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Search for American Missing in Greece Called Off

Albert Calibet's family suspects foul play

(Newser) - The search for a retired Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who went missing on a Greek island last month has ended without success, relatives say. NBC News reports. Albert Calibet, 59, disappeared during a solo hike June 11 on the island of Amorgos. Brother Oliver Calibet said Monday that...

Man Who Reported Wife Missing Is Now Charged

Daniel Paduchowski made unusual movements before calling police, is suspected of killing her

(Newser) - An Arizona man who reported his wife missing on Sunday is now suspected of killing her, police say. Daniel Paduchowski told Flagstaff police that Kelly Paduchowski, 45, went for a run and swim around 1:30pm local time on Sunday but failed to return. Her phone had pinged near Schultz...

Mom: Resort Where Daughter Went Missing 'Unsettling'

Colette Seymore, mom of Taylor Casey of Chicago, wants FBI to get involved in Bahamas search

(Newser) - Nearly two weeks after Chicago's Taylor Casey disappeared in the Bahamas , her family is frustrated by what they see as a bare minimum search effort and pleading with the FBI to get involved. Casey, 41, was last seen June 19 at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat on Paradise Island. The...

Phone of Missing American in the Bahamas Is Found

Taylor Casey of Chicago has not been seen in more than a week

(Newser) - Authorities in the Bahamas found the cell phone of a missing Chicago woman in the ocean, but there is still no sign of Taylor Casey herself, reports the local Nassau Guardian . The 41-year-old was last seen on June 19 on Paradise Island in Nassau, where she had been attending a...

Body of Missing TV Doctor Found on Greek Island

Michael Mosley appeared to have fallen down a steep slope on Symi

(Newser) - Police said that a body believed to be that of missing British TV presenter Michael Mosley was found on a Greek island Sunday morning. A police spokesman said the body was found on a rocky coast by a private boat and that formal identification was pending. Mosley went missing on...

On Greek Isle, a British TV Doctor Vanishes

Search continues for Michael Mosley on Aegean island of Symi

(Newser) - After hours of searching, authorities have found no trace of a British TV doctor who vanished while vacationing on the tiny Greek island of Symi, just a few miles off the coast of Turkey. Michael Mosley, a BBC presenter and Daily Mail columnist who helped popularize intermittent fasting, reportedly set...

Woman Says She's Kid Who Vanished in 1985

Pennsylvania State Police investigating Facebook claim related to Cherrie Mahan, who was 8

(Newser) - Surely not every Facebook comment is to be believed. But police in Pennsylvania are eager to determine the truth of one particular comment in which a woman claims to be Cherrie Mahan, who vanished from Pennsylvania as an 8-year-old in 1985. The woman made the claim on the " Memories...

Everest Climber, Guide Go Missing on Descent

Daniel Paul Paterson and Pas Tenji Sherpa may be victims of an ice collapse

(Newser) - Everest may have claimed two victims on Tuesday. A 40-year-old British climber and his 23-year-old Sherpa guide are missing after an ice collapse near the summit, reports the Daily Beast . Daniel Paul Paterson and Pas Tenji Sherpa were descending after reaching the summit when a "cornice broke off and...

Search for Grand Canyon Raft Rider Has Tragic End

Thomas Robison disappeared on journey with dog on a homemade raft

(Newser) - The search for a man believed to have tried to navigate the Grand Canyon with his dog in a homemade raft has come to a tragic end. In a news release, the National Park Service said a body believed to be that of 58-year-old New Mexico man Thomas Lee Robison...

Husband Charged in Strange Case of Missing Florida Woman

American Ana Maria Knezevic vanished from Madrid; friend says strange texts weren't from her

(Newser) - The estranged husband of a Florida woman who disappeared three months ago in Spain has been charged by US federal agents with her kidnapping, the AP reports. The FBI and other federal agents arrested David Knezevich (variously spelled Knezevic) at Miami International Airport on Saturday. The Fort Lauderdale resident is...

In a Mexican Water Hole, Grim Update on Missing Tourists

Authorities say 3 bodies found in Baja California seem to be Aussie brothers, their American friend

(Newser) - A grim update on three missing tourists in Mexico: Authorities on Friday said three bodies have been found in Baja California. Maria Elena Andrade Ramirez, the state's attorney general, said that investigators discovered three decomposed male bodies in a 50-foot-deep water hole on a beach near Santo Tomas, per...

In One Day's Time, 'Back-to-Back Child Drownings'

Boy, 7, drowns in Michigan's Flint River, then girl, 6, goes missing after falling in river the next day

(Newser) - A double tragedy in Michigan over the weekend, with one child dead after falling into the Flint River, then another gone missing in the same river the very next day. "We had back-to-back child drownings within 24 hours on the same river, two different parts of the city, and...

Cop Charged With Lying in Missing-Person Case

Former Maine officer allegedly changed records after making false claim to man's father

(Newser) - A former police officer in Maine is facing multiple charges connected to the alleged falsification of information about his interactions with a missing man. Court records show that former Washburn officer Chandler Cole was arrested March 29 and charged with aggravated forgery, tampering with public records or information, falsifying physical...

Teen Twins Walked Out of Detroit Home, Haven't Been Seen Since
Missing Detroit Twins Found
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Missing Detroit Twins Found

Police had been searching for Aniya and Anieca Ogden for a month

(Newser) - Aniya and Anieca Ogden are safe. The 14-year-old twin sisters who vanished on March 8 were found Monday, a month after going missing, Fox 2 and WXYZ report. Their father says they ran away while visiting their grandmother, and they have since been reunited with family. The investigation into their...

Foul Play Suspected in Disappearance of 2 Women

Kansas women never showed up to pick up kids for a birthday party last weekend

(Newser) - Foul play is suspected in the disappearance of two Kansas women whose vehicle was found abandoned in the Oklahoma Panhandle last weekend, authorities said Friday. Veronica Butler, 27, and Jilian Kelley, 39, of Hugoton, Kansas, were driving to Oklahoma to pick up Butler's children to attend a March 30...

Glasses Found in Search for Teen Last Seen in February

Sebastian Rogers, 15, apparently vanished from his bedroom in Hendersonville, Tennessee

(Newser) - A pair of glasses has been found in the search for a glasses-wearing Tennessee teenager with autism, last seen 40 days ago. Sebastian Rogers, 15, was last seen Feb. 25 at his home in Hendersonville, a city 10 miles northeast of Nashville. His mother said she went to wake him...

Niagara Falls Victim's Body Was Found 140 Miles Away

Vincent Stack's remains likely drifted for 16 months

(Newser) - Remains found on the shores of Lake Ontario 32 years ago have now been identified as those of a New York man who's believed to have gone over Niagara Falls. CBS News reports the "badly decomposed and mostly skeletal" remains were found some 140 miles from the falls...

Woman Whose 911 Call Went to the Wrong State Is Found Dead

Amanda Nenigar's Feb. 27 call went to California dispatchers, though her car was found in Arizona

(Newser) - A tragic ending to the story of a California woman whose 911 call was routed to the wrong state: Amanda Nenigar, who went missing Feb. 27, was found dead Friday night in a remote area near the small Arizona town of Cibola, just over the border from California, CBS News...

Sad End for Toddler Who Vanished Last Summer in Alps

Remains of little Emile Soleil have been found, identified in France

(Newser) - Sad news out of France, where the remains of a toddler who went missing in the Alps last summer have been found. AFP calls it the "first major breakthrough" in the case of little Emile Soleil, who was last seen on July 8 by locals in the village of...

She Disappeared at 8, Changed DC Forever
She Disappeared at 8,
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She Disappeared at 8, Changed DC Forever

'Washington Post' revisits the tragic case of Relisha Rudd, a decade after she vanished

(Newser) - Ten years ago this month, a social worker at Relisha Rudd's Washington, DC, elementary school went to the homeless shelter where the 8-year-old lived with her family, concerned because she'd been absent for 10 days. He wanted to talk to the person listed as Relisha's doctor, Kahlil...

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