Latest Missing persons News

Florida teen safe after leaving home with man she met online

Nov. 29, 2021 10:57 AM EST

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has been found safe in another state days after leaving home with a man she met while playing an online video game, authorities said Monday. The teen was picked up by a man in a car outside her North Miami Beach home on...

Body of missing 2-year-old girl found in Indiana river

Nov. 28, 2021 17:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A diver on Sunday found the body of a 2-year-old girl reported missing after her father was pulled from his partially submerged truck in a southern Indiana river. Her body was discovered in the White River more than 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) from...

Police: Endangered Florida teen may be in North Carolina

Nov. 28, 2021 12:47 PM EST

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old South Florida girl may have been kidnapped and taken to North Carolina by someone she met in an online video game, police said Sunday. North Miami Beach police said in a tweet posted early Sunday. Jeimy...

Assisted living facility may lose license after woman dies

Nov. 27, 2021 17:35 PM EST

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has begun a process to revoke a South Florida assisted living home's license after a 69-year-old woman who went missing ended up dead in a car in the parking lot. Yvanne Moise left Victoria's...

Sheriff: Man charged in deaths of girl, 6, and her mother

Nov. 27, 2021 15:18 PM EST

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in southern Maryland say that a man has been charged in the deaths of a 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old mother. NBC Washington reported Friday that Lyneasha Justice Greenwell and her mother, Martina Patterson, were reported...

Southern Indiana river searched for missing 2-year-old girl

Nov. 27, 2021 14:41 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Crews spent a second day searching a river in southern Indiana on Saturday for a 2-year-old girl after her father was pulled from his partially submerged truck. Emma Sweet’s father was hospitalized with hypothermia and has given differing stories...

Missing Montana man killed in crash in Idaho, police say

Nov. 27, 2021 14:31 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say that a driver killed in car crash, on Friday night in Boise County, has been identified as a missing Montana man. The driver of the single-car rollover crash on State Highway 21 has been identified as Michael Edward Lopez of...

Charges upgraded to murder for mother of missing child

Nov. 27, 2021 11:47 AM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Charges have been upgraded to malice murder and felony murder for the woman who reported her 8-year-old daughter missing two days before the child was found dead. Nicole Amari Hall was reported missing from an Extended Stay Hotel in Gwinnett...

Man who went missing during birthday celebration found dead

Nov. 27, 2021 10:35 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A body found floating in an Orlando lake has been identified as a man who went missing while celebrating his 24th birthday, police said. A paddleboarder discovered the body on Friday morning floating in Lake Ivanhoe, Orlando police spokeswoman Heidi...

Wisconsin leaders hopeful about Indigenous women strategy

Nov. 27, 2021 01:11 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Native American leaders and Wisconsin’s attorney general are hoping to see more resources and support to address missing and murdered Indigenous women under an executive order signed recently by President Joe Biden. Biden’s order directs U.S....