Latest Missing persons News

The Latest: Police search house in missing Utah student case

Jun. 27, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a missing Utah college student (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Police are searching a Salt Lake City house as part of an investigation into a missing University of Utah student. Salt Lake City Assistant Police Chief Tim Doubt said Wednesday night that detectives were...

Texas man gets life sentence in 3-year-old daughter's death

Jun. 26, 2019 11:09 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A jury sentenced a north Texas father Wednesday to life in prison in the 2017 death of his 3-year-old daughter, whom he claims choked on milk before he panicked and placed her body in a culvert. Her body was found about two weeks later. The Dallas County jury deliberated for more than three...

The Latest: Man gets life in prison for daughter's death

Jun. 26, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Dallas-area man in the death of his 3-year-old daughter (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the 2017 death of his 3-year-old daughter. The Dallas County jury deliberated for more than three hours before...

Police: Missing student was texting before disappearance

Jun. 26, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a missing University of Utah student was texting with someone shortly before she disappeared, but that person is not considered a suspect. The Salt Lake Tribune reports investigators said Wednesday that 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck was texting someone as she left the airport...

Jury convicts man in death of missing Wisconsin wife

Jun. 26, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted in the death of his wife, whose body has never been found since her disappearance 40 years ago in Wisconsin. Jurors in Waukesha County found 79-year-old John Bayerl guilty on Wednesday after hearing closing arguments. Bayerl was arrested in Fort Myers,...

Estranged husband of missing mom says he misses 5 children

Jun. 26, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five made his first public comments Wednesday since her disappearance, saying he loves and misses his children as they remain in the custody of his mother-in-law while he faces criminal charges. Fotis Dulos, 51, briefly spoke...

Police seek person who last saw missing Utah college student

Jun. 25, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police on Tuesday issued a public appeal for a person last seen with a University of Utah student before she disappeared more than a week ago. Mackenzie Lueck was last seen being dropped off at a Salt Lake City park at about 3 a.m. on June 17 by a Lyft driver who took her there from...

Teen rescued after fall from Hoosier National Forest cliff

Jun. 25, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

ENGLISH, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say they rescued a teenager who survived falling 50-60 feet (15-18 meters) from a cliff at Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says two Conservation Officers responded to a report of a missing juvenile Monday night and...

Search of trash facility for evidence of missing mother ends

Jun. 25, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have completed their search of a trash-to-energy plant for evidence in the disappearance of a mother of five who's been missing for a month. New Canaan police in a statement Tuesday say the search through tons of trash at the Materials Innovation and...

Dog's discovery leads to woman's head, torso in S. Carolina

Jun. 25, 2019 8:58 AM EDT

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say they have found the head and torso of a woman's body. The State reports that the decomposed remains were found Monday. They're presumed to be associated with other human bones discovered in a wooded area less than 10 miles from Clemson University. Seneca...