Latest Missing persons News

Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 being charged

Oct. 22, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Investigators searching through garbage found the body of a 3-year-old girl who was missing more than a week, and authorities are charging two people with murder, police said Tuesday. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith told a news conference that the remains of Kamille McKinney...

Police: Body found is missing university student

Oct. 22, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a body found near the St. Johns Bridge in Northwest Portland is a missing University of Portland freshman. Police on Tuesday evening said that the medical examiner's office had conducted an autopsy and positively identified the body as Owen Klinger's. Klinger was...

Scuba divers find truck, remains in Columbia River

Oct. 22, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

UMATILLA COUNTY, Ore. (AP) — A truck and skeletal remains found in the Columbia River have been connected to a 26-year-old missing person's case from Washington state. KOMO-TV reports a couple who went scuba diving last week in Umatilla County, Oregon, reported they discovered a submerged Ford Ranger with...

Man missing after spiritual quest to Alaska's Hatcher Pass

Oct. 19, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In August 2018, a solitary man walked 14 miles into a lonely valley on the western side of Hatcher Pass. He carried almost nothing: A backpack, 5 pounds of oatmeal. No rifle or bear spray. Vladimir Kostenko planned to stay at a tiny dry cabin for months. He was seeking no less than...

2 persons of interest in child abduction deny involvement

Oct. 18, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two people arrested after a girl was abducted from a birthday party in Alabama deny any involvement in her disappearance, their lawyers said Friday as police released new surveillance video of a potential suspect. Attorneys for Patrick Devone Stallworth, 39, and Derick Irisha Brown,...

The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abduction

Oct. 18, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the abduction of a young girl in Alabama (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A woman described as a person of interest in the abduction of a 3-year-old Alabama girl is denying any involvement. Attorneys for 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown of Birmingham released a statement...

Police search of apartments fails to locate missing girl

Oct. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday. Live video from news outlets showed police blocking off a street and the sound of a law...

The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl

Oct. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a birthday party. WHNT-TV reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $20,000 reward for information that...

Minnesota boy, 6, found safe in dark cornfield after search

Oct. 16, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

BECKER, Minn. (AP) — A 6-year-old Minnesota boy who had been missing for hours was found safe early Wednesday after a volunteer used a drone with a thermal camera to help find the child in a dark cornfield more than a mile from his home. The boy, named Ethan Haus, hadn't been seen since 4:10 p.m. on...

Body of missing woman found in concrete in Nevada desert

Oct. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the body of a woman missing for five months has been found encased in concrete in the desert and that a suspect has been arrested. Authorities say the unidentified woman's remains were found in a "homemade concrete and wooden structure." Investigators believe the...