I found this article about the 2001-ish disappearance of Kristopher Loesch; it seems his case is going to be profiled on the Discovery Channel. The story of his disappearance is very complicated and sordid, and it hasn’t gotten nearly enough attention.
Kristopher was living with a guardian for awhile, and attended school under the name Christopher Robinson. He quit going to school and it looks like he was homeschooled for awhile. He just dropped out of sight. The official date of his disappearance is listed as May 16, 2001, but I’m not sure how certain that is. Because he was with his mom when he disappeared, he wasn’t missed for awhile.
Kristopher’s family situation is thus: I don’t know who his father is. His grandfather, Gary, was murdered in 1995. The crime has never been solved. His grandmother, Barbara, was murdered in 1998. Her death was considered an accident until 2004, when a guy named Bradley Steckman confessed that he’d murdered her. Steckman said Kristopher’s mother, Tina, and Tina’s lesbian lover, Skye Hanson, had hired him to do it. Tina was going to get $500k in insurance on Barbara’s life and promised to pay him $10k of it, but she never did. In 2008, Tina and Skye were charged with Barbara’s murder and warrants were issued for them. The two women committed suicide together in Arizona just a few hours after they were shown on America’s Most Wanted.
And Kristopher? No one seems to know where he is or if he’s even alive. He was ten when he was last seen; he would now be 21. IF he’s alive. And I kind of doubt it. But if he is, maybe he’ll see or hear about the upcoming TV episode and show himself.