KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – The family of a West Michigan woman who went missing 17 years ago is very skeptical of a story the woman’s then-boyfriend told police, and they say they want the public’s help in finding out what happened to their mother.
An entire family once disappeared from the Rogue River National Forest Campground in Oregon. On September 5, 1974, Richard Cowden and his wife Belinda, along with their two small children, David and Melissa, went camping for the Labor Day weekend. On Sunday morning, Richard was seen in nearby Copper, Oregon buying some milk. That was the last anyone ever saw of the Cowden family.
On May 14, 2008 Brandon Swanson,19, crashed his car in a ditch on a rural road. He called his dad to pick him up, but his father couldn't find him. Calling him back, Brandon said he'd walk to the nearby town of Lynd. In the middle of the call, Brandon sud
On December 23, 1974, 17-year old Mary Rachel Trlica, 14-year old Lisa Renee Wilson and 9-year old Julie Ann Moseley (a.k.a. the Fort Worth Three) went Christmas shopping together at the Seminary South Shopping Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The girls never returned home and their locked car was discovered in the mall’s parking lot at 6:00 that night. There were Christmas presents inside, indicating that the girls had shopped and returned to the vehicle at some point, but what became of them?
In 1984, Josef Fritzl locked his daughter, Elisabeth, 18, into the secret cellar he had built in the basement. Family was told she had run away. He kept Elisabeth captive for 24 years, during which she would give birth to 7 children, one died at 3 days old. 3 of the children were raised by her parents, Josef claiming Elisabeth had left them on the doorstep. Josef confessed to his crimes when one of the cellar children, age 19, had to be hospitalized. He was found guilty and given a life…