Missing persons

In this June 27, 2019, photo provided by John Lever an orthopedic plate is laid on a counter at Coowonga, Australia, after it was found inside a crocodile's stomach. Lever had been told the surgical device was from a person's body and had been contacted by relatives of missing people anxious for clues. (John Lever via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 5:50 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian crocodile farmer who found an orthopedic plate inside a croc's stomach said Thursday that he had been told the surgical device was from a person's body and had been contacted by relatives of missing people anxious for clues. Koorana Crocodile Farm owner John...
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This undated photo provided by the FBI shows 2-year-old Aiden Salcido, who authorities were searching in Montana. Police in Medford, Oregon, said Sunday, July 28, 2019, that Montana authorities have found a body believed to be that of the missing Oregon child. The boy's parents were found dead Wednesday in Kalispell, Mont. (FBI via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 7:29 pm
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The body of a missing Oregon boy whose parents died in an apparent murder-suicide is believed to have been found in a remote area of Montana, police said. Police in Medford, Oregon, said Montana authorities reported finding the body Sunday thought to be that of 2-year-old Aiden...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, a view of the Teutonic Cemetery inside the Vatican. An expert for the family of a Vatican teenager who went missing in 1983 says there are thousands of bones in an underground space near a Vatican cemetery. Giorgio Portera, engaged by Emanuela Orlandi’s family, said the extent of the cache emerged Saturday when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains discovered on July 13. Portera said skulls and bones appear to belong to dozens of individuals. The Vatican made no mention of the number but said analyses would resume on July 27. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
July 28, 2019 - 12:50 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Holy See says hundreds of bones found in an underground repository near a Vatican cemetery are too old to be from a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1983. The Vatican said Sunday that examinations of the bones and thousands of bone fragments determined that all dated from...
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July 27, 2019 - 2:04 am
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford Police Department and the FBI are searching for a 2-year-old boy after his parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. The FBI says in a news release that officers are trying to find Aiden Salcido, the son of Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak. The...
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Rescued migrants rest on a coast some 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Tripoli, Libya, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The U.N. refugee agency and the International Rescue Committee say up to 150 may have perished at sea off the coast of Libya. The country's coast guard says the Europe-bound migrants are missing and feared drowned after the boats they were traveling on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. A spokesman says they rescued around 137 migrants on Thursday. (AP Photo/Hazem Ahmed)
July 26, 2019 - 12:48 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants who perished at sea as search operations continued Friday, a day after up to 150 people, including women and children, went missing and were feared drowned after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. A top...
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July 25, 2019 - 5:56 pm
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The remains of a 12-year-old girl who disappeared in 1984 after performing at a Christmas holiday concert have been found by construction workers in Colorado, police said Thursday. Greeley police Sgt. Joe Tymkowych said the remains were identified as those of Jonelle Matthews...
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In this undated photo provided by the Deese family of Chynna Deese, 23-year-old Australian Lucas Fowler, left, and 24-year-old American girlfriend Chynna Deese poses for a selfie. The couple were found murdered along the Alaska Highway near Liard Hot Springs, Canada, on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Deese Family via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 2:27 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say that two young men thought missing are now suspects in the murders of an Australian and his American girlfriend as well as another man found dead in northern British Columbia. The Royal Mounted Police had said Monday they were searching for 19-year-old Kam McLeod...
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July 22, 2019 - 7:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are nearing new requirements for drivers of ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft in reaction to the death of a university student in South Carolina who police say climbed into a car driven by an impersonator. The state Senate on Monday voted 45-0...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 27, 2012 file photo, people hold pictures of Emanuela Orlandi reading, "march for truth and justice for Emanuela" in St. Peter's square, at the Vatican. An expert for the family of a Vatican teenager who went missing in 1983 says there are thousands of bones in an underground space near a Vatican cemetery. Giorgio Portera, engaged by Emanuela Orlandi’s family, said the extent of the cache emerged Saturday when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains discovered on July 13. Portera said skulls and bones appear to belong to dozens of individuals. The Vatican made no mention of the number but said analyses would resume on July 27. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
July 20, 2019 - 2:38 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A genetics expert retained by the family of a girl who went missing in 1983 said Saturday that a cavernous underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds thousands of bones that appear to be from dozens of individuals, both "adult and non-adult." The expert, Giorgio Portera,...
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This undated photo released by the Inyo County, Calif., Sheriff's Office shows Sheryl Powell, who is missing. Inyo County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carma Roper says 60-year-old Sheryl Powell, of Huntington Beach, Calif., remains missing Monday, July 15, 2019. Her husband reported Friday that they selected a site in the Grandview Campground and she took their dog for a walk while he repositioned their Jeep. Roper says investigators have determined the husband is not connected to her disappearance. (Inyo County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 16, 2019 - 8:01 pm
BISHOP, Calif. (AP) — A woman missing for three days after disappearing from a remote campground in California's White Mountains on Tuesday described a man she says chased her with a knife as a burly, bald "big guy" with tanned skin. Sheryl Powell, of Huntington Beach, California, detailed what it...
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