Article Dump IV

From Alabama: Fancie Eller disappeared from Marshall County just before Thanksgiving 2018, and her family is still looking for her. The police say they’ve run out of leads. The fact that she had no cell phone, debit card or permanent address means she doesn’t have much of a paper trail to pick up on. I had not previously heard of this case.

From Indiana: in Fort Wayne, my city of residence, the police are trying to find two different missing people who vanished this year. (The cases are unrelated.) Roger Henry, 60, disappeared on January 14, and Suprina L. Wayne, 48, went missing sometime in early November. Suprina actually went missing from Bluffton, Indiana, but may be in Fort Wayne.

Also from Indiana: they’re still looking for Shannon Orton, a 37-year-old mother of two who disappeared from Hobart in July. She wasn’t actually reported missing until September 30, as she’d previously been out of touch with family for as long as a month at a time.

From Michigan: D’Wan Christian Sims disappeared from Livonia on December 7, in 1994. His mother, D’Wanna, has not been named as a suspect in his case (and neither has anyone else) but she said he disappeared from the mall and not only did no witnesses see him there, but he didn’t show up on any of the surveillance cameras either. Anyway, D’Wanna died in North Carolina recently. Per this article, cause of death was a heart attack.

From New Mexico: this article about how there’s a serious lack of resources and coordination when it comes to looking for Native American women who’ve gone missing.

From North Carolina: They’re still looking for Daniel Allan Price, aka Danny, who disappeared on January 23, 2019, after leaving a “very long, but disturbing” voice message for his mom. His two roommates, Natasha Myers and Christopher Burgess, went missing at the same time but returned home without Price a few days later, saying they’d taken a short trip out of state and didn’t know where Price was.

From Ohio: The police announced they were trying to identify this guy in the 2009 disappearance of a seventeen-year-old girl from Alliance, last seen on June 2, 2009. They didn’t call him a suspect, they just said they thought he had information. A day after they initially published their appeal and his photo, the man was identified. Though the article doesn’t identify the girl, the details it does give make it easy to determine that she is Glenna Jean White, who is listed as a runaway and needs medication. It hasn’t been said whether the alleged witness provided anything helpful in the case.

From Pennsylvania: Eric Wayne Pyles, age 12, disappeared twenty years ago yesterday from Union Township. He had some emotional/behavioral issues and a history of running away, but the police no longer believe his December 2000 disappearance was voluntary.

From South Carolina: Brittanee Drexel‘s disappearance is going to be on CNN’s Headline News channel show “Real Life Nightmares” at 10:00 p.m. this evening. The 17-year-old was last seen on April 15, 2009, when she took a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach without her parents’ knowledge and vanished, possibly abducted by human traffickers.

Also from South Carolina: the remains of Aeron Buchanan Young, a 58-year-old woman, were found in a wooded area on South Gregg Street in Columbia. Young had gone missing in February 2019. Her death is under investigation.

From Texas: in my previous article dump I’d listed an article about the disappearance of Scott Andreas “Andy” Sims, an eleven-year-old who went missing from Wichita Falls on December 9, 1961. Well, there’s another article, which has more info on the case including a photo of Andy that I’d never seen before.

From Washington State: the true crime podcast Hide and Seek, which I had never heard of, will be covering the 2016 disappearance of Logan Drew Schiendelman from Tumwater for their second season. The first season covered the 2009 disappearance of Nancy Kareen Moyer from Tenino. The podcasters hope to release the first episode of Season Two sometime this month.

From Australia: They’re re-opening the long-since-cold investigation into the disappearance and presumed murder of Sharron Phillips. She was last seen on May 8, 1986 in Brisbane. There’s new evidence and an inquest will begin in March.

Also from Australia: this article about the disappearance of Kim Hoa Tran, who disappeared from South Australia on August 23, 1985. She had gone to Lyell McEwin Hospital in north Adelaide to be treated for a migraine. She called her father and asked him to come and get her, as she’d been discharged, but when he arrived she wasn’t there. Her younger sister, now 40, is offering a $20,000 reward for information. Kim was a Vietnamese immigrant with no papers, and the private detective her sister hired says he doesn’t even know her exact age or if “Kim Hoa Tran” was her legal name. The Daily Mail says she was somewhere between 16 and 18.

From Canada: The police have arrested Joseph Thauberger for the murder of his brother Patrick Thauberger, 53, who went missing from Regina, Saskatchewan in September 1997. His body has never been found.

From South Africa: There is a podcast on the unsolved disappearance of nine-year-old Matthew Ohlsson from Mitchells Plain. He was last seen on March 24, 1997.

5 thoughts on “Article Dump IV

  1. Patrick Kerrigan December 14, 2020 / 6:59 pm

    I was reading the write up on Joann Coughlin, a short while ago. It crossed my mind about the insurance payout. I wonder if someone did not want her to collect the money. Also, we have a family member claiming the signature at the spa is not hers. I wonder if they were shown a picture. Also, it seems like she got the membership as a gift. So, who gave her the membership.

    • lacy December 14, 2020 / 11:48 pm

      Yes, the claim about the signature was odd. That jumped out at me, too.

  2. Patrick Kerrigan December 15, 2020 / 10:10 pm

    As an update. I was checking some stuff about Brooke Lairson Allensworth. The tattoo of the latitude and longitude of Newport really gets me.

    I was involved in navigation on a submarine. However, she is driving from Newport to Searcy. Yet, she is last seen in Oil Trough. I was thinking us she taking the back roads.

    So, I went online and found that a Quake Llewellyn. M/W, 28 years old, was arrested as a suspect in the murder of Sydney Sutherland, on August 21, 2020.

    It appears he may be connected to Brooke Allensworth disappearance. Also, his family has a farm in Jackson Counry.

    He has a history of stalking women, according to a comment. So, it makes me wonder if he did something to the tire.

    Also, supposedly the Arkansas State Police were investigating her disappearance.

  3. Patrick Kerrigan December 15, 2020 / 10:35 pm

    It seems that Sydney Sutherland, was a 25-year old nurse. If I remember that Brooke Allensworth, was a nurse also.

    It appears that Quake’s mother and now estranged wife called the authorities after finding a dent on his truck that was not there in the morning.

    Nice of them to turn him in. Not like a family that was afraid of their brother and uncle, and never dropped a dime on him, for the abduction and murder of a young girl. The Columbus Police in Ohio, had to apologize for their handling of her murder.

    The offender was a police informant, when he murdered the girl.

  4. Patrick Kerrigan December 16, 2020 / 1:07 pm

    Some additional tidbits on Brooke’s case. Supposedly someone used Fix-a-Flat, but it did not last. Also, she had an argument with her ex-husband a day before her disappearance. Also, they were scheduled to appear in court on guardianship of one of their kids.

    It does not make sense for her to be seeing him, if they were supposed to be in court. She has a couple of alias names.

    Supposedly, she was wearing two left shoes. Also, she changed her hair color to blonde.

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