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Test rules out man who said he might be missing Michigan boy

Jun. 16, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A DNA sample from a man hasn't solved the disappearance of a 4-year-old boy at a suburban Detroit shopping mall nearly 30 years ago, police said Wednesday. A test has ruled out a man who stepped forward in 2019 and said he could be D’wan Sims,...

Suspect arrested on murder charge in death of Texas teen

Jun. 16, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the death of a 13-year-old West Texas girl who was reported missing more than a decade ago, a police spokesman said. Texas Rangers arrested Shawn Casey Adkins on Monday on a murder charge in the killing of...

Mexico confirms bone fragment matches missing student

Jun. 15, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday they have fully confirmed the match between a bone fragment and a student missing since 2014. Jhosivani Guerrero de la Cruz was one of 43 students who were detained by police and turned over to a drug gang in...

Body of missing Bismarck kayaker recovered in Missouri River

Jun. 15, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The body of a Bismarck kayaker who went missing earlier this month was recovered by a fisherman, who brought it to shore. Joby Seagren, 41, went missing June 5 while kayaking with friends on the Missouri River in the Kimball Bottoms area south of...

Nebraska teen dies after trying to swim across Montana river

Jun. 15, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Search crews in Montana on Tuesday found the body of a 17-year-old Nebraska boy who witnesses said had been trying to swim across the Missouri River. The Cascade County Sheriff's Office said search crews were called to an area along the river...

Body of missing boater recovered from waters of Green Bay

Jun. 15, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a missing boater from the waters of Green Bay. Twenty-eight-year-old Jorge Bautista was one of seven people who were thrown into the water when their boat capsized about 9:30 p.m. Sunday near Vincent Point, about...

Body of West Virginia man found along New River

Jun. 15, 2021 04:12 AM EDT

CUNARD, W.Va. (AP) — The body of a West Virginia man has been recovered two days after he disappeared along the New River, authorities said. A whitewater rafting guide on Monday discovered the body of Rudy Ezra Cerda of Beckley along a stretch of the river in Cunard,...

Officials: Body of man who tried to rescue 2 recovered

Jun. 14, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida deputies believe they found the body Monday of a good Samaritan who tried to rescue a father and son who drowned off a Tampa Bay area beach last week. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a news conference that he...

Body of missing Oregon man found in Maine lake

Jun. 14, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

SWANVILLE, Maine (AP) — The body of a missing Oregon man was found in a Maine lake on Monday, authorities said. Maine Game Wardens said they located the body of Christopher Friedrich, 41, of Springfield, Oregon, in about 30 feet (9.1 meters) of water about a half mile...

Grand Teton asks public for leads in search for missing man

Jun. 14, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park rangers and others continued to look Monday for a hiker missing since last Tuesday. Cian McLaughlin, 27, didn't show up at his job Thursday and was reported missing late Saturday, park officials said in a statement. ...