Aug 24, 2019
An Ohio Mysteries/Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com crossover
In the summer of 1979, 19-year-old Ricky Beard and 17-year-old
Mary Leonard, teen sweethearts from Akron's North HIll neighborhood
went on a date to a drive-in movie. They left early, telling
friends they needed to be home in time for curfew. But Ricky and
Mary are never seen by their loved ones again.
For six years, police, private investigators, friends and
family search for the couple, chasing down leads and following tips
that ranged from Ricky and Mary being alive and well and living in
another state, to having been murdered and buried near the banks of
Find photos, maps, timelines, links, videos and more at
available in the print edition of the Akron Beacon Journal on Aug.
24, 25 and 26, 2019.
Music (Licensed under Creative Commons.)
Artist: Ross Bugden.
Artist: Federico Fabbiano
Music provided by Oak Studios
Track: Acoustic/Folk Instrumental
Music promoted by Audio Library
Track: Cinematic piano
Track: Acoustic Guitar 1