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In a project that hits close to home, National Geographic Channel forays into the true-crime genre by documenting biologist and National Geographic explorer Roman Dial's investigation into the 2014 disappearance of his son. An experienced outdoorsman, Cody Roman Dial vanished while trying to complete a solo expedition through the Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica, one of Central America's most dangerous jungles. "Missing Dial" chronicles how Roman, along with a former DEA special agent and a retired United States Air Force pararescue jumper/wilderness expert, spent nearly eight months in Costa Rica interviewing witnesses, interrogating suspects and trekking deep into the jungle in pursuit of new leads. They retrace Cody's last-known whereabouts and use hidden cameras and fake identities to uncover a web of lies, surprising clues and a shocking twist.

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aired 155 days ago
In the explosive finale, Pata de Lora must confront those he accused of killing Cody Dial, face to face.
aired 179 days ago
After their interrogation of Pata de Lora, Ken and Carson must now convince him to make a statement to the authorities.
aired 186 days ago
Ken and Carson decide to interrogate Pata de Lora to determine, once and for all, whether he's the prime suspect.
aired 199 days ago
Ken tracks down the last person to see Cody alive, and follows him into the jungle where he retrace his steps.
aired 205 days ago
Confirmation that Cody Roman made it out of the jungle alive comes when his backpack is discovered on the outskirts.
aired 212 days ago
Roman Dial begins a new search to uncover the truth about his son, Cody's, disappearance, who went missing in the jungles of Corcovado.

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