Missing Since 1999 Pilar Rodriguez Case has been reopened

PilarInformation from the Charley Project:

This case was reopened this week when the Sheriff’s Office went to the home of Wilson’s Grandmother and searched for evidence by digging in the yard. Someone somewhere knows what happened to this little girl. The baby sitter blames the boyfriend and he blames her.
The question is which one is lying. Keith Allen the boyfriend who was a trucker in 1999 now lives in Kentucky. This child needs to be found so her father can have some closure. If you know anything- please leave a comment on this site and I will see that it gets to the proper authorities. Help us bring this child home.

“Pilar’s father, Marco Rodriguez, was her custodial parent in 1999. He permitted Pilar’s babysitter, Melissa Cooper, to take the child on vacation for two weeks on January 30, 1999. Cooper took Pilar to the Trail Apartments in Punta Gorda, Florida, located approximately 135 miles from the Rodriguez home in Hollywood, Florida. Cooper’s former boyfriend, a truck driver named Keith Allen Wilson, accompanied them.
Marco called the authorities when Cooper and Pilar did not return by February 22, 1999. Cooper and Allen did not have the child, and they initially claimed that Marco had picked her up. Allen also said he had seen evidence that Marco had physically abused Pilar. Police investigated Marco thoroughly but found no evidence that he was involved in his daughter’s disappearance or that he abused her, though he does have a criminal record for battery and driving under the influence. Pilar has never been seen again.

Wilson later changed his story and claimed Cooper, an insulin-dependent diabetic, collapsed in a store and was hospitalized, and when she arrived back at the hotel room she shared with Pilar and Wilson, the child was missing. Cooper denied that any of this had actually happened.

Cooper was located at a her aunt’s home in Wisconsin shortly after Marco filed a report with law enforcement. Cooper claimed that she fled from the vacation home she shared with Pilar and Wilson after her boyfriend became physically abusive towards her and the child. Cooper said that Wilson beat Pilar severely and knocked her head into a wall. She turned blue and had convulsions. He refused to get medical attention for her and she died. He then put her body in a black trash bag and disposed of the child’s remains in an unknown location. Wilson denied Cooper’s allegations and said that she herself was responsible for Pilar’s death. Cooper took a polygraph exam shortly afterwards and passed, according to one source.

Authorities believe that Pilar was the victim of foul play. Officials drained Preacher’s Lake, a popular swimming place in Charlotte County, Florida which is inhabited by alligators, in November 1999 after receiving a tip from fishermen. They found some unspecified biological matter which they believe is a trace of Pilar’s remains. After the discovery, they announced that they were investigating her case as a homicide. Police also found several child-size t-shirts in the lake, including one with a picture of the cartoon character Winnie the Pooh printed on it. Marco says Pilar had such a shirt with her when she left with Cooper. Nothing else of evidentiary value was found in the lake, however. The Peace River in Charlotte County was searched in February 2001, but no evidence was located.

Marco filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Wilson, even though Pilar’s body has never been recovered and no arrests have been made in her case. The suit was dismissed after Marco’s attorney withdrew from the case because of a conflict of interest. Pilar’s mother lives in Ohio; her father was raising her by himself.

Wilson remains the prime suspect in Pilar’s presumed murder; he maintains his innocence. Florida authorities warned law enforcement officials in Kentucky that Marco may have been planning revenge against Wilson after Pilar’s disappearance. Wilson is a resident of Kentucky. Pilar’s case remains unsolved and authorities continue to search for her remains.”

http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/…uez_pilar.html

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Thanks To Determination by Police Shannon Dedrick Is Found Alive!

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How Did This Child Disappear out of Her House without Anyone Noticing?

This story is just to bizzare. How did a child that was only seven months old vanish into thin air? She was allegedly asleep in the same room with her parents and vanished between
11:00pm and 3:00AM – The question is how and who?

If she was asleep in her parents room how did they not know someone was in threir house?

resized_Shannon_DedrickA massive search and rescue operation involving several counties in Florida is underway for a missing baby girl. The parents of 7-month-old Shannon Lea Dedrick, of Chipley, FL, reported her missing at 11:23 a.m. on Saturday.

The police say the parents have indicated that the baby was in the same room as the parents, and could have been abducted between the hours of 3 a.m. and 11 a.m.

At least two neighbors are reporting that they saw a grey van near the missing girl’s residence the evening before she went missing. They said it’s the same van they have seen there numerous times over the past couple of months.

Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock did say investigators are looking at a “person of suspicion,” but would not elaborate on who that person may be. Whether or not the person is related to the grey van seen at the residence has yet to be determined.

Pamela Floyd Jessup Ga Where Is She?

Unsolved Case

On February 16,1994 PAMELA FLOYD was reported missing: PAM FLOYD was a 28-year-old black female who resided in Jesup, GA. She was last seen operating a blue two-door Mazda 323 in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 13, 1994.

MS. FLOYD had accompanied several friends to the Jack-of-Diamonds, a local nightclub on Saturday, February 12, 1994. MS. FLOYD and friends arrived between 10:00 and 11:00 p.m. MS. FLOYD later left the club alone.

On Sunday, February 27, 1994, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the body of a black female was found in a drainage ditch. That female was later identified as PAMELA DEMETRA FLOYD. Anyone having information concerning this case is asked to contact the JESUP POLICE DEPARTMENT at 912-427-1300 or WWW.JESUPPD.COM or Special Agent Tommy Stalvey of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at 912-729-6198.

Gayle Moran Left Home One Night and Has Never Been Heard From Again Do You Know Where She Might Be?

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P.O. Box 12714 Contact ContactContact Contact: :: : Wilmington, N.C. 28411 Monica Caison (910) 343-1131 (910) 232-1687 http://www.ncmissingpersons.org cuecenter@aol.com

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CUE Center for Missing Persons will aid Florida Missing Woman
“The family of Brittanee Drexel will arrive Friday to lend support for Gayle Moran”

Wilmington, NC – It’s been close to three months since Gayle Moran vanished from her Lake Placid home leaving no clue as to her whereabouts. Gayle was last seen at her resident on July 30th by family members in early morning hours asleep, her disappearance was discovered sometime after 3:00 am along with her vehicle a maroon Nissan Murano, license tag T07-2XC; she has not been heard from since.
Mrs. Moran was last believed to be wearing a dark lime green top and bottom, similar to a sweat suit or green t-shirt with elastic waist blue jeans, brown or beige sandal type shoes, and possibly with her is her purse. The sixty nine year old woman is a native of Connecticut but has live a large portion of her life in Florida. Her family feels she may have been disoriented the night she disappeared and is very concerned for her safety. “I know my mother was going through a lot with my father being so sick and the recent death of a good friend”, said Gayle’s son, Mark Dakin. “My father passed away days after my mother vanished and this entire ordeal has been horrible for me and my family”, he added.
Last Sunday CUE Center requested aid from area families of the missing to gain support in the case of Gayle Moran and within hours the mother of once missing; Mathew Stirling arrived to the area to offer comfort and wisdom for her family. Elisa Stirling knows all to well the feeling of a missing person and when a vehicle has vanished; her son, Mathew drove into a canal and was recovered months later. Mathew’s mother since has spear headed a campaign along with others to clean Florida canals in an effort to find more of the missing. “I feel since Mrs. Moran’s car has not been located, that it is a great possibility that she and her vehicle may be in a lake or canal”, said Elisa Stirling. The family of Gayle Moran is in agreement.
An awareness campaign is slated for this Friday with the arrival at noon of Kerri Drexel another area family assisting at the center’s request. Kerri is the Aunt of recent missing teen, Brittanee Drexel who vanished in April while visiting Myrtle Beach, South Carolina during spring break. Numerous large scale searchers have been conducted in which have not located the child’s whereabouts. Ms, Drexel along side of Gayle family plan to distribute posters of the missing woman in an effort to remind the public she is still missing
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And hopeful for any clues that may be developed during their effort. “My niece’s case has been blessed with national media coverage and our family is fortunate to have the media’s continual support; it is vital to keep a missing loved ones case alive, this is why I feel the need to help” said Kerri Drexel. “After time passes in a missing person case, they tend to fade from the public’s radar, or the public assume the person has been found”, said Monica Caison, CUE’s founder. “Every missing person deserves attention and we hope by our efforts we will aid the resolution of this case soon”, Mrs. Caison added. A website has been developed for Mrs. Moran at http://www.helpfindgaylemoran.com by the friends of missing Missouri – Skidmore teenager, Branson Perry. Branson disappeared from his neighborhood on April 11, 2001 and to date has not been located. “We offer this volunteer effort to help the CUE Center and families of the missing, as many have reached out to us over the years” said Linda Stovall, family advocate. In the last three years the missing teen’s loved ones have donated over twelve websites for various missing person cases, all in an effort to honor Mr. Perry.
GAYLE PATRICIA MORAN – MISSING

Date of Birth: 08/29/1939 Height: 5 ft 6 inches, Weight: 225 lbs., Hair: Gray w/ brown undertones, Eye: Hazel: Brown/Green
Identifying Characteristics: Glasses, scars from double knee replacements and right shoulder operation rotor cup. Birthmarks and numerous moles all over her body, both ears are pierced. Jewelry : Two gold rings, 1 wedding, 1 engagement, several bracelets, and wore two or three on each wrist. A 24″ long necklace w/ a baby Jesus charm, seiko gold watch, half circle gold rope earrings.
If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of Gayle Moran or her vehicle please contact the Highlands County Sheriff Office at (863) 402-7200 or the CUE Center for Missing Persons (910) 343-1131 or 24 line (910) 232-1687
Every missing person is somebody’s child.
CUE Center  P.O. Box 12714  Wilmington, N.C. 28411  (910) 232-1687
http://www.ncmissingpersons.org  e-mail: cuecenter@aol.com

Just Some of The Unsloved in DeSoto County Florida What if They Were Your Loved Ones

Roger Chitwood was reportedly abducted from his home in DeSoto County Florida on 08/12/75. Chitwood’s body was then discovered 08/14/75, in the Kissimmee River within Okeechobee County. From evidence, it is obvious that Chitwood was murdered and intentionally placed in the body of water.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide – and are not involved – will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

1980 Homicide
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Merritt Wheeler Sr. During 10/08/1980 the body of 36yoa Merritt Wheeler Sr. was discovered in Horse Creek near the bridge at CR 769 within DeSoto County Florida. Based on the facts from the scene, it was clear Wheeler had suffered substantial injury before being placed into the body of water. Merritt Wheeler is a victim of murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide – and are not involved – will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

1986 Homicide
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Austin Hannah During 07/13/1986 Austin Hannah was discovered murdered within his vehicle, “Standard Cab”, along Highway 17 within the Fort Ogden Community of DeSoto County. Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide and are not involved will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

1994 Missing Persons Case
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Kellie Jo Krum 21yoa Kellie Jo Krum and her 8 month old daughter Kelsi disappeared from DeSoto County following 08/11/94. Evidence and information suggest suspicious circumstances.

Anyone with information as to Kelsi or Kellie, is requested to call DET SGT Kim Sandoval of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office at (863)993-4700 or National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE LOST).

1996 Home Invasion Robbery/Homicide
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Julian Mendiola On 12/24/96 Julian Mendiola died as a result of a Home Invasion Robbery in his home at 2173 NE Goolsby Ave. Investigators discovered that two masked assailants had entered the home demanding money. Mendiola was shot when he resisted his attackers.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide – and are not involved – will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

1999 Homicide
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Joseph Kinville On 03/01/99, the body of 16yoa Joseph Kinville was discovered in a field off Robin Road within DeSoto County Florida. Kinville did suffer injury that resulted in his death.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide – and are not involved – will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

2000 Missing Persons Case
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Marjory Randolph 72yoa Marjory or Kathy Randolph [also known as Kathleen Richards] was last known to reside in DeSoto County during the summer of 2000. At the time, Evelyn Allen, of 1509 SE Eucalyptus Avenue, was providing her care. Ms. Allen passed away in October of 2000, and after her death the location of Randolph has been undetermined. Ms. Randolph suffered a stroke some years prior, and may have a difficult time communicating or differentiating reality.

Anyone with information as to Randolph is requested to call The Criminal Investigations Division of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office at (863)993-4700.

2001 Missing Persons Case
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Donald Manley Donald Manley was reported missing during 10/02/01. His vehicle was later found in remote Sarasota County.

Anyone with information as to Manley is requested to call DET SGT Kim Sandoval of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office at (863)993-4700.

2003 Homicide
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John Welles During 07/08/2003 the body of 17yoa John Welles was discovered in a body of water across from his residence off Hansel Road in DeSoto County Florida. Welles was last known alive after returning from Wal-mart the same afternoon and went the area alone to complete the last of his days chores. Determined after autopsy was the fact Wells was the victim of murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Criminal Investigations Division of The DeSoto Co. Sheriff’s Office at (863) 993-4700. Those who have withheld information about the homicide – and are not involved – will not face criminal charges for failing to come forward thus far.

2004 Missing Persons Case
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Simmoni Berry 50yoa Simmoni Berry, of 11758 SW Anne Avenue, can last be accounted for 09/12/04. Berry’s vehicle was found abandoned near the home. Also missing was Berry’s dog, a Pekinese breed. Nothing additional appeared missing from the home. Berry’s disappearance includes suspicious circumstances.

Anyone with information as to Berry is requested to call DET SGT Kim Sandoval of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office at (863)993-4700.

2006 Homicide
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Eileen Seymour The body of Ms. Eileen Seymour was discovered in her home at lot 103, 1625 NE Fiveash Street in DeSoto County Florida on March 02, 2006.
From the scene it is obvious that Seymour died as a result of homicide.
Information as to the death of Ms. Seymour is being sought and such information could lead to a reward. Please contact DETECTIVE-SERGEANT Kim Sandoval with any information as to the offense against Ms. Seymour

2008 Homicide
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Leon Brady During 10/23/2008 Leon Brady was killed near his home in the Nocatee Community of DeSoto County. Anyone with information as to the offense against Brady is asked to call DET SGT Kim Sandoval of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office at (863)993-4700.

Somebody Knows More Than They Are Telling in Satsuma, Florida What to Haleigh?

Update: Teenage Caretaker of missing 5-year-old Florida girl says: “I didn’t do it”
News Type: Event — Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:47 PM EST

Haleigh Cummings

Misty Croslin and Ronald Cummings
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Misty Croslin (17), the live-in girlfriend of Ronald Cummings (25), (the relationship is legal in Florida…) and the last person known to have custody of Cummings’ missing 5-year-old daughter Haleigh, says “I don’t care what people are saying about me, I didn’t do it.” What the definition of “it” is, however, has yet to be determined. The little Satsuma, Florida, girl allegedly disappeared on the night of 2/9-10/09 from her double-wide trailer home that sits in a rural wooded area just off of a dirt road. Croslin, whom some sources say has told conflicting stories about Haleigh’s disappearance, appears to indicate that she put Haleigh and the child’s 3-year-old brother, Ron Jr., to bed “around 8 PM” last Monday evening. It was shortly before 3:00 AM, says Croslin, when she discovered Haleigh missing. For some unknown reason the 17-year-old, whom Ronald Cummings referred to as his “dumb b**** girlfriend,” did not immediately contact the sheriff’s office, waiting instead for Ronald to return from work around 3 AM.

Missing and Murdered Florida Children

With the memories of so many missing and murdered Florida children having captured national headlines in the past few years, authorities were quick to respond with every available investigative resource. It was in 2005 that John Couey, a convicted sex offender living across the street from Jessica Lunsford, kidnapped and murdered the 9-year-old girl, initially keeping her captive in a bedroom closet for days while authorities searched the neighborhood in vain for the missing child. Many in America also fixed their attention on the reported Florida kidnapping of 3-year-old Caylee Anthony, whose mother, Casey, is now charged with her daughter’s death. For whatever the reason, Florida authorities are gaining a lot of experience in investigating the disappearance and death of missing children.

Ron Cummings indicates both he and Misty have “passed” lie detector tests concerning their knowledge of Haleigh’s disappearance, (so far unconfirmed by investigators), this while the little girl’s maternal grandmother, and many others, remain openly critical of Croslin. At least part of this criticism relates to reports that the missing child was either in bed with or sleeping in a bed in the same 10’x10′ bedroom of the house trailer in which Croslin slept just four feet away in a toddler bed. The child’s grandmother said it was “ridiculous” that Haleigh, who was frightened of the dark and would never leave the home at night on her own, could disappear under these circumstances while the victim’s father indicates that he locked the doors to his home before leaving for work.

The case concerning Misty is further complicated when you consider media and other unnamed sources that have suggested: 1) Misty may have been outside or even away from the trailer at the time the victim disappeared, and/or 2) The pink shirt Misty indicated the victim was wearing is actually in the possession of law enforcement, 3) a relative of Misty’s had recently visited, perhaps someone with a checkered criminal record, but it is up to law enforcement to separate the truth from Internet blog rumor and fiction. It is, however, evident that a 17-year-old could have a hard time caring for two young children, not as a baby sitter but as a substitute mother, and may believe she should have heard an unknown offender walking around in a type of residence (a trailer) not particularly known for being sound proof. Was Misty upset due to the loss of Haleigh, or was she upset and afraid of the reaction of Ron Cumming to Haleigh being missing? One of many questions to be answered in this case.

Ron Cummings and Crystal Sheffield, the estranged mother of both Haleigh and their younger son, Ron, Jr., have allegedly been locked in a custody battle concerning the two children. Sheffield has suggested she was victimized by legal authorities in the determination of which biological parent should have custody of the two young children, further indicating that legal notices had been sent to the wrong address, therefore precluding her from fighting for custody of her son and daughter.

Authorities are faced with at least four potential theories to explain Haleigh’s disappearance, to include:

1) She was kidnapped by some unknown child predator.

Knowing that the Cummings clan has resided in the trailer home for less than one month, it is challenging to believe that a predator was able to identify the trailer as the home of two children and was then get in and out of the home, and the common bedroom, without his presence becoming known to Croslin, and without leaving some indication of how he was able to enter the dead bolted residence.

2) She was a kidnapped due to a vendetta against the former resident of the trailer, perhaps with someone believing he was taking another person’s child as a kidnap victim.

While Phoenix, Arizona, has become the kidnap capital of America with 400 reported and perhaps another 400 unreported kidnappings in the past year, most of these are drug related crimes related to Mexican drug cartels and illegal aliens from south of the border, personal crimes such as this are not unknown to other southern states to include Florida.

3) She was the direct, targeted victim of an unknown person who had a reason to want to hurt or punish the victim’s father due to some unknown personal matter.

Like the above scenario, there are those who seek to punish or force their demands on another by taking some action against the family of their target. Ron Cummings would obviously be able to tell investigators if this could be the case.

4) She was injured and/or killed by someone within her home or visiting her home, i.e., her father, her 17-year-old female caretaker, or a person visiting the trailer and someone known to one or both of the two “adults” who resided there, with everything after her disappearance and/or death representing a cover-up.

This last scenario is, of course, what many believe to be the case with deceased Caylee Anthony, thought to have died as a result of some action by her own mother.

Missing Children = Media Circus

Missing children cases bring out the best, and sometimes the worst of society. In the case of Caylee Anthony, people would gather at the Anthony home to shout their belief that Casey Anthony had killed her own daughter and that Casey’s parents, George and Cindy Anthony, were somehow covering up their daughter’s crime. The media drama surrounding the Caylee Anthony case was further complicated when Leonard Padilla, a television bounty hunter and self-described “media whore” showed up in Florida to make Casey’s bail and insert himself up to his TV cowboy hat in the case, passing himself off on tabloid TV as some type of expert in such cases. The performers in this media circus have also appeared at the Cummings home. George Anthony, fresh from an alleged suicide cry for help when overcome with the death of his granddaughter and the overwhelming negative public response to his and his wife’s role in that case, arrived to provide moral support to Ron Cummings and, perhaps, to redeem himself, hoping beyond hope to see a positive outcome in this current case, one he had not been able to gain for his granddaughter.

Meanwhile Padilla, perhaps looking to continue his 15 minutes of tabloid fame, also showed up in the rural community and allegedly offered a reward for Haleigh’s return. When is someone going to tell him to get lost and quit promoting himself at the cost of missing and murdered children? Tim Miller of Texas EquuSearch, who participated in the ill-fated search for American teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba and for Caylee Anthony and other missing and not found by him people, has also showed up to participate in the search for Haleigh, and one media talk show host known for ambush interview techniques has called the overworked local sheriff over 30 times to demand a live interview. There’s a fine line, at times, between television wanting to help authorities find a victim and television personalities wanting to use one family’s tragedy to simply improve their show’s ratings, fainting concern, but ready to move on to a higher rated story in the proverbial “New York minute.”

Miracles are far and few between

While most families of a missing child hope beyond hope for a miracle like that in 2002 concerning missing Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart, kidnapped at age 14 and held by her demented assailant for almost a year before being rescued and returned to her family, others know the statistics that suggest after the first day the odds of a missing child being recovered alive are drastically reduced. This continues to be the case in the matter of missing 3-year-old Madeline McCann, allegedly taken almost 2 years ago from her hotel bedroom by an unknown child predator while her parents ate in a restaurant within view of the child’s hotel room in Portugal, where the family was vacationing. While dozens of alleged sightings have been unproductive and millions of people worldwide are aware of the case, Madeline’s parents still have no resolution in her disappearance.

Then there are reports that Haleigh’s father has been angry and abusive toward the victim’s biological mother and other reports indicating that investigators from the Florida Department of Children and Family Services have investigated the current Cummings home. These are some of the elements of the investigation that force investigators to continue to take a hard look at Ron Cummings and his teenage girlfriend in the disappearance of 3 foot tall, blond-haired, brown-eyed Haleigh, the child with the special birthmark on her left cheek. Haleigh is also thought to have a chromosomal condition called “Turner syndrome,” the result of a missing x chromosome, that affects development in females. Found in one out of 2,500 female births, there is no cure for this condition, the most common feature of which is short stature which becomes evident by about age 5.

Investigators, for their part, have thrown a net over at least 45 registered sex offenders in a five mile circle around the victim’s home, (this is like Haleigh being in a swimming pool full of sharks), trying to pin down the whereabouts of each offender last Monday night. These same investigators, led by newly elected Putnam County Sheriff Jeff Hardy, have discontinued the intensive ground search for the missing girl and are refocusing on the over 1200 tips that have come into their command post. As in most cases, at least some of these tips will likely be from so-called psychics who, in my experience, have never contributed to solving such cases. The FBI will be utilizing it’s Rapid Start program to both computerize and prioritize the many tips, giving the most promising the tips investigative preference. Meanwhile, as one investigator has stated, “all the world is a suspect,” and the victim’s mother continues to plea for the return of her daughter, indicating “she ain’t done nothing wrong; please bring her back.”

Sheriff’s investigators, Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials, FBI Agents, criminal profilers and others are involved in a race against the clock to find missing Haleigh Cummings and, unfortunately, it is the clock and not the good guys that are winning the race. We can only hope for a positive conclusion to this case, but again, we know the odds are against this.

Where is She?

bj missing poster big 1 This young woman has been missing for nine years. Where did she go? How did she just disappear without a trace? Who took her? Why did they take her? Was it a stranger or someone she knew? Why did the people she left with let her family know she didn’t return with them? Why did it take her mom a week to find out she had not returned? Is anyone in law enforcement still looking or is she now a unsloved sitting on a shelf someplace?
Her family has no closure. They are still waiting for her to return one way or the other. This family deserves more than this. They need your help in locating their daughter and sister. They need closure.
Is she one of the many hundreds of Jane Doe’s in unmarked graves or in morgues?
This could be some one you love.

This Happened in Loxahatchee Florida This is How Children Go Missing

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies are warning parents and students to stay vigilant after two incidents involving suspicious persons approaching children near Osceola Creek Middle School.

Osceola Creek Middle School Principal David Alfonso said the school is taking precautions to make sure all children are safe.

In the last week or two, authorities said there have been several culprits in two different vehicles who have tried to stop and speak with middle school children.

The first is an older-model, white four-door vehicle that has dents and scratches on the front fenders. It was occupied by three to four men who tried to pick up a girl.

Deputies said the second suspicious vehicle is a white four-door vehicle with tinted windows.

In both of these cases, the children did not approach the vehicle and walked away.

David Alfonso, principal at Osceola Creek Middle School, said the school is taking the proper precautions.

“As soon as we found that out, we sent e-mails to our parents, went on the public address system, we told everybody to just be safe, you know, talk about how we get home and how to stay in groups,” Alfonso said.Copyright 2009 by WPBF.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed

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Help Support This Bill for Finding the Missing

Hello,

We need your help. As you know H.R.3695 HELP FIND THE MISSING ACT (Billy’s Law) has been introduced and we are asking if you would so kindly open the link and fill in the information provided to ask your Federal Legislator for support. Add comments of personal experiences to touch the hearts of your legislators so they feel the need to support such a bill.

http://www.lostnmissing.com/25.html

Many of you know what The Smolinski Family has gone through for the past five years and there are many others in this country with similar heartaches which is life altering. Please help by filling in the information and passing it on to your email addresses.
Thank you for your kindness,

Always Hope,
Janice Smolinski
http://www.justice4billy.com Guiding Light of Hope

Endorsed By: Connecticut Department of Public Safety, National Forensic Science Technology Center, National Center for Forensic Science, Doe Missing Persons Network, Center for Hope, Families of Homicide LostNMissing,Inc.,Missing Persons, Inc.

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