Resolved Cases
All cases profiled in this section feature individuals who were missing and have been located. Investigations may continue in certain instances (i.e. homicide).

Certain cases are not listed in this section at the request of the victim's family members or law enforcement officials.

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Franklin F. Martin
Martin

Martin, 25, disappeared from Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico on April 19, 2016. In Octobe 2017, police found his remains near the Rio Grande, north of the John Dunn Recreation Area. His death is under investigation.

Source Information:
KOB 4

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Guadelupe Gaona
Gaona

Gaona, 24, disappeared from Grand Prairie, Texas on November 27, 1984. He wasn't reported missing for two years. In February 1985, his nude body was found near a creek on Cliff Road outside of Kingston, Oklahoma, over a hundred miles from Grand Prairie. He'd been shot in the head. The body was identified by DNA in August 2017. Authorities have two persons of interest in Gaona's murder, but both are now deceased. His death remains under investigation.

Source Information:
KXII 12

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Summer Larned-Duran
Summer

Summer, 16, ran away from her Denver, Colorado home on August 3, 2014. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Serina Mendoza
Serina

Serina, 14, ran away from her Littlerock, California home on January 5, 2015. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Elizabeth Ann Hornbeck
Hornbeck

Hornbeck, 25, disappeared from Mountain View, Missouri on September 24, 2015. In March 2017, her remains were found two miles west of Mountain View. They were identified in October. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Source Information:
Fox 2 Now

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Wendy Martinez
Martinez

Martinez, 24, disappeared from San Antonio, Texas on December 5, 2009. In January 2015, her remains were found on Brooks City Base, but they were not identified until October 2017. Although the medical examiner's office has ruled her death as undetermined, it's being investigated as a homicide.

Source Information:
KENS 5
News 4 San Antonio

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Harold Ray Jones Jr.
Jones

Jones, 49, disappeared from Nathalie, Virginia on March 19, 2002, after he left home following a reaction from the mixture of alcohol and prescription painkillers he was consuming. In August 2017, timber workers found his skeletal remains on a farm on Hodges Street in Crystal Hill, Virginia. Jones's skeleton was identified via DNA in October. Authorities don't believe foul play was involved in his death.

Source Information:
The Gazette-Virginian

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Whitney Erin Olson
Whitney

Whitney, 16, ran away from her Salt Lake City, Utah home on August 10, 2015. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Heyvi Marbely Lainez-Pinot
Heyvi

Heyvi, 16, ran away from her Scranton, Pennsylvania home on August 1, 2014. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Brenda Joyce Williams
Williams

Williams, 26, disappeared from Tampa, Florida on June 1, 1978. In 1986, her jawbone was found in a field in Tampa. The jawbone was not identified as Brenda's until August 2017, over thirty years later, and the rest of her skeleton has never been found. Authorities don't know the cause or manner of her death.

Source Information:
ABC News

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Dezarae Monique Gibbons
Dezarae

Dezarae, 16, ran away from her Lancaster, California home on February 19, 2015. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Maria Isabel Emeterio
Maria

Maria, 13, ran away from her Denver, Colorado home on July 15, 2012. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Manuela Raymundo-Santiago
Manuela

Manuela, 15, ran away from her Ocala, Florida home on August 13, 2013. She was found safe in October 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Marvin Efrain Mendez-Perez
Marvin

Marvin, 15, ran away from his Greenville, South Carolina home on February 1, 2015. He was found safe in September 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Jonathan James Lorrigan and Kimberly Ann Lorrigan
Jonathan Kimberly

Jonathan, 9, and Kimberly, 12, were abducted by their non-custodial mother from Chula Vista, California on April 11, 2011. They were found safe in September 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Emely Yolibeth Gamez-Lopez
Emely

Emely, 15, ran away from her Piscataway, New Jersey home on May 13, 2011. She was found safe in September 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Sommer Jean Dowda
Sommer

Sommer, 15, ran away from her Lake City, Florida home on June 23, 2013. She was found safe in September 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Casey Franklin Harper
Casey

Casey, 16, ran away from his Cheyenne, Wyoming home on November 11, 2013. He was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Kelvin Caldeira Birotte
Kelvin

Kelvin, 10 months, was abducted by his non-custodial mother from Richmond, Texas on July 18, 2006. He was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Chase Tyler Massner
Massner

Massner, 26, disappeared from a friend's home in Kennesaw, Georgia on March 27, 2014. In August 2017, his remains were found at the same residence he disappeared from. They were identified later that month and James Bradshaw Clement, who was the friend Massner was staying with and the last person to have seen him alive, has been charged with concealing a death in connection with the case.

Source Information:
Fox 5 Atlanta
CBS News

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Juanita Elanor Bardin
Bardin

Bardin, 49, disappeared from Vidor, Texas on May 17, 1993. In August 2017, the police were able to verify that she'd died in King County, Washington on October 1, 2012. She was buried in a common grave for the indigent in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Renton, Washington.

Source Information:
Vidor Police Department

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David Brett Becton
Becton

Becton, 31, disappeared from Shreveport, Louisiana on March 27, 2016. In June 2017, his remains were found in an abandoned house in Shreveport. They were identified as Becton's in August. The cause and manner of his death haven't been determined and the case is still under investigation.

Source Information:
WTOK 11

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Kara Elise Kopetsky
Kara

Kara, 17, disappeared from Belton, Missouri on May 4, 2007. In April 2017, her remains were found with another set of human bones in Cass County, Missouri. Authorities identified Kara's remains in August 2017. The other body has been identified as 21-year-old Jessica Runions, who disappeared from Raymore, Missouri in September 2016. The prime suspect in both murders is Kylr Yust, who dated both young women. He has not been charged in their deaths.

Source Information:
CBS News

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Jared Lee Lafromboise
Jared

Jared, 13, ran away from his St. Paul, Minnesota home on July 10, 2015. He was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Adelita M. Criddle
Adelita

Adelita, 15, ran away from her Las Cruces, New Mexico home on April 22, 2015. She was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Nilda Jocabed Ortega Lopez
Nilda

Nilda, 16, ran away from her Pascagoula, Mississippi home on September 27, 2014. She was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Alexandra Rodriquez
Alexandra

Alexandra, 16, ran away from her St. Paul, Minnesota home on May 30, 2015. She was found safe in August 2017.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Aleacia Di'onne Stancil
Aleacia

Aleacia, 9 months, was abducted from Phoenix, Arizona on December 19, 1994. Her mother asked a stranger to look after her and when she returned, both the baby and her caregiver were gone. Aleacia was found alive and identified in July 2017; further details are unavailable.

Source Information:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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Marc Ho Chiu Ma
Ma

Ma, 20, disappeared from Placer County, California on June 10, 2016. He and his friends were paddle-boarding on Lake Tahoe when they were all washed over their boards due to high winds, and Ma went to get help. He never made it to shore. Authorities using sonar equipment and a robotic camera system located Ma's body on the bottom of the lake in July 2017.

Source Information:
CBS News

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