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Man's Spontaneous Detour Leads Him to Missing Child

Lana Lowther, 2, went missing around 8:45pm Wednesday

(Newser) - A toddler who went missing from her home in Lorain, Ohio, on Wednesday was found alive early Thursday thanks to one man's spontaneous detour. Lana Lowther, 2, was reported missing from her house around 8:45pm while wearing only footed pajamas, reports Cleveland.com . Authorities and volunteers, assisted by... More »

Parents of Missing Toddler 'Know Where He Is': Sheriff

Parents officially named as suspects in DeOrr Kunz disappearance

(Newser) - After Idaho toddler DeOrr Kunz went missing during a family camping trip in July, his parents said they were holding out hope that the 2-year-old was with someone, and that he would be returned to them. Six months later, the Lemhi County Sheriff's Office says "I don't... More »

Toddler Missing for 2 Days Found in Field

Rainn Peterson doing well in hospital

(Newser) - Little Rainn Peterson was playing with her two siblings at her great-grandparents' home in Ohio Friday night when she went missing. Her family reported her disappearance and a search was started—and on Sunday night, one of the volunteer searchers found the 2-year-old girl in a field about half a... More »

Toddler Found in Bag in Creek, Mom in Jail

She's accused of letting the boy be spanked to the point of bleeding

(Newser) - Mounted police have found the body of missing 14-month-old Cameron Beckford in a bag in Big Walnut Creek near Columbus, Ohio, after his mother allegedly lied about having left the boy on a doorstep because she couldn't care for him. Dainesha Stevens, 24, is thought to have fled an... More »

Car Skids Off Snowy Road, Finds Missing Toddler

3-year-old had wandered nearly 2 miles from home

(Newser) - A car accident turned out to be very lucky in Sweden yesterday: Police officers accidentally skidded off a snowy road into a ditch, only to discover a missing 2-year-old girl, the Local reports. They heard the barefoot, lightly-dressed toddler crying; she had wandered off while playing with her sister three... More »

Body of Missing Girl, 3, Found

Authorities believe remains belong to Breeann Rodriguez

(Newser) - Remains believed to be a 3-year-old Missouri girl who went missing more than a week ago were found yesterday near a series of ditches where authorities say a neighbor is suspected of dumping her body after suffocating her with a plastic bag. A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer searching by... More »

Bones Likely Missing Ariz. Toddler

Police suspect murder

(Newser) - Skeletal remains discovered at the bottom of a wash are likely the bones of a toddler reported missing from an Arizona campground and believed murdered, according to law enforcement authorities. Sylar Newton, 2, was wearing only a diaper when he vanished in the middle of the night from a family... More »

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