Chapter 1: The Disappearance

It was a cold and rainy night when Detective Peter Pux received the call about the missing person. He grabbed his coat and headed out to the address provided by dispatch, his mind racing with the possibilities of what he might find when he arrived.

As he drove through the dark and empty streets, Peter couldn't shake the feeling that this case was going to be a tough one. Missing person cases were always tricky, and the longer the person was missing, the harder they were to solve.

When Peter arrived at the address, he was greeted by a group of worried-looking people huddled on the front porch. They introduced themselves as Jessica's family and friends, and explained that Jessica had been missing for three days.

Peter listened intently as they described Jessica's movements leading up to her disappearance. She had been acting strange lately, they said, and had been spending a lot of time with a new group of friends that her family didn't know much about.

Peter made a mental note to track down these new friends and interview them as part of his investigation. He also asked for a recent photograph of Jessica, as well as any other relevant information that might help him in his search.

As he prepared to leave, Peter reassured Jessica's family and friends that he would do everything in his power to find her. He knew that time was of the essence in these types of cases, and he was determined to find Jessica and bring her home safely.

With a heavy heart, Peter left the house and headed back to his car, determined to do whatever it took to solve this case and bring Jessica's family the answers they were desperate for.