Resolved Cases
All cases profiled in this section feature individuals who were missing and have been located. Investigations may continue in certain instances (i.e. homicide).

Certain cases are not listed in this section at the request of the victim's family members or law enforcement officials.

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Susan Denise Cook
Cook

Cook, 32, disappeared from Phoenix, Arizona on December 14, 1996. In June 1997, her skeletal remains were found in the area 87th Avenue and west Dobbins Road. They were identified via DNA in April 2014. Cook's death is under investigation and is presumed to be a homicide.

Source Information:
CBS 5 Arizona

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Jakub Piotr Growoski
Growoski

Growoski, 38, disappeared from Provo, Utah on May 18, 2012. In April 2014, his body was found in Provo Canyon. Authorities believe he died in an accidental fall while hiking.

Source Information:
KSL

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Michael Lee Henderson
Henderson

Henderson, 25, disappeared from Kansas City, Missouri sometime in December 2007. He wasn't reported missing until the following July. His remains were found in the woods near north Chestnut Avenue and Guinotte Avenue in the autumn of 2013, but not identified until April 2014. Henderson's death is under investigation.

Source Information:
KMBC-TV

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Stewart Eric Simmons
Simmons

Simmons, 20, disappeared from San Diego, California on June 19, 1982. His skeletal remains were found buried in Archuleta County, Colorado, just on the New Mexican border, on October 22, 1982. He'd been beaten and shot to death. The body was found along with the remains of an adult female, approximately 30 years old, who was buried on the other side of the state line. She had also been murdered. Simmons was identified in February 2014; the woman's identity is still unknown. Their deaths are still under investigation.

Source Information:
The Doe Network
The Pagosa Springs Sun

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William Crawford Naylor
Naylor

Naylor, 69, disappeared from Coconut Creek, Florida on February 21, 2005. In April 2014, his car was pulled out of a local canal with skeletal remains inside. Naylor's death is under investigation.

Source Information:
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Jenika Brianne Feuerstein
Feuerstein

Jenika, 19, disappeared from Mesa, Arizona on January 3, 2009. In April 2014, target shooters found her skeletal remains taped inside a plastic container in the desert near Apache Lake. Her murder is under investigation.

Source Information:
ABC 15 Arizona

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Nevaeh Rose Cifaldi
Cifaldi

Nevaeh, 4, was abducted by her non-custodial foster mother from North Fort Myers, Florida on December 15, 2011. She was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Kira Leigh Bible
Bible

Kira, 9, was abducted by her non-custodial mother from San Angelo, Texas on October 25, 2010. She was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Kelia Brianne Critchfield
Critchfield

Kelia, 4, was abducted by her non-custodial mother from Auburn, Washington on November 11, 1998. She was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Jonathan Miguel Mora
Mora

Jonathan, 2, was abducted by his non-custodial mother from Santa Fe, Texas on October 1, 1998. He was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Benjamin Sanchez
Sanchez

Benjamin, 3, was abducted by his non-custodial mother from Concord, North Carolina on December 3, 1999. He was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Dalia Karina Rodriguez
Rodriguez

Dalia, 15, ran away from her Ocracoke, North Carolina residence on June 29, 2011. She was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Emily Perry
Perry

Emily, 12, ran away from her Oklahoma City, Oklahoma residence on September 21, 2012. She was found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Samuel Rivera and Karla Ynell Sanchez
Rivera Sanchez

Samuel Rivera, 1, and his mother Karla Sanchez, 15, disappeared together from Ventura, California on September 6, 2009. They were found safe in April 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Allynesha Austin
Austin

Allynesha, 16, ran away from her Chicago, Illinois residence on October 19, 2011. She was found safe in March 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Brent Kyle Wurm, Brett Nicholas Wurm and Bryan Adam Wurm
Brent Brett Bryan

Brent, 12, Brett, 7, and Bryan, 10, were allegedly abducted by their non-custodial mother from Tiffin, Ohio on June 4, 2005. The children were found safe in March 2014.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Samantha Renee Smith
Smith

Smith, 22, disappeared from Clinton, South Carolina on November 5, 2006. In March 2014, her remains were found five miles from her home, in a wooded area off Highway 308 near a firing range. Her death is under investigation.

Source Information:
Fox Carolina

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Maribel Valdez
Valdez

Valdez, 35, disappeared from Vista, California on February 11, 2000. Her remains were identified in March 2014; further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
San Diego County Sheriff's Department

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Derek Ryan Funk
Funk

Funk, 19, disappeared from Powell, Tennessee on May 12, 2010. In March 2014, his truck was pulled out of Fort Loudoun Lake. Funk's remains were in the water nearby. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

Source Information:
The Knoxville News Sentinel
WLVF Knoxville

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Herald Lee Mincher
Mincher

Mincher, 35, disappeared from Los Angeles, California on November 16, 1981. His partial remains have been recovered and identified; further information is unavailable.

Source Information:
NamUs

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Steven Lone Kalogerakos
Kalogerakos

Kalogerakos, 42, disappeared from Idaho City, Idaho on December 28, 2007. In late 2013, his remains were found about an hour and a half from Idaho City. In March 2014, his roommate, Michael S. Dauber, was charged with first-degree murder in his case.

Source Information:
KTVB

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Gale Marie Fisher
Fisher

Fisher, 32, disappeared from Anderson, California on August 18, 2012. In February 2014, her remains were found in Shasta County, California. They were identified in March. There was no evidence of foul play, but Fisher's death is still under investigation.

Source Information:
KRCR TV 7

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Matthew Wayne Hatfield
Matthew

Matthew, 49, disappeared from Butte, Montana sometime in late November or early December 2008. In October 2010, his skull was found at a campground in Jefferson County, Montana. DNA confirmed the identification. Matthew had died of blunt force trauma. In 2014, his son Adam was charged with his murder.

Source Information:
NBC Montana

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Latasha Nevitt
Nevitt

Nevitt, 31, disappeared from Chicago, Illinois on October 10, 2011. In March 2014, her remains were found wrapped in plastic and dumped in a sewer near 107th and Loomis, less than a hundred feet from her home. Her murder is under investigation.

Source Information:
CBS Chicago
The Chicago Tribune

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Robert Alan Bucknell
Bucknell

Bucknell, 56, disappeared from Prineville, Oregon on March 20, 2012. In April 2013, his partial skeletal remains were found in a rural area within five miles of his home. DNA eventually confirmed the identity. Bucknell's death is under investigation; the cause of death has not been released.

Source Information:
KTVZ

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Amy Ann Ahonen
Ahonen

Ahonen, 37, disappeared from Denver, Colorado on July 8, 2011. In March 2014, her family announced her remains had been found in two separate locations in the Denver area. Her death is under investigation; authorities have yet to determine whether she was the victim of foul play.

Source Information:
The Denver Post
ABC 7 News Denver

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Korey Allen Kauffman
Kauffman

Kauffman, 26, disappeared from Turlock, California on March 29, 2012. In August 2013, hunters found his remains in the Stanislaus National Forest. They were identified in October. In March 2014, Robert Lee Woody was charged with Kauffman's murder. Authorities believe other individuals were also involved in the crime, although so far Woody is the only suspect to face charges.

Source Information:
The Modesto Bee
The Turlock City News

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