Someone Knows Somethingwith David Ridgen
Season 2: Sheryl Sheppard
What happened to Sheryl Sheppard? Documentarian David Ridgen investigates a missing person's case from Hamilton, Ontario.
Who's who in Season 2 of Someone Knows Something
Sheryl Sheppard's missing person's case has gone on for nearly two decades and involved a lot of people.
Episode 1: The Trailer Park
When Odette Fisher returned from holidays in New Brunswick, she expected her daughter, Sheryl Sheppard, to pick her up at the train station. Sheryl never showed up. And Sheryl’s new fiancé said he hadn’t seen her for days.
Episode 2: The Hammer
Hamilton police discover Sheryl Sheppard’s fiancé, Michael Lavoie, parked in a storage locker overcome by exhaust fumes. As the missing person case turns into a homicide investigation, detectives try to piece together what happened the weekend Sheryl disappeared.
Episode 3: Blondie
Who was Sheryl Sheppard? David speaks to her family, friends and coworkers to try to find out if there was anything in her past that could provide clues to her sudden disappearance.
Episode 4: Intimation
The search for more information about Sheryl’s disappearance begins to both widen and focus on the details, as David uses everything from Facebook to knocking on doors to try to figure out what might have happened to Sheryl.
Episode 5: Girlfriend
In the weeks surrounding Sheryl's disappearance, Michael Lavoie began a relationship with another woman, Sheila Darbyson. Sheila talks for the first time about many surprising details.
Episode 6: Stepbrother
David tracks down Michael Lavoie's stepbrother, Mark Dempsey, and talks to him about family, betrayal and the criminal code.
Episode 7: Ghost
David drives cross-country to meet with Gwen, Michael Lavoie's partner of many years. Retired detectives share new details about their investigation. And a local reporter reveals a previously unreported story about Lavoie.
Episode 8: Gwen
Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie, what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998, and the effect that Sheryl's disappearance had on Gwen and her family.
Episode 9: The Appearance of Force
David takes a closer look at the New Year's Eve proposal video with a forensic psychologist and the TV host who was there that night. We also hear from people who say they witnessed violence between Michael and Sheryl first hand.
Episode 10: Mom
David speaks to people who knew Michael Lavoie as a child, as well as members of his family, including his mother, Pat Lavoie.
Episode 11: Blackmail
As David tries to track down and speak to Brian Sweeney, Sheryl's ex-husband, evidence begins to pile up that Sheryl may have known her life was in danger.
Episode 12: Lavoie
Where is Sheryl Sheppard? David looks into her potential whereabouts and makes direct contact with the man police have named as the prime suspect in Sheryl's disappearance: Michael Lavoie.