Category Archives: Abductions/Missing Children

Orphanage destroyed in Malaysian landslide

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A landslide in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, has destroyed an orphanage, killing at least two of the children inside. The Children’s Hidayah Madrasah al-Taqwa orphanage was hit at 2:30 local time on Saturday. The area had been suffering from prolonged heavy rain before the incident. Despite over 100 rescuers searching for the children, […]

Youngsters body found in Maine, police cannot identify him

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A young boy whom police believe to be around the ages of 4 or 5, was found dead alongside a rural road in South Berwick, Maine, on the border of New Hampshire. Due to the nature of decomposition, the boy has yet to be identified. At this point, investigators do not know what he looked […]

Police: Mother commits suicide, 6 yr. old son missing

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Police say a 43 year old Aurora, Illinois mother was found dead in a motel room about 75 miles north of her home, from an apparent suicide. The woman, Amy Fry-Pitzen, was traveling locally with her 6 yr. old son Timothy Pitzen on what turned out to be their last vacation together. Fry-Pitzen reportedly took […]

Man accused of killing schoolgirl Milly Dowler approached 11 year old the day before

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As the trial of Levi Bellfield continues, the jury has heard evidence from another girl who claimed Levi offered her a lift the day before Milly Dowler went missing. Rachel Cowles, who was 11 at the time, described walking home from school when a man in a red car stopped next to her. According to […]

Metropolitan Police join search for Madeleine McCann

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David Cameron has written to Madeleine McCann’s parents promising the support of the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police in the search for missing Madeleine McCann. It follows an emotional plea from Kate and Jerry McCann yesterday, on what would have been Madeleine’s 8th birthday. The official Portuguese inquiry ended in July 2008, and there […]

Milly Dowler trial begins

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The trial of Levi Bellfield, the man accused of killing schoolgirl Amanda Dowler, has begun at The Old Bailey. Milly, 13, disappeared after walking home from school nine years ago. Her body was found in woodland 6 months later. A cause of death was never established, due to the state of the body on discovery. […]

Pennsylvania man charged with abducting, killing 9-year-old girl

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SOUDERTON, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) — A 24-year-old Pennsylvania man was charged on Tuesday in connection with the kidnapping, sexual assault, and brutal murder of a 9-year-old girl. 9-year-old Skylar Kauffman was abducted at around 7 p.m. local time on Monday while she was playing in the parking lot of her apartment complex in Souderton, a […]

Abducted Madeleine 'Haunts' Kate McCann

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The world was rocked when news broke that Madeleine McCann had been abducted from a hotel room in Algarve, Portugal. The nearly four-year-old had been asleep in the room with her younger siblings, twins Sean and Amelie, while their parents dined with friends at a nearby restaurant. Their room was left unlocked, so Mum and […]

Six young teenagers missing in the Pacific Ocean

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TARAWA (BNO NEWS) — An international search and rescue operation was launched on Sunday after six young teenagers were reported missing off the western coast of Kiribati, an island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean. The six teenagers are aboard a 9 foot (2.7 meters) outrigger canoe which was towing a 7 foot […]

Man Charged with Sexual Assualt on 8-year-old girl.

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John Craig Heuer, 48 of Spring Lake Park, Minnesota was charged with two counts of 1st degree Criminal Sexual Assault on a minor, one count of 2nd degree Sexual Assault on a minor and one count of kidnapping of a minor. After drinking in a Saint Paul strip bar called the Lamplighter Lounge, he went next door, to the busy Giant Wash […]

Jaycee Dugard responds to Garrido guilty plea

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Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped, raped, and held captive by Phillip and Nancy Garrido is happy that chapter of her life is over now that the Garridos have pleaded guilty to their crimes. The Garridos entered the plea after prosecutors resumed negotiations this week and reduced the amount of prison time sought against Nancy Garrido. […]

Accused Jaycee Dugard kidnappers plead not guilty

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Accused kidnappers Phillip and Nancy Garrido surprised followers of their case Thursday when the couple entered a not guilty plea to the kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard. Phillip Garrido also pleaded not guilty to rape charges. The couple are accused with kidnapping Dugard in 1991 when she was 11 years old while she was walking to […]

Police: Amber Alert canceled for Kayley Protor, age 7, who was found in CA

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A seven year old girl who went missing from her father’s home early this morning has been found. The little girl was found in Barstow, California, over 150 miles from her home. Authorities believed, when her missing report was filed, that a  house guest may have taken the little girl. Kayley Proctor was at her […]

UPDATE: Isabella Oleschuk found safe

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A 13 year old girl who went missing early Sunday morning  has been found alive and safe. Isabella Oleschuk is a 7th grader at Amity Regional Middle School and has been reportedly victimized by bullies on a regular basis. Classmates told police that Isabella threatened to run away because of the constant cruelty she experienced […]

Baby stabbed to death during attempted kidnapping

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A 5-month-old baby boy in Palmdale, California, has died after being stabbed by his father during a kidnapping attempt Tuesday afternoon. According to KTLA, Christopher Earl Glass, 17, reportedly fled with his son after getting into an argument with the boy’s mother. The police claim Glass sent a text message to the woman, saying he […]

Police: Woman faked pregnancy to kidnap baby

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Police in Altoona, Pennsylvania, are saying a woman charged with kidnapping a baby girl had been faking her pregnancy since last summer. Sherry Beere, 19, is being accused of kidnapping her roommate’ss 1-month-old niece early Saturday morning in a planned move that included stashing baby clothes at a relative’s home and immediately calling the baby […]

Mother reunited with lost baby after 4 decades

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A mother in Madrid, Spain, has found her lost daughter after 40 years of believing that she had died during childbirth. The infant was instead born alive and well, but stolen by Spanish doctors and sold off for adoption, according to the Sydney Morning Herald: “The adoption was legal, with her birth certificate saying she […]

Body of boy identified after 5 years

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The identity of a 3-year-old boy found dead in DuPage County, Illinois, in October of 2005 has finally been revealed. After an investigation by the Chicago Tribune, a source close to the investigation surrounding the boy’s death told the paper the child’s name is Atcel, and that authorities had actually identified the boy over two […]

Body found likely Juliani Cardenas kidnapping suspect

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A body that police say resemble Jose Rodriguez, the man suspected of kidnapping and murdering 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas, has been found in a California canal. It was recovered near the spot where Cardenas was found on February 1. Police had recovered Rodriguez’s car several days prior along the Delta-Mendota Canal, but no signs of him […]

Texas Toddler disappears from home; details remain a mystery

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An 18 month old toddler boy, who simply disappeared from his families home in New Braunfels, Texas has police and his parents perplexed as to how he got out of their home. The toddler, Joshua Davis, is feared to be dead as police presume he must have somehow let himself out of the house on […]

Sheriff: Dead body found is Juliani Cardenas

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Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson has confirmed Tuesday that the body found in a Central California canal is Juliani Cardenas, a 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped on January 18. Investigators believe Juliani was taken by his mother’s ex-boyfriend, Rodriguez. According to ABC News, Rodriguez’s car was retrieved from the Delta-Mendota Canal on Friday, but no […]

Harlem kidnapping victim reunited with mother after 23 years

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A baby that went missing in 1987 from Harlem Hospital in New York has finally been reunited with her mother an astonishing 23 years later. According to the New York Post, Carlina White had suspicions she was not the biological child of the parents that raised her, especially after never being able to locate her […]

Facebook adds Amber Alerts

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Facebook is partnering up with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in order to utilize Facebook’s vast user base to locate missing children. According to PC Magazine, any of Facebook’s half billion users can click the “like” button on the Amber Alert page and notices will […]

Toddler gets stuck in giant claw machine at mall

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Beware of the claw! A 2 year old girl got stuck in a giant claw machine, located in the food court of a Robinson Township, Pennsylvania mall. Hey, you have to give her a few points for resourcefulness. According to WPXI, there was a hole large enough for the tot to climb up and be […]

Madeleine McCann: Parents ink book deal

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The parents of Madeleine McCann, who are both UK physicians, have just signed a book deal about their daughter, who went missing in Portugal while sleeping in her hotel room at age 3. According to the AFP, the couple have decided to write the book, which will be titled “Madeleine” because their search funds are […]