Missing GA Couple Melissa Meeks Rhodes Steven Rhodes Believed Bodies Found In Burned Truck

GREENE COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — A search for missing Greene County couple, Melissa Meeks Rhodes and Steven Rhodes, has ended after two bodies were found in a burned black pickup truck on a property in a neighboring county, according to reports Wednesday.

Deputies say, efforts have been called off to locate the couple who were first reported missing on New Year’s Eve. The couple were believed to be traveling in a black modified Ford pickup truck matching the description of the burned vehicle discovered Wednesday.

Deputies said the woman’s daughter called authorities out of concern for her mother after she could not get in touch with her. The couple were last seen around 11 p.m. Monday and were believed to be traveling in Steven Rhodes’ black modified Ford pickup, according to ajc.

Around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies got a call that a truck matching the description of Rhodes’ was spotted on a property across the Taliaferro County line.

The pickup truck was found burned, according to Taliaferro Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities are waiting on an autopsy report from the GBI Crime Lab to make a positive identification and determine a cause of death. The sheriff said he could not release any further information on the condition in which the bodies were found.

Deputies are still investigating two scenes related to the missing person case, the Rhodes’ home in Greene County and the property in Taliaferro, ajc reports.

Anyone with possible information on the case should contact police at 911.

Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,994. The county seat is Greensboro. The county was created on February 3, 1786 and is named for Nathanael Greene, an American Revolutionary War major general, source Wikipedia.

Body Of Donovan Anderson WI Teen Who Jumped Off Kenosha Pier To Take Selfie Located

KENOSHA, WI. (THECOUNT) — The body of Indian Trail High School senior, Donovan Anderson, has been located in Lake Michigan Wednesday after the teen was swept into the lake at Kenosha’s North Pier last week, a family spokesperson confirmed Thursday night.

Anderson, 17, disappeared after jumping off the north pier last week to take a picture. He was swept away by the Lake Michigan currents.

Family and friends gathered Thursday for a prayer service and to remember Donovan. They said their focus now is on remembering him, while others say they want to prevent another tragedy. Continue reading

Body Found Buried In Long Beach Backyard ID’d As Missing Man Zach Kennedy

Human remains that were found buried in the backyard of a Long Beach home have been identified as Zach Kennedy, a man reported missing in October 2017, authorities announced Wednesday.

Kennedy, 32, was last seen alive at a home located in the 500 block of W. Eighth Street. Police later obtained a search warrant for the property.

Human remains found shortly after an excavation began were later determined to be Kennedy.

The cause of death has not been determined, police said in a Wednesday statement.

No arrests have been made in the case. Continue reading

Sad News For Family Searching For Missing OR Woman Leisa Ann Blackburn Stewart

Leisa Ann Blackburn Stewart, the Dallas, Ore., woman reported missing, has been located dead.

Dallas police officers say they found Stewart lifeless on Wednesday in Tillamook County, almost a day after she was reported missing.

Stewart, 53, was reported missing Tuesday around 6:30 a.m.

Officials haven’t specified a cause of death, however, they do not believe a criminal act factored in her death.

A family member posted a missing persons alert for Stewart on Facebook yesterday:

URGENT: 7-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing While Visiting Clearwater Beach

Police officers are searching for 7-year-old girl Laura Johnson, who was last seen on Clearwater Beach.

Johnson was last seen in the bathing suit (pictured below) around noon Sunday north of Pier 60 on the beach.

Clearwater police released a photo of Johnson showing the bathing suit she is currently wearing, which has a floral design. Continue reading

Family: Body Found In Ohio River “Ray Devries” PA Man Who Exited Allegheny General Hospital

A body found in the Ohio River has been identified Raymond Devries, the man who walked away from Allegheny General Hospital Thursday hours after being treated for symptoms of a possible stroke. He was reported missing the next day.

The family of Devries, 71, confirmed to local news outlets that his body was found in the river.

Allegheny County police tell Channel 11 river workers on a barge found the body of a man floating on the river in Stowe Township just north of the McKees Rocks Bridge around 10:30 a.m. Monday. The body was removed from the river by Pittsburgh police river rescue and transported to the North Shore. Continue reading

CA Family Plea For Safe Return Of LA Daughter Gone Missing In Chinatown

The family of a 21-year-old California woman who has been missing for nearly three weeks, is asking for the public’s help in locating her.

Valentina Lore was last spotted March 3 in the Chinatown area of Los Angeles, California.

Lore is described as a white female who is five feet tall and weighs around 110 lbs. Police say she suffers from Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation in the digestive tract.  Continue reading

Relatives Alarmed After Iowa Family Of 4 Fails To Return From Vacation In Mexico

Relatives of a Creston, Iowa, family of four are sounding alarm bells after they say the group failed to return after departing on a trip to Mexico on March 15.

Kevin, Amy, Sterling and Adrianna Sharp were expected to arrive in St. Louis on March 21 to see a Southwestern Community College basketball game in Danville, Illinois, said concerned family members on social media.

Relatives say there has been no contact from the family since they reported arriving safe in Tulum, Mexico on March 15. Continue reading

“Massive Search” Planned For Missing Downers Grove Woman Cheyanne Klus

A massive search is planned for Downers Grove woman, Cheyanne Klus, who has been missing since late November.

Klus, 22, was last seen near her home on November 27 and her disappearance is considered suspicious.

“All the information that is out there simply does not add up to Cheyann leaving on her own accord,” Gia Hoffman, who helped organize the planned March 24 search through Missing Persons Awareness Network, said in a press release. Continue reading

Critically Missing OH Boy 7 & Separate Critically Missing DC Girl 11 – #ShareStorm! “Together, It Works”

Cincinnati Police are looking for a critically missing 7-year-old boy from the Westwood area Saturday and DC police are searching Southeast for a reported missing 11-year-old girl.

Sincere Chatman was last seen Friday afternoon at the 3000 block of McHenry Avenue. He’s described as black, 3-feet-8-inches, around 43 pounds and has an afro-style haircut. He was last seen wearing a white skull cap, a black and white checkered jacket, a white shirt with green letting and a picture of a fish on it, blue sweatpants and blue boots. source

If you see him, you are urged to contact Cincinnati Police at 513-765-1212. Continue reading