# Missing persons
What happened to Carolyn Jeanne Holloway?
On September 30, 1977 in the small Texas town of Richardson, 34-year-old Carolyn Jeanne Holloway was seen for the very last time. Her NamUs entry offers the following horrifying details:
Where is Barbara Peterson?
Teenager Barbara Peterson went missing from Dallas, Texas on July 16, 1977. Her Namus entry says: "Left location and has not been heard from since." The location listed? Dallas, Texas 75215.
Where is Janice Kay Carroll?
Janice Kay Carroll disappeared in July 1975 from Dallas, Texas. There are two versions of her disappearance. According to Janice's NamUs entry, she had an argument with her husband on July 18, 1975. He claimed to have left their apartment. When he returned, his wife was gone.
What happened to Dallas, Texas resident Sonia Kay Redbird?
According to her family, 19-year-old Sonia Kay Redbird disappeared from Dallas, Texas sometime in 1975. Sonia Kay Redbird's last known location was Dallas, Texas. She ceased communications with her family sometime in 1975.Photo byNamUs.
Two men disappear without a trace.
Maybe you have the information to solve this mystery. December 17th, 2020 - Lanton, MO. Ira Lee Briscoe, and Landon Little, roommates in Howell County, Missouri seemingly just vanished into thin air and no one has a clue where they are or what could have happened to them.
Why are so many people missing?
March 20, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA. At the Missing Persons Center we get asked this question a lot. On a daily basis missing people are being reported on the news and it seems like more and more people are disappearing. The good news is, many of those people aren't really missing. Most just didn't follow their normal routine and simply didn't let anyone know. Some people want to remove themselves from their current life and leave voluntarily and don't leave a note, they simply leave everything behind.
What happened to Grand Prairie, Texas teenager Joyce Creola Brewer?
Joyce Brewer went missing from Grand Prairie, Texas on September 6, 1970.Photo byNamUs. Sometimes missing persons leave on their own. They go somewhere else, start new lives, and shut the door on everything and everyone from their past.
Where is Cecil Marie Jackson?
On Saturday, August 16, 1986, in Dallas, Texas, Cecil Marie Jackson told her family she was going to church. In fact, she was never seen again. Jackson had a unique smile. In her upper front teeth there is a gap and the right central incisor is crooked.
The Madeleine McCann Case: An American Family Believes Julia Wendell Could Be Their Missing Daughter
An American family has contacted Julia Wendell, 21, who thinks she could be the missing British girl, Madeleine McCann as they now believe she could be their missing daughter. Julia Wendell made headlines after claiming she believes she may be Madeleine McCann, who was nearly 4 years old when she was last seen on a family holiday in Portugal on May, 3, 2007.
Sheena Marie Thurman: Indictment comes down for woman accused of murdering missing couple
After being arrested and charged last July for two murders in two separate counties, a Bonifay, Florida woman has now been indicted by a grand jury and will face trial for allegedly killing a couple, according to a WDHN report.
Vero Beach: Skeletal Remains Found of Woman Missing Since 2018
has finally been located by the IRCSO. Her skeletal remains were found 150 yards north of Oslo Road. The Indian River County Sheriffs Office posted on Facebook about an hour ago (8pm/Friday, 3/3/2023) about the discovery of her remains. More details from the ISCSO can be found below:
Who killed these young girls and dumped them near Texas highways?
What kind of person can murder a young girl, put her body in a garbage bag, and dump her off the side of a Texas highway?. For these three different cases where female bodies were found in trash bags tossed into ditches and fields, all we have are their skeletal remains. And the stories their bones tell us about their last moments on this earth.
Buffalo Bayou John Doe found on July 8, 1957 in Houston, Texas still unidentified
On July 8, 1957, an unidentified deceased man was found floating face down in Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston, Texas. The nearest address to his location was the 1200 block of Commerce Street. The medical examiner estimated that Buffalo Bayou Doe died three days prior to being pulled out of the waterway, but the body was too decomposed for an autopsy. Cause of death is unknown.
225 skulls of unidentified people found throughout Texas
A basic search in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) for unidentified persons found in Texas without torsos, limbs, or hands creates 225 results. That means there are 225 people who died--either through murder, self-harm, or accident. All that's left of them, of their stories, is their skulls.
National Missing Persons Day
February 3 is National Missing Persons Day. It may come as a shock to find out that each day in the United States alone, approximately 2300 persons are reported as missing. Everyone wants to think, “It will never happen to me.” However, chances are, if it doesn’t happen to you, it may happen to anyone you know without warning.
Who are these six unidentified persons whose skulls were found throughout Texas?
Bones hold histories. Tell stories. Show truths. A skull can reveal a lot about a person, even if it's the only physical element left that proves they once existed as a living human being.
Female skull found in Crane County, Texas in January 1990 remains unidentified
On January 31, 1990, a human skull was recovered in Crane County, Texas. Law enforcement believes the skull belongs to an Hispanic woman between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one. They also estimated the woman died at least ten years before her skull was recovered.
Why Are So Many People Missing In Florence, Alabama?
There are currently 157 adults in Alabama listed as actively missing on the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Community Information Center website. Some of the listings on the website go back as far as 1980 concerning a missing persons case from Birmingham. Among the total missing adults are 7 active cases from Florence, Alabama along with 1 missing persons case from Haleyville which I am including in this article. Although the cases are not believed to be related (and there is no implication here that they are) still...that's a lot of missing persons from one area in the state. Here is a list of the 8 active missing adults cases from Florence and the Shoals area....
Who is the handcuffed boy in the Polaroid found in North Texas?
It's 2012. In a school bus abandoned in a North Texas field for the last forty years, film maker Josh Vargas is digging through the belongings of Elmer Wayne Henley, the subject of his current movie project. At the bottom of a moldy box, the director finds a sealed envelope. He opens it. A blurry Polaroid photograph falls out. The image? A handcuffed boy on his knees next to a large opened tool box.