The return of Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix has whipped up a storm like never before. And, after an influx of credible tips, it looks like one of the show's most prominent mysteries may now be closer to being solved...
Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries has had a huge impact on so many cold cases.
via: TwitterAnd as each day goes by, and more evidence is released, we can't help but get sucked into the show completely.
The death of Alonzo Brooks is one of the most prominent unsolved cases from the show.
via: TwitterAnd it looks like this week, some major progress has been made.
There's no doubt that it if wasn't for the show, this case wouldn't have been re-opened.Netflix is a huge platform and has exposed these cold cases to a whole new audience. But of course, this is far from the only docu-series to capture the world's attention.
The streaming service always kills it when it comes to documentaries.
via: imdb... it's well and truly nailed the genre in recent years.
There's now a huge selection of documentaries available at our fingertips.Whether you're into true-crime or mystery, celebs, fashion or even food, there's truly something for everyone.
The streaming giant has dropped some highly acclaimed factual spectacles.
via: imdbLike The Keepers for example, which explored the 1969 unsolved murder of nun and school teacher Cathy Cesnik. The documentary filled our growing appetite for true-crime content, arguably spearheaded by Making A Murderer.
Or how about this classic?
via: imdbThe Staircase first aired in 2004, but Netflix picked up the documentary and added some updated episodes last year. It explores the mystery of the death of Kathleen Peterson and is well worth a watch.
But the newest documentary series to take the reigns is none other than Unsolved Mysteries.
And boy, did they make an impact.
And people just can't seem to get enough...
Me at the end of unsolved mysteries finding out that is it in fact, unsolved https://t.co/VNV5P9KLqu— darlene (@darlene)1594001958.0
It's a feeling we all seem to be relating too.
Me: Watches a show called Unsolved Mysteries. Narrator: The case was...never solved. Me: https://t.co/rR3dvZSW2K— Ben Yahr (@Ben Yahr)1594945089.0
Many of us have been turning into armchair detectives.
Me immediately: GUILLLLLLLTY. Case closed. #UnsolvedMysteries https://t.co/C1sUsYQYva— Andy (@Andy)1595006209.0
But there was one case that stood out from the rest...
Alonzo Brooks, I'm sorry you had such shitty friends to leave you there. 😞 #UnsolvedMysteries https://t.co/DT9PId7Dje— Moriah (@Moriah)1594056511.0
And according to Brooks' family, they suspect his death was a hate crime.
The investigation by the FBI re-opened thanks to this series.
So an entire town in Kansas refused to give evidence with regards to the death of #AlonzoBrooks and then the KBI cl… https://t.co/ikO5QhX9lM— Elizabeth/Sharky (@Elizabeth/Sharky)1593643017.0
FBI Agent Leena Ramana said this:
Do you know who Alonzo Brooks was? He was a black man from Kansas who was found dead after attending a party of all… https://t.co/pmdYHFliP2— brittany (@brittany)1593640004.0
Alonzo Brooks deserved to have 16 more birthdays and turn 39 years old this year #UnsolvedMysteries #AlonzoBrooks— 🌸 (@🌸)1595203876.0
The cause of death was undetermined at the time, but many believed it was a suicide...
Someone talking... If this is true, this is disgusting. #Justiceforalonzobrooks #AlonzoBrooks #BLM… https://t.co/CB4rOCFSAe— Justice For Alonzo Brooks (@Justice For Alonzo Brooks)1593760217.0
The producers of the show also confirmed some more good news.
After an influx of credible tips...
I just watched alonzo brooks unsolved mysteries episode and that’s been the saddest cause you know it wasn’t a craz… https://t.co/r1J04A9vHc— A (@A)1594774698.0
Now, another huge step in the case has taken.
Remember this episode of #UnsolvedMysteries y’all? 👀 The FBI has reopened Alonzo Brooks’ case and classified it as… https://t.co/VnAPlQPrri— chris evans (@chris evans)1595384418.0
A spokesperson for the Kansas City FBI confirmed the news:
I’m not one to think too much about a random feeling I get but I have such a strong feeling that Alonzo Brooks’ cas… https://t.co/nLHFv8S0mi— 𝚐𝚊𝚋𝚋𝚢 (@𝚐𝚊𝚋𝚋𝚢)1595377521.0
This is an ongoing investigation.
What happened to Alonzo Brooks? The FBI wants to know. Browse the evidence. There is a $100K reward for tips leadin… https://t.co/SrC4rkxDpU— Unsolved Mysteries (@Unsolved Mysteries)1594674000.0