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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Emilio Barba-Cordova
Barba-Cordova

Barba-Cordova, 31, disappeared from Oakland, California on August 1, 2000. His case was resolved in the fall of 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
California Attorney General's Office

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Larry James
James

James, 36, vanished from St. Anthony, Minnesota during 1979. In 2004, he was found safe and well, living in another state. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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Steven Anthony Cardoza
Cardoza

Cardoza, 24, vanished from Sunnyvale, California on July 13, 1987. His partial remains were found in California in 1994, but they were not identified for years. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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John David Clough
Clough

Clough, 44, disappeared from Torrance, California in 1988. He was not reported missing until 1997. In 2004, he was identified as a John Doe who was found dead in Las Vegas, Nevada in June 1988.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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Donna Lisa Williamson
Williamson

Williamson, 19, vanished from Fort Worth, Texas on August 3, 1982. Her remains were found in Johnson County, Texas in 1993, but were not identified until 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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Patricia Ann Snyder
Snyder

Snyder had amnesia as the result of an aneurysm when she vanished from Houston, Texas on January 14, 1970. She was 28 years old at the time. She was found safe in San Francisco, California in August 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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Derek Shawn Felten
Felten

Felten disappeared from Sonoma, California on December 1, 2000. His case was resolved in the fall of 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
California Attorney General's Office

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Agustin Monrroy Ramos
Ramos

Ramos disappeared from Garden Grove, California on July 21, 1997. His case was resolved in the autumn of 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
California Attorney General's Office

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Anna Celesty Williams
Williams

Williams was abducted by a friend of her family on September 5, 2002 from Carlsbad, California. She was two years old at the time. Her case was resolved in the autumn of 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
California Attorney General's Office
For the Lost

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Tonya Marie Gardner
Gardner

Gardner, 52, disappeared from her Reedsville, Pennsylvania home on July 3, 1996. She was later identified as a Jane Doe who was found in Lisbon, Maryland in August 1996. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network
For the Lost

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Angelina Miguel
Miguel

Miguel, 26, disappeared from Albertville, Alabama on March 9, 2001. She was recovered in 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Alabama Bureau of Investigation

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Jerry W. Thomas
Thomas

Thomas, 28, disappeared from Warrior, Alabama on December 10, 2003. He was recovered in 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Alabama Bureau of Investigation

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Aquevea Hinton
Hinton

Hinton, 29, disappeared from Pritchard, Alabama on December 19, 2003. He was recovered in 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Alabama Bureau of Investigation

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Teresa Hudson
Hudson

Hudson, 43, disappeared from Birmingham, Alabama on August 1, 2003. She was recovered in 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Alabama Bureau of Investigation

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Walter Arlington Morales Jr.
Morales

Morales, 17, disappeared from his home in Miami, Florida on October 27, 1993. His remains were found later that year in Richland County, South Carolina, but not identified until 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network
For the Lost

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Brian Luis Jones
Jones

Jones was abducted by his non-custodial mother from Visalia, California on February 10, 1995, when he was one years old. In 2004, he was found safe in Spain. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Polly Klaas Foundation
For the Lost

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Ayman Afnan Shah Ali
Ali

Ali was abducted by his non-custodial father from Los Angeles, California on June 13, 1998, at the age of eight. He was found in 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
For the Lost

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J. L. Love
Love

Love was last seen in Richmond, Texas on September 1, 1998, when he was 61 years old. His skull was found in a garden near the Richmond city limits in October 2004. Investigators have not found the rest of his remains. Love had serious health problems at the time of his disappearance. His death is under investigation and death by natural causes has not been ruled out.

Source Information:
Missing Adults - Missing Children
For the Lost

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Clayton Mark Saunders II
Saunders

Saunders was abducted by his non-custodial grandparents from Virginia Beach, Virginia on December 27, 1992, when he was five years old. He was found safe in August 2004. He is now eighteen.

Source Information:
The Doe Network
For the Lost

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Carl Harrison Margolis, Eric Leo Margolis, and Sarah Ann Margolis
Carl Eric Sarah

Carl, 10, Eric, 7, and Sarah, 12, were all abducted by their non-custodial father, Glen Steven Margolis, from their school in Los Angeles, California on November 24, 1997. He took them to Costa Rica. The children were recovered six years later, in April 2004, when Sarah contacted the United States embassy in Costa Rica for information on how to return home. She and her brothers have been reunited with their mother. Glen has not been apprehended and is believed to be still in Costa Rica.

Source Information:
The San Diego Union-Tribune
For the Lost

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Earlene Jackson
Jackson

Jackson, 75, disappeared from Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2003. In October 2004, she was admitted for treatment for an infection at Beverly Hospital in Montebello, California. She was semi-comatose and unable to identify herself or communicate. She had spent the past fourteen months at two other hospitals as an unidentified "Jane Doe" patient. An employee at Beverly Hospital took the initiative to identify Jackson, searching the Los Angeles Police Department's website for photographs of missing women that matched her description. One did. Jackson has been reunited with her family.

Source Information:
Los Angeles Police Department
Whittier Daily News

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Goldie A. Swanger
Swanger

Swanger, 75, disappeared from Los Angeles, California on August 29, 1997, after a doctor's appointment. Her case was resolved in the fall of 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Los Angeles Police Department

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Stephanie Dawn Glazer
Glazer

Glazer was abducted by her non-custodial mother from Akron, Ohio on March 30, 1977, when she was three years old. She was recovered in November 2004 at age 30. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children

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Holly Christine Notestine
Notestine

Notestine, 25, was abducted from in front of her Bedford County, Pennsylvania home on April 30, 2000. Her remains were found in 2004 along a rural road in Bedford County, about four miles from her home. They were identified in October 2004, four and a half years after her disappearance. The investigation into Notestine's death is ongoing. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The Centre Daily Times

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Melba Lynn Hudgens
Hudgens

Hudgens, 18, disappeared from from Elk City, Oklahoma on June 1, 1978. She was later found deceased. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The Doe Network

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Gliselle V. Morales
Morales

Morales, 15, ran away from her hometown of Wahiawa, Hawaii on May 7, 2003. She was located in October 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children

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Miki Anderge Dagmawi
Dagmawi

Dagmawi, a 21-year-old mentally disabled man, vanished from Los Angeles, California on August 27, 2003. He was located in autumn 2004. Further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
Los Angeles Police Department

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Janet Lynn Moore
Moore

Moore, 43, disappeared from Wisconsin Rapids, Michigan on March 24, 2003. Her body was found on September 8, 2004; a mobile home owner next door to Moore's residence discovered the remains under his porch while doing routine maintanence. Moore had a history of mental illness and liked to hide in cramped spaces when she was frightened. Police believe her death was accidental; she may have become stuck under the porch and died of exposure.

Source Information:
The Wausau Daily Herald

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David Churchill Jackson
Jackson

Jackson disappeared from Pembroke Pines, Florida on June 25, 1988, when he was 24 years old. He stepped out to buy a pack of cigarettes and never returned home. His car was found abandoned months later, at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Jackson's remains were found in Miramar, Florida in August 1989, but were not identified by police until October 2004. Police have arrested Michael Allen Wolfe in connection with his murder; Wolfe was once married to Jackson's ex-wife. He is awaiting trial.

Source Information:
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Miami Herald

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