In June 2019, Cynthia Hoffman was allegedly lured into the Alaskan wilderness by a teen whom she thought was her best friend. Authorities claim the 19-year-old was then duct-taped, shot, and pushed into a river to die.
“We want to celebrate the life of Cynthia. She lived so many years, and she just died one day,” Dr. Phil tells Cynthia’s father, Timothy Hoffman, on Friday’s episode. “We want to celebrate those years that she touched so many lives.”

Watch a tribute to Cynthia in the video above.
On Friday, Timothy speaks out exclusively about his daughter’s life – and tragic death. Check here to see where you can watch.