The chilling true story of the girl behind the Amber Alert: Documentary lays bare kidnap and brutal murder of nine-year-old whose unsolved 1996 case inspired the emergency warning


January 20, 2023

Never-before-seen footage of the nine-year-old girl whose shocking abduction and murder inspired the creation of the Amber Alert system is featured in a new documentary about the unsolved case. 

The Peacock original ‘Amber: The Girl Behind the Alert‘ explores the legacy of Amber Hagerman, who was kidnapped while riding her bike in Arlington, Texas, on January 13, 1996. She was found dead near a creek days later.

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