The Mysterious Disappearance Of The Sodder Children

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Comments: 12 442

  • Tsumi Okumura
    Tsumi Okumura 23 minutes ago

    9 children? Their parents had so much fun in the bed...

  • Msp Brookelyn
    Msp Brookelyn 35 minutes ago

    Why does the girl on top looks like bailee madison

  • harorokirin
    harorokirin Hour ago

    This is really sad :'( their parents searching for the children all their lives and died without knowing if their children are dead or not

  • xxxLEO FANxxx
    xxxLEO FANxxx Hour ago

    This could end up as a great movie.

  • Izzy 0328
    Izzy 0328 Hour ago

    I will edit that a detective going missing is very suspicious, but fish can in fact drown if there isn't much oxegen in the water

  • Brianna Mackenzie
    Brianna Mackenzie 2 hours ago

    Shane: *breathes*

    Ryan: (wheeze)

  • Coolest Shark
    Coolest Shark 4 hours ago

    Why am I imagining Gabe from The Office being the dude that threatened the dad. Why am I imagining the parents as Andy and erin

  • Molly Bennett
    Molly Bennett 5 hours ago

    Wait why where rheee back bones in the dirt

  • Ochaco Uraraka
    Ochaco Uraraka 7 hours ago +1

    Sounds like a case for C.C. Tinsley

  • Jenna Harvey
    Jenna Harvey 8 hours ago +1

    Oh god😫 I live in WV and there worse part is I live an hour or two away from Fayitvill if that is how you spell it🤷🏻‍♀️😭😭😭😂😂

  • Sadie Xx
    Sadie Xx 8 hours ago

    Do the Madellin mcann case

  • Sadie Xx
    Sadie Xx 8 hours ago +1

    They say that the boy was 14 so the bones couldn't be him however this was in 1949, 4 years after so he would of been around 18 by then. Or it could be a murder that the bones were from.

  • Bruce Wayne
    Bruce Wayne 9 hours ago +1

    Maybe the kids started the fire

  • Enticingly Anonymous
    Enticingly Anonymous 11 hours ago

    The children were sold to the illuminati

  • aricela riverlake
    aricela riverlake 11 hours ago +1

    i 100% prefer buzzfeed unsolved with ryan and shane. it wouldn't be the same without ryan and shane just makes me laugh so much omg

  • Carmela Bisesti
    Carmela Bisesti 11 hours ago +2


  • CandyCakes 175
    CandyCakes 175 12 hours ago

    I'm pretty sure if this happened in 2017 police would be able to solve in a few months

  • Sofia Malovka
    Sofia Malovka 12 hours ago


  • Seasons124
    Seasons124 14 hours ago

    I know this is terrible but I have the campfire song from spongebob now in my head

  • taylorswift vevo
    taylorswift vevo 15 hours ago

    Why do i feel all sorts of stuff around me while watching these videos....i mean i feel as if someone is going to cone from the next room and do something to me

  • Ayesha Abdul Salim
    Ayesha Abdul Salim 15 hours ago

    where is brent?

  • 무궁화
    무궁화 15 hours ago

    It's so unsatisfying when these aren't solved

  • IIFriesB4GuysII
    IIFriesB4GuysII 16 hours ago

    It's beginning to look a lot like c-- OH MY GOD A FIRE

  • r Opiana
    r Opiana 18 hours ago

    The life bussiness man said he will destroy the children, not murder. So, it's possible that he did kidnapped them, sell the children to different people and the officials in that town are paid for them not to tell anyone nor the family who really did kidnapped them, and the private investigator is possibly killed. Well, this is my conclusion 😅

  • Jo Yin
    Jo Yin 18 hours ago

    Why do I always watch these alone at night

  • Heidelbeere 2.0
    Heidelbeere 2.0 18 hours ago

    Unfortunate events *EXTREEEEEEM* ?

  • Bernard Aeleck V.Dungog

    the disappearance of my sanity pls

  • Angelina Fletcher
    Angelina Fletcher 19 hours ago

    That honestly made me sad

  • Buttered Toast
    Buttered Toast 20 hours ago

    shane looks vaguely like mark zuckerberg tbh

  • Gemma Pita
    Gemma Pita 21 hour ago +1

    Note to Self: never watch this videos before going to bed. 😱😨

  • ScienceYoutubeen Studios

    I'm watching this at 9:31

    • Grace Barneiei
      Grace Barneiei 22 hours ago

      ScienceYoutubeen Studios I'm watching at 10:08

  • 8-bit Isaac
    8-bit Isaac 23 hours ago +2

    Those kids were hybrid alien greys and the government set this up to take them into their custody.

  • Petra Soup
    Petra Soup 23 hours ago

    They remind me of the boxcar children for some reason

  • don't talk to me

    Do jack the ripper

  • Banded
    Banded Day ago


    • Banded
      Banded 10 hours ago

      System 2419 yeah but where else would the bone come from

    • System 2419
      System 2419 18 hours ago

      Banded The oldest child had been 14, whereas the vertebrae belonged to a 17 year old. They were also pristine and bore no fire damage.

  • Hamilton's Waitress

    it's fucking unfortunate events over here

  • browneyedpunjabigirl

    There is a whole set of Theory...I just enter "mystery of Sodder family"... Wikipedia will lead you to the Facts on the Unsolved Case...Originally, has Never Aired on Any Crime Watch Cable show on Television. Happy Sleuthing....

  • maryam syed
    maryam syed Day ago

    Shane: 'House on fire'
    'Kids being destroyed'
    Who could've done that? 😹

  • Twenty øne crybabies at a play date .__.

    I am obsessed with your channel....😂😂😂

  • maryam syed
    maryam syed Day ago

    Shane: I could spit the fire out 😹

  • Kandice Holman
    Kandice Holman Day ago

    These are my therioes and u don't have to agree with them so don't hate

    The parent needed to get rid of some kids to save money

    The kids were not in the house and where able to escape but not remembering there history family or anything about there live

    Kids had lived a long life not remembering a thing and eventually died of sickness or old age

    The kids had something to do with it not wanting to share attention or have to share other things or not having to share money or rooms

    Kids did actually die trying to escape and where acually turned into dust

    They were murdered

    They were murdered and not ever found

  • Shyren101
    Shyren101 Day ago

    Yknow, it would be cool if one of the missing children actually saw this video and were like 'oh hey, das me. WAIT-'

  • Matthew Cørley
    Matthew Cørley Day ago

    The Sodder kids that disappeared would still be alive today

  • Kayla Sanchez
    Kayla Sanchez Day ago +1

    The police and fire department were totally involved😠😭

  • Lea Huhta
    Lea Huhta Day ago


  • Billy Jade
    Billy Jade Day ago

    Jesus Christ I'm going to bed soon what am I doing

  • Soaked In Bleach

    Why do I fucking watch these?!

  • Azariah Jackson
    Azariah Jackson Day ago

    This upsets me the most

  • JustSofi
    JustSofi Day ago

    Well I mean wouldn't the children call for help or something? I mean the kidnappers probably died a long time ago. The children very likely still have memories of the childhood, so wouldn't we have heard something by now?

  • Papa Orten
    Papa Orten Day ago

    Iphone charger started the fire

  • Lola
    Lola Day ago +1

    Can I just say two of the five missing children were found but don't ever talk to anyone but a women by the name of Mary but Mary was never traced 👀

  • Josh Arnott
    Josh Arnott Day ago

    Surely a 14 year old boy would know better than to let himself and his 4 younger siblings get in a car with a weird stranger tho??

  • Kesley Moon
    Kesley Moon Day ago +1

    I don't know why I watch these things when I know I'm gonna be so scared

    • Grace Barneiei
      Grace Barneiei 22 hours ago

      Kesley Moon same but they are so interesting but then I can't sleep

  • ameliorated
    ameliorated Day ago

    After the private eye didn't come back why didn't they go look themselves

  • Sam Haley
    Sam Haley Day ago +1

    Here is what happened. The Sicilian mafia found out that George was speaking out against Mussolini. To get revenge, they set fire to the house, payed off the police and fire department, and took the children. Mafia are strong nationalists so it would make sense

  • seankeats
    seankeats Day ago

    You guys need to work on your schtick, you are not funny. Besides, you should find some lighter topics that might lend themselves to humor, these of not.

  • Claudia J
    Claudia J Day ago

    the kids probably thought their parents and sibling died in the fire I hope if one of them is still alive they see this smh

  • Kayla Davis
    Kayla Davis Day ago

    the father had just rewired the house and his ladder was later found ana nearby ravine. also it apparently took so long for the fire department to show up because the chief was the only one there and he did not know how to drive the truck.

    I also find strange how if the sodder children survived that they wouldn't remember being kidnapped and the house burning and later return when they were older. I mean I understand if the 4 year old didn't remember, but the 14 year old probably would have.

  • Writ In Water
    Writ In Water 2 days ago

    I have a theory that the children are buried on the property somewhere, and that the mother MAY have had something to do with it.

    I seriously doubt that any of the children are alive, as a couple of them were teenagers at the time of the fire, so it's doubtful they could 'forget' what happened, or that they would not protest when in public (such as when they supposedly had breakfast at the diner next morning). I also strongly doubt they died in the fire, and their bodies were simply never recovered, as completely destroying a body, including the bones, is a very complex task to accomplish, even using specialized equipment.

    I think the most likely explanation, when you ignore all the legend and rumors which cloud this case, is that they were killed on the property and at least some of the family members knew about it and covered it up.

    Just a theory though - don't mean to cause any offence.

  • Eve Mathers
    Eve Mathers 2 days ago

    One of the best channel of youtube

  • Writ In Water
    Writ In Water 2 days ago

    What's with all the joking in these videos? I've watched a few of these and you just seem to make light of the events throughout them.
    Regarding the slow response of the firefighters, they were low on man-power due to the war and had to relay messages between each person, rather than have some central dispatcher. Also, the chief was unable to drive the truck and had to wait for someone to arrive who could drive it, before he could pick up the others. And for those trying to create some conspiracy theory that the slow response was on purpose, it should be pointed out that one of the firefighters was an uncle of the dead children.

  • Kassidy L
    Kassidy L 2 days ago

    what if the kids left on purpose, because of some child abuse or something, and the kids set everything up to escape?

  • Nicole Mikhailova
    Nicole Mikhailova 2 days ago

    It has to be the salesman and I believe their alive or like kidnapped

  • Fran Pinzow
    Fran Pinzow 3 days ago

    For me, even though this happened so long ago, I find that these two guys, who are laughing their heads off--regardless of what happened to the 5 children--are extremely disrespectful! So disrespectful that I couldn't stomach the video feed, and terminated it at 5:21 minutes into the feed. At best, you are jerks! You have a horrible attitude!

  • Leon and Mathilda
    Leon and Mathilda 3 days ago

    I love how everyone in the comments are doing research about what happened to these missing children.

  • Best Smith
    Best Smith 3 days ago

    no one discussed what those codes could have meant on the back of the picture...

    • System 2419
      System 2419 18 hours ago

      Best Smith It was the zip code for the capital of Sicily, Italy

  • Gigi DeMar
    Gigi DeMar 3 days ago

    Do a video of the dean hill cemetery in Massachusetts!!!!!!!!!

  • _xLanas DrawingTodayx_

    Can you please make a video on the disappearance of my humor?

  • kennia
    kennia 3 days ago

    What happened to the other guy?

  • Nicole Alberto
    Nicole Alberto 4 days ago

    what if the kids were in the basement that got covered up

  • Alex Gonzalez
    Alex Gonzalez 4 days ago

    we need temperance brennan on this case.

  • Morgane Flecy
    Morgane Flecy 4 days ago

    a telephone repair man who came to the house afterwards also said that the phone wires were cut, not burned wich explains why they couldn't reach the fire department. so no this was deffinitly no accident. someone burned the house and wanted the house to burn long enough for them to take the children. that is why the sodder family wasnt alowed to reach the fire department as that wouldnt shorten their time in kidnapping the children.

  • Jack Avery's curls are ramen noodles

    I like Shane better than Brent

  • DogetteDude
    DogetteDude 4 days ago

    9:47 getty images

  • Shoyu
    Shoyu 4 days ago

    What if they escaped to the basement and they deadass just didn't look and put memorial on top of it and buried them to death.

  • Kayla Panda Paws
    Kayla Panda Paws 5 days ago

    Those aren't the only kids that's died on the night before Christmas . Johnbenet Ramsey's also died the night before Christmas . Weird pattern oh well

  • Alishia Egeler
    Alishia Egeler 5 days ago


  • Makayla Cx
    Makayla Cx 5 days ago

    I love watching these videos, because Ryan's wheezing cracks me up. I recently went through a break up. But watching these two together makes me feel so much better. As well as how serious these stories are, but Shane finds humor in everything. 🖤🦇

  • Lu S
    Lu S 5 days ago

    WHY is nobody questioning the spine that was literally found in the sodders back yard? Like where did it come from, why was it there? WTFFF

  • Ellen Newall
    Ellen Newall 5 days ago

    isn't it pronounced lewie lol

    • System 2419
      System 2419 18 hours ago

      Ellen Newall If you're French.

  • The Lousy Scout
    The Lousy Scout 6 days ago

    so wait its real? because if its real i could solve it with out breakfast the next morning

  • officially jacob
    officially jacob 6 days ago

    wait wait wait, if the life insurance salesman described what happened and the directive just went gone with the money, also there was 2 men and 2 women, probably the life insurance salesman and the directive for the men it was them, but for the women i think it's the women that reported were the children were, but they were lies those might be the people that did it.

    • officially jacob
      officially jacob 6 days ago

      the women might just have leading them the other direction .

  • Lexx
    Lexx 6 days ago

    I had no idea this happened so close to me. Feyetville's a nice town.

  • Lexx
    Lexx 6 days ago

    I had no idea this happened so close to me. Feyetville's a nice town.

  • Gee 6
    Gee 6 6 days ago

    Just maybe the father had some mafia connections back then or targeted by them. Could of been payback or a set up.

  • Caleb HO
    Caleb HO 6 days ago

    Wait a fire on Christmas?

  • Yes, the Jerza Trash lying on the floor is me

    When you realize that Sylvia's daughter was named Jennie, after her sister😭

    • System 2419
      System 2419 17 hours ago

      Yes, the Jerza Trash lying on the floor is me Jennie was the mother

  • Liam Mitchell
    Liam Mitchell 6 days ago

    It was ghuuuuuuuuuuuuling gHoStS

  • Krisalis
    Krisalis 7 days ago +1

    Ryan's puns are on fire. :3 (I'm not sorry)

  • GamerGirlXd
    GamerGirlXd 7 days ago

    Why dont people solve it know if they still got the bons, if they can see dnas and soo

    • System 2419
      System 2419 17 hours ago

      GamerGirlXd It's already known that the bones aren't from the children.

  • TaiTea_ Gaming
    TaiTea_ Gaming 7 days ago

    I want to see Half Life 3 unsolved

  • Zeebo89
    Zeebo89 7 days ago

    whats with the insensitive commentary?? bloody jerks have some respect!

  • Maria Winchester
    Maria Winchester 7 days ago

    But if the children did survive and we're kidnapped, why did they never try to contact their parents? It's not like they could just forget them. The oldest one was 14 years old, he would remember his parents and wouldn't be easily manipulated to forget them, right? Or were the children killed after being kidnapped?

    • Maria Winchester
      Maria Winchester 11 hours ago

      System 2419 probably, but I find it weird that they didn't have the chance to secretly contact them even once. And what about when they grew up?

    • System 2419
      System 2419 17 hours ago

      Maria Winchester They likely weren't allowed to contact their parents.

  • Maria Winchester
    Maria Winchester 7 days ago

    How horrible it must be to never know if your children are dead or alive. I imagine you see them everywere and can never truly stop looking for them. And the parents died before knowing the truth. This is so sad.

  • Maaly Meme
    Maaly Meme 7 days ago

    I can't laugh I have a mask on 😂😂

  • I'm Okay
    I'm Okay 7 days ago


  • Kush Gohil
    Kush Gohil 7 days ago

    Idiotic, inept officials.

  • infinity 2
    infinity 2 7 days ago +2

    This story is more sad than creepy... I hope they get the answers they've been looking for...

  • Toastie Kitty
    Toastie Kitty 7 days ago

    This could've been a tv show tbh xD

  • Potatoe Potatoe
    Potatoe Potatoe 7 days ago

    I'm scared

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