Latest Missing persons News

Police to search for Sioux Falls woman missing since 1974

Nov. 12, 2019 1:05 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls police plan to conduct a search for the remains of a woman missing for 45 years. Ellabeth Lodermeier was 25 when disappeared from her Sioux Falls home on March 6, 1974. She has not been seen since. A Sioux Falls police spokesman says at least one dog will be brought in...

Missing woman's body found in ravine, next to vehicle

Nov. 12, 2019 7:15 AM EST

LYMAN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a missing woman in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle. The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office says the body of the 59-year-old woman was in about 3 feet (1 meter) of water when spotted by searchers on Monday. Her name hasn't been released...

Police: Missing Alabama teen suffered life-threatening wound

Nov. 11, 2019 5:14 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Blood evidence in the vehicle belonging to UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter shows she suffered "a life-threatening injury," police records show. An Auburn, Alabama, police charging document released after the arrest of Ibraheem Yazeed on Friday says a state lab...

Maryland Police: Missing Virginia fisherman found dead

Nov. 11, 2019 4:15 PM EST

TILGHMAN ISLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say a recreational fisherman from Virginia was found dead in the water, days after his running boat washed ashore with no one on it. The Capital Gazette reports 64-year-old Jae Jin was found Saturday near Tilghman Island, about 20 miles (32 kilometers)...

Search for missing Florida girl expands to Alabama

Nov. 11, 2019 2:51 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say they're expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl's mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said during a news conference Monday that officers have been deployed to...

Funeral held for girl found dead in South Carolina landfill

Nov. 11, 2019 1:34 PM EST

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina community is mourning a 5-year-old girl whose body was found abandoned in a landfill. A funeral was held Sunday in Sumter for Nevaeh Adams. Her body was found last month after 400 people sifted through 4 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) of trash for weeks at a...

Search being conducted for missing 16-year-old Wyoming boy

Nov. 11, 2019 1:01 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in central Wyoming are looking for a 16-year-old boy who has gone missing in subfreezing temperatures. Joseph "Joey" Peterson left his Natrona County family home in pajamas about noon Sunday and did not have a cell phone. Snow fell overnight Sunday and temperatures in the...

Thai court orders park chief arrested in activist's murder

Nov. 11, 2019 10:23 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Monday issued arrest warrants for the former head of a major national park and three park employees accused of killing an ethnic Karen environmental activist. The Department of Special Investigation announced that a special court for state officials approved the warrants in...

Iran calls ex-FBI agent's case a 'missing person' file

Nov. 10, 2019 10:36 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Sunday said an open Revolutionary Court case involving an ex-FBI agent who disappeared there in 2007 on an unauthorized CIA mission "was a missing person" filing, not a sign that the man was being prosecuted. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi's comments...

3 rescued, 1 missing after boat capsized off California

Nov. 10, 2019 6:14 PM EST

BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a man who went missing after a fishing boat capsized off Northern California. The search was called off Sunday after crews rescued three others who were on the boat and looked through the night for the missing man in the water about 30...