randy, were attacked by a stranger in their newly built home in Lansing, Michigan. Their attacker was 23-year-old Don Miller. Lisa and Randy recount the attacks.
In 1992, 19-year-old Fabienne was trying to help a man down on his luck when he attacked her in her own home. In this episode, Fabienne describes how she bravely waged a physical and psychological war against the man who tried to kill her.
In January of 1981, 18-year-old Cheryl Bartlett Fann was walking home late at night with her fiancé Bud, when they were suddenly abducted and taken to an abandoned garage.
In November of 1984, 17-year-old Lisa McVey Noland was biking home from her job working the night shift at a local Tampa donut shop, when she was suddenly snatched off her bike and abducted.
A fun night turned into a nightmare for Holly Dunn in 1997. Somehow, Holly managed to escape her attacker. She later realizes she was the sole survivor of The Railway Killer.