Revealed: Behind the Scenes on the Hunt to Find Kidnapped Teens

Police mishandling of a desperate call from one boy apparently allowed the kidnappers to flee but it’s doubtful the boys could have been saved, even had the hotline been more efficient.

Monday's discovery of the bodies of the three kidnapped teens enables publication of some of the information gathered during the 19 days they were missing and confirms the hypothesis formed early on: that the teens were murdered shortly after they were...