an intern with the U.S. Bureau of Prisons who went missing on May 1, 2001, at the age of 24.
Chandra's father, an oncologist based in Modesto, Calif.
Chandra's mother, an artist.
Chandra's aunt and confidant from Chesapeake City, Md.
a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Central Valley of California.
the congressman's wife since 1967 and mother of their two children, Chad and Cadee.
the D.C. police detective from the 2nd District leading the investigation into Chandra's disappearance.
the D.C. police commander and chief of detectives who supervised the case.
Charles H. Ramsey,
the chief of the D.C. police department during Chandra's disappearance.
Terrance W. Gainer,
the executive assistant chief of the D.C. police and Ramsey's top deputy.
an FBI agent assigned to the case; his colleagues called him "Dr. Death" because of his successful track record in closing murder cases.
a detective with the U.S. Park Police.
Gary Condit's attorney. Lowell had a reputation for representing powerful people.
an attorney hired by the Levy family to monitor the police investigation. Martin was also known for his star-studded client list.
an assistant U.S. attorney and a prosecutor on the case.
an assistant U.S. attorney and a supervisor of the case.
an assistant U.S. attorney who was later assigned to the case.
an immigrant from El Salvador who crossed the border from Mexico into the United States with the help of a "coyote" in 2000.