Latest Missing persons News

Book Review: 'Almost Surely Dead' is a smart supernatural thriller for a stormy night

Feb. 05, 2024 10:02 AM EST

Dunia Ahmed disappeared over a year ago. But before she vanished, weird things were happening, including multiple attempts on her life. So, obviously, two self-proclaimed journalists start a podcast to monetize her tragedy. In her third novel, “Almost Surely Dead,” Amina Akhtar...

Amateur Missouri investigator, YouTube creator helps break decade-old missing person cold case

Jan. 03, 2024 18:58 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A decade-old cold case centered on a Navy veteran who disappeared without a trace in rural Missouri is hot again after an amateur sleuth and YouTube creator's help led police to unidentified human remains. Donnie Erwin, a 59-year-old Camdenton resident,...

The death toll in a Romania guesthouse blaze rises to 7. The search for missing persons is ongoing

Dec. 27, 2023 05:37 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The death toll from a massive fire at a guesthouse in Romania rose to seven people Wednesday morning, including at least two children, authorities said. Emergency intervention teams were deployed to the blaze that erupted Tuesday morning in the village of...

New Mexico names new Indian Affairs secretary amid criticism

Dec. 15, 2023 16:10 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The former pueblo leader nominated by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to head the state’s Indian Affairs Department is leaving that post less than a year into the job to take on a new role as a policy adviser to the governor. James Mountain's new role as...