Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, searches for answers in a two-night special event “The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” airing Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at 7:00pm ET/PT. Phoenix Coldon, a young African American woman vanished on December 18, 2011, her SUV was found abandoned in the middle of the road in a crime ridden and depressed part of East St. Louis. Reportedly, her car was still running with the key in the ignition; her glasses, purse, shoes and ID were all inside – but there was no sign of Phoenix. In the days and weeks that followed, Phoenix's parents pleaded with law enforcement to help find their daughter, but the investigation was slow to start and the media paid little attention to her story. “The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” follows investigative reporter, Shawndrea Thomas, and retired deputy Police Chief Joe Delia as they attempt to unravel the mysterious unsolved case in the hope of finding justice for Phoenix.
With rare access to those closest to the case, Shawndrea and Joe meet with Phoenix’s parents, family members and friends, many of whom have never spoken publicly. Uncovering a series of startling revelations that lead them across the country, Shawndrea and Joe investigate the facts and expose truths and fabrications as they uncover exciting new leads. “The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” promises to take viewers on an emotional journey for answers and finally give this young woman the exposure she deserves.
“This Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” is produced by Lucky 8 with Kimberly Woodard and Gregory Henry serving as Executive Producers.
About Oxygen Media:
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform crime destination brand for women. Having announced the full-time shift to true crime programming in 2017, Oxygen remains one of the fastest growing cable entertainment networks with popular unscripted original programming that includes the flagship “Snapped” franchise, “Cold Justice,” “Killer Couples,” “Criminal Confessions,” and breakout hit event series such as “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway,” “Dahmer on Dahmer: A Killer Speaks,” and “Aaron Hernandez Uncovered.” Available in more than 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Oxygen anywhere: On Demand, online, or across mobile and connected TVs.