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Missing California teen’s body believed found

Liz De La Torre

March 2, 2010


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press SAN DIEGO – A body found in a shallow grave Tuesday is believed to be that of 17-year-old Chelsea King, whose disappearance last week led to the arrest of a registered sex offender, authorities said. The remains were found buried in a park about 10 feet from the shoreline...

NC searchers find body of missing 5-year-old girl

Liz De La Torre

November 16, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press SANFORD, N.C. – Searchers found the body of a missing 5-year-old off a road Monday, ending a weeklong search for the girl, whose mother was accused of offering her for sex, police said. Fayetteville Police spokeswoman Theresa Chance told The Associated Press that searche...

15-year-old charged with murder of Mo. girl

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press ST. MARTINS, Mo. – Juvenile authorities said Saturday that a 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 9-year-old central Missouri girl found in the woods two days after she went missing. Police did not release the teen's gender or name...

Sheriff: Clothes, birthmark ID Fla. girl’s body

Liz De La Torre

October 22, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press ORANGE PARK, Fla. – Authorities believe a body found under trash in a landfill is that of 7-year-old Somer Thompson, a north Florida girl who vanished on her walk home from school, the sheriff in charge of the case said Thursday. Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler said the ten...

Neighbors thought dead man was Halloween display

Liz De La Torre

October 17, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Residents of a Southern California apartment complex say they saw a lifeless body slumped on a neighbor's patio, but didn't call police because they thought it was part of a Halloween display. Mostafa Mahmoud Zayed had apparently been dead since Monday. ...

Yale student’s cause of death: traumatic asphyxia

Liz De La Torre

September 16, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The chief state's medical examiner said Wednesday that a Yale University graduate student whose body was found stuffed inside a basement wall died of traumatic asphyxiation. Dr. Wayne Carver's office released the results three days after the body of ...

Police: Found body is likely missing Yale student

Liz De La Torre

September 14, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Police are hunting for the killer who stuffed a body believed to be that of a Yale University graduate student behind a wall in the high-security laboratory building where she worked. Police found the body around 5 p.m. Sunday, on what was to have ...

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