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Year: 2016

Could remains found in W. Va. belong to woman missing since 1979?

UPDATE:  10/17/17 – West Virginia State Police say the remains found belong to Marion County native Robert Novack.  Novack went missing in September 1998.  He was a student at Virginia Tech at the time and was headed home for Labor Day weekend, but he never arrived. His car was found along U.S. 19 on the north end […]

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Senior still missing from Georgia; can you help find him? FOUND

Missing Person Georgia UPDATE August 2019:  Jones County Sheriff R.N. “Butch” Reece announced on Facebook that remains found in a wooded area off Damascus Church Road in October 2018 were positively identified as Ussery earlier this week. Ussery lived on the same road where his remains were found. Joe Frank Ussery, 77, is a missing […]

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Top 2016 missing cases for Missing Persons of America website

What are the most popular missing cases in 2016? Over 700 stories were published in 2016 with a combined 4500 stories written since MPofA’s website started in mid 2010.  It is always interesting to me to see what is the most popular story, and I have a pretty good idea throughout the year by questions […]

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Missing Michigan man identified after DNA match with John Doe

Charles Cornell was 30-years-old when he was last seen in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1986.  His family never knew what happened to him until they received a DNA match between him and a John Doe in Arkansas that was killed in 1989, just days before Christmas.  After 30 years, the family now knows what happened […]

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Grandmother and granddaughter go missing on way to North Carolina FOUND

UPDATE 12/28/16 – ABC news has reported that Barbara and LaMyra has been found.  According to Virginia State Police Public Information Officer Corinne Geller, they were found in the car parked on private property by the owner in Dinwiddie County.  Barbara has been taken to the hospital and LaMyra was fine, but taken to the […]

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Katrina Vain

Missing Virginia mom last seen in Chesapeake

Katrina Vain missing from Virginia has been found safe.   UPDATE:  1/16/17 – Katrina Vain the missing Virginia found was seen by her sister at the Pensacola airport and they were able to talk.  Yesterday it was released that she has been found safe. Katrina Vain, 32, has been missing from Chesapeake, Virginia since Nov. […]

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Atlanta woman disappears after suddenly leaving her job "in a panic"

Cecilia Bustamante, 42, has been missing since Oct. 28, 2016. Cecilia was last seen at her job 725 W. Peachtree St., in Atlanta where co workers noted she left in a “panic” at 11:40 a.m. Cecilia lives on Meadow Wood Lane with her husband and 7-year-old son. They have not heard from her either. It […]

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Louisiana man missing; truck found abandoned and wrecked FOUND

UPDATE 1/7/17 – According to the St. John Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office a body was found under the I-55 overpass that is believed to belong to Kerry.  The body was located when a team the family hired used sonar and found a body trapped underneath a tree branch in the water.  A coroner will make […]

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Lisa Marie Naegle, former reality TV star found buried in a shallow grave

The body of Lisa Marie Naegle, 36, who was a contestant on the E! network show “Bridalplasty” in 2010, has been found buried in a shallow grave after missing since Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Jackie Jerome Rogers, 34, a nursing student told police on Tuesday night to look in his backyard to find her body.  Rogers […]

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Idaho woman missing for months; husband receives Facebook message saying, "I need you." FOUND

12/25/16 – Richard has notified me that Mallory has been found safe. Mallory Lynn Curran, 32, from Caldwell, Idaho was last seen in Boise on Oct. 27, 2016. Her family tried reaching out to her on her Facebook page on Oct. 31, asking where she was.  There was no response. Then on Dec. 15, her […]

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