Tag: Missing Persons

Vanessa Guillen Investigation: Arrest in Case of Missing Fort Hood Soldier

A woman has been taken into custody in connection with the disappearance of a Fort Hood soldier who has been missing since April, the Army said on Wednesday. A second suspect, identified only as a soldier, took his own life in Killeen, Texas, on Tuesday, the Army said. The missing soldier, Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, […]

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Family of Fort Hood Soldier Who Disappeared in April Seeks Answers

The family of a Fort Hood soldier who has been missing since April is growing desperate for answers about her mysterious disappearance. The soldier, Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. Private Guillen was last seen in a black T-shirt and […]

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Remains in Idaho Identified as Those of Missing Children

Human remains discovered on an Idaho man’s property were identified as belonging to his wife’s two children who had been missing for months, the police said on Saturday. Chad Daybell, the children’s stepfather, was arrested on Tuesday on a felony charge of concealing evidence after investigators found remains on his property, the authorities said. “The […]

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German Prosecutors Dash Hopes of Finding Madeleine McCann Alive

BERLIN — German prosecutors made clear on Thursday they do not expect to find Madeleine McCann alive, dashing hopes of a miraculous conclusion in a case that has spanned several countries and 13 years, since the girl went missing as a toddler from a resort in Portugal. After more than a decade of false leads […]

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What We Know About the Developments in the Madeleine McCann Case

On Wednesday evening, the German and British authorities dropped a bombshell: They said a German man was under investigation on suspicion of the murder of Madeleine McCann, a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared from a hotel room in Portugal 13 years ago. The disappearance of Madeleine, who was vacationing with her family in the seaside […]

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German Man Is Suspected in Case of Missing Girl, Madeleine McCann

BERLIN — A 43-year-old German man who lived in Portugal from 1995 to 2007 is under investigation on suspicion of murder in the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, a British girl who went missing from a hotel room in Portugal, authorities in Germany said Wednesday. An undated photograph of Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in Praia […]

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U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of people were killed and thousands wounded in the antigovernment protests in Iraq last fall and winter that halted political life and immobilized cities from Baghdad to Basra. In addition to that, more than 100 people were abducted, and some tortured, by armed groups opposed to the protests, according to a report […]

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Body of Former Pro Wrestler Shad Gaspard Found on Beach

The body of the former pro wrestler Shad Gaspard was found after it washed ashore on Venice Beach early Wednesday morning, the authorities said. Mr. Gaspard, 39, was reported missing on Sunday, after he was swept out to sea by a rip current while swimming with his son, Aryeh, 10, according to the Los Angeles […]

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Body of Second Kennedy Family Member Is Recovered From Chesapeake Bay

The body of an 8-year-old grandson of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend of Maryland who went missing with his mother in a canoe last week was recovered in the Chesapeake Bay on Wednesday, two days after his mother’s body was found, the authorities said. The Maryland Natural Resources Police said that the body of […]

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‘Tiger King’: What Happened to Carole Baskin’s Ex-Husband, Don Lewis?

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Like much of America, Chad Chronister recently binge-watched the chronicles of an eccentric roadside zookeeper known as Joe Exotic and his archenemy, an animal activist who wanted him to stop profiting off big cats. The Netflix documentary featuring Joe Exotic, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” quickly found a captive audience of […]

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4-Year-Old Girl, Lost in the Woods for 48 Hours, Is Found Unharmed

Evelyn Sides, better known as Vadie, and her dog Lucy were playing in the backyard of a family friend’s house on Wednesday when they suddenly wandered off into the deep Alabama woods. When the friend who had been watching 4-year-old Vadie realized she was missing, she called 911. Within hours, a search was organized that […]

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Ex-F.B.I. Agent Who Vanished on C.I.A. Mission to Iran Is Likely Dead, U.S. Concludes

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials have concluded that Robert A. Levinson, the retired F.B.I. agent who disappeared in Iran in 2007 on an unauthorized mission for the C.I.A., died while in Iranian custody, his family announced on Wednesday. Newly revealed intelligence pointed to Mr. Levinson’s death, top national security officials told his relatives inside White […]

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Mother Charged in Missing Idaho Children Case Complicated by Multiple Deaths

Two children who lived in Idaho — Tylee Ryan, 17, and Joshua Vallow, 7 — have been missing for months. The story of their disappearance is part of a larger tale that has drawn national and international headlines and involves at least three people dead, the two missing children and open police investigations in multiple […]

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‘Items of Interest’ Recovered in Case of Kristin Smart, Missing Since 1996

Kristin Smart, a 19-year-old student at California Polytechnic State University, was last seen walking back to her dorm room from an off-campus party. That was nearly 24 years ago. On Wednesday, the authorities investigating Ms. Smart’s disappearance executed search warrants at four locations in California and Washington State and recovered “some items of interest,” said […]

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Fotis Dulos, Accused of Killing Jennifer Dulos, Is Dead

Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man accused of murdering his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos, last May in a case that received national attention, died on Thursday, his lawyer said, two days after he attempted suicide at his home. Mr. Dulos had been in critical condition after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning on Tuesday, when the police found […]

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Fotis Dulos, Charged With Killing His Wife, Jennifer, Attempts Suicide

Fotis Dulos, the man accused of murdering his estranged wife who was reported missing in Connecticut last May, was found unresponsive at his home on Tuesday after he apparently tried to kill himself, an official familiar with the case said. Multiple officials initially said that Mr. Dulos had died. But soon after, reports emerged that […]

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Fotis Dulos, Charged With Killing Wife, Jennifer, Is Found Dead

Fotis Dulos, the man accused of murdering his estranged wife who was reported missing in Connecticut last May, was found dead at his home on Tuesday after having apparently killed himself, an official familiar with the case said. Mr. Dulos, 52, was charged early this month with the murder and kidnapping of his wife, Jennifer […]

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Inside the Jennifer Dulos Murder Inquiry: What 5 Warrants Reveal

While building their case accusing Jennifer Dulos’s estranged husband of murdering her, the police impounded cars and seized dozens of electronic devices. Additionally, they requested data from cellphone towers across Connecticut and asked Google and Waze whether anyone had searched for directions to Ms. Dulos’s suburban mansion in the hours after her disappearance. But well […]

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Rural Montana Had Already Lost Too Many Native Women. Then Selena Disappeared.

BIG HORN COUNTY, Mont. — Jackie Big Hair slept in her car again, waking every few hours to fire up the engine and gaze at the frozen highway rest stop where her 16-year-old daughter had been reported missing. “I just have to be here,” Ms. Big Hair, 50, said, watching semis lumber across the plains. […]

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