True crime is in all places, and also you’re about to lose some extra sleep after watching Netflix’s reboot of the ’90s actuality present, Unsolved Mysteries. With six episodes of the collection launched this week, and extra to return later this yr, Unsolved Mysteries explores baffling instances of homicide, disappearances, alien abductions, and different mysteries which can be as but…you guessed it, unsolved.
The second episode, “13 Minutes,” delves into the disappearance and dying of Patrice Endres, a 38-year outdated proprietor of a hair salon who went lacking on April 15, 2004, forsaking her husband and son. Whereas police by no means discovered Patrice’s assailant, many viewers had sturdy opinions about Rob, Patrice’s “creepy” husband and stepfather to her son, Pistol Black.
One of many saddest features of the episode was the truth that Pistol and his mother Patrice had been very shut, and her unsolved dying is a supply of ache for Pistol to at the present time.
Preserve scrolling to search out out extra about Pistol Black, what he thinks about Rob, and what his life was like earlier than and after Patrice’s disappearance.
Pistol Black and his mom, Patrice, had been like greatest buddies.
Pistol was simply 16 years outdated when his mom went lacking from her hair salon in Cumming, Ga. Via his interviews, viewers be taught that Pistol and Patrice had been like greatest buddies when she was alive. Mates additionally discuss concerning the shut bond that the 2 shared and the way, when she first went lacking, it appeared unbelievable that she would go away her son behind voluntarily.
For the longest time, it was simply Patrice and Pistol, celebrating holidays collectively and being all the things for each other. However all that modified when Patrice met and married Rob Endres. In accordance with Pistol, Rob was jealous of Pistol’s closeness along with his mom from the start, and Rob typically tried to undermine the mother-son relationship.
However even throughout Rob and Patrice’s worst fights, Patrice by no means backed down when it got here to Pistol, which is why he’s so satisfied that there was foul play when it got here to her disappearance.
What occurred to Pistol after Patrice went lacking?
All of Pistol’s fears about Rob appeared to return true after Patrice was confirmed lacking. Rob virtually instantly kicked Pistol out of their residence, altering the locks and having the younger boy despatched to Birmingham, Ala. to reside along with his organic father, Don Black.
Don ultimately obtained custody over Pistol and helped Pistol file a petition in court docket to get his mother’s issues again. Sadly the petition was unsuccessful since Rob had already been named because the conservator of Patrice’s property.
To this point, Pistol has no materials possessions that belonged to his mom and, as such, has nothing of hers that he can bodily contact and use to recollect her by. Aside from the truth that his mom’s assailant continues to be on the unfastened, this has been an actual supply of heartbreak for Pistol who now solely has his recollections to recollect his beloved mom.
What is the take care of Rob Endres?
From interviews with Rob, viewers discovered a few questionable issues. First up was that Rob had requested the funeral director to put out Patrice’s physique for him to say goodbye. However whereas on the funeral residence, Rob inexplicably tells the digicam that he “picked up her skeleton, I imply her head, and carried it round for some time.”
Additionally, after getting Patrice’s ashes again, Rob by no means let Pistol see them or have any to scatter himself. It is fairly baffling as to why he would reveal this on nationwide tv, however Rob additionally tells the digicam that for a yr after he obtained Patrice’s ashes again, he slept with the ashes in his mattress. “Sure, I am protecting of Patrice,” he provides on the finish. “And I’ve her. That is a very good factor.”
Suffice to say, Rob’s fairly outlandish feedback have been famous by viewers with many individuals questioning if he himself wasn’t the perpetrator of the kidnapping and homicide. As one Twitter consumer succinctly put it, “EPISODE 2 OF UNSOLVED MYSTERIES IS THE NEXT CAROL BASKIN…I’m utterly disturbed by what I simply watched and I keep in mind this case vividly.”
Lately Pistol appears to be working as an installer for insulation supplies in Georgia. We want him all the easiest for the remainder of his life and hope he is ready to discover peace.