Missing persons

People carry images of people who were disappeared, during a Mother's Day march in Mexico City, Friday, May 10, 2019. Mothers and other relatives of persons gone missing in the fight against drug cartels and organized crime are demanding that authorities locate their loved ones. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
May 10, 2019 - 3:57 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of mothers of disappeared Mexicans marched in cities across the country to mark Mexico's Mother's Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies. Some 40,000 people have gone missing since the start of the country's drug war in 2006. Very few...
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This undated photo released by the Houston Police Department shows Maleah Davis. Houston police are trying to determine what happened to the 4-year-old girl after her stepfather said she was taken by men who released him and his 2-year-old son after abducting them as well. An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning, May 7, 2019, for Maleah Davis. (Houston Police Department via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 2:06 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A car that was reportedly stolen when a 4-year-old Texas girl disappeared late last week was found Thursday in a suburban Houston parking lot, authorities said. A woman spotted the gray Nissan Altima in a Missouri City parking lot and reported it to police, Houston police Detective...
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A woman holds a banner that shows seven impersonal face in memory of the seven victims outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, May 3, 2019. Hundreds of people turned out in front of Cyprus' presidential palace to remember the five foreign women and 2 girls that a military officer has confessed to killing. The officer is widely acknowledged to be Cyprus' first serial killer.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 05, 2019 - 6:47 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A man who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls in Cyprus is being investigated on additional charges of raping a foreign woman he had photographed as a model, a police investigator said Sunday. The comments in court by Criminal Investigation Department Chief...
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A diver is lowered into a man-made lake to search for suitcases containing the bodies of three victims, near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, May 2, 2019. The justice minister in Cyprus resigned amid mounting criticism that police bungled their investigations when some of the seven foreign women and girls slain by a serial killer were initially reported missing. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 03, 2019 - 9:42 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus fired the small island nation's police chief Friday, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim more victims. President Nicos Anastasiades' action came the day after Cyprus' justice minister...
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May 02, 2019 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Border agents are searching for three children and an adult after their raft flipped on the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, a law enforcement official says. The missing included a 10-month-old baby, a 7-year-old boy and another child and a man. The number...
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Members of the Cyprus Special Disaster Response Unit search for suitcases in a man-made lake, near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Cyprus police spokesman Andreas Angelides says British experts called in to assist in the east Mediterranean island nation's serial killer case have been brought up to speed on the ongoing probe. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 02, 2019 - 5:39 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' justice minister has resigned over the country's serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons' reports. Ionas Nicolaou said Thursday that he was stepping down because it was a matter of "conscience and principle." But he said Thursday...
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Members of the Cyprus Special Disaster Response Unit are seen in boat as they search for suitcases in a man-made lake, near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Cyprus police spokesman Andreas Angelides says British experts called in to assist in the east Mediterranean island nation's serial killer case have been brought up to speed on the ongoing probe. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 30, 2019 - 3:00 pm
MITSERO, Cyprus (AP) — British forensics experts helping to tackle the Cyprus serial killer case visited a toxic lake Tuesday where a suitcase was found with a decomposed body inside as criticism mounted of how Cypriot police initially handled the disappearances of several victims. The Cypriot...
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A diver, left, and an Investigator hold a suitcase found in a man-made lake, near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, April 28, 2019. A travel suitcase containing the decomposing remains of an adult woman and a concrete block was retrieved from the bottom of a man-made lake, the chief of Cyprus’ Criminal Investigation Department said Sunday. The woman is believed to be one of the victims of a Cypriot military officer who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 28, 2019 - 10:55 am
MITSERO, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot investigators hunting for victims of a suspected serial killer retrieved a suitcase containing the decomposing remains of a woman from the bottom of a man-made lake Sunday. The body is believed to be that of one of the victims of a Cypriot military officer who has...
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A diver enters a lake to search for female bodies in the near village of Xiliatos outside of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, April 26, 2019. Cyprus police are intensifying a search for the remains of more victims at locations where an army officer _ who authorities say admitted to killing five women and two girls - had dumped their bodies. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 26, 2019 - 9:44 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus faced the prospect of a potential serial killer Friday after police said a detained military officer confessed to killing five foreign women and two girls. The country's president expressed "deep sorrow and concern" at the slayings, many of them Asian women who came to...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:32 pm
MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man with killing his former girlfriend nearly three years after she went missing in rural south Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that 49-year-old Michael Heads was charged with murder after recent DNA tests linked human...
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