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...

Kenosha police arrest 2 adults in death of 2-month-old baby

Aug. 16, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha police have arrested two adults in the death of an infant who had been missing since late July. Police say the 2-month-old baby's body apparently was dumped in an open field. A search on Thursday yielded potential evidence of the disposal. Two adults — a 21-year-old...

Former Ole Miss dispatcher charged with kidnapping

Aug. 16, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A former University of Mississippi police dispatcher has been charged with kidnapping and "touching a child for lustful purposes." News outlets report Lafayette County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday announced the arrest of 37-year-old Nikki Thweatt in New Orleans. A release from the...

Remains found in shallow grave identified as missing man

Aug. 16, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The human remains discovered in a shallow grave in Alabama have been identified as a missing man from Georgia. News outlets report the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the remains are that of 49-year-old Shawn David Jackson. WIAT-TV reports Jackson was reported missing in...

Missing Utah man found in wilderness area

Aug. 16, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 25-year-old Utah man missing since Sunday in a wilderness area along the Idaho-Montana border has been found in good condition. Authorities and family members told KUTV in Salt Lake City and KECI-TV in Missoula that Kaden Laga, of Orem, Utah, on early Friday showed up at a camp set...

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...

Georgia man charged in death of pregnant fiancee

Aug. 15, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — An 18-year-old Georgia man has been charged with murder in the death of his pregnant fiancee who was reported missing last week. Jail records and news outlets report 18-year-old Aldeyshaun Locklear was arrested Wednesday and also charged with aggravated assault-strangulation and...

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...