Latest Missing persons News

Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic also knocked out

Aug. 17, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Ashleigh Barty's chance to move back to No. 1 was only one victory away. At the end of an up-and-down week, she didn't have another comeback left. Neither did Novak Djokovic, who came away with yet another disappointment in Cincinnati. Barty lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4 in the...

Family seeks killer as girl's remains found after 30 years

Aug. 15, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — For more than 30 years, Jonelle Matthews' family could only wonder what had happened to the 12-year-old girl whose disappearance attracted the attention of the White House and shocked a rural Colorado community. They have faced false alarms over the years whenever human remains were...

Preliminary hearing set in case involving missing brothers

Aug. 15, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A judge has set a hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence to try a man for tampering with a vehicle used by two Wisconsin brothers who are missing and presumed dead in Missouri. Court records show that during a court hearing Thursday, the preliminary hearing for...

West Virginia girl found in Mexico, mother facing charges

Aug. 15, 2019 5:31 AM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials say a missing West Virginia girl has been found in Mexico and her mother is facing charges. The U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday announced it located the 6-year-old and her mother at a hotel in Mexico City with the help of Mexican authorities Tuesday. The girl...

London teen lost at Malaysian resort died from ulcer bleed

Aug. 15, 2019 3:51 AM EDT

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Thursday there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort, with an autopsy showing she succumbed to intestinal bleeding due to starvation and stress. Nora Anne Quoirin's body was...

Malaysian police say autopsy shows London teen starved and died of intestinal rupture after disappearing at eco-resort

Aug. 15, 2019 1:51 AM EDT
SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say autopsy shows London teen starved and died of intestinal rupture after disappearing at eco-resort .

Wife's body found after police kill estranged husband

Aug. 14, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

A missing woman was found dead in Arkansas hours after police fatally shot her estranged, rifle-toting husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said Wednesday. The body of 49-year-old Sylvia Ussery-Pearson was found Tuesday night in northwestern Arkansas' Benton County, police said...

Police search Missouri lawmaker's land for missing woman

Aug. 13, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching property owned by Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler for a missing woman. The Cass County Sheriff Office said in a news release Tuesday that it's working with Overland Park, Kansas police in the search for Silvia Pearson. Hartzler spokesman Steve Walsh...

Malaysia police: Family confirms body as missing London teen

Aug. 13, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Tuesday the family of a missing 15-year-old London girl has positively identified a naked body found near the nature resort where she disappeared over a week ago. Police said rescuers earlier Tuesday found the body of a female Caucasian beside a small stream...

The Latest: Family IDs body of girl missing in Malaysia

Aug. 13, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on a 15-year-old London girl who disappeared in Malaysia (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Malaysian police say the family of a missing 15-year-old London girl has positively identified a body found near the nature resort where she disappeared over a week ago. Police said...