Who is Tara Grinstead
In 1998, Tara began teaching at Irwin County High School in Ocilla, GA. She was a devoted and well-liked 11th grade history teacher. She was compassionate and truly cared for her students outside of the classroom, even allowing one to temporarily live with her after the student’s house burned down. According to friends and family, Tara was widely known for her generous and trusting nature.
About the Podcast
As the people of Ocilla began talking about the case again, new leads and stories emerged. In February 2017, the GBI arrested two suspects for Grinstead’s murder. Up and Vanished will continue to provide updates on this no-longer-cold case as the criminal trial proceeds in 2018.
A second season of Up and Vanished, covering a completely different true crime story, will debut August 20, 2018. Preview the new season.