by Sarah Ingram, Metro
Published Jan 18, 2023
Nine-year-old Amber Hagerman was a ‘smart, funny little girl’ who had been playing on her bike near her grandparents’ house when she disappeared.
It was an unseasonably warm day in January 1996 and she and her little brother Ricky had decided to cheekily disobey their parents. Instead of cycling the loop back to their grandparents’ house, in Arlington, Texas, the pair turned towards an abandoned car park.