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Missing 8 Days, Sailor, 77, Found at Sea

Craig Neus was in good health when Coast Guard found him off Fla. coast

(Newser) - Craig Neus, 77, was sailing his 32-foot boat from Baltimore to his home in Panama City, Fla. But after making a purchase on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at a resort in the appropriately named town of Captiva, Fla., no one heard a word from him—even though his daughters tried calling... More »

Body of Fox Exec Missing Since 2012 Found

Gavin Smith's remains discovered in Angeles National Forest last week

(Newser) - The worst fears of Gavin Smith's family have been confirmed. The body of the 20th Century Fox executive, who went missing on May 1, 2012, was discovered by hikers in California on Oct. 26 and has been positively identified as Smith's, the AP reports. The body was found... More »

Why the Missing Broncos Fan Walked 118 Miles

Paul Kitterman had simply had 'his fill of football' and sought warmer climes: cops

(Newser) - Paul Kitterman's family and friends are relieved the Colorado man was found safe and sound after disappearing from a Denver Broncos game on Thursday, but now everyone's wondering where the heck he's been and why he left. Police say Kitterman—found "tired" but in seemingly good... More »

Missing Broncos Fan Found 100 Miles Away

Paul Kitterman found outside Pueblo Kmart

(Newser) - The 53-year-old man who mysteriously disappeared during halftime at a Denver Broncos game on Thursday was safely located more than 100 miles from the stadium last night, police announced. In a brief Twitter statement , they noted Paul Kitterman was found safe, that there were no indications of foul play, and... More »

Man Disappears From Broncos Game

Paul Kitterman vanished during halftime at Thursday's game in Denver

(Newser) - It was supposed to be a father and son's first outing to see a Denver Broncos game together. Instead, it turned into a family nightmare after Paul Kitterman, 53, mysteriously vanished during halftime, a friend tells 9News . Tia Bakke and her boyfriend had two extra tickets to Thursday's... More »

Remains From 1970s Found in Sunken Cars

Oklahoma officials say all 6 died by accidental drowning

(Newser) - Oklahoma police have solved a decades-old cold case with the help of sonar equipment and a little luck, WMAZ-TV reports. During a sonar training exercise last year, highway troopers found bodies in two deeply corroded cars submerged in a western Oklahoma lake—and now medical officials say the remains belong... More »

Remains IDed as Hannah Graham's

Parents applaud police efforts

(Newser) - Medical officials have confirmed that remains found last week belong to missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Daily Progress reports. Police have notified her parents. "When we started this journey together, we all hoped for a happier ending," they say in a statement, per CNN . "... More »

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 »

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