International Missing Persons Wiki

This page summarizes major developments being processed with missing individuals.

Please note: Cases taking place less than six months before the present day are automatically listed.

October 2019

Cayce McDaniel

Cayce McDaniel, 14, disappeared under suspicious circumstances in 1996. In October 2019, a suspect was charged with her murder.

July 2020

Denise Pflum

A woman who vanished under suspicious circumstances after leaving her parent's house in Collinsville, Indiana. On July 9, 2020, her ex-boyfriend was charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible

Two teenagers who went missing from Welch, Oklahoma in 1999. In July 2020, it was announced that the suspect in their case had reached a plea deal with prosecutors and would help in the recovery of their remains.

September 2020

Brianna Maitland

A teenager who vanished under suspicious circumstances in Montgomery, Vermont in 2004. In September 2020, it was announced that Othram Inc had partnered with the Vermont State Police to re-examine evidence.

December 2020

Michaela Garecht

A pre-teen who was abducted from Hayward, California in 1988. On December 23, 2020, the Hayward Police Department announced they had charged a man who was already in police custody with Michaela's kidnapping and murder.

Unique Harris

A young mother of three who was last seen at her apartment in Washington, D.C. in 2010. In December 2020, a man was arrested and charged with her murder.

April 2021

Kristin Smart

Kristin Smart was a young woman who disappeared from the Cal Poly campus in 1996. After developments in the case were reported on in late January 2020, it was revealed that investigators had taken possession of two vehicles that are related to Kristin's disappearance. In April 2021, Paul Flores and his father were arrested in connection with her murder.

July 2021

Deanie Peters

A teenager who disappeared from Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 5, 1981. On July 2, a man was charged with perjury and obstructing and resisting police in regards to her case.

September 2021

Maura Murray

A young woman from Massachusetts who disappeared from New Hampshire on February 9, 2004. In September 2021, it was announced that bones discovered near Loon Mountain, New Hampshire, are being tested to see if they belong to Murray.