Cases prominent in the media of children reported missing in 2011. Since then some of the children have been recovered safely, some confirmed dead, but many are still missing.
Update: Charice Beaumont has been found unharmed. Authorities in Provo, Utah, are searching for a teen who’s been missing since Monday. Charice Beaumont, 14, was last seen leaving home to walk to Dixon Middle School around 8:30 a.m. She never made it to school; authorities say she was not in any of her classes.
A toddler that went missing on February 24, 2013, from Custer County South Dakota was found after about an hour of intense searching, not far from his house, having wandered out into sub-freezing temperatures wearing only light clothes.
Carlie Brucia, 11, from Sarasota, Fla., disappeared on Super Bowl Sunday in February 2004. Her body was discovered on the grounds of a nearby church four days later.
Police in New York issued a missing child alert for Reginald Matthews, 10, on December 22 when his foster mother reported that he had missed an after-school program Saturday, and never came home. The family lives just one block from P.S. 217 in Queens, N.Y., where Reggie attends school, and where he was last seen.
When 13-year-old Savanna MacMullett disappeared from her Radnor, Pa., home on December 3, police already had a suspect in mind.
At about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, searchers began the process of draining the pond in Mint Hill, North Carolina, where they had found the bicycle of missing teen Kayla Campbell, 16, earlier this week. Roughly 11 hours later, they found Kayla’s dead body in the pond.
Authorities continue the search for Mint Hill teen Kayla Campbell, 16, who was reported missing Sunday. Kayla left her home at 2:30 p.m. on December 9, 2012, on her bicycle, saying that she would be back in a few hours. When she was not back by 5:15, however, her family began to worry.
A look in photos at the case of missing child Madaleine McCann, who disappeared on May 3, 2007, from the Portuguese resort apartment where her family was vacationing.
On June 11, 1993, Andrea Parsons, 10, left her home in Port Salerno, Florida, for Bucky’s grocery store two blocks away to buy chips and candy. She never returned, and her body was never found. Now the 20-year-old mystery may finally be solved.