The Other Girl in the Water Tank: Debanhi Escobar

Eerily similar to Elisa Lam, this young woman vanished, only to later be found in the cistern of a motel.

Debanhi Susana Escobar. Instagram/@debanhi.escobar

The story of California tourist Elisa Lam is widely known and studied in the true crime community. Her case, if not already universally popular, was made even more so when the 2021 Netflix documentary…



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Rivy Lyon

Investigative Journalist | Criminology, Psychology & Sociology B.A. | I’ve loved true crime since Forensic Files was Medical Detectives!