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Hunters Find Body Thought to Be Missing Woman's

Renee Rowland King, 42, hadn't been seen since November

(Newser) - Hunters discovered a body in the South Carolina woods on Saturday that appears to be that of a missing woman. Renee Rowland King, 42, was reported missing last month, the State reports. A relative said she was last seen in late November, at a house near where the body was...

Missing Woman Found Alive in Arizona After 6 Days

Jessica Goodwin vanished 'under abnormal circumstances,' sheriff's officials say

(Newser) - An Arizona woman who disappeared last week has been found and airlifted to a hospital. Jessica Goodwin, 28, was suffering from severe dehydration when she was located Sunday afternoon, KPNX reports. Her condition is improving, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said. "This is the outcome we have all...

The Pride of Senegal Is Missing in Paris

Novelist Diary Sow, 20, failed to show up at school this month

(Newser) - French authorities are racing to find Diary Sow, a Senegalese student missing in Paris who is considered "the pride of a whole nation." Senegal President Macky Sall recently bestowed that compliment on Sow, a published author, whose name "is practically synonymous with achievement" in her home country,...

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Laynee Westbrook hasn't been seen since Sept. 10

(Newser) - On Sept. 10, Laynee Westbrook and her dog were seen on surveillance video leaving the Washington state motel at which they had been living, and getting into a truck with a man she knew. She was later that night spotted in the same vehicle at a gas station with the...

Missing Hiker Found After Nearly 2 Weeks

Holly Courtier's family says they're 'overwhelmed and grateful'

(Newser) - A mother who went missing in a Utah park nearly two weeks ago has turned up alive—and her family is overjoyed. Holly Courtier, 38, an experienced hiker, made headlines after vanishing in Zion National Park on Oct. 6. Details are scant, but the Salt Lake Tribune reports that search...

Mom Missing Nearly a Week After Hike in National Park

Holly Suzanne Courtier hasn't been heard from since entering Utah's Zion National Park

(Newser) - Authorities in Utah are searching for a missing mother and avid hiker, who hasn't been heard from since she was dropped off at Zion National Park a week ago. Holly Suzanne Courtier, 38, from Woodland Hills, Calif., was last seen around 1:30pm on Oct. 6, when she's...

Cops Investigating Teens' Abuse Discover Sister Is Long Missing

2 siblings allege their parents abused them for years after sister went missing

(Newser) - Detectives in Rohnert Park, Calif., were investigating allegations of child abuse from a 15- and 17-year-old when the probe turned into a missing persons investigation. The teen siblings told police their older sister, Kaya Centeno, who would have turned 18 in May, disappeared sometime between 2010 and 2012, People reports....

She Went Missing in May. Her Husband Is Finally Speaking Out

Suzanne Morphew vanished on Mother's Day in Colorado

(Newser) - On Mother's Day, a Colorado mom of two set off on a bike ride and never came home . Now, the husband of 49-year-old Suzanne Morphew is speaking publicly for the first time since shortly after she disappeared. He tells Fox 21 that unfair coverage of the story has made...

Mom of 3 Leaves to Visit Family Out of State, Vanishes

Marilane Carter of Kansas goes missing en route to Alabama

(Newser) - Marilane Carter, a mother of three from Kansas, went missing August 2 on her way to visit family in Alabama, police say. The 36-year-old left her Overland Park home Aug. 1 and was last seen on surveillance footage checking into a Missouri hotel the following morning, ABC News reports. That...

FBI Takes the Reins of Case of Missing Kentucky Mom

Crystal Rogers was last seen on July 3, 2015

(Newser) - The FBI is now at the helm of the case of a missing Kentucky mother of five, and agents on Thursday searched properties linked to her boyfriend, who's named as a suspect in her 2015 disappearance. Nine federal search warrants were executed in Bardstown, south of Louisville, including at...

Police Dog Has Memorable First Shift

Max found missing mother, infant on Welsh mountainside

(Newser) - A police dog on his very first shift managed to find a missing mother and infant in under two hours, despite their remote location on the edge of a Welsh mountain. The rookie, a 2-year-old German shepherd cross named Max, jumped into action before noon on Saturday, when Dyfed-Powys police...

Teen Who Ran Out of Gas, Vanished in Mountains Found

Giovanna 'Gia' Fuda was missing for 9 days

(Newser) - An 18-year-old woman was found alive but not coherent after being missing in part of Washington's Cascade Mountains that's known as a cellphone "dead zone" for 9 days. Officials are dubbing it "definitely a miracle" that Giovanna "Gia" Fuda was discovered on Saturday. The last...

Arrest Made in Case of Amish Teen Who Vanished in June

Linda Stoltzfoos was last seen June 21

(Newser) - Linda Stoltzfoos was last seen June 21, walking home from church in Pennsylvania's Bird-in-Hand area in Lancaster County. The 18-year-old Amish woman is still missing, but on Friday, an arrest was made in her disappearance, NBC News reports. Justo Smoker, 34, has been charged with felony kidnapping and...

Lawyer: Sergeant Followed Missing Soldier Into Shower

Natalie Khawam says Vanessa Guillen may have texted same sergeant before she vanished

(Newser) - Foul play is suspected in the disappearance of 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, who's now been missing for two months . Texas Rep. Sylvia Garcia held a press conference with Guillen's family on Tuesday after meeting with Army leadership. "They are convinced now there's foul play...

Army Offers $25K Reward in Search for Missing Soldier

Vanessa Guillen last seen at Fort Hood on April 22

(Newser) - Nearly two months after she went missing, the US Army is offering a reward for information leading to soldier Vanessa Guillen. The 20-year-old was last seen April 22 in the parking lot of her military unit's headquarters in Fort Hood, Texas. Earlier this week, the Army announced a $25,...

Neighbors Say She Went for a Bike Ride, Didn't Come Back

Suzanne Morphew's husband offers $100K reward after she vanished on Mother's Day

(Newser) - A Colorado mom of two reportedly set off on a bike ride on Mother's Day and has been gone since, and now there's a $100,000 reward in the case. Per CBS Denver , the husband of 49-year-old Suzanne Morphew is offering the cash for information on her disappearance...

Levee to be Lengthened in River to Search for Body

Woman has been missing since October

(Newser) - A levee will be built on a river in Missouri where police have previously searched for the body of a missing Chinese woman. Columbia police announced Wednesday that a levee will be extended into the Lamine River near Boonville to help in the search for the body of Mengqi Ji...

Cops on Tycoon's Missing Wife: 'Clearly Planned Deception'

Norway's Tom Hagen arrested on suspicion of murdering spouse, who vanished in 2018

(Newser) - One of Norway’s wealthiest men was arrested Tuesday in connection with his wife's 2018 disappearance and held on suspicion of murder or complicity to murder in a case that police had earlier thought was a kidnapping. Tom Hagen, a real estate investor and owner of an electric company,...

Mother of 3 Vanishes After Leaving Home

She left newborn with boyfriend to go to store

(Newser) - Family members are pleading for the public's help in finding Tiffany Smitherman Osborne, a mother of three who disappeared after leaving her home in Midfield, Ala., three weeks ago. Police say Osborne's boyfriend has told them she went out around 11pm on Feb. 17 to walk to a...

She Vanished From a Beach. Now, Her Husband's Arrest

Sonam Saxena accused of 2nd-degree murder during family's annual Hawaii vacation

(Newser) - A Washington state family's annual Hawaii vacation has ended in apparent tragedy, with the dad now in police custody. People reports that 43-year-old Sonam Saxena, a product manager for Google Cloud, has been arrested on one count of second-degree murder after he told cops his wife disappeared after a...

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