The Trail Went Cold – Episode 219 – Sneha Philip

September 10, 2001. New York City. 31-year old Sneha Philip leaves her Lower Manhattan apartment and is last seen purchasing items at a nearby department store alongside an unidentified woman. Sneha does not return home that night and after the September 11 attacks take place the following morning, she is never heard from again. Since Sneha lived only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center, it is theorized that she may have gone there and been killed when the towers collapsed. However, since Sneha was supposedly experiencing a number of personal problems at the time, there is speculation that something else could have caused her disappearance and her whereabouts on the evening of September 10 are never determined. Even though Sneha is officially classified as a 9/11 victim in 2008, there is still no conclusive evidence to prove she was killed in the attacks and the decision remains shrouded in controversy. On this week’s episode of “The Trail Went Cold”, we explore the story of a woman who happened to go missing right before one of the most famous tragedies in American history.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the New York Police Department at (212) 334-0635.

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The Trail Went Cold is produced and edited by Magill Foote.

All music is composed by Vince Nitro.