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Missing Teen Found Thanks to 'the Power of the Internet'

Troy Coleman had been missing nearly 2 months when he turned up on livestream

(Newser) - Michigan teenager Troy Coleman told his grandfather he was going to the store. That was on May 17. Six weeks later, the 17-year-old still hadn't returned to his home in Flint. Troy was finally found July 4 across the country in Miami, Florida, thanks to a random encounter on...

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...

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...

Missing Autistic Teen Found 200 Miles Away From Home

13-year-old boy went missing from home in Tucson, turns up in New Mexico

(Newser) - A missing teen with autism has been found in New Mexico—about 200 miles away from his home in southern Arizona, according to New Mexico State Police. The 13-year-old, Marcus Tessier, turned up at a Walmart in Deming on Tuesday after going missing the night before from his family's...

World of Warcraft Leads to Arrest in Case of Missing Teen

Ohio girl's account was active at home of 31-year-old Florida man Thomas Ebersole, police say

(Newser) - A missing 16-year-old girl from Ohio was found and a 31-year-old was arrested after investigators found that their accounts in the World of Warcraft online role-playing game were active at the same Florida address, authorities say. In a Facebook post , the Marion County Sheriff's Office said officers found the...

Missing Pregnant Teen Dead in 'Very, Very Perplexing' Scene

Savanah Soto, boyfriend found dead in boyfriend's car in Texas

(Newser) - A pregnant Texas 18-year-old was a week past her due date and scheduled to be induced on December 23—but the day before, she disappeared. Savanah Soto was reported missing, as was her boyfriend Matthew Guerra. On Tuesday, Soto's family confirmed the couple had been found dead inside what...

37 Years Later, Cops Think They Know What Happened to Missing Teen

Susan Robin Bender might have been killed, buried in Yosemite National Park

(Newser) - Nearly four decades after a California 15-year-old went missing, authorities may know what happened to her. The case of Susan Robin Bender , who hasn't been seen since 1986, was reopened in 2021, and earlier this month, police announced an arrest had been made. Court documents indicate the suspect may...

Girl Who Vanished 4 Years Ago Walks Into Police Station
Girl Who Vanished 4 Years Ago
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Girl Who Vanished 4 Years Ago Walks Into Police Station

Alicia Navarro disappeared from her Arizona home, turned up in Montana

(Newser) - Alicia Navarro disappeared from her home in Glendale, Arizona, in 2019, when she was 14. The now-18-year-old recently showed up at a Montana police station and said she is the teen who's been missing nearly four years and that she'd like to be removed from the missing juveniles...

Neighbors Question Story of Teen Found After 8 Years

Rudy Farias is said to have disappeared in Houston at age 17 while walking his dogs

(Newser) - In the wake of the Texas Center for the Missing's weekend announcement that Rudy Farias—who vanished in 2015 at age 17—had been found, some questions are being raised about the whole situation. Neighbors who live on the same Houston street as Farias' mom tell ABC13 "that...

Vatican: Let's Look at New Leads Over Missing Teen

40 years after 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi vanished, new hope for solving her cold case

(Newser) - Exactly 40 years after the teenage daughter of a Vatican employee disappeared, the Vatican said Thursday that new leads "worthy of further investigation" had surfaced hopes of finally getting to the bottom of one of the Holy See's enduring mysteries. Emanuela Orlandi vanished June 22, 1983, after leaving...

Marshals Searched a Home for Missing Teen. Then: 'Contact!'

14-year-old who vanished more than a year ago found hiding in closet in Michigan home

(Newser) - A teen girl missing for more than a year after running away from her foster home was tracked down hiding out in a home in Michigan—weeping, scared, and pregnant, authorities say, per the AP . A US Marshals Service team found the 14-year-old Tuesday in a Port Huron residence, cowering...

Teacher Arrested in Teen's 2-Year Disappearance

She faces charges including detention of a minor with the intent to conceal from a parent

(Newser) - A Sacramento-area teenager who disappeared in 2020 and "inexplicably" returned home almost two years later may have been living at a teacher's home the entire time, police say. Holga Castillo Olivares, 61, has been arrested in the connection with the disappearance of Michael Ramirez, who was 15 when...

Police Not Sure if Slain Daughter Was Abducted First

Savannah Graziano and father were killed in a shootout with police in California

(Newser) - A Southern California man suspected of killing his estranged wife and abducting their 15-year-old daughter had been living with the teenager out of his pickup truck and hotels for weeks before the violence, authorities said Wednesday. Anthony John Graziano and his daughter, Savannah Graziano, were killed Tuesday in a shootout...

Missing Teens Found Dead in North Carolina

Police say Devin Clark, Lyric Woods were shot to death

(Newser) - Police in North Carolina say that while they're still awaiting confirmation from the medical examiner, they're confident that two people found shot to death Sunday are missing teenagers Lyric Woods and Devin Clark. The bodies were found near a trail in western Orange County by two men riding...

Teen Who Went Missing in 2019 Found Safe

California teen found in Utah

(Newser) - Connerjack Oswalt was 17 years old when he vanished from his northern California home in 2019. He was reported missing September 28 of that year. His mother says the teen, who is autistic, left home after "someone had allegedly told him he can go on a pilgrimage to find...

New Charge for Man Accused of Abducting Nevada Teen

Troy Driver has now been charged with murder in the case of 18-year-old Naomi Irion

(Newser) - Update: Troy Driver had already been charged with kidnapping in the case of Naomi Irion, the Nevada 18-year-old whose body was found more than two weeks after she was taken from a Walmart parking lot. Now, the 41-year-old has been hit with a murder charge as well, reports CBS News...

FBI: Teen Was Kidnapped in Her Own Car
Suspect Arrested in Case
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Suspect Arrested in Case of Missing Nevada Teen

Troy Driver, 41, is in custody; still no news on whereabouts of Naomi Irion, 18

(Newser) - Update: Naomi Irion is still missing, but Nevada cops now have a suspect in her disappearance in custody. KTVN reports that Troy Driver, 41, of Fallon was arrested Friday, with the Lyon County Sheriff's Office noting he's being held on kidnapping charges. Authorities say they've also impounded...

'Operation Boo Dat' Ends With Sex-Offender Arrests

Monthslong effort also tracks down 5 missing teens in Louisiana

(Newser) - For most of the fall season, the US Marshals Service was hard at work in Louisiana, scoping out the New Orleans area in an annual crime-fighting operation that paid off big time this year. In a report issued in 2021's final days, the agency announced that thanks to "...

Teen Who Disappeared for 24 Hours: I Was Kidnapped
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Prosecutor on 'Kidnapped' Teen: She Lied

17-year-old turned up bloody at French eatery after vanishing 24 hours earlier, claiming an abduction

(Newser) - Update: She wasn't abducted after all. A 17-year-old who vanished during a run, then turned up bloody 24 hours later at an eatery in western France, claiming she'd been kidnapped by two men, has now admitted she made the whole thing up, reports the BBC . Local prosecutor Celine...

Man Accused of Entering Missing Teen's Home Is Found Dead
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Missing Student's Remains Found

Miya Marcano, 19, had disappeared a week ago in Florida

(Newser) - Update: The body of a college student who had been missing for a week has been found in Florida, authorities said Saturday. Authorities discovered Miya Marcano's remains at an apartment building, the AP reports. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said the cause of death is not yet known. Cellphone...

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