Latest Missing persons News

Police: Bloody carpet found in missing Missouri woman’s home

Nov. 15, 2019 12:25 PM EST

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man who is charged with evidence tampering in the disappearance of his wife was spotted on video purchasing cleaning products and bleach-soaked bloody carpeting was found in the couple’s home, police said. Beau Rothwell, 28, was initially jailed on...

Report: Neighbor say missing Florida girl wandering alone

Nov. 14, 2019 11:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A neighbor of a missing Florida girl told investigators the 5-year-old child was “alone and often wandering” around the apartment complex where she lived with her mother, who reported her missing last week. Brianna Williams was charged Tuesday with child neglect and providing...

Hearing set for man charged in Alabama woman’s disappearance

Nov. 14, 2019 9:13 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A man charged in the disappearance of a missing Alabama college student is due in court for a hearing that could reveal some evidence about the case. Court records show a Lee County judge has scheduled a preliminary hearing for next Wednesday for 29-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed. His lawyers...

Officer: Miranda failure for Iowa murder suspect a mistake

Nov. 13, 2019 10:38 PM EST

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A police officer who obtained a confession from a suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts said Wednesday that she made an honest mistake when she failed to read him his complete legal rights. Officer Pamela Romero testified that she tried...

Police confirm actor Charles Levin’s body found in Oregon

Nov. 13, 2019 5:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as “Seinfeld” and “Night Court,” has been identified as the man whose body was found last summer in an Oregon ravine, authorities said. The death was ruled accidental, the...

The Latest: Officer says Miranda failure was a mistake

Nov. 13, 2019 5:16 PM EST

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in the case against the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 4 p.m. A police officer who obtained a confession from the suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts...

Group stops search for UFC fighter’s missing stepdaughter

Nov. 13, 2019 8:54 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people across the country has called off its search for UFC heavyweight Walt Harris’ missing stepdaughter. Destinie Duvall of Texas EquuSearch tells WRBL-TV the horse-mounted search group is heading home after using “every...

Mother of missing Florida girl charged; human remains found

Nov. 12, 2019 7:12 PM EST

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) — Police searching for a 5-year-old Florida girl who was reported missing last week by her mother found human remains in rural Alabama, authorities said Tuesday. Taylor Rose Williams' mother, who said her daughter disappeared from home overnight, was later charged with child neglect...

The Latest: Mother of missing girl charged with neglect

Nov. 12, 2019 7:02 PM EST

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a missing Florida girl (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities say they've charged the mother of a missing 5-year-old Florida girl with child neglect and giving false information to investigators. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams announced the charges against Brianna...

Sheriff: Mother of missing 5-year-old charged after remains found in Alabama. Mother in hospital after apparent overdose

Nov. 12, 2019 7:00 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff: Mother of missing 5-year-old charged after remains found in Alabama. Mother in hospital after apparent overdose.