Retired Detective Says He Fears Missing Woman May Have ‘Reached Out To The Wrong Person'

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Joe Fanciulli, a retired police homicide detective with more than five decades’ experience, is conducting an independent investigation into the disappearance of Andrea Knabel. The single mother of two and member of “Missing In America” which specializes in finding missing persons vanished in Louisville, KY, on August 13, 2019. She was living with close family members, including her mother, at the time of her disappearance. According to claims made by people he interviewed, Fanciulli says, “There was discord there when Andrea was staying there.” He also claims that Andrea was locked out of her mother’s home on the night she disappeared. “My fear is that she reached out to the wrong person – somebody she could not even have realized she was potentially at risk with,” says the retired detective. What happened the night Andrea disappeared? And later, what does Andrea’s sister, Erin, say happened earlier that evening when Andrea knocked on her door? Find out on Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, “Exclusive: Finding Missing Mom, Andrea Knabel,” Check your local listing for air times. If you have any information about Andrea Knabel’s disappearance or her possible whereabouts, call the Louisville Metro Police Missing Persons Division at 502-574-7120. The new docuseries, “Finding Andrea,” investigates the disappearance of Andrea Knabel. The four-part series begins streaming Friday, October 15, on Discovery+. WATCH: Retired Detective Says Andrea Knabel Disappearance Is ‘The Most Complicated Case I’ve Ever Been Involved In’ TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a story in the news?

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