Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Kara Nichols has been missing since October 2012, and her mom acknowledges that she had problems with drugs and may have dabbled in prostitution. But during the period when authorities supposed to be searching for her, the sheriff in the area — Terry Maketa, who we told you about in recent days — was knee deep in the sort of bad behavior that led to his criminal indictment. Nichols’s mom now wonders if his problems caused the case to fall through the cracks. Westword has the story.
Browsing: Missing Persons
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: National Missing Children’s Day puts the focus on cases in which young people have vanished, and there are incredible variety of them, involving runaways, parental abductions or flat-out mysteries. Here’s a representative sampling of these sad incidents, presented in alphabetical order. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Schelling vanished in 2013 shortly after learning she was pregnant and meeting with the presumed father. Three years later, after the case was featured on an episode of 20/20, a man was seen stealing signs relating to her disappearance, and frustrated cops want to talk to him — badly. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Dena Candelario has been missing since 2004, and the case has long since gone cold. But after Dateline NBC gave national exposure to Ralph Candelario’s conviction for killing Pam Candelario, his second wife, the mystery involving Dena is receiving new scrutiny. Westword has the story.
Forty-year-old Sidney Cranston Jr., got on his motorcycle the morning of June 16 to meet a buyer at a vacant property in Kingman.
Later that day, he was scheduled for an important meeting with the Kingman City Council regarding the sewer hookup on the house he was selling. It was an appointment Sidney never would never make.