Latest Missing persons News

Trial postponed for man accused of abducting son in 1987

Apr. 20, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A trial has been postponed for a Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reports Allan Mann Jr.'s trial was supposed to start in late April in federal court, but his federal...

Boy, 14, missing since weekend found buried on Ohio farm

Apr. 19, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing Sunday has been found in a shallow grave on a northeast Ohio farm. The Carroll County sheriff, prosecutor and coroner didn't provide any details at a news conference Friday afternoon about how Jonathon Minard died, or...

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Apr. 19, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents. Brian Michael Rini, of Medina, Ohio, was arraigned after his indictment this week on those charges and charges of aggravated identity theft. He was initially arrested...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater in Gulf of Mexico

Apr. 19, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it is suspending the search for a boater who was reported overdue during a trip from Cozumel, Mexico, to Tampa. The agency said in a news release that the wife of 74-year-old Grant Neie contacted officials on Sunday when he did not return as planned. He was in a...

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

Apr. 18, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014. That encounter led, in turn, to his new exhibit in Mexico's capital. Ai has lived under house arrest in...

Man charged with killing wife last seen 4 decades ago

Apr. 18, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

A man was charged Thursday with killing his wife nearly 40 years ago and plotting to murder a suburban Philadelphia police sergeant who investigated the case in the 1980s. William W. Korzon, of East Prospect, Pennsylvania, was charged with criminal homicide in the death of Gloria Korzon, who has not been seen or...

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

Apr. 18, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lying to federal agents and of identity theft. Brian Michael Rini, 23, of Medina, now faces two counts of lying to federal agents and one count of aggravated...

Brit who helped save Thai kids rescued from Tennessee cave

Apr. 18, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

JACKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a diver who helped save a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand last year has himself been rescued from a cave in Tennessee. Jackson County Emergency Management spokesman Derek Woolbright said Josh Bratchley had been missing for nearly 28 hours when...

Landfill search for missing Colorado mom's remains ends

Apr. 17, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police have ended the search of a Colorado landfill for the remains of a woman thought to have been beaten to death by her fiance. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports the search for 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth's remains at a landfill about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of...

Congo's president says 150 reported missing after boat sinks

Apr. 17, 2019 6:29 AM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president says 150 people are reported missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the country's east. The motorized boat was headed toward the commercial hub of Goma when it sank Monday evening. Many of the victims were believed to be traders who make the journey each week....