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He was released in after serving a prison sentence but was killed in a road accident. Calico disappeared near her home after taking her usual bike ride.
A missing persons poster claimed she was being followed by a Ford Pickup and was never heard from again.
Joe, Florida with a white pickup truck parked next to it. The girl in the photo is believed by the family to be Calico, but this has not been confirmed.
It is unclear whether Calico is still alive. Michaela Garecht. Garecht was abducted by a Caucasian male thought to be about 18—24 years old.
She rode to a small neighborhood market on her scooter. When she tried to grab her scooter, a man forced her into his car.
Neither Garecht or the abductor have been seen or heard from since. A suspect was convicted of the victim's murder, yet no body was ever recovered.
Vanden Boeynants, a Belgian politician, was released one month after his abduction when a ransom was paid. Jacob Wetterling. Joseph, Minnesota , US.
The victim was lured by an unidentified assailant through telephone to run an errand for her mother.
The girl had been seen meeting the subject at a plaza and was never seen alive again. Her body was found in The case remains unsolved.
Alvarez-Machain, a suspect in the murder of Enrique Camarena, was kidnapped, allegedly by Americans to bring him to trial in the United States. The victim was abducted and murdered.
Three are considered primary suspects, but the murder remains unsolved. Niigata , Japan. Fusako was abducted after a baseball game and held captive for slightly over nine years.
She was found alive on 28 January Jaycee Lee Dugard. Dugard was kidnapped from a bus stop and held captive for 18 years.
She was found alive by parole officers on 26 August due to a tip from campus police officers from the University of California, Berkeley.
During captivity she gave birth to two children. The child was abducted while riding her bike unsupervised. She was raped and asphyxiated, and her body was found several months later.
Lowe was convicted of her murder. Lawson was a young lawyer kidnapped in a case bungled by the FBI. The FBI inserted tracking devices in the money bag and on the delivery person, but both were on the same frequency and the FBI tracked the delivery person, leaving the money drop by mistake.
After later getting a break in the case, the FBI went to the home of suspect Jerry Bland, who refused entry. While officers were retrieving a search warrant left in the car, the suspect retreated inside and shot himself, taking any information on Lawson's whereabouts to his grave.
Neither she nor her remains were ever found. The ransom money was mostly recovered from the suspect's attic and vehicle.
Thiago was kidnapped on his way to school. He was rescued by police a week later from the house in a Rio de Janeiro suburb where he was being held.
Edmonton , Alberta. Corinne was kidnapped from the front yard of her family home by an unknown male. Two days later her body was found 9 kilometres 5.
On 14 March , after using new DNA techniques, Clifford Sleigh was identified as the suspect, whom was already serving time in an Alberta prison for another crime.
He was given a life sentence on 27 May Two days before her tenth birthday, Beers was lured into the home of John Esposito, a friend of her family.
She was held captive inside a concrete bunker underneath Esposito's garage. He falsely claimed that Beers was kidnapped by a third party in an amusement park, but 17 days after the abduction, he took police to where he was holding her.
Merseyside , England. Bulger was abducted from a Merseyside shopping centre by a pair of ten-year-old boys. Later in the day the boys tortured Bulger to death and left his body on a train line.
Jennifer Odom had stepped off a school bus, a short walk from her home in Florida , when she was kidnapped by an unknown abductor. Her body was found in an orange grove on February 25th, , nude and with signs of sexual assault and blunt force trauma.
The case remains unsolved, however authorities have identified a person or persons of interest, and were able to lift fingerprints from her backpack, which was found two years after her kidnapping along with a clarinet case that she had in her possession.
Police enlisted the help of psychic Nancy Myer, who was apparently able to anticipate discovery of the latter two items, a consultation featured in the true crime documentary series Unsolved Mysteries with Dennis Farina Season 6 Episode 1.
Police continue to seek tips, and her abduction and murder remain a cold case under active investigation to firmly establish a culprit.
Sara Ann Wood. Frankfort, New York , US. Wood disappeared on a quiet road near her home. A known murderer named Lewis S. Lent Jr. But when he drew a map of the burial location for the police, extensive searches were conducted, but did not produce any evidence as to Wood's whereabouts and nothing was found.
Lent abducted Bernardo from the Pittsfield movie theater where Lent worked as a janitor. Lent later recanted to killing Wood, yet he was sentenced to years-to-life for the Wood murder, and was sentenced to life without parole for the Bernardo murder, and is in prison in Massachusetts.
He is suspected in a number of other child kidnapping cases. Estell was last seen with her parents at a soccer tournament at Carpenter Park heading towards a playground.
Klaas was kidnapped from her home and later strangled. Davis' car got stuck in the mud a few miles from Klaas' house.
A local police officer pulled him out of the mud, but did not query his license number with the police computer system, nor did he hear the BOLO be on the lookout broadcast to all CHP radios reporting that Davis was wanted for a parole violation.
Davis has been convicted of kidnapping and first-degree murder and sentenced to death. BOLOs are now broadcast to all police radios: state, county, and municipal.
Tymich was last seen playing near her house, wearing a pink T-shirt, floral shorts, and white Little Mermaid sneakers. She had been picking peaches with her three brothers, but they went inside and she was gone when they came back out to bring her home.
None of the neighbors saw anything unusual. Michael Anthony Hughes. Hughes was abducted from his elementary school by his stepfather, Franklin Delano Floyd.
Two months later, Floyd was arrested in Kentucky, but the boy was not with him. He has given inconsistent statements regarding the boy's whereabouts, but Hughes was never located.
It was later discovered that Hughes' mother, Sharon Marshall, was not only Floyd's wife, but was actually raised by Floyd from an early age and was herself kidnapped by Floyd.
She died when Hughes was two years old. Floyd is the prime suspect in her murder as well. Chattanooga, Tennessee , US. Porch was abducted from her bedroom at her grandmother's home.
Her remains were discovered in It was determined that she was strangled by ligature shortly after she vanished.
Kelowna , British Columbia , Canada. Tran disappeared from her neighbourhood just after supper. She rode her bike down her quiet street and vanished.
Hundreds of people searched for the girl but her body wasn't found until six weeks later when a man with a divining rod led police to a shallow grave near her parents' home.
She had been sexually assaulted and strangled. Melanie Carpenter. Surrey, British Columbia , Canada. Carpenter was abducted from a Fleetwood Town Centre tanning salon , and was found dead three weeks later concealed by a white blanket, in a crevice near an isolated road, four kilometres north of Yale, B.
Morgan Nick. Nick was at a baseball game with her mother. She was last seen at her car after catching fireflies with her friends, and she was also seen talking to a man who police believe was her abductor.
She has not been found; her mother started a foundation to help families with missing children. Ryce was supposed to be coming home from school but never came back.
Juan Carlos Chavez took responsibility and led police to the body he had sexually assaulted, decapitated, and dismembered.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin , US. Oliver had first met Mullenberg when he was an aide at her school, and became obsessed with her.
He followed her and her father as they moved to two locations in Wisconsin. He eventually moved across the street from the Mullenbergs in Eau Claire.
Oliver told Mullenburg that a publisher was interested in a story that she wrote; she agreed to go with him in his car. Mullenberg dozed off in the car, and when she awoke, her feet and hands were bound.
After an eight-hour drive to Kansas City, Mullenberg and Oliver boarded a plane to Houston, where she spent the majority of her three-and-a-half-month captivity in a motel room.
Mullenberg says that physical, sexual and mental abuse were common. Within weeks, Oliver had convinced Mullenberg that her parents didn't want to get her back and didn't love her.
Mullenberg says she became so completely disconnected from reality that she remembered very little from her past.
A chance viewing of America's Most Wanted on television confirmed the manager's suspicions that Oliver was up to something. Immediately after recognizing Oliver's photo on the show, calls were placed to law enforcement and the FBI.
Authorities who raced to the hotel knew who Mullenberg was, but after months in captivity, she did not. Only after authorities showed Mullenberg pictures from her past did she come back to reality.
Deborah Evans was nine months pregnant when she was murdered and had her unborn son cut from her womb. Evans had three other children: year-old Samantha, 7-year-old Joshua, and month-old Jordan.
Evans' ex-boyfriend Laverne Ward was the father of both Jordan and the unborn baby. Evans had a restraining order against Ward but allowed the trio into her home.
Williams faked a pregnancy to keep her boyfriend, Fedell Caffey. Caffey was aware that Williams was not pregnant, and participated in the abduction and murder.
Williams, Ward and Caffey killed Evans and Samantha in their home and abducted Joshua, killing him the next day. His body was found in an alley in a nearby town.
Williams convinced friends and family that she had given birth to the infant. Jordan was left unharmed in the house with the bodies of his mother and sister.
Police were called to the house by Evans' current boyfriend and tracked down the killers and the stolen infant. When police took the baby from Williams she screamed, "That is my baby!
Victim was abducted after walking to school. Her body was found months later. Amber Hagerman. Hagerman was kidnapped while riding her bike near her grandparents' home.
She was found four days later by a hiker and his dog, naked in a creek bed. An autopsy revealed she had been alive for two days, and then had been raped and had her throat slit.
Days later, ETA said they were responsible for the kidnapping and demanded the transfer of ETA prisoners to Basque prisons in exchange for his release.
Baby Le-Zhan's mother, Daphne Boyden, was shot and her house was burned down, with no sign of her son. He was found six years later living as the son of Latasha Brown.
His father, rapper Young Lay , was serving a prison sentence when his son was found. Dardenne was kidnapped and raped by Dutroux, a serial killer, while on her way to school.
She was rescued after 80 days, on 15 August , with year-old Laetitia Delhez, who had also been kidnapped. Her mother left for an errand while Cyndi played at a park nearby on July 4, She did not return home, and was found roughly two weeks later, rolled up in a carpet at a grassy region near her home; she had been raped and strangled.
Police interviewed a number of suspects and persons of interest before linking crime scene and forensic evidence to Guy Rasmussen, a former rock band musician who resided near the area.
He has continued to maintain his innocence and filed a motion, supported by the Innocence Project , for a re-test of DNA evidence in , but no reports have subsequently emerged from this, and he remains imprisoned for the crime as of summer Dutroux kidnapped Delhez after another victim, Sabine Dardenne, had requested a companion because she felt so alone.
They were rescued on 15 August Eschborn , Germany. Fiszman, a millionaire, was held for ransom. He was killed by his kidnappers even though the ransom for him was paid.
The perpetrators were arrested on 19 October and received long prison sentences. Kara Rudd was taken to a swimming hole in Germany Creek by Kondro, who knew both Rudd and her mother, and then to an abandoned house near the Columbia River.
Once there he raped and strangled her, after which he placed her body in an abandoned Volkswagen vehicle in a ravine.
Kondro aroused investigators' suspicions after sightings of his car near where Rudd had disappeared, and from indications of a struggle due to visible scratches on his person from a girl's long nails.
Kondro was also suspected in the prior kidnappings, sexual assaults and murders of two eight-year-old girls: Rima Traxler , also from Longview, and Chila Silvernails , from nearby Kalama.
Kidnapped by her stepfather and relocated to Mexico along with his three other children. McGinnis gave birth to nine children by her kidnapper.
McGinnis and eight of her nine children escaped in June , able to return to US; her eldest had already left home but reunited later. Eventually Piette was apprehended in Mexico City while seeking a passport , and placed in U.
Cape Town , South Africa. Zephany was taken shortly after birth and raised by the kidnapper's family as one of their own.
She was found when her biological sister started at the same school, and friends commented that they looked like sisters.
A woman was believed to have been murdered by her employer. Her body has never been found, but Burrell was convicted in during his second trial.
Cedar Springs, Michigan. Shannon and her mother, Rachel Timmerman, were last seen leaving on a date with an unknown co-worker of Timmerman. The co-worker was later linked to a man named Marvin Gabrion, whom Rachel was preparing to testify against for raping her the previous year.
Rachel's body was later found floating in Oxford lake. Gabrion is on death row for the murder. Shannon has never been found.
Ermua , Basque Country , Spain. But 50 minutes after the deadline expired, at of 12 July, he was shot in the back of the head. Her mother left to do some errands.
Her half-brother said he saw his sister sitting on a bench. Others had seen her speaking to an unidentified male driving a red or brown mid-size vehicle.
Britteny walked over to the witness and told him that she 'made a new friend'. She was never seen again. In there was a significant lead after a killer confessed to the murder of Jodi Parrack.
Similarities in both cases raised red flags. The murderer of Jodi Parrack, Daniel Furlong , after hours-long interrogation, said that he did not kill Britteny.
The case remains open. Cheung Chi Keung. Kwok was kidnapped by the notorious gangster "Big Spender" Cheung Chi Keung  and was released seven days later without police intervention.
Sabrina vanished from her crib without a trace. Her parents, Steve and Marlene Aisenberg, were the last to see her alive, when they placed her in her crib Sunday night.
In the morning Sabrina and her blanket were gone. She is still missing. Frankford, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, US. Cuevas was a baby when she was thought to have been killed in a fire.
Six years later, her mother discovered her at a birthday party. After DNA tests confirmed that the child was indeed her own, the kidnapper was arrested.
Vienna , Austria. Kampusch was abducted on her way to school and held in a secret cellar by her kidnapper for more than eight years. She escaped aged 18 on 23 August Allyson Dalton is the daughter of Sylena Dalton, 20, who was found stabbed to death in the apartment she had shared with Allyson and her mother.
When a friend was alerted to the scene, she found Sylena stabbed to death and Allyson missing. A witness said he saw a male putting a baby into the passenger side of a truck.
The suspicion was on the father, Daniel Pompell. There had been previous disagreements over custody and support. The day Sylena was murdered, a paternity hearing was scheduled.
Police have never named a suspect or a person of interest. In Sylena's mother filed a wrongful death suit against Pompell, but it was dropped for lack of evidence.
Sylena's mother's search for Allyson has never stopped. Holmquist was kidnapped while inline skating. On 20 Aug. Four years later, suspect Curtiss Cedergren, 38, shot and killed himself as an investigator arrived at his Lancaster, Minn.
Authorities later detailed evidence they had collected and said with confidence that Cedergren was responsible for Holmquist's death.
Randolph County, Arkansas , US. Billy Green then slit her throat, and her remains were found in a creek bed over 2 years later. The motive for the murders was unclear as the Greens were known methamphetamine and other drug dealers, but there was also a question of whether Chad, a known sex offender, had targeted Felicia well before the home invasion.
Shemeka Ray was kidnapped from her home in Cusseta, Georgia and found the following day in a ravine off Route , near the Interstate 85 freeway in Columbus.
She had died of blunt force trauma to the head. Her case remains unsolved. She was held for slightly more than a year by Colombian leftist guerrillas along with her father and almost 3 dozen other passengers.
She published a novel about her experiences. While some passengers were released quickly, many of the hostages were released only whenever their specific ransom was paid.
The last hostage, Gloria Amaya de Alfonso, was not released until 22 November , 19 months after the hijacking. Helmond , Netherlands. A group of at least four armed allegedly Arabian men kidnapped van de Kimmenade, son of wealthy industrialists, from his estate.
After the case received much media attention, Van de Kimmenade was dropped off at a waterschap within 48 hours. No reason was given for his release.
After months of research, the case appeared unsolvable. Roberts, 35, was convicted in May by a Polk County Circuit Court jury of capital murder in the rape and strangling of Brewer, his niece, on 17 May Toa Alta , Puerto Rico.
Jusino was playing, allegedly unsupervised, in a community park next to his house's backyard. Butler was rollerblading in front of her house when she was kidnapped by Nelson.
He took her across the state line from Kansas into Grain Valley, Missouri, to a church. There he took her into a wooded area, where he raped and strangled Butler with speaker wire.
Nelson was arrested two days later near the Kansas River , and Butler's body was recovered the following day. Nelson was found guilty and sentenced to death by lethal injection in a federal facility.
West Sussex , England. Payne was kidnapped and murdered soon afterwards by Whiting. The subsequent investigation became a high-profile murder case in the United Kingdom.
Following his conviction, Whiting was imprisoned for life and is currently being held in the maximum security Wakefield prison, West Yorkshire.
Sluti was kidnapped from a mall parking lot in April , taken out of state, and raped for six days before Wright surrendered to police.
Danielle van Dam. Van Dam was abducted from her bed the night of 1—2 February; her body was found three weeks later in a remote area.
Westerfield, a neighbor, was convicted of kidnapping and first degree murder, and sentenced to death for the crime.
He is currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kozakiewicz was groomed over the Internet and eventually lured into meeting Tyree, who forced her into his vehicle and took her to his home in Virginia.
She was held captive, shackled, raped, and tortured for four days in Tyree's basement, and he broadcast his actions via live streaming video.
One viewer of Tyree's live streams reported his actions anonymously to the FBI , who tracked down Kozakiewicz and freed her. Kozakiewicz has become a motivational speaker and an advocate for missing persons.
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Milwaukee, Wisconsin , US. Patterson was last seen by her stepfather, LaRon Bourgeois, as he dropped her off at her elementary school.
Her parents reported her missing when she failed to return home, at which time they learned that Alexis had not been in her classes and was not even seen inside the school building.
On 14 May , investigators officially announced they were pursuing the case as a likely criminal act. No trace of her has ever been found, nor have investigators been able to ascertain any further information about her disappearance.
Elizabeth Smart. Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom, and was found alive nine months later in a suburb of Salt Lake City on 12 March Mitchell was sentenced to life in prison for the kidnapping, while Barzee was sentenced to 15 years.
Samantha Runnion. Runnion was kidnapped from the front yard of her home. Her body was found one day later in Cleveland National Forest.
Pratt was forced into a car from a street. She escaped by gnawing through duct tape used to keep her bound and by smashing a window.
Makhachkala , Russia. Cleveland, Ohio , US. Knight was last seen when she left her cousin's house. Knight, along with Amanda Berry, Berry's child who was born in captivity, and Gina DeJesus, were found alive and in reasonable health within three miles of the site of their disappearances on 6 May Hornbeck was kidnapped while riding his bicycle near his home.
He was sexually assaulted and tortured by his kidnapper, Michael Devlin, eventually promising the man to not run away in exchange for Devlin keeping him alive.
Hornbeck was given a large amount of freedom, and told neighbors he was being home-schooled. After four years, Devlin was losing sexual interest in him, and so kidnapped another boy, William "Ben" Ownby, with Hornbeck in the car to keep him quiet.
The police investigated Devlin and spoke to Hornbeck, but the teenager gave his name as Shawn Wilcox and claimed to be only staying with Devlin while his father was on a business trip.
The next day, the police spoke to Devlin again, telling him they were going to check Devlin's pick-up's tires against tracks found at the scene of Ownby's kidnapping.
Devlin then admitted that he had both Hornbeck and Ben in his apartment, alive. When Shawn was asked his name again without Devlin in the room, he told the police he was Shawn Hornbeck.
Huntington, West Virginia , US. She has not been seen or heard from since, she is presumed dead, and no remains have been recovered.
Fulks and Branden L. Basham claim responsibility for the disappearance of Burns. At that time they were escapees of another correctional facility.
They have yet to provide enough credible details that lead to Burns' whereabouts. Berry was abducted one day before her 17th birthday.
During captivity, she gave birth to a daughter. Just over 10 years later, on 6 May , Berry escaped with her daughter, assisted by neighbors responding to her screams when Castro had absented himself after failing to secure all but an outer door of the house.
The victims were all in reasonable health and within three miles of the site of their abductions. Chen abducted Zhang from her home in the middle of the night and killed her.
Her body was found on March 27, Chen claimed her death was an accident, but was later sentenced to life in prison in for her murder. Sunshine Coast, Queensland , Australia.
Morcombe was abducted while waiting to catch a bus under an overpass. Previously convicted child sex offender Brett Peter Cowan was charged in August for Morcombe's abduction and murder before a search site was established in remote bushlands near the Glass House Mountains for his body.
Skeletal remains were eventually found and DNA tests confirmed that the bones belonged to Morcombe. Brucia was abducted and murdered after being taken from a car wash, which had been filmed by security cameras.
She was raped and suffered blunt-force trauma, dying from drowning after Mundt threw her into a well. Mundt was later arrested and his DNA found to be a match for samples taken upon autopsy from Hendrickson.
He was sentenced to the death penalty, upheld upon appeal. Just over nine years after DeJesus' abduction, on 6 May , she was rescued along with Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight, and Berry's child who had been born in captivity.
They were in reasonable health and within three miles of the site of their disappearances. Morningside , Johannesburg.
The day after Matthews' 21st birthday, Moodly kidnapped her from the Bond University campus. After collecting the negotiated ransom, Moodly shot and killed Matthews in fear that releasing her might lead to his capture.
Hassan was kidnapped and later killed on 8 November by terrorists. Her remains were never recovered.
Wu Ruofu. Beijing , China. Wu Ruofu was kidnapped by a gang targeting wealthy businessmen. He was rescued after 23 hours in captivity, just before he was to be executed.
Three of the abductors were sentenced to death a year later. A movie was released in based on the case, titled Saving Mr.
Jessica Lunsford. Lunsford was abducted from her home in the early morning. Believed held captive over the weekend, she was raped and later murdered by year-old Couey, who lived nearby.
The media covered the investigation and trial of her killer extensively. On 24 August , a judge in Inverness, Florida sentenced Couey, a convicted sex offender, to death for the kidnapping, sexual battering, and first-degree murder of Lunsford.
However, Couey died of natural causes in , before his sentence could be carried out. Alappuzha , Kerala , India.
The local police and the CBI have not found any tangible evidence for Raju's whereabouts. Amsterdam , Netherlands. A group of armed men broke into Melchers' house, tying up her husband and children before taking her with them.
The motive is unknown, although it is suspected that it was done to demand a large ransom, as her father Hans Melchers is one of the richest citizens of the Netherlands.
Behl, a Virginia Commonwealth University freshman, was found dead on 5 October , in Mathews County, Virginia , after having gone missing a month earlier.
Cristina Rios Valladares. Valladares was kidnapped with her two children. Cassez was convicted and given a year sentence for the abduction.
Paderborn , Germany. Frauke Liebs disappeared on 20 June on her way home from a pub. Until 27 June Frauke Liebs texted and phoned her housemate several times claiming to come home soon, but evading questions.
During her last call on 27 June Frauke is said to have answered the question of whether she was being held captive with a faint "yes", immediately followed by a loud "no".
Contact broke off after this phone call. Her skeletonized body was discovered by a hunter in a forest by Lichtenau on 4 October.
Due to the advanced state of decomposition, the time and cause of Liebs' death could not be determined. Coralrose Fullwood was kidnapped from her Florida home and taken to a house nearby, where she was sexually assaulted.
Her body, naked and with signs of asphyxiation and blunt force trauma , was found wrapped in a comforter near a construction site not far from her family home.
An informant subsequently notified police of a video recording from the house where Fullwood was killed, and authorities continue to investigate the possibility of other participants in her murder.
Ownby was getting off the school bus when he was forced into Michael Devlin's pickup truck. Also in the truck was year-old Shawn Hornbeck, who had been kidnapped by Devlin four years earlier and had been living as his son ever since.
The boys lived in Devlin's apartment for a few days, playing computer games and watching TV. A friend of Ownby's gave the police a description of Devlin's vehicle, and his boss recognized it, remembering that Devlin was home sick that day.
The man called the police, who went to Devlin's apartment and met Hornbeck, who gave his last name as Wilcox. The officers left, but came back the next day.
That time, Devlin admitted to having Ownby. Madeleine McCann. Praia da Luz , Portugal. McCann, a British girl, disappeared aged almost 4 from her family's holiday apartment.
Her parents were out eating at a bar with friends, having left McCann and her two younger siblings alone in the apartment.
She has yet to be found. Rowan Ford, a 9-year-old girl then under the care of David Spears, her stepfather, was kidnapped from her home by Collings, a friend of Spears, after a night of heavy drinking.
Collings took her to a trailer on his property in Barry County, Missouri where he raped and strangled her; she was found a week later, naked and bloodied, at the bottom of a sinkhole that opened into a cave in nearby McDonald County.
Jodi Christine Parrack. Daniel Furlong. Constantine, Michigan , US. Jodi Parrack, a fifth-grader at Riverside Elementary School, was kidnapped off her bicycle while riding beside the home of Furlong, who took her into his garage.
He then sexually assaulted her in a boat inside, bound her with zip-ties, and smothered her with a plastic bag. She was later found at a local cemetery.
Gomez was a Mexican singer who was the founder and lead vocalist of the group K-Paz de la Sierra. He was kidnapped on 2 December and murdered the next day.
She was found dead. Shannon Matthews. Dewsbury , England. Matthews was abducted and held captive for 24 days by Donovan, the uncle of her mother, Karen Matthews', boyfriend.
After her rescue by police it was found that Karen had helped plot the kidnapping in an attempt to gain reward money.
Brooke Bennett was lured into the home of Michael Jacques, her uncle, by a teenage acquaintance who had been previously sexually assaulted by Jacques.
Cummings was last seen sleeping in her family's trailer. She was discovered missing. The rear door to the trailer was ajar, and the screen door had been propped open with a cinderblock.
Several days after Cantu went missing on 6 April, a suitcase was discovered in a pond containing her body. On 10 April , police arrested year-old Melissa Huckaby and charged her with Cantu's kidnapping, rape, and murder.
Buchanan was discovered missing from the parking lot of the Charlotte Arms apartment complex. A fishermen discovered her body along the banks of the River Raisin in Raisinville Township on 4 June Baum disappeared walking home from the home of a friend in the small town of McCleary, 20 miles west of Olympia.
Her remains were not found until September , by hunters in remote eastern Washington; positive identification was announced in May Soshanguve , South Africa.
Masego was kidnapped for a Muti killing by Brian Mangwala. It is believed that she may have been gang raped before being taken to the sangoma.
Andhra Pradesh , India. Kyron Horman. Horman disappeared when he did not return home from Skyline Elementary School.
Local and state police along with the FBI conducted an exhaustive search for the boy and launched a criminal investigation, but have not uncovered any significant information regarding his whereabouts.
Bugolobi , Kampala , Uganda. Kakama was handed to the kidnappers by Molly Nabasa, his nanny. Anni Dewani , Shrien Dewani.
Gugulethu , Cape Town , South Africa. During a night trip through the Township of Gugulethu, the taxi was hijacked.
Husband Shrien was dropped of in neighboring township of Khayelitsha while Anni was kept. The vehicle was found the next day with Anni's beaten and bruised body in the back seat.
The three boys' mother had custody of them, but they were at their father's house for Thanksgiving the last time they were seen. Their father was convicted of kidnapping them, and still claims that they are alive, though police believe them to be dead.
Holly Bobo. Bobo was witnessed by her brother walking into the woods outside their family home with a man wearing camouflage.
Three years later, in , four men were arrested for varying degrees of involvement in the kidnapping, and are awaiting trial. A woman has alleged that she saw a video of Holly Bobo tied up and crying, although this video has not been located.
Bobo's body was found in September Timmothy James Pitzen . Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin , US. Timmothy was taken out of school by his mother, Amy Fry-Pitzen, but she did not bring him home.
His father, James Pitzen, reported both of them missing that same day. Amy called some family members to tell them she was all right, with Timmothy saying he was hungry in the background.
Her body was found, having killed herself, on 14 May. She left a note behind stating that Timmothy was safe and would never be found.
Kletzky was kidnapped on his way home from day camp in his Hasidic Jewish neighborhood. The alleged killer was apprehended 32 hours later; he confessed to killing the boy and dismembering his body, but entered a plea of not guilty in court.
The mother and daughter were allegedly kidnapped by the child's father during an unscheduled visitation. Details of the case have been withheld by the court.
Irwin disappeared from her home in the early hours of the morning. Investigators to this day have never given any indication that she was kidnapped by an outside intruder.
Celis was reported missing by her father around 8 am when she was not in her room. A bedroom window had been opened with the screen removed.
On 31 March , her remains were found. Sierra Newbold was kidnapped from her home and subsequently raped and strangled by Black, who left her in a nearby canal to drown.
She was found by a search party later the same day. Black, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues, was found competent to stand trial.
He accepted an Alford plea and was given a sentence of 65 years-to-life in prison. Machynlleth , Wales. Jones was lured into a van by Bridger.
Bridger killed her soon afterwards, but only small fragments of her body have been found. Jessica Ridgeway. Westminster, Colorado , US.
Jessica Ridgeway was a year-old girl who was kidnapped and murdered on 5 October while walking to school. On 10 October, her dismembered remains were found in a ditch in a park in Arvada.
Her abductor was year-old Austin Sigg, and he was sentenced to life imprisonment on 19 November Jersey Bridgeman. Bentonville, Arkansas , US.
Jersey Bridgeman was kidnapped from her home after Holly, who had been babysitting her, had put her to bed.
She was sexually assaulted and suffocated. Authorities later found her in a vacant home nearby. Holly was arrested and charged with capital murder, rape, kidnapping and residential burglary, subsequently convicted and sentenced to the death penalty.
Ethan Gilman. Midland City, Alabama , US. Dykes, a year-old Vietnam War-era veteran , boarded a Dale County school bus, killed the driver, and took Gilman hostage.
On the afternoon of 4 February, law enforcement agents entered the bunker where Dykes was keeping Gilman, killed Dykes, and rescued Gilman.
Cherish Perrywinkle. Donald James Smith. Jacksonville, Florida , US. Cherish Lily Perrywinkle had been with her mother, Rayne Perriwinkle, and two sisters at a Dollar General when they met Donald Smith, who took them to a local Walmart to shop with a gift card.
She was found the next day, having been sexually assaulted and strangled. Craig Michael Wood. Springfield, Missouri , US. Hailey Owens had been walking home from a friend's house when a man in a truck pulled over, called to her and asked for directions.
As she approached him, he grabbed her, threw her into his truck and sped away. Her body was found in the home of year-old Craig Michael Wood, in Springfield.
She had been raped and shot in the back of the head. Wood was found guilty of first-degree murder and was sentenced to death by lethal injection.
Gush Etzion , West Bank. Oron Shaul. As of , the bodies of Shaul and fellow IDF soldier Hadar Goldin are still being ransomed by Hamas , which is demanding the release of Palestinian prisoners in return.
Madyson Middleton. Adrian Gonzalez. Santa Cruz, California , US. She had apparently been lured to the apartment by the teen, at which point he abducted, sexually assaulted and attempted to strangle her.
Basel , Switzerland , Wasserstrasse The kidnappers in motorcycle helmets, armed with wooden sticks and shields, broke down the door to the Voina family apartment and attacked the family with tear gas.
After several minutes of pleading by the father, Oleg Vorotnikov , to not use violence, some five people overcame him, beat him up, and tied him up with duct tape, leaving him incapacitated, after which another group abducted Natalia and the three children.
At the time, the children were taking a bath and the perpetrators kidnapped them naked. So-called Donetsk People's Republic. Donetsk , Ukraine.
On 2 June the freelance journalist Stanislav Aseyev was abducted. Firstly the de facto DNR government denied knowing his whereabouts but on 16 July, an agent of the DNR's "Ministry of State Security" confirmed that Aseyev was in their custody and that he is suspected of "espionage".
Independent media is not allowed to report from the "DNR"-controlled territory. Yingying Zhang. On 9 June , Zhang was running late for an appointment to sign a lease.
While waiting at a bus stop, she was approached by Christensen in his car. Zhang got into the car, and has not been heard from since.
On 24 June , Christensen was convicted of the murder of Yingying Zhang. Police responding to a call from Closs' home found her parents shot to death.
Closs was missing,  and on 10 January she sought the help of neighbors near the house where she was allegedly held.
A man has been charged with kidnapping her and the murders of her parents. On 5 November , year-old Hania Aguilar was abducted from a mobile home park as she was waiting for a ride to the bus stop.
The stolen vehicle was located three days later. McLellan's DNA was found in the stolen vehicle and tied to the abduction.
Dulce Maria Alavez. Her mother, year-old Noema Alavez Perez, reported that she was in her car at the park, and when she could not see Alavez and her 3-year-old brother playing at a nearby playground, she went to investigate, only to discover her daughter had vanished.Abbrechen Absenden. So liegen Sie immer Obi,De. Kennzeichen einer Geiselnahme wäre dagegen, dass das Opfer von den Geiselnehmern an einem bekannten Ort festgehalten und beispielsweise zur Erpressung des freien Abzugs der Verbrecher oder Frontalknutschen Stream Deckung des Fluchtwegs benutzt wird. Wort und Unwort des Jahres in der Schweiz. Aus dem Nähkästchen geplaudert.