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Ashes to Ash TV

Ashes to Ash TV

By Ash
Ashes to Ash TV is and episodic true crime series, that releases episodes as we are actively investigating. This show is a documentary series as well as a podcast.
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The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 14 - The Hunt
The team has been caught up with an alleged theory for a few months now, and they try to work through the likelihood of this theory being true.    Kendra who was the first person who really came forward with the theory, offers insight into what might have occured.  Ash and her team take notes and start picking the theory apart to see if it has any significant evidentiary value.    Ash at a crossroads, chooses to go to the cops, because even though the theory is still alleged, as more people continue to come forward, she feels it is a good time to make sure she gets an audience with the authorities this time. If you know of criminal activity involving this case please call your local law enforcement. Watch our docu-series about the case on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeVsdEAzhYc Twitter and Instagram: @AshesToAshTV Podcast (type into search engine of the podcast): Ashes to Ash TV Facebook: Ashes to Ash True Crime YouTube: Ashes to Ash TV  Please share, subscribe, and rate, we need to get this content out there to help bring in tips! If you have a tip, please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com. Please Check out our website at www.AshesToAshTV.com. Shout to Second Melody www.SecondMelody.com for bringing us this amazing site.
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May 17, 2021
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 13 - Inquisition
We are back with another episode of Ashes to Ash TV, Season 1, The Disappearance of Robert Bee.  In episode 13 we look back toward Kendra's theory about what happened to Bonzai. Our main objective being, that we want to speak to everyone that Kendra mentions.     The crew gets a brief opportunity to message with Teresa Vancil, one of the main people that Kendra allegedly places in the house the night Bonzai was allegedly murdered.     Ash attempts to reach out to the Pekin Police Department, specifically Chief Dossey with the information she has on the case without success.     Ash then takes an anonymous call from someone who claims they have information on what happened to the body after Bonzai was killed.  The team gets a lucky break at this, as the person the source said was involved friend requests Ash, she starts asking him questions to see if the anonymous tip holds any validity.     The team also gets a deeper look into the house that Bonzai was allegedly killed in. If you know of criminal activity involving this case please call your local law enforcement. Watch our docu-series about the case on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeVsdEAzhYc Twitter and Instagram: @AshesToAshTV Podcast (type into search engine of the podcast): Ashes to Ash TV Facebook: Ashes to Ash True Crime YouTube: Ashes to Ash TV  Please share, subscribe, and rate, we need to get this content out there to help bring in tips! If you have a tip, please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com. Please Check out our website at www.AshesToAshTV.com. Shout to Second Melody www.SecondMelody.com for bringing us this amazing site.
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May 16, 2021
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 12 - Kendra
In this episode of The Disappearance of Robert Bee, Ash and her crew continue their investigation in trying to solve the case of Bonzai’s murder.     They come in contact with a young woman named Kendra who claims she knows what happened To the young boy.  The crew sits down with her, to hear her version of events.   As her story unfolds Ash has an entirely new line up of individuals to find and interview.  This is just the first step.    As the episode comes to a close Ash and her temporary investigator Victoria go to the house that Bonzai was allegedly murdered in and all hell breaks loose. If you know of criminal activity involving this case please call your local law enforcement. Watch our docu-series about the case on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeVsdEAzhYc Twitter and Instagram: @AshesToAshTV Podcast (type into search engine of the podcast): Ashes to Ash TV Facebook: Ashes to Ash True Crime YouTube: Ashes to Ash TV  Please share, subscribe, and rate, we need to get this content out there to help bring in tips! If you have a tip, please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com. Please Check out our website at www.AshesToAshTV.com.   Shout to Second Melody www.SecondMelody.com for bringing us this amazing site.
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May 16, 2021
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 11 - D-Day
In episode 11 we learn a lot more about the hours before Bonzai went missing.  We line up this information with a past interview with Lisa Bee, Bonzai's mother to make sure that the stories are lining up.    The team over at Ashes to Ash had tried to get in touch with Teresa Butts for months.  Teresa is an important part of this puzzle because her and her family may have been some of the last people to see Bonzai alive.  Christopher, Teresa's son, was good friends with Bonzai and Bonzai spent the night at their house a few times a week.    Teresa tells us about Bonzai's last morning, before he went missing.    Then Ash gets a strange message from someone who she has never heard of before.  When she reaches out, she is met with a static phone and broken sentences.  She asks to meet this person.  They agree. If you know of criminal activity involving this case please call your local law enforcement. Watch our docu-series about the case on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeVsdEAzhYc Twitter and Instagram: @AshesToAshTV Podcast (type into search engine of the podcast): Ashes to Ash TV Facebook: Ashes to Ash True Crime YouTube: Ashes to Ash TV  Please share, subscribe, and rate, we need to get this content out there to help bring in tips! If you have a tip, please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com. We have a new website www.AshesToAshTV.com.  We have spent this break working with an amazing company called Second Melody www.SecondMelody.com to bring us this amazing site.
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May 16, 2021
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 10 - Odds and Ends
Episode 10 is about looking back to move forward.   The crew revisits a prior conversation with Mansion Kessler, takes a deeper look at various pieces of evidence found throughout the investigation, crosses the blue house theory of their list and hears an additional anecdote from Lisa Bee.  "I told you you could run but you couldn't hide," she says. "I told you I'd find you wherever you went.   Robert “Bonzai” Bee was a Pekin, Illinois teenager who officially went missing on Nov. 18, 2016. His remains were found in the summer of 2017. His murder is still unsolved.   Twitter: @Ashestoashtv  Instagram: @Ashestoashtv  Facebook: AshestoAshTrueCrime
31:18
April 13, 2020
BONUS: Ask Ash | Q&A with the maker of The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series
We've got some bad news, and we've got some good news. Bad news: episode 10 of The Disappearance of Robert Bee has been postponed. We're taking extra care to insure that we're doing Robert's story justice and giving you, our viewers, the best series possible. With the way things are currently, that just wasn't possible this week. The good news, we do have something for you tonight. An episode of what we're calling Robert Bee Extras, which this week features a Q&A with Ash. Keep an eye out for additional extras in coming weeks!
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March 30, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 9 - A Product of His Environment
In Episode nine, the crew asks the question of nature vs. nurture and tries to unpack whether Robert’s behavior could be traced back to his environment.   Our sources detail instances of substance use and Robert’s relationship with his mother, Lisa Bee, who also speaks on his changing behavior.   “Two weeks before he went missing his attitude changed,” said Bee.   “I kept asking him, ‘Bonzai, what’s going on, why are you acting like this?’ And he was like, nothing, he would look at me with a blank look, like nothing was there. No emotion, no nothing.”   Robert “Bonzai” Bee was a Pekin, Illinois teenager who officially went missing on Nov. 18, 2016. His remains were found in the summer of 2017. His murder is still unsolved.   For more Ashes to Ash content, follow along on social media and watch the docuseries on YouTube. Twitter: @Ashestoashtv  Instagram: @Ashestoashtv  Facebook: AshestoAshTrueCrime YouTube: Ashes To Ash TV
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March 16, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 8 - Thursday and Friday
Delve into episode 8 of this true crime documentary series about missing and murdered 13 year old Robert Bee, AKA Bonzai out of Pekin, Illinois as the team uncovers more information about this case.  Lisa Bee, Bonzai's mother, speaks to us about her theories on what might have happened to her son.    The team breaks down the days around November 16th-18th of 2016.  Bonzai was officially declared missing on November 18th.  As the crew uncovers new information, we are able to see the timeline more clearly, and this helps us decipher additional information on when exactly Robert Bee went missing.     Find out who was at the get together that is consistently looked at as a possible event leading to the death of Bonzai.  We help debunk this theory and show how we arrived at this conclusion.  If you know of criminal activity involving this case please call your local law enforcement.   Watch our docuseries about the case on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeVsdEAzhYc Twitter and Instagram: @AshesToAshTV Podcast (type into search engine of the podcast):  Ashes to Ash TV Facebook: Ashes to Ash True Crime YouTube: Ashes to Ash TV  Please share, subscribe, and rate, we need to get this content out there to help bring in tips!   If you have a tip, please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com.
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March 02, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 7 - Searching
In episode 7, we start to uncover more of the truth in finding the answers for what happened to 13 year old Robert Bee, AKA Bonzai.   We are able to get in touch with Nicole who acted as the "middle man" between the clairvoyant and Brooke as Brooke continued her searches for Bonzai.   We show who the clairvoyant is and how they got involved.    We also talk about Trucks 4 Kids.  We interview them about how their searches went and what they found.  We also discover the person who gave the tip to Trucks 4 Kids who lead the group to find possible evidence and bones under the 474 bridge.     Join the Ashes to Ash team as they delve deeper into this Murder Mystery in Pekin, Illinois.  Follow the team as they dispel myths surrounding this case and hone in on possible suspects.    If you know of illegal activity involving this case, please reach out to your local law enforcement.     Twitter and Instagram:  @AshesToAshTV  FaceBook:  Ashes To Ash True Crime  YouTube:  Ashes To Ash TV PodCast (type this into the search bar of your favorite podcast player):  Ashes To Ash TV   Please review and share this content, the more people who see it, the more help we can get!    This is a video documentary series and a podcast.  The video series is released every other Monday, the podcast comes out the opposite Monday.  The podcast is audio taken directly from the video documentary series, with a few sentences added in, to help it make sense to someone who is just listening.
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February 17, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 6 - Unconventional Paths
The investigative crew for Ashes to Ash TV, starts to get in some interesting theories about how Robert Bee, aka Bonzai was murdered and by whom. As they talk through the different theories, they get a dark insight into the underbelly of Pekin, Illinois.  A gentleman even comes forward with a theory that connects the muder of Mark Helmig and the disappearance of Richard Griener to the murder of Robert Bee Junior.  These crimes are almost 50 years apart, so there possible connection brings new speculation to the investigation. Ash also interviews Brooke, who speaks about communicating with a psychic, just a month after Bonzai's disappearance.  This psychic leads Brooke and other searches to just 8 blocks from where Bonzai's skeletal remains were eventually located, 7 months before they were found.  Ash questions if Brooke is speaking with a real psychic or someone who knows more than they are letting on. The investigation continues to shed light on both myth and evidence that surround this case.  The team at Ashes to Ash keep getting closer to the answers as they comb through information and tips coming in from the public. If you have a tip that you would like to share, please send a message on this platform or email Ash directly at AshLand57@gmail.com.  If you would like to remain anonymous, we will gladly accommodate this.  This can just be a conversation between you and Ash, if this is your preference, and no one ever needs to know that you gave a tip. If you know of illegal activity involving this case, please reach out to your local police station. Please subscribe, share, and follow us.  The more eyes we have on this case and the more attention it yields, the better chance we have of solving the mystery. We release a new video episode every other Monday.  On the opposite Monday, we release the podcast.  The podcast comes out the Monday after the correlating video episode is released.  The podcast is basically an exact replica of the documentary series, but a few sentences are added, so it makes sense without seeing the visuals. Twitter & Instagram:  @AshestoAshTV FaceBook:  Ashes to Ash True Crime Your favorite podcast player (type this into the search bar):  Ashes to Ash TV YouTube:  Ashes to Ash TV Thank you for your support and care for this case!
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February 03, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series| Ep. 5 - Slipping Through The Cracks
Welcome to Episode #5 as the case intensifies.     13 year old Robert Bee, AKA Bonzai's death is still shrouded in mystery as the crew of Ashes to Ash TV investigate this cold case in Pekin, Illinois.     Pictures are sent to Ash of items that were found off a tip given to Trucks 4 Kids.  These items include a pillow case, balaclava, a possible jaw bone, vertebrae, sock, gloves, tote lid, and a red/grey sweater.  The team starts really looking into these items and the images, to see if they have a connection to the Bonzai case.     The culpability of DCFS is also thrown into the mix.  The team speaks to an individual who works with the Central Illinois DCFS and foster care system.  We also hear from friends and acquaintances who have information regarding DCFS and how they allowed Bonzai to slip through the cracks.     Koehl and Ash continue their investigation into a case that gets more confounding as they uncover more information.     Twitter and Instagram:  AshesToAshTV  FaceBook:  Ashes to Ash True Crime  YouTube:  Ashes to Ash TV  Podcast (type this into the search of your favorite podcast player):  Ashes To Ash TV   If you know of illegal activity involving this case please reach out to your local police department.
35:42
January 20, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 4 Found
Here is the release of the audio version of Episode #4, "Found."  This is the story of the murder of 13 year old Robert Bee, aka Bonzai in Pekin, Illinois.  The Ashes to Ash team are investigating this in real time.  So we put each episode together after getting tips from the community.  We investigate these tips, and we see what validity they carry.  Then we release an episode on our findings.  We also release an episode of the video documentary series every other Monday on YouTube and FaceBook.  YOUTUBE:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDgTvwHS7r0mQSEop3hGV8g In episode four we looking into the claim that Trucks 4 Kids found items that could potentially be linked to the disappearance of Bonzai.  These items were found a mere day before the skeleton was discovered on land in Tazwell County.  Were these items connected, do these items correlate with Bonzai's murder, or is this a red herring? We also start to look into the people who were around Lisa and Bonzai at the time of his disappearance.  Who were these people and could they have been involved? As we continue on this journey throughout the Pekin and Peoria area, we are still looking for tips and information.  So if you have details that you would like to share, please email us as AshLand57@gmail.com.  If you know of illegal activity involving this case, please reach out to your local police department. Please please please help us share this content.  We need the world to know what happened to Bonzai, the more people who watch, share, and review this content, the better chance we have of getting to the truth.  So please share, subscribe, like, and help us move this case forward. Twitter and Instagram:  AshesToAshTV FaceBook:  Ashes To Ash True Crime Podcast (Search on your favorite podcast station):  Ashes To Ash TV YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDgTvwHS7r0mQSEop3hGV8g
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January 07, 2020
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 3 - LOST
This is episode 3, season 1 of Ashes To Ash TV, True Crime Series.  This season is about the Disappearance of Bonzai.  Robert Bee, aka Bonzai was a thirteen year old boy who went missing in Pekin, Illinois in November of 2016.  As the night set on the first official day he was missing, the community banded together, to start looking for this little boy. There were false sightings, unanswered questions, and tips not followed up on, but the community continued to look.  The people of Pekin searched even despite requests from law enforcement to stop the searches. Tips poured in as family, friends, and concerned citizens continued to hold vigil, pray, and look for the missing teen. One of the tips that came in, was in regards to potential evidence and in a secondary location.  Journey as the team continues the search for answers. Please help us get this information out there, so we can find the answer of what happened to Bonzai.  Please share this content, and hopefully it will get in front of the person who holds the key to his murder and disappearance. Please follow us on Twitter and Instagram @AshesToAshTV Please follow us on YouTube as Ashes To Ash TV. Please follow us on Facebook as Ashes TO Ash True Crime. If you know of illegal activity involving this case, please contact your local police department.
35:09
December 23, 2019
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 2 - The Early Days
This is episode #2 of the Ashes To Ash TV Series:  The Disappearance of Robert Bee.    Robert Bee, aka Bonzai is a 13 year old boy who went missing in the quaint town of Pekin, Illinois in November of 2016.  His remains were discovered 8 months later.     Currently the case is open and unsolved.    Our mission is to get answers.  We are investigating this in real time.  That means that we post episodes and get tips from the public, we investigate those tips and post episodes on it.  Our goal is that hopefully one of these tips will get us to the answers the community so desperately needs.   We are releasing a video series every other week.  The 2nd podcast episode originally released on December 9th, 2019.  The 3rd episode releases on December 23rd, 2019.  We are also releasing a video true crime series that mirrors the podcast, it is the exact same content, but made for video, so once in a while we add in audio references, so that the podcast makes sense from a non-visual platform.  The corresponding podcast comes out the week after the video series is released.  So episode 2 of the audio podcast will come out on the 9th of December, 2019.   If you have information about this case that you'd like to share with us, please message us via email AshLand57@gmail.com.  No tip or detail is too small, so please reach out if you have any information you believe might be helpful.  If you know of illegal activity please contact your local police department.  Please share this content, the more people who know about this the better the chances we have of getting answers!     Please also follow us: YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter:  @AshesToAshTV FaceBook:  AshesToAshTrueCrime Please rate and review the show!
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December 09, 2019
The Disappearance of Robert Bee True Crime Series | Ep. 1 - Bonzai
Robert Bee, AKA Bonzai was a 13 year old boy who went missing in November of 2016 in the small town of Pekin, Illinois.  His body was found 8 months later in Rural Tazewell County.   We are a group of filmmakers and investigators looking into this case.   We are creating a podcast and video series that delves into the investigation and what happened to Robert.  We will post a new episode involving this investigation every two weeks.   November 25th, 2019 is the release of our pilot episode for the podcast series, if you are more into true crime video documentary series, you can check out these episodes on YouTube at Ashes to Ash TV. These will also be released every other week.   Instagram and Twitter:  @AshesToAshTV FaceBook:  AshesToAshTrueCrime  If you have information regarding the case, or would like to be added to our mailing list please email us at AshLand57@gmail.com.  We can keep you anonymous if you have a tip and want your privacy.   If you know of illegal activity, please call your local police department.
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November 26, 2019