Netflix has launched a chilling trailer for Crime Scene: The Vanishing on the Cecil Lodge. The documentary, which releases on February 10, investigates the mysterious disappearance and loss of life of Elisa Lam.
Lam, who was 21 years outdated when she disappeared, was a psychology scholar on the College of British Columbia.
She arrived in Los Angeles on January 26, 2013, and was reported lacking after her household misplaced contact along with her. The Los Angeles Police Division (LAPD) says that she was final seen on January 31, 2013.
The 2-minute trailer provides a chilling glimpse of the Cecil Lodge’s historical past in addition to a number of the inexplicable occurrences particulars Lam’s disappearance.
“The final footage that we’ve got of her was contained in the elevator,” a person within the trailer explains. “That’s the place the case begins to go askew.”
On the time, police stated she was final seen on the Cecil Lodge on Essential Road in downtown Los Angeles. Lower than three weeks later, her physique was discovered inside a water tank on the rooftop of the resort.
Police initially suspected foul play, however the coroner dominated the loss of life as “unintentional resulting from drowning” and stated no traces of medication or alcohol have been discovered through the post-mortem. The coroner’s report famous that her bipolar dysfunction was one of many elements within the incident.
The Netflix documentary, titled Crime Scene: The Vanishing on the Cecil Lodge, is directed by Joe Berlinger, who additionally directed Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. Netflix says it is going to be the primary season of a brand new collection that “deconstructs the mythology and thriller surrounding notorious places in up to date crime.”