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Brian Shaffer (AKA “The Man Who Vanished Into Thin Air)

Brian Shaffer (AKA “The Man Who Vanished Into Thin Air)

A medical student at the Ohio State University, 27-year old Brian Shaffer went into the Ugly Tuna Saloona bar in Columbus on the evening of 31st March 2006 and has never been seen again. His father, Randy, orchestrated a mammoth campaign to raise awareness of the case but was killed when a tree hit him during a heavy windstorm in 2008. Armchair detectives continue to espouse theories about this case but Shaffer sadly will likely always be “the man who vanished into thin air”.

 

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1 comment on “Brian Shaffer (AKA “The Man Who Vanished Into Thin Air)”

  1. Madeleine McCann vanished into thin air or so we are led to believe. The detective in charge, Goncalo Amaral thinks differently and knows who dun it. JUSTICE FOR MADELEINE!!!! CHARGE THEM !!! CHARGE THEM NOW !!!!!!

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