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FBI Says Missing Toddler's Remains Found in Landfill

Quinton Simon's mother was arrested last week

(Newser) - The FBI on Monday confirmed that the bones found in a Georgia landfill are those of a toddler who had been reported missing last month and whose mother was arrested last week on charges including murder. The FBI used DNA analysis to confirm that the bones belonged to 20-month-old Quinton...

Police: Chances of Finding Toddler's Remains Are Slim
Mother Charged in Death
of Missing 20-Month-Old
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Mother Charged in Death of Missing 20-Month-Old

Police to resume search of Georgia landfill for Quinton Simon next week

(Newser) - After searching in vain for a missing 20-month-old boy since early October, police in Georgia have arrested his mother on a murder charge. Leilani Simon, 22, is being detained pending a bond hearing, Chatham County police said Monday. "We do not anticipate any other arrests in connection with this...

Cops Offer Grim Update on Missing Ga. Toddler

Police say toddler Quinton Simon is likely dead, and his mother is 'prime suspect'

(Newser) - A Georgia toddler reported missing more than a week ago is likely not alive, police said this week in a grim update, adding that all eyes are now on his mom. "We are saddened to report that CCPD and the FBI have notified Quinton Simon's family that we...

Toddler Siblings Are Missing; Their Mother Was Arrested

Police are searching for Miracle and Tony Crook

(Newser) - A young brother and sister are missing and their mother has been arrested in Tulsa, Okla. Police initially said Miracle Crook, 3, and her brother Tony Crook, 2, had last been seen by a family member on Thursday, and that they were reported missing Friday, KOCO reports. The siblings were...

Woman He Watched Plead for Son's Return Is Actually Mom

Boy abducted in China reunited with biological parents after 32 years

(Newser) - Li Jingzhi quit her job to search for her 2-year-old son after he was abducted from a hotel near their home in Xian, the capital of China's Shaanxi province, in 1988. She put up more than 100,000 flyers in 10 provinces and municipalities, and when that didn't...

Cops Asked Him to Hand Over His Daughter. He Hit the Gas

Man dies after driving pickup truck into Kansas river; 2-year-old still missing

(Newser) - A Kansas mom who went to work as usual Wednesday morning soon started receiving concerning updates from locals that her boyfriend had been seen buying liquor at a grocery store, their 2-year-old daughter in tow. Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet tells NBC News that the unidentified woman called her boyfriend—...

Authorities Confirm Body Is Missing Toddler

Judge agrees to seal autopsy record

(Newser) - A body found in Tennessee is that of a toddler who was reported missing last month, authorities have confirmed. "We have a sad update to pass along in our ongoing search for answers in the death of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell," the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday. "...

Authorities: Remains Are Likely Missing Toddler

Officials believe 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell has been found on Tennessee property

(Newser) - In a case "unlike anything," an apparent ending no one wanted. In what the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation calls a "heartbreaking update," NBC News and ABC News report that authorities believe remains found Friday on a Tennessee property are those of missing toddler Evelyn Mae Boswell....

After Apparent Murder-Suicide, Cops Search for Missing Toddler

Police in Northwest believe Aiden Castiel Salcido could be anywhere from Montana to Oregon

(Newser) - Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak had been on the run since June 11, when, police say, they were reported missing after Janiak didn't show up to start serving her jail sentence in Oregon for a burglary conviction. Cops found them in Kalispell, Mont., this week, but now the two...

Missing 2-Year-Old Is Found, but Not by Searchers

Gabriella Roselynn Vitale wandered off Monday morning

(Newser) - A Michigan family's nightmare ended up being roughly 27 hours long. A 2-year-old girl who went missing Monday morning as her family wrapped up a camping trip in northern Michigan was found Tuesday morning. Gabriella Roselynn Vitale wandered off from the Comins Township campsite as the rest of her...

Mom: I Put Toddler to Bed, He Was Gone by Morning

Police are searching for Noah Tomlin, 2, of Virginia

(Newser) - Noah Tomlin was wearing a green and white pajama shirt and a diaper when his mother put him to bed around 1am Monday. She hasn't seen him since, police in Hampton, Virginia, say . The 2-year-old was reported missing later Monday morning when his mother returned to the room to...

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Vanish in Oregon

Karissa and Billy Fretwell missing since May 13

(Newser) - An Oregon mom and her 3-year-old son have not been seen or heard from since May 13. The family of Karissa Alyn Fretwell, 25, and son William (Billy) Fretwell reported the pair missing last week, the Salem Statesman Journal reports, and Salem police are asking the public to report any...

Girl, 3, Missing After Being Sent Outside for Not Drinking Milk

Father arrested for alleged child endangerment

(Newser) - A 3-year-old girl who was sent outside in the wee hours of Saturday morning as punishment for not drinking her milk has not been seen since. Police say Wesley Mathews, 37, told them he sent his toddler daughter Sherin out of the family's Richardson, Texas, home around 3am and...

Town Rallies, Finds Toddler Lost in Cornfield for 20 Hours

500 volunteers signed up to search near Antigo, Wis.

(Newser) - A 3-year-old boy lost for 20 hours in a cornfield where stalks reached 7-feet tall has been found safe and sound in Wisconsin. Dyton Logalbo was playing outside near his home around 2pm Saturday when his mom saw him wandering into the cornfield north of Antigo, reports the Wausau Daily ...

Man's Spontaneous Detour Leads Him to Missing Child

Lana Lowther, 2, went missing around 8:45pm Wednesday

(Newser) - A toddler who went missing from her home in Lorain, Ohio, on Wednesday was found alive early Thursday thanks to one man's spontaneous detour. Lana Lowther, 2, was reported missing from her house around 8:45pm while wearing only footed pajamas, reports Cleveland.com . Authorities and volunteers, assisted by...

Parents of Missing Toddler 'Know Where He Is': Sheriff

Parents officially named as suspects in DeOrr Kunz disappearance

(Newser) - After Idaho toddler DeOrr Kunz went missing during a family camping trip in July, his parents said they were holding out hope that the 2-year-old was with someone, and that he would be returned to them. Six months later, the Lemhi County Sheriff's Office says "I don't...

Toddler Missing for 2 Days Found in Field

Rainn Peterson doing well in hospital

(Newser) - Little Rainn Peterson was playing with her two siblings at her great-grandparents' home in Ohio Friday night when she went missing. Her family reported her disappearance and a search was started—and on Sunday night, one of the volunteer searchers found the 2-year-old girl in a field about half a...

Toddler Found in Bag in Creek, Mom in Jail

She's accused of letting the boy be spanked to the point of bleeding

(Newser) - Mounted police have found the body of missing 14-month-old Cameron Beckford in a bag in Big Walnut Creek near Columbus, Ohio, after his mother allegedly lied about having left the boy on a doorstep because she couldn't care for him. Dainesha Stevens, 24, is thought to have fled an...

Car Skids Off Snowy Road, Finds Missing Toddler

3-year-old had wandered nearly 2 miles from home

(Newser) - A car accident turned out to be very lucky in Sweden yesterday: Police officers accidentally skidded off a snowy road into a ditch, only to discover a missing 2-year-old girl, the Local reports. They heard the barefoot, lightly-dressed toddler crying; she had wandered off while playing with her sister three...

Breeann Rodriguez Body Found: Authorities Believe Remains Belong to Missing 3-Year-Old
 Body of Missing Girl, 3, Found 

Body of Missing Girl, 3, Found

Authorities believe remains belong to Breeann Rodriguez

(Newser) - Remains believed to be a 3-year-old Missouri girl who went missing more than a week ago were found yesterday near a series of ditches where authorities say a neighbor is suspected of dumping her body after suffocating her with a plastic bag. A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer searching by...

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