New HBO Doc Series Explores Atlanta Child Murders


Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children is a new five-part documentary series, set to premiere April 5 on HBO, offering a look at the abduction and murder of at least 30 African American children and young adults in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981.

Forty years later, with the official reopening of the case by Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the series tells the inside story of this shocking tragedy, shedding new light on the horrific killings through interviews with those closest to the children and the investigation, as well as exclusive archival material. The series makes use of never-before-seen footage, interviews, court documents and other materials.

Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children will also be available on HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO and partners’ streaming platforms.