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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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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