Latest Missing persons News

Death of Montana man found in state park ruled accidental

Oct. 29, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Police said Thursday a 20-year-old man died of hypothermia after he went missing last weekend in Sluice Boxes State Park in central Montana. The death of Brendan Rollins was accidental, Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter told the Great Falls Tribune after an autopsy was done....

Latest search for missing Nebraska girl unsuccessful

Oct. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — Another search this week for an 8-year-old girl who was swept away on the Platte River this summer was unsuccessful but authorities vow to continue the effort. Taries Price disappeared June 11 while playing with cousins on the river at Schramm Park in Gretna. Since then, Sarpy County...

FILE - This file photo provided Friday, March 6, 2020, by the Madison County Sheriff's Office shows Lori Vallow, also known as Lori Daybell. An Idaho judge says Daybell and her husband Chad Daybell charged with conspiring to hide the bodies of her two missing children will stand trial together, rather than having two separate cases. Judge Steven Boyce also said Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, that Chad and Lori Daybell's attorneys could ask to have the cases severed in the future if they feel their clients won't get fair treatment in a joint proceeding. (Madison County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Judge says couple to face trial together over missing kids

Oct. 29, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A couple charged with conspiring to hide the bodies of two missing children in a case connected to the parents' doomsday beliefs and the mysterious deaths of their previous spouses will stand trial together, an Idaho judge said Thursday. But attorneys for Chad and Lori Daybell could ask...

Florida man accused of sex abuse at home day care center

Oct. 29, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 70-year-old owner of a north Florida child care business has been charged with sexual battery after investigators spotted the image of a child who may have been in his care in a batch of 5,000 child pornography images found at his home. John Ernst Tennant Jr. was arrested...

Searchers in western Alaska look for 7 missing boaters

Oct. 29, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Search teams have looked in western Alaska for more than a week without success for seven boaters who went missing while seal hunting. Quinhagak Tribal Police Chief John Peter said a 22-foot (6.7-meter) aluminum boat with three men left the village Oct. 17 and headed to the...

Wife charged after missing husband's body found in NY river

Oct. 29, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

CLYDE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York woman has been charged with murder after the body of her missing husband was found in a river, police said. Linda Martinez, of Clyde, was arrested Wednesday for the murder of her husband, Rafael Martinez, New York state police said. Rafael Martinez, 59, was reported...

A bulldozer clears out the road damaged by landslide to access a village swamped by another landslide in Quang Nam province, Vietnam on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Typhoon Molave slammed into Vietnam with destructive force Wednesday, sinking two fishing boats with 26 crew members in what was feared to be the most powerful storm to hit the country in 20 years. (Bui Van Lanh/VNA via AP)

Typhoon, landslides leave 35 dead, dozens missing in Vietnam

Oct. 29, 2020 7:10 AM EDT

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A typhoon that officials said was the most powerful to hit Vietnam in 20 years blew away from the country on Thursday after setting off landslides, sinking boats and knocking out power to at least 1.7 million people. At least 35 people were killed and more than 50 were missing, state...

August trial set for airman charged in Arizona killing

Oct. 29, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The trial for a U.S. Air Force airman charged in the kidnapping and death of a Sunday school teacher is set to begin next year. Mark Gooch has pleaded not guilty to the shooting death of Sasha Krause, 27. The Mennonite woman disappeared from her church community outside Farmington,...

Mexican search group finds 59 bodies in clandestine pits

Oct. 28, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican search group said Wednesday that it found 59 bodies in a series of clandestine burial pits in the north-central state of Guanajuato and that more could still be excavated. The head of the official National Search Commission, Karla Quintana, said excavations began a week ago...

$5,000 offered to help solve woman's 1988 disappearance

Oct. 28, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information that could help solve the likely homicide of a northern Michigan woman who disappeared in 1988. Victoria Salisz of Boyne Falls was a 69-year-old waitress at Pippin's, a restaurant in Boyne City. Her car was in her driveway...