Why We Are Still Obsessed with the Elisa Lam Case

“Elisa was someone who I’d never met. Why do I feel like I’ve just lost a friend, a sister, someone that I genuinely cared about?” — John Sobhani, Crime Scene: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

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I won’t think about it for months or even years. But every so often, I find myself drawn back to The Video. I feel a bit silly linking to it. Most reading this will know the one I mean.