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Missing, now found: Michelle Garvey

Police have announced that the remains of a slain girl found in Texas over 30 years ago belong to missing teen Michelle Garvey, who vanished from New London, Conn., on June 1, 1982. Authorities assumed that Garvey ran away to North Carolina or New Jersey. All prior assumptions have likely been discarded as the investigation continues.

Missing ‘Teens’ Held Captive for a Decade Now Free

The world discovered Monday that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight, teens reported missing a decade ago from Cleveland were being held captive all this time in a local home. The women, no longer teens, escaped their dungeon due to the initiative and courage of Amanda Berry, now 26 and mother of a six-year-old girl, who escaped and called 911.

Missing Aurora Teen Raven Furlong Found Safe?

Missing teen seen at a shooting of American Ninja Warrior, and taken in for questioning. Despite assurances from police that Raven is fine, her family is skeptical, choosing to believe that she was coerced into a life of prostitution. Raven asks to be left alone.

Missing Child Matthew Allen Found in Bad Shape

Matthew Allen, 18, of Westleigh, Australia, who was reported missing by his mother on November 27, 2012, has been found. Lucky to be alive after two months of extreme heat in the bushland, the teen was emaciated, dehydrated, blinded, gangrenous, covered in leeches and would likely not have survived much longer.

Missing Teen: Kayla Campbell Body Found

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.

Missing Child Alert: Kayla Campbell

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.

Charlottesville Police Seek Erik McFadden for Questioning in Missing Teen Case

Developments in the case of missing transgender teen DaShad “Sage” Smith have led police to ask the public for help locating a another Charlottesville man, this one for questioning. The man, Erik Tyquan McFadden, 21, had plans to meet the missing teen on the night she disappeared.

Update: Runaway Teen Couple Courtney Hawkins and Dillan Stewart Found Safe, Face Charges

An endangered child alert has been canceled after Tennessee teens Courtney Hawkins and Dillan Stewart were found safe near Gainesboro. Police were able to trace the young couple using cell phone signals, and pulled them over in a traffic stop. Police say Dillan and Courtney were running away, and had a third juvenile in the car. They are now facing charges.

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