NBC News’ Josh Mankiewicz Goes Behind the Scenes of “Mystery in Orange County”
Dateline’s “Mystery in Orange County” Airs Monday, August 31 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT
Monday’s broadcast marks the first of a series of reports chosen by Dateline correspondents that answers the question they most often get asked - what is your most memorable story and why?
THE STORY: Maribel Ramos, 36-year-old Iraq war veteran, calls 911 and reveals she is scared for her safety. When she later disappears, investigators have to figure out who exactly Maribel was afraid of.
REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz
INTERVIEWS WITH: Maribel’s sister Lucy Gonzalez, Maribel’s niece Giselle Cendejas and more.
WHERE: Orange County, California
is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.m. CT, is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, closed out 2019 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.