Strangled and then thrown in a ditch off Mountain Creek Road.
That is what Chattanooga Police say happened to a young woman more than 18 years ago.
Lisa Manis, 24, hitched a ride with a trucker in 1993.
At that time, tthey went from Phoenix, all the way to Chattanooga.
Her mission, we are told, was to find her estranged father.
WDEF News 12's Alisha Searl cracks open tonight's Cold Case. Video