Netflix’s new crime docuseries named “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” focuses on the disappearance and mysterious death of Canadian tourist Elisa Lam, who was staying at the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles in 2013.
According to Variety, the docuseries “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” was revealed earlier this week by Joe Berlinger, the executive producer, and director of this series.
This docuseries aims to go into depth and analyze the 21-year-old Canadian student’s case. This case will break down all the events that happened during Elisa’s stay at the Cecil hotel. Many other people like the hotel employees, investigators, guests, and witnesses will also be interviewed.
The executive producer shared his thoughts, saying,
Here is the video of Elsa Lam inside the hotel elevator, and her behavior is quite bizarre:
The series will comprise four episodes focused on the UBC Student’s death and will also dig deep into Cecil hotel’s history. This hotel has been a guest house for many notorious serial killers, and it has some dark history, as reported by Unilad.
This docuseries will officially premiere on February 10 on Netflix.
A Little Highlight of Elisa Lam’s Mysterious Death
Elisa Lam went to California on January 26 in 2013. According to Global News, Lam was last seen by a hotel staff member on January 31. However, she did not show up for checking out in early February, which raised some eyebrows, and the mystery began.
LAPD released a statement on February 6 about the mysterious disappearance of the 21-year-old student, and the next day a press conference was held.
However, the mystery grew on February 14, when the authorities released a CCTV footage of Lam inside the hotel elevator, displaying bizarre behavior.
5 days later, Elsa Lam’s naked corpse was recovered from the water tank on a secured roof of the hotel, and this discovery came as the hotel guests complained about low water pressure.
According to the toxicology report, Lam was not under any influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of her death. However, she did suffer from bi-polar disorder, but the whole scenario around her death is still a mystery.