This page is dedicated to missing children who are featured on this site where they are presumed deceased or someone has been charged with their homicide/death. The page serves as a memorial for these children since their remains have never been located. If the child is located, their case will be moved to the recovered section.
• Jonelle Renee Matthews 02/09/1972 – 12/20/1984 •
Image: Jonelle, circa 1984
This page is dedicated and named after Jonelle Matthews. Jonelle was twelve years old when she was abducted from her residence in Greeley, Colorado during the night of December 20th 1984. She remained missing for nearly 35 years until her remains were discovered in a construction site in July 2019. She was shot in her head. Investigators believe Steven Pankey killed her and he has been charged with her kidnapping and murder.
Andrew John Amato
Name: Andrew John Amato
Missing: September 30, 1978 from Jefferson Worcester County, Massachusetts
Date of Birth: February 1, 1974
Details: Andrew was last seen in Jefferson, Massachusetts on September 30th 1978. Foul play is suspected in his case.
Reason for inclusion: A man confessed to abducting and killing Amato in 1999. Andrew’s remains have not been located.
Nicole Lynn Bryner
Name: Nicole Lynn Bryner
Missing: March 11, 1982 from Pittsburgh, Alleghany County, Pennsylvania
Date of Birth: February 20, 1979
Details: Nicole was last seen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 11th 1982. Foul play is suspected in her case which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Nicole’s mothers live-in-boyfriend, Timothy Widman, confessed to killing Nicole in 1986. Nicole has never been located.
Brian Richard Bleyl
Name: Brian Richard Bleyl
Missing: February 28, 1981 from Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Date of Birth: December 2, 1968
Details: Brian was last seen in Phoenix, Arizona on February 28th 1981. Authorities suspect that he was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1989, Stephen Michael Wilson, was charged with abducting and murdering Brian. He allegedly confessed to killing Brian to several witnesses who later came forward. Brian’s remains have not been located and Stephen was acquitted of the charges in 1990.
The Brown Children
Name(s): Barry, Brandon, and Sheketah Brown
Missing: July 16, 1985 from Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County, Florida
Dates of Birth: Barry (12/29/1978), Brandon (12/19/1983), and Sheketah (12/20/1974)
Details: Barry, Brandon and Sheketah were last seen with their mother, Carolyn Brown, in Port St. Lucie, Florida on July 16th 1985. Foul play is suspected in their cases.
Reason for inclusion: The father of the children, James Brown, confessed to killing the children and their mother in 1985. Their bodies have never been located and investigators believe James lied about the location in which he left them.
Marlena Danyele Childress
Name: Marlena Danyele Childress
Missing: April 16, 1987 from Union City, Obion County, Tennessee
Date of Birth: February 17, 1983
Details: Marlena was last seen in Union City, Tennessee on April 16th 1987. Her case is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Marlena’s mother confessed to killing the girl by accident two months after she went missing. She has since recanted the confession. Marlena has not been located.
April Ann Cooper
Name: April Ann Cooper
Missing: December 13, 1986 from Rancho, Riverside County, California
Date of Birth: May 13, 1979
Details: April was last seen on December 13th 1986 in Rancho, California. Authorities suspect that she was abducted by a non family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1995, a man named William James Bannister was charged with killing April. He was her babysitter at the time. Authorities believe that he killed her as part of a sinister sexual fantasy although he supposedly admitted she died by accident while on a hike. April’s body has never been found. Bannister was convicted of her homicide in 1998.
Larry Wayne Perry
Name: Larry Wayne Perry
Missing: May 22, 1979 from Dumfries, Prince William County, Virginia
Details: Larry Perry was last seen Dumfries, Virginia on May 22nd 1979. Authorities suspect that he was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In August of 1982, a man named Michael Carl George confessed that Larry accidentally shot himself while he was target practicing and that he buried his body in a ravine afterwards. It’s believed he lied about how Larry died. He was charged with manslaughter and served a few years in prison. Larry’s remains have never been recovered.
Amber Nicole Crum
Name: April Nicole Crum
Missing: December 26, 1983 from Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Date of Birth: September 25, 1981
Details: Amber Crum was last seen in Dallas, Texas on December 26th 1983. Foul play is suspected in her case which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Three weeks after Ambers disappearance, James Monroe was charged with her murder. Monroe was the boyfriend of Amber’s mother. Authorities stated that the girl had shown signs of being abused prior to her disappearance and sometimes had bruises on her body. The charges against him would eventually be dropped due to lack of evidence. Monroe maintains he had nothing to do with Amber’s disappearance. She has not been located.
Name: William Gaffney
Missing: February 11, 1927 from Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Details: William was last seen on February 11th 1927 from Brooklyn, New York. It’s believed that Gaffney was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1934, Albert Fish confessed to abducting, torturing and killing Gaffney and then cannibalizing on a portion of his remains. Gaffney’s remains have not been located.
Jillian Dee Cutshall
Name: Jillian Dee Cutshall
Missing: August 13, 1987 from Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska
Date of Birth: February 19, 1978
Details: Jillian was last seen in Norfolk, Nebraska on August 13th 1987. Authorities suspect that she was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: Two men are suspected of abducting and molesting Jillian since one of the men, David Phelps, confessed that this occurred on the day Jillian went missing. He was later charged with her abduction and convicted of it in 1991. No murder charges have been filed in Jillian’s case and her remains have not been found.
Martha Jean Lambert
Name: Martha Jean Lambert
Missing: November 27, 1985 from St. Augustine, St. John’s County, Florida
Date of Birth: March 26, 1973
Details: Martha was last seen near her trailer home in St. Augustine, Florida on November 27th 1985. Foul play is suspected in the case.
Reason for inclusion: In 2009, Martha’s older brother, David Allen Lambert, confessed to killing her by accident on the day she vanished. David has since recanted his confession and stated he doesn’t know what happened to her. Martha’s remains have not been located but she’s presumed deceased.
Sir-Kristopher Clayton Marshall
Name: Sir-Kristopher Clayton Marshall
Missing: July 20, 1977 from Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Date of Birth: September 11, 1973
Details: Sir-Kristopher was last seen with three other female children on July 20th 1977 in Los Angeles, California. Foul play is suspected and his case is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: James Williams, the father of one of the children that Sir-Kristopher was last seen with, was charged with killing all four children but the charges were eventually dropped. None of the children have been located.
Randy Lee Sellers
Name: Randy Lee Sellers
Missing: August 16, 1980 from Visalia, Kenton County, Kentucky
Date of Birth: September 6, 1962
Details: Randy was last seen in Visalia, Kentucky on August 16th 1980. Foul play is suspected in his case and is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: In 1994, serial killer Donald LeRoy Evans confessed to abducting and murdering Sellers on the day he vanished. His body was allegedly dumped in the Kincaid State Park but it has yet to be found.
Rima Danette Traxler
Name: Rima Danette Traxler
Missing: May 15, 1985 from Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington
Date of Birth: November 9, 1976
Details: Rima was last seen in Longview, Washington on May 15th 1985. Authorities suspect that she was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1999, serial killer Joseph Kondro confessed to abducting and murdering Rima in 1985. Kondro was a family friend of the Traxler family. Her body has not been recovered.
Name: Wallace Guidroz
Missing: January 10, 1983 from Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Date of Birth: March 24, 1980
Details: Wallace was last seen in Tacoma, Washington on January 10th 1983. Foul play is suspected in his case and it remains classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Wallace’s father, Stanley Guidroz, confessed that Wallace fell from his high chair and died in 1983. His body has never been found. Stanley was charged with manslaughter but the charges were dropped due to lack of evidence.
Chester Ralph Wetmore
Name: Chester Ralph Wetmore
Missing: May 26, 1986 from Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida
Date of Birth: August 21, 1971
Details: Chester Wetmore was last seen in Bradenton, Florida on May 26th 1986. Foul play is suspected in his case.
Reason for inclusion: In 2012, death row inmate James P. Barnes confessed to killing and burying Chester in the late 1980s. Chester’s body has not been found and James has not been charged with his death yet.
Jose Esauro Dominguez
Name: Jose Esauro Dominguez
Missing: August 2, 1981 from Stockton, San Joaquin County, California
Date of Birth: July 16, 1965
Details: Jose was last seen in Stockton, California on August 2nd 1981. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: In 1989, two men named Luis Gagliasso and Manuel Sanchez Jr. were charged with murdering Jose. They would’ve both been teenagers when Jose’s murder occurred but they were never brought to trial. Jose’s remains have not been located to date.
Cinda Leanne Pallett and Charlotte June Kinsey
Name(s): Cinda Leanne Pallett and Charlotte June Kinsey
Missing: September 26, 1981 from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Dates of Birth: Cinda (05/13/1968) and Charlotte (09/10/1968)
Details: Cinda and Charlotte were last seen in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on September 26th 1981. Authorities suspect that they were abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1985, suspected serial killer Royal Russel Long was charged with kidnapping and murdering both Cinda and Charlotte. He was also charged with kidnapping Sharon Baldeagle who vanished in 1984. The charges of murder and kidnapping were eventually dropped. Charlotte and Cinda’s remains have never been located.
Reagan Cordell Uden and Richard Loren Uden
Name(s): Reagan Cordell Uden and Richard Loren Uden
Missing: September 12, 1980 from Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming
Dates of Birth: Reagan (05/25/1970) and Richard (11/22/1968)
Details: Richard and Reagan were last seen with their mother, Virginia, in Lander, Wyoming on September 12th 1980. Foul play is suspected and the boys are listed as non-family abductions.
Reason for inclusion: In 2013, the boys adoptive father, Gerald Uden, was arrested and charged with killing his sons and wife and then dumping their bodies in Fremont Lake. He was sentenced to life in prison. The boys and Virginia have not been located.
Cary Daniel Sayegh
Name: Cary Daniel Sayegh
Missing: October 25, 1978 from Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
Date of Birth: November 12, 1971
Details: Cary was abducted by an unidentified male on October 25th 1978 from Nevada. Foul play is strongly suspected in his disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: The primary suspect in Cary’s case once offered to dispose of a body in the same manner that he did with Cary’s body. He supposedly stated that he killed Cary after his abduction and welded his body into a steel drum and dumped it at an unknown location. Cary’s remains have never been located.
Angelo Gene Puglisi
Name: Angelo Gene Puglisi
Missing: August 21, 1976 from Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts
Date of Birth: September 2, 1965
Details: Angelo Gene Puglisi was last seen in Lawrence, Massachusetts on August 21st 1976. Authorities suspect that foul play was involved and his disappearance is classified as a non family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Charles Pierce once confessed to sexually assaulting and murdering a young boy in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1976. He also confessed to the 1973 abduction of Pockett who has not been located. The young boy is believed to be Angelo but no evidence has come to light indicating that Pierce is indeed involved in the case.
Luke Aaron Tredway
Name: Luke Aaron Tredway
Missing: May 23, 1984 from Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Date of Birth: April 24, 1974
Details: Luke Aaron Tredway was last seen in Portland, Oregon on May 23rd 1984. He is presumed deceased.
Reason for inclusion: In 1996, serial killer Douglas Wright confessed to abducting, molesting, and murdering Luke. He stated he abducted the boy at random and kept him alive for thirty six hours. He murdered Luke by shooting him in the head 6 times. Luke’s remains have not been located.
Olisa Susan Williams
Name: Olisa Susan Williams
Missing: April 29, 1982 from Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Date of Birth: August 10, 1981
Details: Olisa was last seen in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 29th 1982. She was abducted by her non-custodial stepfather, Isiah Verna “Bobo” William, who has since been located. He has refused to produce the child.
Reason for inclusion: Olisa’s stepfather allegedly claimed he killed her over the years since her 1982 abduction. In October of 2021, Isiah was arrested and charged with Olisa’s murder. Investigators believe he killed the child to get back at her mother. Her remains have not been found.
Name: Nancy Wilcox
Missing: October 2, 1974 from Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah
Date of Birth: July 4, 1958
Details: Nancy was last seen in Holladay, Utah on October 2nd 1974. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: On January 22nd 1989, Ted Bundy confessed to kidnapping and murdering Wilcox on the night of her disappearance. He gave authorities a possible location of where her body could be but she has not been located.
Donna Lee Fowler
Name: Donna Lee Fowler
Missing: November 10, 1980 from Trinity, Trinity County, California
Date of Birth: July 5, 1973
Details: Donna was last seen in Trinity, California on November 10th 1980. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: In 2008, Wayne Harvey Smith confessed to killing Donna after she refused to leave his home and disposing of her body in a local land fill pit. Donnas remains are considered unrecoverable and she remains listed as a missing child.
Raylene Susan Helsley
Name: Raylene Susan Hesley
Missing: January 5, 1983 from Marion, Union Parish, Louisiana
Date of Birth: October 19, 1970
Details: Raylene Helsley was last seen in Marion, Louisiana on January 5th 1983. Foul play is suspected in her case which is classified as a non family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Authorities suspect that Raylene’s father, Raymond Helsley Jr., murdered her and buried her body somewhere near the trailer they lived in. He allegedly beat Raylene very severely on the morning of her disappearance. He denies involvement in the case.
Holly Ann Hughes
Name: Holly Anne Hughes
Missing: July 15, 1981 from Staten Island, New York County, New York
Date of Birth: January 23, 1974
Details: Holly was last seen in Staten Island, New York on July 15th 1981. Authorities suspect she was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 2001, Andre Rande was charged with first degree kidnapping in Holly’s disappearance. He abducted her on the night she went missing and investigators suspect he also killed her. Holly’s body has never been recovered and Rand has not been charged with her death.
Daniel Jess Goldman
Name: Daniel Jess Goldman
Missing: March 28, 1966 from Surfside, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Date of Birth: March 29, 1948
Details: Daniel was abducted by an unidentified male from his home on March 28th 1966. Foul play is strongly suspected in the case.
Reason for inclusion: Investigations have uncovered that Daniel was kidnapped and murdered by members of a crime organization and his remains are believed to have been dismembered and dumped in the Gulf Stream. His remains have not been recovered to date.
Etan Kalil Patz
Name: Etan Kalil Patz
Missing: May 25, 1979 from Manhattan, New York City, New York
Date of Birth: October 9, 1972
Details: Etan was last seen in Manhattan, New York on May 25th 1979. He is believed to have been abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 2012, a man named, Pedro Hernandez confessed to kidnapping and strangling Patz while he waited for the bus. He said he lured the child into the basement of the Bodega he worked it which was close to the bus stop and strangled him. He admitted to disposing of Etan’s remains with the curbside trash. Another man named Jose Ramos was the prime suspect in Etan’s abduction for decades and he confessed to killing Etan on several occasions. Patz’s remains have never been located.
Lynette Dawn Culver
Name: Lynette Dawn Culver
Missing: May 6, 1975 from Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho
Date of Birth: July 31, 1962
Details: Lynette was last seen in the afternoon of May 6th 1975 in Pocatello, Idaho. Authorities believe she was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: In 1989, Ted Bundy confessed to kidnapping, raping, and killing Lynette in 1975. He said the he took Lynette to a Holiday Inn where he raped her and drowned her in the bathtub. He stated he dumped her into a river which is believed to have been the Snake River. Culver’s remains have not been found.
Alexander Sol Olive
Name: Alexander Sol Olive
Missing: November 9, 1985 from South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California
Date of Birth: May 16, 1981
Details: Alexander was abducted by his non-custodial father from South Lake Tahoe, California on November 9th 1985. His father has since been located but he did not have the child with him. Foul play is strongly suspected in the case.
Reason for inclusion: Alexander was murdered by his father after being abused by him following his 1985 abduction.
Tania Marie Murrell
Name: Tania Marie Murrell
Missing: January 20, 1983 from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Birth: June 20, 1976
Details: Tania was last seen in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on January 20th 1983. Authorities believe Tania was abducted by a non-family member.
Reason for inclusion: A man who was friends with Tania’s family is suspected of killing Tania in 1983. He is also a suspect in the 1979 death of Kevin Reimer who disappeared while camping with his family. Authorities at one point attempted to charge the suspect with second degree murder in Tania’s disappearance but the suspect refused a deal and said they had no evidence to get him for it. He remains the prime suspect in Tania’s disappearance. Tania has never been located.
Kimberly Ann Amero
Name: Kimberly Ann Amero
Missing: September 3, 1985 from Saint Johns, New Brunswick, Canada
Date of Birth: September 5, 1969
Details: Kimberly was last seen on September 3rd 1985 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: In 1999, convicted serial killer Michael Wayne McGray confessed to murdering Kimberly. He stated she was buried on the Kingston Peninsula. Her body was not found but he remains a possible suspect in her case. A man who would later be caught for sexually abusing his daughter made a tape which detailed Kimberly’s abduction, captivity, and murder. Specific locations were given in the tape such as the sight of her murder and the location of her remains. Searches have uncovered no evidence. Kimberly’s remains have not been found.
Name: Carmen Robinson
Missing: December 8, 1973 from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: circa, 1956
Details: Carmen Robinson was last seen in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the night of December 8th 1973. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: In 1982, Clifford Olsen who confessed to the slayings of 11 men and women once claimed to know the location of Carmen’s body. He was flown to a rocky area Victoria. Sonar searches of the area turned up no trace of Robinson’s supposed burial site and authorities doubt his involvement. Despite this, authorities suspect that Carmen was attacked and killed on the night she disappeared.
Cheryl Anne Hanson
Name: Cheryl Anne Hanson
Missing: May 31, 1974 from Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: July 25, 1966
Details: Cheryl Anne Hanson was last seen walking away from her home on May 31st 1974. She is believed to have been abducted and the victim of foul play.
Reason for inclusion: A few months after Cheryl’s disappearance, Donald Everingham confessed to killing Cheryl and disposing of her body. While he did provide a description of Cheryl’s clothing, it’s possible he got the description from the many newspapers that publicized her disappearance. He remains a person of interest in the case. Cheryl has not been found.
Alexandria Christine Suleski
Name: Alexandria Anne Suleski
Missing: October 26, 1989 from Radcliff, Hardin County, Kentucky
Date of Birth: November 26, 1983
Details: Alexandria Suleski was last seen in Radcliff, Kentucky on October 26th 1989. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: In 1993, Alexandria’s father and stepmother were charged with abusing, abducting, and killing her. Alexandria was stuffed into a garbage bag by Roxanne, her stepmother, because she spiked herself and left her in the bag all day. She was discovered deceased the next day and her father, Thomas, buried her remains in a box in a nearby park. Her body has not been recovered as Thomas allegedly returned to the sight two years later and destroyed her remains.
Clark Toshiro Handa
Name: Clark Toshiro Handa
Missing: August 23, 1984 from Fairfield, Solano County, California
Date of Birth: December 5, 1980
Details: Clark was abducted by an unknown intruder from his Fairfield home in California on August 23rd 1984. He has not been located.
Reason for inclusion: In April of 2016, a man named Michael Fejarang was charged with abducting and murdering Clark. He was a family friend of the Handa’s in 1984: It’s believed that two other individuals were responsible for his kidnapping and death as well but one individual is dead and the other can’t be located. Clark remains missing and his remains haven’t been found.
Name: Georgeann Hawkins
Missing: June 11, 1974 from Seattle, King County, Washington
Date of Birth: August 20, 1955
Details: Georgeann Hawkins was last seen in Seattle, Washington on June 11th 1974. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.
Reason for inclusion: In January of 1989, Ted Bundy confessed to abducting and murdering Hawkins before disposing of her body. He also stated that her partial remains were recovered with two of his other victims later in 1974. The remains recovered were not identified when they were found in September of 1974 and are believed to have been cremated. Georgeann’s remains have not been found.
Kelly Jean Harris
Name: Kelly Jean Harris
Missing: August 10, 1984 from Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan
Date of Birth: April 29, 1971
Details: Kelly was last seen in Jackson, Michigan on August 10th 1984. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Kelly’s stepfather, Leonard Hugall, is suspected of murdering Kelly. In 2006, he confessed to his role in Kelly’s murder. He allegedly drove Kelly to the school he worked at and sexually assaulted her. He then drove her to Jackson Community College where he killed her. He stated that Kelly’s remains were buried in a shallow grave but they have not been found.
Tammy Sue Rothganger
Name: Tammy Sue Rothganger
Missing: May 16, 1984 from Eldon, Miller County, Missouri
Date of Birth: August 10, 1968
Details: Tammy was last seen in Eldon, Missouri on May 16th 1984. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance which is classified as a non-family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: In January of 2016, Martin Priest was charged with killing Tammy. He’s committed several other murders before and after her disappearance. A male witness came forward and stated that he witnessed Priest rape and murder Rothganger. He also stated he assisted in disposing of her remains. Her body has not been recovered. Martin was convicted of her murder in 2018.
Name: Francillon Pierre
Missing: August 2, 1986 from North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
Date of Birth: October 1, 1982
Details: Francillon Pierre was last seen in North Las Vegas, Nevada on August 2nd 1986. Foul play is suspected and his disappearance is listed as a non family abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Authorities have always suspected that Francillon’s mother and/or stepfather was involved in his disappearance. Various letters and incriminating statements between the two while they were in prison have led authorities to believe this. In February of 2019, his mother, Amy Fleming, was charged with murder in his case. His stepfather maintains she did not do anything to the child. Francillon has not been found and he remains missing. She plead no contest to his murder in August of 2021.