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Hannah Graham Suspect Charged in Old Sex Crime

Jesse Matthew is indicted by a grand jury on 3 counts

(Newser) - Sitting in a Virginia jail, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance is about to face three new counts—linked to another case dating back nine years, NBC 12 reports. Jesse Matthew, who's been charged with abduction with intent to defile in the Graham case, was indicted by a... More »

Hannah Graham Case 'Now a Death Investigation'

Police say discovery of remains leaves 'a lot of work ahead'

(Newser) - Police in central Virginia have only preliminarily identified remains found yesterday as missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but there appears to be little doubt in their minds, reports the Daily Progress . "This, sadly, is now a death investigation," said Albemarle County Police Col. Steve Sellers. The... More »

Parents Still Searching for Missing Boy 25 Years Later

Family of Jacob Wetterling, abducted at age 11 in Minn., keep focus on his case

(Newser) - Twenty-five years is a long stretch by most measures, but especially when a parent is looking for a missing child. Patty and Jerry Wetterling of Minnesota have known this interminable passing of time since their 11-year-old son, Jacob, was abducted on Oct. 22, 1989. But as the 25th anniversary of... More »

Megadeth Singer's Mother-in-Law Is Missing

Sally Estabrook has Alzheimer's, last seen Saturday

(Newser) - Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine's mother-in-law has gone missing from a San Diego-area campground. Sally Estabrook, 75, has Alzheimer's, and was last seen around 4pm Saturday at the Pinezanita RV Park & Campgrounds in Julian. Her husband says he got out of the shower to find her gone, NBC... More »

Lost Backpackers Found in Sierra Nevada

A few bruises aside, Rommel and Marisol Pompa are reportedly in good condition

(Newser) - Rommel and Marisol Pompa were due back at their home in Vista, Calif., on Monday after a four-day backpacking trip to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks in the southern Sierra Nevada. By yesterday, authorities were searching for the married couple on foot, on horseback, and from a helicopter... More »

Missing Girl Found 12 Years Later in Mexico

Sabrina Allen, who disappeared when she was 4, located near Mexico City

(Newser) - Sabrina Allen, a Texas girl who went missing at the age of 4 in 2002, was found alive in a small town southeast of Mexico City yesterday and is now back in the US, the Austin Police Department confirms to ABC News . Private investigator Philip Klein tells ABC that Mexican... More »

Arkansas Realtor Went to Show Home, Disappeared

Parolee Arron Lewis charged with kidnapping in case of Beverly Carter

(Newser) - An Arkansas real estate agent has gone missing in the vicinity of Little Rock after going to show a home on Thursday. Some 200 volunteers searched for 49-year-old Beverly Carter yesterday and will continue the effort today, CNN reports. Police have arrested Arron Lewis, 33, on kidnapping charges, reports ABC... More »

Jesse Matthew Was Hiding in Age-Old Hiding Spot

Man charged in Hannah Graham's disappearance accused of rape in 2002

(Newser) - Jesse Matthew, charged with the abduction of missing UVa student Hannah Graham, was found in Galveston, Texas, Wednesday on a "beach out in the boonies," as one Texan put it. After a tip, police spotted Matthew camped out on a sliver of sand on the remote Bolivar Peninsula—... More »

Suspect in Missing UVa Teen's Case Caught in Texas

Jesse Matthew arrested in Galveston; extradition under way

(Newser) - Police have captured the man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said 32-year-old Jesse Matthew is in custody in Galveston, Texas. Matthew is charged with abduction with intent to defile in the case of 18-year-old Hannah Graham , who has been missing... More »

Cops Charge Man With Abduction of Missing Student

Hannah Graham of UVa still missing

(Newser) - Police know that Jesse Matthew was with University of Virginia student Hannah Graham before she was reported missing earlier this month. But until this evening, they had been careful not to call him a suspect or to file charges more serious than reckless driving . Now, however, the 32-year-old is charged... More »

Man Seen With UVa Student Charged With Reckless Driving

Jesse 'LJ' Matthew says he bought Hannah Graham drinks but didn't leave with her

(Newser) - Jesse "LJ" Matthew may or may not be the last person seen with missing UVa student Hannah Graham, but police say that he is now being sought on reckless driving charges. Police monitoring Matthew after his appearance at the Charlottesville police station Saturday saw the nursing assistant speed off... More »

Cops: Missing UVa Student Was Seen at Bar With Man

Volunteers searching in Charlottesville today for Hannah Graham

(Newser) - Police searching for a missing University of Virginia student have discovered one more clue about the night she went missing: Hannah Graham was seen sometime between 1 and 2am last Saturday at a bar/restaurant near the downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, reports WUSA . She entered the restaurant with a man,... More »

Police May Have 'Major Break' on Missing UVa Girl

They search car, apartment in Charlottesville

(Newser) - Hannah Graham remains missing, but police in Charlottesville, Va., are searching a car and an off-campus apartment in what the chief says could be a "major break," reports the Washington Post . The apartment is linked to a "person of interest" in the case of the missing University... More »

Witness Saw Man With Missing UVa Student

Videos show Hannah Graham in Downtown Mall area

(Newser) - Some of the last known movements of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham are being pieced together with the help of surveillance video. The two most recent videos to surface haven't been released, but police have described their contents. An eyewitness previously told police that Graham entered the... More »

New Video Shifts Search for Missing UVa Student

Hannah Graham seen headed toward downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville

(Newser) - Police in Charlottesville, Va., are still searching for a missing University of Virginia student , and new video and eyewitness accounts have shifted the search again, reports the Daily Progress . Hannah Graham can be seen at 12:46am Saturday walking outside a bar, but she doesn't enter. About nine minutes... More »

As UVa Student Goes Missing, 'Deep Concern'

Hannah Graham, 18, is 4th in 5 years to vanish in area

(Newser) - University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, was alone early Saturday, on her way home from a party, and police say she'd been drinking heavily. She texted a friend around 1:30am to say that she was lost in an area just off campus, then her phone went silent.... More »

Body of Missing US Hiker May Have Been Found in Israel

Aharon Sofer of New Jersey never returned from a hike last week

(Newser) - Police have found a body in an Israeli forest where a young American hiker went missing about a week ago, reports the Jerusalem Post . The body hasn't been identified yet, but authorities are working on the "strong possibility" that it is that of 23-year-old Aharon Sofer, a New... More »

Man Declared Dead in 1986 Found Alive

Family members didn't know Ronald Stan's real story

(Newser) - In 1977, a man went missing after a barn fire in Ontario; in 1986, with no sign of him, authorities declared Ronald Stan dead. Turns out they were wrong: He has now turned up again after decades, and he's living in Oklahoma, CTV reports. Stan went missing at age... More »

Father of Bride-to-Be Goes Missing After Tux Fitting

Raymond Locascio hasn't been seen since July 8

(Newser) - Just hours after being fitted for a tux for his daughter's October wedding, 62-year-old Raymond Locascio of Woodbury, NY, disappeared. Though his locked vehicle was found two days later, on July 10, parked near a hiking trail in Bear Mountain State Park, there has been no trace of the... More »

Did a Boat Racing Champ Fake His Own Death?

Police question disappearance of Andrew Biddle

(Newser) - A champion boat racer went missing after a boat crash last month, but police don't think he's dead. No, according to a flyer officers distributed, which was picked up by the Press of Atlantic City , Andrew Biddle is likely "alive and well and on the run."... More »

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