Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Owner of fatal ferry turns up dead after being on the run

The body of a South Korean billionaire turns up following an accident on one of his ferries that killed 300 people.

Josh Rubin: A Brooklyn casualty

When Joshua Rubin disappeared on Halloween in 2011, the Brooklyn café owner’s friends and family mounted a frantic effort to find him, and the media joined in. Worried that he was lost and needed his medication, these concerned parties revealed his private medical information; open rumors about his financial problems and alleged involvement with drugs soon followed.

Kyron Horman, the missing boy

Eight-year-old Kyron Horman has been missing since June 4, 2010. Initially, investigators focused on his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, but no suspects were ever named. Though Kyron’s parents have not given up hope, and even plan a private search later this month, the case remains open and unsolved.

From missing to murdered

When a child is missing–and later found murdered–authorities often don’t have to look far from the home to find a suspect.

The Mysterious disappearance of Lee Cutler

Shortly after his 18th birthday, Lee Cutler disappeared. He left a friend’s house after a sleepover and never arrived at work. A series of clues found after Lee vanished suggested that Lee may have gone off to live in the woods, or committed suicide, but despite several sightings, what happened to Lee remains a mystery.

Judy Hyams — A Lady Vanished

A woman who went to get an illegal abortion goes missing in 1965. 25 years later clues begin surfacing about her whereabouts — first a phone call to a radio station and then a letter to a Florida police department. The story of Judy Hyams doesn’t seem to have a conclusive ending, but here’s what we do know…

Missing Teacher Terrilyn Monette’s Car Found, Body Inside

On Saturday, authorities recovered the Black Honda Accord belonging to missing New Orleans teacher Terrilyn Monette. The vehicle had a badly decomposed body inside. It was not immediately apparent whether the remains were male or female. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Lost in Paradise: The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

On May 30, 2005, Alabama high school graduate Natalee Holloway vanished while on a class trip to Aruba. Some believe she was murdered by wealthy playboy Joran van der Sloot, while others claim that she lives on in white slavery. The mystery surrounding her disappearance has proved an enduring one that continues to draw professional and amateur sleuths alike.

Missing: Ashley Summers and Other Possible Ariel Castro Victims

Ashley Summers, 14, disappeared on July 9, 2007. Christina Adkins was 18 when she went missing in 1995. Miranda Jones disappeared in 2012 at age 17 with an adult male. Police must now determine if any of these three young Cleveland women, and possibly others still missing, had any connection to Ariel Castro.

Sylvia Browne, Amanda Berry and a Case of ‘Psychic’ Recklessness

On May 6, 2013, three young women were rescued from a home in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the girls, 26-year-old Amanda Berry, went missing more than a decade ago. Her grieving mother won’t get to reunite with her daughter. She died two years after so-called psychic Sylvia Browne told her that Amanda was dead.

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