This post was originally published in 2012. On September 5, 1982, 12-year-old Johnny Gosch was kidnapped from Des Moines, IA while delivering the local Sunday newspaper. Normally, Johnny's father, John Sr., would accompany him on his route. However, on this day only Johnny's dachshund, Gretchen was with him. The night before, Johnny asked his parents if he could go on … [Read more...] about The 1982 Disappearance of Johnny Gosch
On the night of Saturday, February 7, 1987, 16-year-old Suzanne Lawrance of Healesville, Australia was dropped off at the Healesville Memorial Hall on Maroondah Highway by her mother, Liz. Suzanne was attending a birthday party there that night. It was her first big outing after recovering from injuries received in a car crash. By Monday, Suzanne still had not returned … [Read more...] about Suzanne Lawrance: Missing from Healesville, Australia Since 1987
On June 26, 2009, 10-year-old Lindsey Baum left her friend's house on Maple Street in McCleary, WA to walk the short distance to her home on E. Mommsen Road. The walk, one she made many times before, should have taken Lindsey only about 10 minutes. When Lindsey's 10 p.m curfew came and went, and the girl still wasn't home, her mother, Melissa Baum, … [Read more...] about Lindsey Baum: What Happened to Washington 10-Year-Old?
While I was looking into Toni Clark's case, I came across this one. It's also in the San Francisco Bay area. A truly sad and horrifying story. On the night of February 3, 1983, an unidentified man broke into the apartment of Ora Owens in Menlo Park. California and severely beat her. Ora's four-year-old son Mitchell during the attack and walked into the same room. … [Read more...] about Mitchell Deon Owens: Missing since 1983
On March 16, 1990, 17-year-old Toni Danielle Clark left Oakland, CA and headed to her home in San Bruno, CA after visiting friends and family. Before she left, the Chevy Camaro she borrowed from her boyfriend kept stalling. After several failed attempts, the car finally started, and Toni began the drive home. Shortly after leaving Oakland, the car stalled again on the Bay … [Read more...] about Toni Danielle Clark: Missing from California Since 1990