Body Of Missing NC Man Andy Banks Believed Located Thursday In VA Suspect Arrested

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — A body found in rural Virginia may be that of a missing Raleigh man, William “Andy” Banks Jr, who disappeared last weekend.

Raleigh police have charged a suspect in the case with murder.

The vehicle of Banks was located Tuesday. He went missing after meeting someone to sell his Range Rover Saturday, has been located abandoned across state lines in Pittsylvania County, Virginia on Monday.

Banks, 39, was last seen around 2 p.m. Saturday near Cameron Village in Raleigh, home to a chic shopping center of the same name. The vehicle was located in Danville.

According to Raleigh Police, Banks was supposed to meet someone in the K&W Cafeteria parking lot about selling his 2011 Silver Range Rover Sport, according to reports. Local reports said the restaurant is currently closed and cameras from nearby businesses point away from the parking lot.

The Danville police department is assisting Raleigh Police Department.

Anyone with possible information that might help locate Banks is asked to contact Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Chatham is the county seat. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Missing NC Man William Andy Banks Jr Range Rover Found Abandoned In VA

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — The vehicle of William “Andy” Banks Jr., the Raleigh, North Carolina man who went missing after meeting someone to sell his Range Rover Saturday, has been located abandoned across state lines in Pittsylvania County, Virginia on Monday.

Banks, 39, was last seen around 2 p.m. Saturday near Cameron Village in Raleigh, home to a chic shopping center of the same name. The vehicle was located in Danville.

According to Raleigh Police, Banks was supposed to meet someone in the K&W Cafeteria parking lot about selling his 2011 Silver Range Rover Sport, according to reports. Local reports said the restaurant is currently closed and cameras from nearby businesses point away from the parking lot.

The Danville police department is assisting Raleigh Police Department.

Anyone with possible information that might help locate Banks is asked to contact Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Chatham is the county seat. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Missing Alabama State U Student Adam Dowdell Found Dead Monday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Missing Alabama State University student Adam Dowdell Jr., has been found dead Monday in Montgomery County, according to officials.

The body of Dowdell, 22, was found Monday in Montgomery after the student was last seen departing his dorm room to go to an ATM Sept. 8, according to a missing persons poster.

Montgomery Police Capt. Saba Coleman said officers are conducting a death investigation after a male body was discovered about 2:45 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of Hutchinson Street near Interstate 85.

The body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

A cause of death was not provided.

No suspect information was provided.

ASU campus police were notified Wednesday that he was possibly missing.

“ASUPD has opened an active, ongoing investigation with help from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and assistance from surrounding law enforcement agencies,” ASU officials said Monday.

Police ask anyone with knowledge of this Dowdell’s death to call CrimeStoppers at 215- STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

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Geo quick facts: Montgomery County is a county located in the State of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, its population was 229,363, making it the fourth-most populous county in Alabama. Its county seat is Montgomery, the state capital. Montgomery County is included in the Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Body Of Missing ID Toddler Rory Pope Found Saturday Morning In Eagle

ADA COUNTY, ID. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Eagle, Idaho boy, Rory Pope, has been located Saturday morning.

The two-year-old boy went missing from an Eagle neighborhood while staying with his grandparents.

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Twitter that the ongoing search for Pope had concluded after the lad was found in a North Eagle pond early Saturday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Ada County is a county in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 United States Census, the county had a population of 392,365, making it the state’s most populous county, with 23.3% of the state’s 2010 population. The county seat and largest city is Boise, which is also the state capital – Wikipedia.

Shanda Sherell ID’d As Missing TN Woman After Wednesday Night Memphis Van Abduction

SHELBY COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Memphis police are asking the public’s help in locating Shanda Sherell, who they say went missing in Shelby County Wednesday after a possible abduction.

Sherell, 41, was forced to get into a white van against her will, according to law enforcement officials on Wednesday night in Memphis.

The Memphis Police Department say, Sherell was last seen on Lamar Avenue near American Way in Memphis around 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Sherell is described as 5 feet, 4 inches tall last seen wearing a gray jean dress and white shoes.

Police are not releasing many details but they say two men were in the van.

If you see her, call 901-545-2677.

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Geo quick facts: Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 927,644. It is the state’s largest county both in terms of population and geographic area. Its county seat is Memphis, a port on the Mississippi River and the second most populous city in Tennessee – Wikipedia.

Body Of Missing KS Woman Marilane Carter Found Tuesday In AR

WEST MEMPHIS, AR. (THECOUNT) — Marilane Carter, the Kansas woman missing for over two weeks, has found dead Tuesday afternoon in West Memphis, Arkansas.

The Overland Park woman was the subject of a multi-state search since she went missing more than 2 weeks ago.

A positive identification of the body is still pending.

Officials do not suspect foul play.

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Geo quick facts: West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 26,245 at the 2010 census, ranking it as the state’s 18th largest city, behind Bella Vista. It is part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and is located directly across the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee – Wikipedia.

Mets Slugger Yoenis Cespedes Goes Missing ‘Attempts To Contact Unsuccessful’

NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — The Mets have put out an APB on Cuban slugger, Yoenis Cespedes, who is missing from the lineup against the Atlanta Braves today.

According to reports, Cespedes did not arrive at Citi Field and all attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful, says Luis Rojas.

Mets statement:

“As of game time, Yoenis Céspedes has not reported to the ballpark today. He did not reach out to management with any explanation for his absence. Our attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful.”

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Missing CT Teen Johnathan Benjamin Adams Found Dead In WV

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY WV. (THECOUNT) — Johnathan Benjamin-Adams, the West Hartford, Connecticut, teen that disappeared in Augusta, West Virginia, on July 11, has been found dead Saturday.

Benjamin-Adams, 14, was located by search crews who found a set of human remains in a shallow grave in a wooded area next to where the teen was reported missing.

A 16-year-old relative has been arrested and charged with burglary, according to police.

Police said the area of the recovery was very hard to access because of heavy underbrush.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Hampshire County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,964. Its county seat is Romney, West Virginia’s oldest town. The county was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1754, from parts of Frederick and Augusta Counties and is the state’s oldest county – Wikipedia.

Body Of SC Tow Truck Driver Will Ellis Found Near Don Holt Bridge Thursday

CHARLESTON, SC. (THECOUNT) — The body of Will Ellis, the tow truck driver who went missing following a crash on the Don Holt Bridge involving a deputy’s car, has been located Thursday afternoon in Berkeley County.

Ellis was found near Daniel Island Thursday by crews who had been searching the area of the bridge since he was struck in a collision on Wednesday in North Charleston.

According to the Highway Patrol, Ellis drove to the bridge just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning to help a stranded driver. A Charleston County deputy also stopped to help out.

Troopers say a pickup truck then made contact with the deputy’s car, seriously injuring the deputy. Authorities said they believed Ellis went over the bridge and into the water.

The injured deputy, Michael Constanzo is still in the hospital. The Highway Patrol says the accident is under investigation.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. As of the 2010 census, its population was 350,209, making it the third most populous county in South Carolina. Its county seat is Charleston. The county was created in 1901 by an act of the South Carolina State Legislature – Wikipedia.

Missing TN man David Hunter ID’d As Body Found Wednesday On Signal Mountain

HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Missing Signal Mountain, Tennessee man, David Hunter, has been identified as the body found in Hamilton County on Wednesday.

Hunter, 27, was located deceased Wednesday after being reported missing by family members on June 22.

According to reports, a hiker located a body on Signal Mountain on Wednesday and notified authorities.

The body was later identified as Hunter.

A cause of death was not provided as of Thursday morning.

An autopsy has been ordered.

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Geo quick facts: Hamilton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is located in the southern part of East Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 336,463, making it the fourth-most populous county in Tennessee. Its county seat is Chattanooga – Wikipedia.