Missing persons


This Guy Invented a ‘Missing Twin’ to Allegedly Escape his Multi-Million Dollar Debt

The man told police his twin brother went missing while swimming at a quiet beach, triggering a three-day search and rescue. They later found out there was no brother.


QLD Police Couldn't Find a Man’s Body Because of Google Maps

"The fact the ground search was conducted over only half the property was very regretful and should not have happened," said the coroner.


Untraceable Postcards Give Missing Persons the Chance to Send A Letter Home

People who choose to be ‘missing’ can now send a message to their loved ones without revealing their whereabouts.


Police are Digging for Lyn Dawson, the Missing Woman From 'Teacher's Pet'

It's thought the true crime podcast led detectives to revisit the missing woman's backyard.


Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in her neighborhood in the middle of the night.


The Child Genius Poised to Become a Great Novelist—But Then She Disappeared

Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel in 1927, at the age of 12. At 25, she went missing, never to be seen again.


An Inquest Is Looking at How a WA Cult Leader and His Family Vanished Into Thin Air

Four people left their Nannup home in July 2007. There have been zero leads since.


We Asked a ‘Psychic Detective’ Why He Tries to Solve Murders

Troy Griffin claims he’s worked on more than 100 missing persons cases.


How It Feels When a Family Member Disappears

There are currently 1,600 people missing around Australia. Here are the stories of four.


Cops Unearth Corpses of Four Missing Men After Weeklong Search

Two 20-year-olds have now been charged with their murders.


This Artist Helps Identify Murder Victims

Carl Koppelman makes facial reconstructions based on post-mortem photos.


How to Disappear Completely: The Unsolved Missing Persons Case of Damien Nettles

A new BBC Three documentary searches for answers in the ongoing case of a teenage boy who went on a night out in 1996 and never came home.