Latest Missing persons News

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.

Court: Clark Atlanta student strangled by roommate's beau

Nov. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Court documents say the Clark Atlanta University student reported missing and later found dead was strangled, placed in a plastic bin and dumped at a park. Fulton County court documents say 21-year-old Alexis Crawford and her roommate, Jordyn Jones, fought inside their apartment after buying...

Judge denies bond for suspect in teen's disappearance

Nov. 12, 2019 2:24 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has denied bond to a suspect in the disappearance of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter. Court records filed Tuesday show that Lee County District Judge Russell K. Bush denied bond to 29-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed, who's charged with first-degree...

Police: Missing Alabama teen suffered life-threatening wound

Nov. 11, 2019 5:14 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Blood evidence in the vehicle belonging to UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter shows she suffered "a life-threatening injury," police records show. An Auburn, Alabama, police charging document released after the arrest of Ibraheem Yazeed on Friday says a state lab...

Search for missing Florida girl expands to Alabama

Nov. 11, 2019 2:51 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say they're expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl's mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said during a news conference Monday that officers have been deployed to...

Funeral held for girl found dead in South Carolina landfill

Nov. 11, 2019 1:34 PM EST

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina community is mourning a 5-year-old girl whose body was found abandoned in a landfill. A funeral was held Sunday in Sumter for Nevaeh Adams. Her body was found last month after 400 people sifted through 4 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) of trash for weeks at a...

Thai court orders park chief arrested in activist's murder

Nov. 11, 2019 10:23 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Monday issued arrest warrants for the former head of a major national park and three park employees accused of killing an ethnic Karen environmental activist. The Department of Special Investigation announced that a special court for state officials approved the warrants in...

Iran calls ex-FBI agent's case a 'missing person' file

Nov. 10, 2019 10:36 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Sunday said an open Revolutionary Court case involving an ex-FBI agent who disappeared there in 2007 on an unauthorized CIA mission "was a missing person" filing, not a sign that the man was being prosecuted. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi's comments...