Disney’s ABC News has announced details on the next episode of “20/20”, which is called “The Murderer In The Minivan”, which tells teh story of what happens when a perpetrator nearly abducts 16-year-old Madison Nygard in western Michigan, she narrowly escapes with her life by jumping from a moving minivan. But when she meets with police to identify her alleged captor, what begins as an investigation to solve an attempted kidnapping turns into a hunt for a murderer.

Authorities connect Madison’s attempted kidnapping to the murder of two other Michigan women: 25-year-old Jessica Heeringa, who vanished from the Exxon gas station where she worked, and 36-year-old Rebekah Bletsch, who was shot by the side of the road. In a new “20/20,” “GMA3” co-anchor Eva Pilgrim takes viewers inside the murders of two women in two years and the dramatic escape that led police to their killer.

The two-hour program includes interviews with Madison as well as Elli Bletsch, Rebekah Bletsch’s daughter, and Nicole Popps and Jessica Joseph, Rebekah Bletsch’s sisters.

The episode also includes interviews with Jim Christiansen, a retired captain with the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office; Chris Hare, a retired corporal with the Norton Shores Police Department; DJ Hilson, Muskegon County prosecutor; Michael Kasher, a retired lieutenant with the Norton Shores Police Department; Sgt. Lisa Freres, with the Muskegon County Sheriff’s office; and Fred Johnson, the killer’s defense attorney.

ABC News’ “20/20” is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Deborah Roberts. A proven leader as a long-form newsmagazine for over 45 years, “20/20” features unforgettable, character-driven true-crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high-profile stories. Janice Johnston is the executive producer.

The two-hour “20/20” episode will be air on Friday, 2nd February 2024 at 9:01-11:00 p.m. EST, on ABC and it will be available to stream the next day on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+. Previous recent episodes of “20/20” are also available to stream now on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+.

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