Facebook didn’t like a meme I posted — despite the fact that it’s elsewhere on Facebook — and gave me 30 days in jail. But then they changed their minds and decided the meme is okay after all, but forgot to remove my 30-day sentence. Shrug. It is what it is. Facebook is broken.
- The biological parents of Classic and Cincere Pettus, later known as Orson and Orrin West, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the state of California, alleging the state wrongfully removed the Pettus boys from a safe home and placed them with the people who have since been charged with their murders.
- They’re still looking for Debra Marie Melo, who disappeared from Weymouth in 2000.
- They’re still looking for Brandon Darquice Anderson, who disappeared from Battle Creek in 2005.
- There’s a new podcast about the disappearance of Joshua Cheney Guimond, a St. John’s University student who disappeared from the university’s Collegeville, Minnesota campus in 2002.
In New Hampshire:
- They’re still looking for Harmony Montgomery, and her father Adam’s lawyers have asked for police body cam footage of his arrest. Adam is charged with abusing Harmony prior to her disappearance, and with failure to report her missing. A little over a week ago the police searched Harmony’s old apartment and removed items, including a refrigerator. My guess would be they’re checking anything large enough to conceal a five-year-old child’s body.
In New York:
- On this coming Saturday, the New York City Medical Examiner is holding an event to publicize missing persons in NYC. At the event, the ME’s office will accept “will accept any voluntarily shared information, like photos and DNA samples to help identify missing people.”
In South Carolina:
- They interviewed the lead investigator in Shelton John Sanders‘s disappearance and presumed murder, asking him why they were unable to get convictions in that case. The investigator still thinks the suspect in guilty.
- They have identified remains found at a recycling plant as Duncan Gordon, a missing man. He was last seen sitting on top of a shredding machine, and “a substance that looked like ground up flesh” was later found in that machine. Sounds awful; I hope it was quick. I’m predicting Gordon’s family files a lawsuit and OSHA hands out fines for this.
- They’re still looking for La-Teasha LaMone Brooks, who will have been missing for twenty years this August. The picture in the article is an age-progression of how she’d appear at 40.
- They’ve created an online cold case database. Mostly homicides but some missing persons as well.
In Washington state:
- Othram has identified two more unidentified bodies: they are Blaine Has Tricks, who disappeared in 1977, and Alice Lou Williams, who disappeared in 1981. I know with Alice they got some help from the Charley Project; I know because the guy who owns Othram told me so.
- They’re still looking for Vernon George Martin, who disappeared in 2009 after a fire at the airport hangar he co-owned. He could be missing or he could be on the run, as he’s wanted for sex offenses.
In New Zealand:
- They’re still looking for a woman named Annabell Tumanako, who disappeared in 2007. They think she was murdered.
In the UK:
- The father of Claudia Lawrence, who disappeared in 2009, died in February, and in his will he left £10,000 to a charity for missing persons.
- They found Michael Anthony Lynch, a man who had been missing for 20 years. It appears he drove his car into Lough Erne, near Corradillar Quay, in Northern Ireland.
I honestly almost like this layout better then facebook. Facebook is the worse and it only seems to be getting worse.
I don’t have nearly as much reach though. Not many people regularly read this blog. Not nearly as many as view my Facebook page.
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Could I ask what they dinged you for in the first place? Seems kind of crappy that they decided the meme was OK but you were still suspended.
It was a meme showing two people making love next to a wrecked car saying “This is what I think when I hear someone got pregnant by accident.” It was Zucked for “nudity” even though the two people had clothes on.
I like the “Zucked” term. Never heard that one before, but it’s fitting. Amazing what they let through and what they say is off-limits.