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Family to Hold Awareness Event for Missing Father

LostNMissing Inc and the family of Brandon Lawson to hold a "Shining Hope" Event on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in Crowley, Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Brandon  Lawson
PRLog (Press Release) -
Apr. 21, 2014 - BRONTE, Texas -- Friends and family of a missing San Angelo man are planning a Shining Hope event this weekend. Brandon Lawson was 26 years old when he went missing in the early hours on August 09, 2013 after running out of gas on Interstate 277 near Bronte, Texas. The family hopes the event will raise awareness and perhaps bring tips to law enforcement. The gathering will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Bicentennial Park located at 900 E. Glendale St. Crowley, TX 76036 and is open to the public. Attendees will gather at the Pavilion. A prayer will be done and missing posters of Lawson will be handed to all who attend. Volunteers will hang posters in communities from Abilene to Crowley. The event is sponsored by LostNMissing Inc., a nonprofit organization assisting Lawson’s family.  Cynthia Caron, president of LostNMissing says, “Our goal is to have as many posters hung so that a memory may possibly be recalled by someone who may have information that they can bring to law enforcement.”
She further states, “Many times, no matter how much media attention, there are those who may not be aware of Brandon’s missing status and we hope to generate more awareness for possible leads.”

Lawson phoned 9-1-1 in the early hours, on August 9, asking for help after running out of gas in his truck.  He indicated he was in trouble and needed help. Unfortunately, the dispatch could not clearly understand Lawson and only captured he was “in a field” and asked for them to please hurry. The tape was garbled and difficult to understand. According to media, and law enforcement, a passing truck driver also phoned 9-1-1 after seeing Lawson’s abandoned truck parked haphazardly on the side of Interstate 277 south of Bronte.  A massive search around the area of his truck was done in late October by TexSar and with assistance by various law enforcement agencies but no signs of Lawson was found. A number of helicopter searches has been done, as well.

Ladessa Lofton, Lawson’s common-law wife (and mother of 3 of his children) adds “Brandon has four children who ask about their father every day. This has been a nightmare for our family and all we want is to learn what happened to Brandon?”  Lofton fears he is no longer alive as she firmly believes he would never purposely walk away from his family and children. “We’ve endured rumors on social media because original news reporting painted a picture that Brandon was a fugitive on the run. Brandon would never run from his kids and while he had an outstanding warrant we were in the process of saving to pay his fine and addressing it through our lawyer.”  She further added, “Even if Brandon were to serve jail time, he would have seen his children on visitation until released. To say he ran to avoid being apprehended is ridiculous.”

Caron further added, “Regardless of an old warrant,  Brandon was a hard working father who held a job in the oil fields and his four children are the world to him. If he is missing, we believe it is not because he wants to be. Something happened to him in those fields and we also believe there is a second voice on the 9-1-1 tape and if that proves to be correct, that person has knowledge as to what has happened to Brandon and where he may be.” Law enforcement has never claimed a second voice on the tape and previous statements in media reports by law enforcement was that the tape was ‘ too distorted to fully understand what was being conveyed.’  She further adds, “We ask that anyone with information to please contact TxDPS at (512) 424-5074 , or Sheriff WayneMcCutchen at (325) 453-2717 and they may request to remain anonymous. This family needs to know what has happened to Brandon.”

For more information on the Event and Brandon’s case, please see http://www.missingbrandonlawson.com

Unidentified Female Body since 2007 - Florida

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE - Earthly Body Found on February 06, 2007
 
Located: Wooded area in Sarasota , Florida
Race: White  Sex: Female
Age: 36 - 45  years old
Height: approx.. 66"  (5'5")
Weight: approx. 145 lbs
Hair: Reddish-Brown; long and pulled back into pony tail.
Other: Decedent had breast implants. The victim had saline breast implants, Mentor Smooth Round Moderate Style 1600, manufactured in 1998.
A skeletal analysis completed on the remains indicated that she may have fractured her nose and right wrist at some point in her life.
Clothing on body A multicolored cotton pullover shirt with an Italian label, a light colored "Spice Wear" skirt with a leather string belt, dark colored thong-style underpants, and two pairs of socks (one pair was white & the other pair was blue-green in color).
Dental information / charting is available and entered
DNA: Sample submitted - Tests complete
Case Number: 2007-00105-SA-040
NCIC# U230019485
NamUs Case #: 1017
Note: 25 women excluded as being the unidentified female. To see list: https://identifyus.org/en/cases/1017
If you recognize her, please contact:
Agency Dist 12 Medical Examiner Office
Phone 941-361-6909
Case Manager: Russell Vega
 
 
Artist reconstruction photos of the decedent and clothing.

MISSING: Ricky Tolson, 35 - Baltimore, MD



Missing:  Ricky Tolson
Year of Birth: 1978
Age at time missing: 35 years old
Date Missing: Apr 09, 2014
Missing From : Baltimore, MD
Hair Color: Brown
Hair Style: Short , cropped
Eye Color: Hazel
Height:   5"7
Weight:   180 lbs.
Tattoos: Numerous from waist up,  including the tops of his hands with words and just a small heart on the inside of his ankle with the name Bianca. The most noticeable tattoos he has are (3) tear drops on his eyes, (1 one under the right eye and 2 under the left eye)
He also has a pyramid with the words around it on the left side of his neck.
Physical marks, scars:  Left elbow was cut so he has a big scar, showing on top of his tattoos, from one end of the elbow to the other. On the left side of his chest, showing on top of a name/heart tattoo, he has a big cut scar going down through it. Index finger is missing to the first knuckle with a small nail growing from it from a child hood accident.
Clothing:  Reported to have been wearing a dark gray sweat pants and dark gray hoodie
Other: Is Right handed and smokes cigarettes.


Police Agency:  Baltimore Police Dept.; Northwestern District.at (410) 396-2466
Case Number: 14-6D5490
Detective Assigned: Detective Ryan Monteiro
NamUs: Case number pending

Circumstances:  Ricky is currently homeless. There has never been a day that goes by that he does not make contact with the mother of his child in the last 3 years. The last time they spoke was on Wednesday, March 2,  2014 and he made plans to meet on that Saturday. She also reported that in the conversation she noticed that Ricky
didn't sound "himself" and he just kept saying he was tired. He told her he would call that Saturday morning and see her and his child that day.  He never showed up.  This is completely out of character for him. He does frequent the Pikesville area as well as Baltimore city near Pikesville and Reistertown roads in Baltimore, MD.





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MEDICAL #MISSING: Ruth Ann Johnson Arnold, 68 - Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (may need medical attention - extreme concern for her welfare)

Police on Saturday were asking for the public's help in finding a 68-year-old missing woman, officials said.
Ruth Ann Johnson Arnold was last seen about 3:30 p.m. April 10 at her Mid-City home in the 2400 block of South Ridgeley Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
"Her family is extremely concerned for her welfare due to her ongoing medical care," the LAPD said in a statement.
Arnold is described as an African-American female with brown hair, brown eyes, standing 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing about 140 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a black blazer, a pink and black skirt set, and black nursing shoes, statement said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Missing Persons Unit Detective Mercado at 213-996-1800, or 877-527-3247 during non-business hours. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477, text the letters "LAPD" to 274637, or visit lapdonline.org.
 
 
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Gerald Boyles, 75 - Kentucky (had been missing since September 2013)

Family reported that the body of a man reported missing since September of 2013 has apparently been found. Gerald L. Boyles of Sandhill, Ky., had been the object of a search by his son, Tim Boyles of Piketon, assisted by his cousin Rick Boyles.

"I got the notice that they found him," Boyles told theDaily Times Saturday morning. "I don't know a lot about it because I'm still at my house up in Piketon."

Boyles suggested the Times contact the South Shore Police Department. However, there was no response at that office except for a voice message. The Times left a message requesting information, but the department did not return calls.

"I'm not for sure, but I think they found him on East Tygart Road," Boyles said. "There was a robbery at that gas station at the edge of it, and my dad's sister called me and told me that found him. I think it was in a field or something."

Earlier in the week, Boyles told the Daily Times they had been searching from this are to Virginia and to Lima, Ohio. He said they had also focused on Ironton because of a shelter there. The Times contacted the Kentucky State Police and asked if they could verify that Boyles' body has been found and they could not.

 
 
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

CRITICAL #MISSING: David Siwarski, 65 - Cape Coral, FLORIDA (suffers from aphasia which is a brain condition that impacts mental function - needs medications)

Cape Coral police are searching for a Cape Coral man who has been missing since Friday evening.
According to a report, family members told police 65-year-old David Siwarski left his home in the 1400 block of SE 27th Street at around 6 p.m. on Friday.
After Siwarski had not returned in four hours, family members became worried because he is on several medications and suffers from aphasia – a brain condition that impacts mental function.
Cape Coral Police used K9 units and aviation to search for Siwarski, but were unable to locate him.
Siwarski is described as a white male with gray hair and blue eyes. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds.
Siwarski was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, light blue shirt and khaki shorts.
If you have any information on the location of Siwarski, contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

MEDICAL #MISSING: Robert McFarland, 68 - Boise, IDAHO (has ongoing medical issues - may need medical attention - driving a 2000 gold Jeep Grand Cherokee with Ada County plates)

Boise Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 68-year-old man.
Robert McFarland was last seen at his west Boise home on April 8. His family reported him missing the next day.
Family members tell police that Robert has ongoing medical issues and they are concerned for his well being. Foul play is not suspected in his disappearance.
McFarland is 5-foot-10, 220 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.
He is believed to be driving a 2000 gold Jeep Grand Cherokee with Ada County license plates.
Boise Police say they have entered Robert into the National Crime Information Center and the Idaho Missing Persons Clearinghouse, so if he is located anywhere in the country, law enforcement will be able to identify him as reported missing from Boise.
Anyone with any information on Robert's whereabouts is urged to contact police dispatch at 377-6790.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

URGENT #MISSING: Vernon Stephens, 39 - Jacksonville, FLORIDA (his car was involved in a crash on the Mathews Bridge)

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Vernon Stephens, the last known driver of a red Mitsubishi Galant involved in a crash on the Mathews Bridge last night, has not been located.

Family members have unsuccessfully tried to contact Stephens and there is growing concern that he may have been thrown off the bridge from the impact of the crash.
According to JSO, the crash happened around 11 p.m. Friday in the westbound lanes of the bridge.
Officers say that early indications are that the Galant was broken down on the bridge when it was hit by a car traveling westbound.   The driver of the second car was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Stephens was last seen at dinner with family Friday night wearing a pink shirt, gray pants, and dress shoes.
"Family says he was going to meet friends in the downtown area," said Melissa Bujeda with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.  "Those individuals have been contacted, but nobody knows the whereabouts of this individual. Like I said, we are definitely concerned that he may have gone off the side of the bridge."
JSO used both their air unit and marine unit to try to locate Stephens, but to this point, they haven't been able to. Once daylight hits, they will resume searching.
"Once daylight hits, that gives us a lot more ability to see below," Bujeda said. "We are hoping for the best, and we want to make contact with him."
If you have seen Stephens, you are asked to call police at 904-630-0500.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Teleka Patrick, 33 - Michigan

The body pulled Sunday from a northern Indiana lake is that of missing Kalamazoo doctor Teleka Patrick, Indiana State Police confirmed Wednesday.
During a news conference Wednesday, Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller said it appeared that Patrick, 30, accidentally drowned in Lake Charles in Porter, Ind.
"I do believe it's as solved as it's going to get," Fuller said.
Fuller said authorities think Patrick, a first-year psychiatry resident at Borgess Medical Center, left Kalamazoo of her own free will on the night of Dec. 5, 2013. Her car was found later that night off I-94 near Porter, not far from Lake Charles.
Authorities believe Patrick drove for about two hours to Porter, got a flat tire and got out of the car along the highway. She then became lost, Fuller said, and accidentally wandered into the lake.
"(She) was found at that point five months and a day, to the day, in that same location, with no indications of any trauma. No indications of anything other than a possible accidental drowning," Fuller said.
 Foul play is not suspected, Fuller said. Officials are still waiting on toxicology results, but Fuller said they don't believe the results will reveal anything new.
A fisherman spotted Patrick's body in the lake Sunday morning. Badly decomposed, it needed to be identified via either fingerprints or dental records, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris told 24 Hour News 8 Sunday.
Car keys, a pager and the $100 a co-worker gave her on Dec. 5 were also recovered at the lake, according to Fuller.
Lake Charles is about 50 yards from busy I-94, separated by a barbed wire fence.
"Back in December when this took place, there were more things between you and the lake. Again, it was at night. It may look like an open field when you're walking to that area. But if you're  not familiar with the area, you could end up falling into the lake," Fuller said.
Coworkers and others interviewed by investigators suggested Patrick was troubled  the night she went missing. She had a history of unstable behavior and others who knew her confirmed that she sometimes took off when she was upset.
"In those cases , she would leave urgently. Whenever she left, it would be for a day or so. And in each case, it turns out that she would check into a motel or a hotel," Fuller said.
Patrick attempted to check into a Kalamazoo hotel the night of Dec. 5, but could not get a room.
Authorities originally said Patrick then headed to visit a relative in Chicago, but Fuller said Wednesday investigators believe she was headed to St. Louis to meet up with an old acquaintance. That was initially withheld, Fuller said, because authorities considered Patrick voluntarily missing and did not want her to know they had an idea where she was.
"Had we disclosed that at that time, it would have shut the only door that we felt was open to her at that time," Fuller said.
But as time passed with no word of Patrick, authorities began to suspect she was not alive any more.
"The longer that went, the less chance we thought we had of that, and the more that we realized that we really needed to focus as much as we could on the area we searched" near where Patrick's car was found, Fuller said.
The sheriff said he hopes the identification of the body can bring some closure to Patrick's family.
"Gratitude was expressed and concern for information. Of course they're [Teleka's family] concerned with what people are going to think of this case and I fully understand that," Fuller said. "They are the ones living this thing, we are the ones working on it."
Following the positive identification on Patrick's body, Patrick's family released the following statement Wednesday morning:
"Over the past several months, you have gotten to know Teleka Cassandra Patrick.  You've gotten to know her how we knew her and you've seen her bright and caring smile.  She was beautiful, intelligent, and God-fearing.  You've prayed for Teleka, cried for Teleka, and worked to find Teleka and we thank you.  We thank you for walking this difficult journey with our family.
Teleka's death is not the ending we had hoped for, however, the journey does not end here.  As we mourn Teleka, we must also honor her; honor the life she led, honor her kind spirit and honor her devotion to God and others.  Teleka had a passion and zest for life and no matter the circumstances that led up to her death, we are certain that she would not have taken her own life.  Many questions remain, but what is certain is that we will love her forever and her legacy will continue to live on in the love we show to others.
Thank you for your prayers.  Please respect our privacy in this difficult time."
Western Michigan University released this statement Wednesday:
"We are saddened by the news that the body pulled from an Indiana lake on Sunday, April 6 has been identified as Dr. Teleka Patrick. We offer our sincerest condolences to the Patrick family. Our thoughts and prayers remain with them during this difficult time."
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

MISSING: Chad Turley, 25 - Illinois (during work travel)


Name of Missing: Chad Turley
Year of Birth:  1990
Age at time missing:     25 yrs old
Date Missing:   Dec 20, 2013
Missing From : Christopher, IL
Hair Color:        Brown
Hair Style:        Short , cropped
Eye Color:        Blue
Other: Wears eye glasses
Height: 5'5
Weight: 185 lbs
Tattoos-Piercings: Right arm of a heart that says "Tyra" on the inside; plus multiple more tattoos
Name of Police Agency:            Christopher Police Dept
Phone number of Police Agency            (618) 724-2828
Missing Person Case # 14-0000001403

Circumstance:  Chad is a young father and was working at a carnival at the State Fair to help earn money. In the beginning of Sept. he decided to travel with the group for a job and left Illinois. During his travels/work he always called or or texted his family and always asks to talk with his son. He has never missed a day of communications. The last anyone has heard from him was on December 20, 2013. He could be anywhere in the USA as his last work assignment. His family is very worried and ask that anyone who has seen him, or has information, to please contact authorities.


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LostNMissing Inc., assists law enforcement and families of missing with missing persons case numbers assigned by official law enforcement agencies.  We are an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.


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Earthly Body Located: Micah James LaBorde, 42 - Georgia

A Smyrna man who went missing last month has been located deceased.
On Saturday, April 5, the Smyrna Police Department responded to reports of a body found in the woodline near Nickajack Creek and Fontaine Road.
Two men were walking in the woodline near the creek searching for a unique mushroom that grows in that area when they located the body.
The Cobb County Medical Examiner's office positively identified the body as Micah James LaBorde, 42. A Mattie's call was issued for LaBorde on March 10, 2014 when he went missing and made threats to commit suicide. 
LaBorde was last seen in the area of Fontaine Road and the East/West Connector near the Silver Comet Trail where his vehicle was parked.
The Smyrna Police Department along with the Cobb County Police Department conducted a grid search of LaBorde's last known location and were unable to locate him. This incident is being ruled a suicide and no foul play is suspected.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Kodi Kadeem Beckles, 20 - New York

There is no evidence of foul play in the death of Kodi Kadeem Beckles, a SUNY Plattsburgh student found dead Monday.
Beckles, 20, who is from Poughkeepsie, had been the subject of an extensive search that involved SUNY Plattsburgh University Police, Plattsburgh City Police and State Police after he was reported missing Saturday evening.
City Police Special Response Team members found a body matching Beckles's description in a wooded area behind the Knight Automotive dealership and Consumer Square on Route 3.
It was a discovery that devastated family, friends and the campus community, who had hoped that Beckles would be found alive.
AUTOPSY PLANNED
"At 10:40 a.m., our tactical team located a body fitting the description of Kodi (Beckles)," City Police Capt. Michael Branch said at a press conference Monday afternoon.
City Police then contacted State Police to set up a perimeter around the location for further investigation by City Police and State Police forensic units.
"There is no evidence to indicate foul play at this time, but the case remains under investigation," State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation Capt. Robert LaFountain said.
At 11:19 a.m., Clinton County Coroner David Donah declared the man found in the woods deceased and authorized the body's removal to Albany Medical Center, where Dr. Michael Sikirica was scheduled to perform an autopsy. A positive identification is expected at that time, though officials believed the body to be that of Beckles.
EXTENSIVE SEARCH
SUNY Plattsburgh University Police Chief Arlene Sabo said the investigation started when friends of Beckles reported him missing Saturday evening. They were concerned when he didn't show up for a meeting they felt he was unlikely to miss.
University Police launched a campus-wide search, as did other college staff and Beckles's friends. She thanked all involved for their assistance.
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Located Safe: Jennifer Karina Castillo, 14 - Maryland

Takoma Park police say a critically missing teen who was gone for five days is back home safe.
a medical condition that needs regular supervision or medication.
Jennifer Karina Castillo, 14, went missing the evening of Wednesday, April 2. On Monday, April 7, police said she had been located.
"She is safe and in good health," police said in a statement.
A person is considered "critically missing" if authorities have reason to believe the person's life is in danger, if the disappearance is counter to usual behavior, if the person has mental problems or if the person has a medical condition that needs regular supervision or medication.
 
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Ryan Brenneman, 35 - Florida

UPDATE: Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say they have found a body that appears to be that of a man who went missing after he told his family he was going out for a jog on the night of March 30.
Police say that night around 8:15 p.m., Ryan Brenneman told his dad he was going for a jog and left the home in the 2400 block of Burlwood Drive in his yellow, 2-door Fiat. Later that evening around 10:30 p.m., Ryan's dad said he received a text message from Ryan saying he would be home soon.
Around 11:35 p.m., Ryan's family found his car abandoned at Crystal Lake Road near Geraci Road in the Lutz area. Ryan's family has not seen or heard from him since the text message.
On Friday, April 4, deputies say a man's body was discovered in a pond at Calusa Trace Boulevard near Gulfwinds Drive and Bittern Avenue, just 2 miles from where his car was found.
Deputies say there does not appear to be any signs of foul play. A positive identification is pending.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Carrie Olson, 29 - Iowa

UPDATE: Detectives from the Rock Island and Davenport Police Departments are heading to Hastings, Minn. to meet with local investigators.

Assistant Davenport Police Chief, Donald Schaeffer says the officers will be sharing all aspects of the investigation to decide who is best to take the lead.

At that point, Schaeffer says the other two departments will take supportive rolls in the case.

Shaeffer says at this time, "very limited information is being disseminated, to maintain the integrity of the investigation."

In related news, the Hennepin County Medical Examiners' Office has confirmed through dental records that the body is that of 29-year-old Carrie Elaine Olson of Davenport, Iowa.
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LostNMissing Inc.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.

Earthly Body Located: Reynaldo Pacheco, 44 - California

The Napa County Sheriff's Officehas identified a body found near Lake Hennessey on Friday as Reynaldo Pacheco, 44, of Santa Rosa.
  
Pacheco's SUV was last seen March 24 on surveillance video in front of a 7-Eleven store at 2906 First St. in Napa.
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Earthly Body Located: Danielle Locklear, 15 - North Carolina

The former boyfriend of Danielle Locklear confessed Tuesday, just shy of a month since the teen disappeared, that he killed her and dumped her body into the South River, Hope Mills Police said.
Hope Mills Police Chief Joel Acciardo said Tuesday that Je'Michael Malloy, 17, choked Danielle to death following an argument in March.
Malloy and his friend 18-year-old Dominic Lock are accused of transporting Danielle's body to a bridge above the South River that night, Acciardo said during an emergency press conference Tuesday night.
Malloy, of N.C. 210 South, was charged with second-degree murder, authorities said. Lock, of Cade Hill Avenue, was booked on the same charges. Both have $100,000 bail.
Since April 2, when a female body was found in the river about 5:30 p.m. near the Cumberland-Sampson county line, investigators, family members and the community have been waiting for the results from the North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office.
Acciardo, at the press conference at the Cumberland County Detention Center, said the body had not been positively identified as Danielle's, but that Malloy's admission matches investigators' findings.
Danielle's description and the clothing she wore also led to the confirmation, a news release said.
A relative of Danielle's confirmed the news on the "Find Danielle Locklear 'Dannie' " Facebook page late Tuesday night.
"It is with a heavy heart I post that confirmation has been received - the body found in the South River April 2 was that of Danielle Locklear," the post said. "Please keep her and her family in your prayers and surround them with love. R.I.P. Dannie! Two suspects have been arrested. Thank you all for your prayers."
Malloy's confession came nearly a month after Hope Mills Police first began a search for Danielle that grew to a 50-person task force, which included the State Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
On March 11, Danielle, a freshman at South View High School, told her grandfather she was going to see a friend about a block away from their house on Trencholm Road. They lived in the Fox Meadow subdivision off Legion Road in Hope Mills.
That night, Acciardo said Malloy admitted to getting into an argument with Danielle. Malloy told police the conversation turned violent and he choked her to death, Acciardo said. He shoved her sock into her mouth, Acciardo said.
Police say Lock later joined Malloy in transporting Danielle's body to the river. Authorities say cinder blocks were used to weigh down her body.
On March 13, Danielle's grandfather reported Danielle was missing, setting off a weeks-long investigation that led police to comb the area in and around the neighborhood and South View High School.
Police traced the last signal from her cellphone to an area off Claude Lee Road, but the phone was not found.
On March 23, hundreds of volunteers turned out for a ground search of a wooded area near Little Rockfish Creek in Hope Mills. The area sits behind the Fox Meadow subdivision.
Supporters continued to rally around Locklear's family, and tips poured into Hope Mills police. On March 29, more than 200 people released nearly 1,000 balloons to continue to draw attention to the case. Danielle's family members were in attendance.
"Danielle, baby, if you see these balloons, come home," her mother, Rowna Fowler, said then, fighting back tears.
Malloy wasn't initially a suspect, Acciardo said, but became a part of the investigation after a tip - and information gathered by officers - led authorities to the teenager.
The off-duty detective who spotted Danielle's body in the river was the same one who convinced Malloy to confess, Acciardo said.
According to the Facebook pages of Danielle and Malloy, the teens began dating in June 2013.
While the search for Danielle was ongoing, Malloy wrote "Got me crying" March 15 under a photo of Danielle posted by one of her friends.
He is one of the nearly 12,000 people who follow the Facebook page established by family members to keep people updated about the investigation.
According to the MaxPreps website for scholastic sports, Malloy is a soccer player at Cape Fear High School.
Tuesday afternoon, hours before the press conference was called, investigators met with Danielle's family for roughly two hours at the Hope Mills Police Department, Acciardo said. They were given the latest developments in the case, he said.
Acciardo, appearing somber, said Tuesday night that the case was a difficult situation for everybody involved.
"All I can say is that this is a tragic event - for the family of the victim for the families of the suspect," Acciardo said. "Everybody involved was young. Everybody involved had their whole lives ahead of them."
Staff writer Nathan Hardin can be reached at hardinn@fayobserver.com or 486-3509.
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LostNMissing Inc., is an all-volunteer national tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "code") and qualifies as a public supported organization under Sections, or Categories: P99 (Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.); M99 (Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C.); I01 (Alliance/Advocacy Organizations). LostNMissing is organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New Hampshire. We never charge a fee for our services.