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Body Of Missing 6-Year-Old With Autism Found In Dumpster, Teen Relative Arrested

The relative of a missing 6-year-old boy is in custody after the boy’s body was found in a Seattle-area dumpster, KING-TV reported.

The boy, Dayvid Pakko, went missing from his apartment on Monday afternoon at about 2:30 pm after he stayed home from school on Monday because he was sick, according to a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. He was reported missing at about 5 pm.

His mother was at work during his disappearance, but the boy had adult supervision while she was away, according to CBS News.

After dozens of volunteers and search and rescue officials scoured the area for Pakko, his body was found by investigators in a dumpster around the corner from his apartment, at about 2 am. There is evidence that he was killed in a homicide, the sheriff’s office said.

A 19-year-old male relative of Pakko is in custody and considered a suspect in the case. His

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Missing 79-Year-Old Woman’s Remains Found Inside Crocodile

Queensland Police in Australia announced Tuesday that they found human remains, believed to be 79-year-old Anne Cameron, inside a crocodile.

Cameron went missing last week after going for a walk. She suffered from dementia and lived in an “aged care home,” according to BuzzFeed News.

Her clothing and some of her remains, as well as her walking stick and some jewelry, were found nearby on a creek bank.

Cameron’s son, Craig, stated in a social media post that he and his family didn’t want any crocodiles killed in retaliation for the tragic death. “The crocodiles (which were not believed to have killed mum), are not responsible for being crocodiles, and doing what crocodiles do,” he said.

ABC reported that the crocodile was killed by wildlife officers on Tuesday. After the animal was euthanized, human remains and some of Cameron’s belongings were found inside of it.

Acting Inspector Ed Lukin called the investigation “very

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Missing Teacher’s Body Found After She’s Last Seen Bailing Man Out Of Jail

Police believe they may have found the remains of a kindergarten teacher who was last seen bailing a man out of jail.

Cathryn Gorospe taught at Arrowhead Elementary School in Glendale, Arizona.

Police are not releasing information about where the body was found until an investigation of that area is complete, according to the Arizona Daily Sun.  Police believe the body is Gorospe, but they are waiting for official identification to be sure.

Authorities confirmed that Gorospe and Mazahn had a romantic relationship, CBS 5 reports.

Gorospe’ roommate reported her missing after she left town to bail Charlie Malzahn out of jail on Friday, October 6, according to Fox 10. Malzahn, 27, had been in jail since August for theft and weapons-related charges.

It was later discovered that Malzahn attempted to purchase items at a mall with Gorospe’s credit and debit cards, TIME reports. He was spotted driving the teacher’s SUV and

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3-Year-Old Left In Corn Maze, Mother Says She Didn’t Notice Him Missing Until The Next Day

A Utah mom said she accidentally left her child at a corn maze and didn’t realize the three-year-old boy was missing until the next day, police said.

Employees at the Crazy Corn Maze in West Jordan called police at about 7:30 pm on Monday after they found the boy wandering around the maze by himself, with no one claiming him at the maze’s closing.

“He was crying and upset and obviously scared,” Kendall Schmidt, co-owner of the corn maze, in an interview with The Washington Post. “We were trying to calm him down.”

The employees waited about 30 minutes for the family to come and look for the boy.

“It became evident that they were not in the maze, so we just kept waiting and hoping that the parents would realize that they left the child,” Schmidt said.

The boy stayed with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services overnight. His mother

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Alert For Missing 8-Year-Old In Ohio After 3 People Found Shot To Death, Another Stabbed In Neck

A search is underway for a “person of interest” after three people were shot to death and another survived a stabbing. The violent attacks happened at two separate homes in Ohio. There was also a search out for a missing child, 8-year-old Devin Holston, who lived in one of the homes. However, that missing-child alert was later cancelled. The Associated Press reports that the Lawrence County sheriff’s office and the state attorney general’s office would not confirm if Holston was found safe.

The bodies of three adults in a house trailer were discovered on Wednesday evening by police. A fourth adult was found stabbed in the head and neck less than half a mile away in another home, the sheriff’s office stated. The person with the stab wounds survived and has been flown to a hospital in West Virginia.

Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless told the Ironton Tribune that the

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74 Children Are Missing From Kansas’ Foster Care System

Over 70 children are missing from Kansas’ foster care system. This shocking number was revealed by two companies running the state’s foster care system at a child welfare task force meeting on Tuesday.

Phyllis Gilmore, secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, was allegedly unaware of at least some of the missing children. According to the Kansas City Star, several lawmakers were furious that Gilmore seemed unaware that three sisters, ages 15, 14 and 12, have been missing since August. Emily, Aimee and Christin Utter (pictured above) have been missing for 47 days. Lt. Jarrod Gill with the Tonganoxie Police Department told the Kansas City Star that the three sisters likely ran away after experiencing problems in their home. He thinks they are probably together, and receiving assistance from at least one other person.

“I am flabbergasted,” Sen. Laura Kelly said.  “I used to work in this world

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3-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing After Her Father Told Her To Stand By A Tree For Not Drinking Her Milk

A 3-year-old Texas girl with special needs is missing after her adoptive father told her to stand by a tree outside her home at 3 a.m. to punish her because she didn’t drink her milk, police said, resulting in the father’s arrest.

Sherin Mathews, the girl, is still missing after her disappearance was reported at 8 a.m. on Saturday. She went missing just 15 minutes after her father, Wesley Mathews, told her to stand outside near the tree, which is 100 feet from the family’s house, KXAS reported.

Sherin has “developmental issues and has limited verbal communication skills,” according to police.

Wesley Mathews was arrested Saturday evening on the charge that he abandoned or endangered a child. He was released from jail on a $250,000 bond that night.

Sherin’s 4-year-old sister was removed from the family home and placed in protective custody, KXAS said.

The Mathews family were members of the Emmanuel Bible Chapel,

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Remains Found In Septic Tank Identified As 21-Year-Old Woman Missing Since 2004

Skeletal remains in a Texas septic tank belong to a woman who was first reported missing in 2004, police announced.

Police identified the remains of Leona Marie Tollett Johnson, who went missing when she was 21, through DNA analysis. The septic tank is on the property of Aristeo Cervantes Jr, the main suspect in the case, who is already in prison for stabbing his wife in 2015.

After police confronted Cervantes, he reportedly confessed to stabbing a woman to death and dumping her body inside a septic tank. He claimed he did not know Johnson, but he was able to pick out the victim from a photo lineup.

From there, police collected DNA from Johnson’s son in order to prove that the remains were his mother’s.

“She had a 3-year-old son. We found the 3-year-old son, he’s around 16 years of age. We collected DNA sample from him and sent in the bones,

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‘Criminal Confessions’: Investigators Race Against The Clock To Find A Missing Girl

Your newest guilty pleasure is here! Oxygen’s new series, ‘Criminal Confessions’ premieres on Oct. 1 and HL has an EXCLUSIVE first look at the show! Watch investigators become stunned after uncovering details in a case of a missing girl.

Oxygen Media’s new original series Criminal Confessions will have you glued to your TV screen when it debuts on Sunday, October 1 at 7 PM ET/PT. HL has an exclusive sneak peek at the new series, which delves into the psychological interrogations that go on inside police interrogation rooms. In this clip [below] investigators, LT. Jon Blackmon and SGT. Blaine Rennie of Carlsbad, New Mexico Police Department are on the hunt for answers into to the disappearance of a woman named Emily, a school teacher from Dallas, TX.

Emily disappeared after a night out with her boyfriend, Robert, who she traveled to New Mexico to visit. Blackmon

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Girlfriend Charged With Murder After Missing Maryland Man’s Found Naked With Throat Slashed

Megan Virginia Shaffer, a 21 year-old West Virginia woman, has been charged in the mysterious death of her boyfriend, Alexander Arthur Stevens.

The naked body of Stevens had been found eight months ago with the neck slashed and surrounded by candles, according to Cumberland Times-News. The victim’s cat was found in a cage nearby the scene.

“Shaffer and Alexander Arthur Stevens, 24, Frostburg, were reported missing in the Savage River State Forest late on January 4, 2017,” reads a statement from Garrett County State’s Attorney Lisa Thayer Welch. “While efforts were underway by Natural Resources Police and other emergency responders to locate the pair, Shaffer made a ‘911’ call to authorities to provide her location. With the assistance of the MSP helicopter, Stevens’s body was located in the State Forest a short while later.” 

Jay Stevens, Alexander’s father, noted a change in his son’s behavior after

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