Discovery of Missing Carly Scott’s Jawbone Aided Authorities in Murder Charge Against her Former Boyfriend Steven Capobianco
As reported at KITV, the discovery of Carly Scott’s jawbone was the key turning point in the case of the missing and deceased five month pregnant woman in Maui. It also aided authorities in formulating murder charges against her former boyfriend and father of her child, Steven Capobianco. However, it was not disclosed what the connect was. Steven Capobianco was indicted Tuesday on second degree murder charges. According to a copy of the indictment, Capobianco caused Scott’s death “in an especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel manner, manifesting exceptional depravity” in mid-February.
Steven Capobianco (Left) – Carly Scott (Right)
A person says the discovery of a missing pregnant Maui woman’s jawbone helped authorities file a murder charge against her ex-boyfriend.
The person, who was familiar with the investigation but not authorized to speak publicly, told The Associated Press Wednesday the discovery of Carly Scott’s jawbone was a key turning point in the case.
The person says when maggot-infested clothes belonging to Scott were found, it became clear she was dead.
The person declined to reveal exactly how authorities linked the jawbone to Steven Capobianco, Scott’s former boyfriend and father of her child.
Authorities identified Scott through dental records.
UPDATE I: Pregnant woman’s jawbone was found.
Jeff Simon, co-founder of Maui Search and Rescue, the volunteer organization that directed the search, said police found human remains at a site where searchers and Scott’s half-sister found a skirt, shirt and bra she identified as belonging to her sister.
“At that point, we stopped and got in touch with the Maui Police Department,” Simon said.
Searchers were led to the site because of a tracking system in Scott’s phone that pinged her last location. It was in a jungle area between two small bays along Hana Highway, a popular tourist drive along Maui’s east coast.
Cry me a river. According to the Department of Public Safety, Steven Capobianco’s neck was injured after he was assaulted by an inmate who mistook him for another inmate. Mr. Capobianco best get ready for life behind bars, he is going to be there for a long, long time.
12 Year Old Talaija Dorsey Missing Since 7/1/14 in St. James Parish, LA (Update: Mother’s Fiance John D. Celestine Arrested on Obstruction of Justice)(Update: Body of Missing Talaija Dorsey Found Deceased)
12 year old Talaija Dorsey has been missing since Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014 in St. James Parish, Louisiana. She was last seen at her home on Pelican Street in St. James. Talaija Dorsey was discovered missing about 7 a.m. when a friend came to pick her up for summer camp. When Talaija’s mother went to get her, she found that her daughter was not in her bedroom.
A 12-year-old girl went missing early Tuesday morning and the the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding her.
Talaija Dorsey, who’s described as five-foot and three inches, was last seen at her home on Pelican Street in St. James. Dorsey has brown eyes and black hair.
If anyone has information on her whereabouts, you’re asked to call the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-562-2200.
On Friday deputies extended their search all the way to Jefferson Parish.
On Saturday Sheriff Martin said deputies continued to search the fields around Dorsey’s residence and along the highways. Sheriff Martin says deputies in surrounding parishes continued their searches as well.
Deputies have been focusing their efforts on less-traveled, rural routes along Highway 3127 in St. Charles Parish. It’s the route Talaija’s soon-to-be stepdad, John Celestine, 42, drives to work everyday.
Deputies are concentrating more and more on Celestine, but have yet to identify his as the suspect. He is being held on obstruction charges in this case. Deputies also say he has a prior, out-of-state arrest for child cruelty against a family member, though he was not charged ultimately in that case.
Authorities have made an arrest in the disappearance of a 12-year-old, booking the fiancé of the girl’s mother on obstruction of justice, St. James officials announced late Wednesday.
Deputies booked John D. Celestine, 43, who lived in the Pecan Street home with the family, on felony obstruction of justice and a false communication count, said Maj. Sid Berthelot, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman.
Celestine was being held in the parish jail in Convent awaiting setting of bail. Because of the potential of additional charges against Celestine, investigators are not releasing further information, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Officials have announced that the body of a missing 12-year-old girl has been found.
The announcement was made during a Sunday afternoon news conference.
Sheriff Willy J. Martin, Jr., said that 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey’s body was found around 10:20 a.m. Sunday at the edge of a cane field in a wooded area. During the news conference Sheriff Willy said that he took Dorsey’s disappearance personally. He also said that he discovered the body himself.
The sheriff did confirm that Talaija’s mother’s fiancé, John Celestine, 43, who had been named a person of interest in the case and was charged with obstruction of justice, has been upgraded to a suspect. He is being held at the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail in Convent, and reportedly has not been cooperating with investigators. Louisiana State Police are working forensics at the scene and hope to uncover evidence within the next couple of days to move the case forward.
Martin said he found the body around 10:20 a.m. Sunday. State Police Lt. Todd Toloudis said Martin was searching for the body alone this morning when he found it.
Missing California Firefighter Michael Herdman Found Dead One Mile Away From Where He was Last Seen Alive (Update: Coroner Rules Death Accidental)
36 year old Michael Herdman has been found dead about 3/4 of a mile away and 1200 feet up from where he was last seen alive in in Los Padres National Forest. Herdman’s body was found. Herdman’s body was discovered at 10 a.m. Friday by a pilot flying overhead and they called in searchers to that area. The body lay over terrain and was partially covered by brush. Through dental records a positive ID was made but it is not yet been determined what caused the firefighters death. Herdman was last seen Friday, June 13 on a cliff above the Sespe River in rugged terrain of the Los Padres National Forest.
Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said there was was no sign of foul play. Michael Herdman is survived by his wife and daughter.
A California firefighter who went missing two weeks ago during a camping trip after he ran after his dog has been found dead among rugged terrain in Los Padres National Forest, authorities said Friday.
Michael Herdman, 36, ran after his black lab, Duke, the night of June 13 while he was barefoot and wearing just a T-shirt and shorts.
The wayward pooch was found Saturday in a parking lot where his owner had parked his car — about 12 miles from where Herdman and buddy Taylor Byars, 27, had set up camp along a river bottom in woods outside the city of Fillmore.
The partially covered body was spotted by a helicopter and eventually recovered. Authorities are unsure if he fell or how exactly Herdman died.
Press Conference for deceased Michael Herdman
Arcadia Firefighter Mike Herdman died instantly after falling from a cliff in the Sespe Wilderness of the Los Padres National Forest, according to the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.
“The injuries were significant enough that when the fall occurred it caused immediate death,” said Armando Chavez, chief deputy medical examiner. “He’d fallen off the edge of a mountain or a cliff.”
Search Continues for Missing Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Teacher Bianca Tanner … Son tells Police, “Angelo is Mean to Mommy and Hurt Mommy in the Face.”(Update: Body of Bianca Tanner Found)(Update: Missing Teacher’s Boyfriend charged With Murder)
31 year old Bianca Tanner has been missing since Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The police have elevated the case to a homicide investigation and have released new details of the missing persons case. During the course of the investigation, detectives talked to several family members of Tanner, including her 3-year-old son. The child told police, “Mommy got a spanking with the belt. Angelo kicked mommy’s butt and made her cry. Angelo is mean to mommy and hurt mommy in the face.” Angelo Smith has an outstanding warrant for domestic battery out of Arkansas.
Police said Tanner’s boyfriend, Angelo Smith, reported her missing on June 8. Smith told police the two got into an argument over a text message, the warrant states.
In the warrant, Smith said Tanner left the apartment intoxicated carrying a bag with her. Tanner has not been seen since.
During the investigation, detectives talked to several family members of Tanner, including her 3-year-old son.
Tanner’s son told police, “Mommy got a spanking with the belt. Angelo kicked mommy’s butt and made her cry.” The boy also told police that “Angelo is mean to mommy and hurt mommy in the face.”
The search warrant states police are looking for a belt/paddle, cellphones, clothes worn by Tanner during the alleged assault, evidence of blood, hairs and other bodily fluids.
UPDATE I: Body of missing Bianca Tanner found.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said early Thursday they believe they have found the remains of Bianca Tanner, the former Guilford Co. teacher that went missing in Charlotte June 8.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe said detectives believe they have found the remains of Tanner in a wooded area near Shopton Road West and Westinghouse Boulevard, about 16 miles from Smith’s apartment.
Her boyfriend, Angelo Grayson Smith Jr., has been charged with murder. He was initially identified as a person of interest in the case after he told authorities that a drunken Tanner left their home following an argument and never returned. She was last seen June 8.
21 Year Old Sarah Goode Reported Missing on 6/8/14 in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY (Update: Sarah Goode’s Car Found Under ‘Suspicious Circumstances’)(Update: Woman’s Body Found on Long Island)(Update: Body ID’d as Missing Sarah Goode)
21 year old Sarah Goode was reported missing on Sunday, June 8, 2014 after she did not contact family members for two days. According to the police report, Goode is described as white with a light complexion, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 100 pounds, and has long brown hair, brown eyes and a flower tattoo on one foot. Sarah Goode is the mother of a 4-year-old daughter, a graduate of Longwood High School Middle Island, and a medical technician.
Missing: Sarah Goode
Suffolk County police said Goode’s car, a 1999 BMW 328i, was then found somewhere in the Medford area “under suspicious circumstances” and that it is now “being safeguarded by police.” Police declined to provide additional details on where the car was recovered or what led them to believe the situation is suspicious.
There were apparent signs of a struggle inside Goode’s unoccupied BMW, which police towed away – leaving the neighborhood fraught with anxiety.
“We’re horrified – I mean, we’re praying that she, you know, maybe just didn’t tell her parents where she was going,” one neighbor said.
One witness also said there appeared to be blood in Goode’s vehicle.
Police have been searching a wooded area near where the car was parked, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported. Officers were armed with machetes and other tools to cut through brush as they scoured through the woods.
But nothing had been found as of Monday.
An unidentified woman’s body was found in a wooded area on Long Island Thursday evening, close to the scene where a missing 21-year-old mother’s car was spotted this past weekend.
Suffolk County police received a 911 call at 6:17 p.m. about a woman’s body in the woods off Camden Court in Medford. The body was recovered a short time afterward, police said.
The body of a woman found in a wooded area on Long Island is the young mom who’s been missing for nearly a week, family members said Friday.
A search party of 40 to 45 people scouring the woods for 21-year-old Sarah Goode found the body in Medford off Camden Court at about 6:15 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. It was discovered “within a mile” from where Goode’s abandoned 1999 BMW was found, cops said.
The Suffolk County police department has not officially identified the remains, but distraught family members believe it is the Longwood High School graduate.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.
9 Year Old Joey Cavallaro Missing Since 5/30/14 in Garretson, SD (Update: Body of Missing Boy Fund in Split Rock Creek)
9 year old Joey Cavallaro has been missing since Friday, May 30, 2014 near Garretson, South Dakota. He was last seen at Split Rock Park near Garretson on Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Argus Leader reports that land and water rescue efforts are stretched across the park, including Devils Gultch and Garretson. Searchers include members of the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s department, Garretson Fire Department and Emergency Response.
Joey Cavallaro was last seen at Split Rock Park near Garretson at 10:30 a.m., Captain James Hoekman said.
Hoekman described Cavallaro as 4 feet and 60 pounds; he was last seen wearing red Sketchers shoes and short.
Land and water rescue efforts are stretched across the park, including Devils Gultch and Garretson. Included in the search are members of the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s department, Garretson Fire Department and Emergency Response.
If anyone with information on missing 9 year old Joey Cavallaro or his whereabouts, please call 605-367-4300.
A missing 9-year-old boy from Garretson has been found dead.
According to the Minnehaha Sheriff’s Office, the body of Joey Cavallaro was found around 9:45 Saturday morning in Split Rock Creek.
Searchers started looking for Cavallaro Friday night after he went missing Friday morning in the Split Rock Park area.
21 Year Old University of Cincinnati Student Brogan Dulle 5/18/14 in Cincinnati, OH (Update: Video Shows Missing College Student Looking for Phone)(Update: Found Deceased – VIDEO)(Update: Found hanged in building basement)
21 year old University of Cincinnati student Brogan Dulles has been missing since Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Brogan Dulles was last seen early Sunday morning in Clifton Heights at The St. Clair and Mac’s Pizza Pub. Dulle was last seen wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants between 179 East Mcmillan and 205 West McMillan. According to the police report, Brogan Dulle was last seen early Sunday morning when he left his East McMillan apartment to try to find his missing cellphone. A missing persons report was filed when Dulle did not show up for work at Mercy HealthPlex and Turpin Hills swim clubs where he is a swim coach and the family and friends could not contact him.
Brogan’s family has set up a Facebook page to help raise awareness and find Brogan Dulle.
Brogan Dulle was last seen early Sunday. He had been hanging out in Clifton Heights at The St. Clair and Mac’s Pizza Pub, according to a release. At about 2 a.m. as he was heading back to his apartment, Dulle realized he didn’t have his cellphone and decided to retrace his steps. He never returned home.
Dulle is 6 feet tall, weighs 145 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes. He wears glasses.
Volunteers like Dave Rader with the Ohio chapter of Texas EquuSearch said he wants to help out.
“We actually seen it on the news and you know it just seemed like the kind of kid that just wouldn’t up and walk away and I felt like we had to do something,” Rader said.
Rader said he and his group cannot officially help search until the Cincinnati Police Department gives him the green light, but he’s ready to go when called upon and will at least give the family guidance on how to conduct searches.
“We’ve got trained professionals to go out with the search teams to show them what to do and what not to do,” said Rader.
“We would like to thank everyone who has searched, posted, shared or tweeted in our efforts to find Brogan, including those who love him and know what a wonderful and caring young man he is. We also want to thank the many complete strangers who are working so hard to help find Brogan,” Dulle’s family said in a statement.
UPDATE I: Video shows missing man looking for phone.
Cincinnati police said they have video that shows a missing man shortly after he left his apartment.
Assistant Chief James Whalen said a man investigators believe is Brogan Dulle, 21, was seen on video near his apartment around 2 a.m. Sunday apparently searching for his cellphone in the street. He was carrying a light of some sort to help see better, Whalen said.
Friends and family members of the UC sophomore handed out fliers at a booth at the Taste of Cincinnati Saturday afternoon.
“We always hope, try to stay positive,” volunteer Janelle Maxwell said. “It’s just getting harder and harder as the days go, because there’s nothing, no leads, no nothing.”
They said they plan on being at the food festival all weekend in hopes of getting new tips about Dulle’s whereabouts.
“It’s possible he could be out here or someone here could have seen him, so this is a really, really important spot to be to just get the word out,” volunteer Darla Maxwell said.
UPDATE III: FBI joins search for missing Brogan Dulle.
A family spokeswoman says the FBI is now involved in the search for missing University of Cincinnati student Brogan Dulle.
If you have any information or tips about Brogan Dulle’s whereabouts, please contact Cincinnati District 4 Police at 513-765-1212 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.
The body of Brogan Dulle has been found in a vacant part of a building next door to where he lived. The death is believed to have been self-inflicted; however, the coroner has not made a final determination of death. Tragic, just tragic. Our prayers go out the to family and friends of Brogan Dulle. Rest in Peace.
The Cincinnati Police Chief has confirmed Brogan Dulle was found dead in a building close to his apartment Monday night. Police were called shortly after 9p.m. Monday evening to a building on East McMillan between Maplewood and Paris St. The 911 call came from the landlord of the building where Dulle was found. Chief Blackwell described the initial call appearing to be a, “burglary in progress.” Upon further investigation by police they were able to determine there was a deceased male in the building. Local 12′s Curtis Jackson asked Chief Blackwell and the Hamilton County Coroner, Dr. Lakshmi Samarco, if the death appeared suspicious. Blackwell responded, “At this point obviously he’s been missing for seven days. So we think it appears, at this point, emphasis on it appears right now at this point, self inflicted.”
A University of Cincinnati sophomore missing for more than one week was found hanging in a commercial building next door to his apartment Monday evening, a bottle of wine and a crowbar on the ground next to his body, police said.
The landlord of the medical supplies building next door found a male intruder in the building’s basement, she told police in an emergency call, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported.
Hot Air Balloon Catches Fire at Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival in Virginia … Pilot and Two Passengers Missing (Update: Two Bodies Recovered, One Still Missing)(Update: Third Body Found)
A pilot and two passengers are missing after fiery hot air balloon crash in Virginia at the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival Friday night at about 8 pm in Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA. Authorities are saying that the balloon’s gondola caught fire after it hit a power line. According to witnesses, after the balloon erupted into flames, there were screams for help, then explosions. Search efforts were hampered by darkness and the heavily wooded area. Two members of the University of Richmond women’s basketball staff were aboard the balloon. One victim is being identified as Natalie Lewis, the director of basketball operations for the Richmond Spiders. The balloon captain was ID’s as Dan Kirk.
Due to the terrible incident, the remainder of the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival has been cancelled.
Two members of the University of Richmond women’s basketball staff were passengers on a hot air balloon that crashed in Virginia Friday night, CBS News has confirmed.
One victim, Natalie Lewis, was the director of basketball operations for the Richmond Spiders. Her parents arrived in Richmond Saturday from their hometown of Buffalo, New York, CBS News’ Mark Albert reports.
Friends of the balloon captain, Dan Kirk, called him a true ambassador to the sport of hot air ballooning.
The balloon’s basket caught fire after touching a power line near Doswell, Virginia, north of Richmond, the state capital.
More than 100 state troopers and deputies searched for the third occupant of a hot air balloon that crashed in flames at a Virginia balloon festival, killing the other two people on board, state police said Saturday.
Witnesses captured photographs of the balloon after it drifted into power lines, burst into flames Friday night and crashed into the countryside about 25 miles north of Richmond. Some reported seeing two people either jump or fall from the basket at a dizzying height.
The bodies were found about 1,500 yards apart in a heavily wooded area, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said Saturday afternoon.
UPDATE II: Third body found after hot air balloon Crash.
Authorities have found the remains of the third occupant of the hot air balloon that burst into flames at a Virginia festival, police said Sunday.
Now investigators are trying to determine what made the balloon drift into power lines, catch fire and crash, killing the pilot and two passengers.
54 Year Old Candice Giles Missing Since 4/24/14 in Mequon, WI (Update: Found Deceased in Milwaukee River)(Update: Autopsy, Cause of Death was Drowning)
54 year old Candice Giles has been missing since Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Mequon, Wisconsin. Candice Giles was last seen at 11:15 a.m. Thursday at her home in the 5500 block of Parkview Drive when a friend dropped her off. Mequon police says that Giles did not show up for an appointment and personal items were left at her home, including her car. Candice Giles and her husband Tom just recently sold their home on Parkview Drive and are in the process of moving when she went missing. At this point the police say there’s no evidence of foul play. She was last seen wearing a red long-sleeved shirt under a dark green sweater and blue jeans and is 113 pounds and has dark brown, shoulder-length hair.
Candice Giles – Missing
Giles did not show up for an appointment and personal items were left at her home, which makes her family and friends think she may be in danger or need help.
“She’s just a vivacious, energetic, lovely person who enjoys life and loves people,” said Crossroads Presbyterian Church Pastor Bob Sheldon.
Sheldon said the couple recently sold their home on Parkview Drive and are in the process of moving, and that’s when Giles went missing.
“Tom was out making some sales calls today, and when he called back later this afternoon, she (Candace) wasn’t there,” Sheldon said.
She was last seen wearing a red long-sleeved shirt under a dark green sweater and blue jeans.
If you’ve seen Candace Giles, please call Mequon police at (262) 242-3500.
A citizen contacted Mequon police around 10:30 p.m. Friday stating he found what he believed to be Giles in the water off the shore of her residence.
The body was discovered ten feet from the shoreline in approximately six to eight feet of water. Emergency responders removed the body from the Milwaukee River. It was transported to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.
UPDATE II: The Ozaukee County coroner says the cause of death was drowning and that there was no sign of foul play.
Body Found in South River Confirmed to be that of Missing Teen Danielle Locklear, Ex-Boyfriend Je’Michael Malloy Confesses to Killing Her … Charged With Second-Degree Murder.
The female body found last week in the South River is that of missing 15 year old Danielle Locklear, who had been missing since March 11, 2014 in Hope Mills, North Carolina. According to the police, Danielle Locklear’s ex-boyfriend, Je’Michael Malloy, has confessed to killing the teen and dumping her body in the South River. 17 year old Je’Michael Malloy has been charged with second-degree murder. According to Sheriff Earl Butler and Chief Joel Acciardo, Malloy and Locklear got into an argument on March 11 that turned violent and Malloy choked Locklear to death and stuffed a sock in her mouth.
Investigators said Malloy and Locklear got into an argument on March 11, which is the night she was last seen leaving her grandfather’s home in the Fox Meadow subdivision. They said the conversation turned violent and Malloy choked Locklear to death and stuffed a sock in her mouth.
Malloy and a friend, 18-year-old Dominic Lock, then allegedly tossed her body over a bridge on the Cumberland/Sampson County line. Locklear’s remains were found with cinder blocks with tied to her body.
Right now, the body, which was found April 3 by an off-duty deputy, has not been positively identified. However, based on conversations and Malloy’s confession, police said they know it’s her.
Je’Michael Malloy – pic from Facebook
Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler and Chief Joel Acciardo called an emergency press conference to announce Je’Michael Malloy’s arrest as well as confirm that a body recovered April 3 from the South River was Locklear’s.
Acciardo said Malloy, 17, killed the 15-year-old South View High School student the night of March 11. Earlier that night she left home after telling her grandfather she was walking to a friend’s house about a block away. That was the last time her family saw her.
Deputies arrested Malloy Tuesday evening. A second suspect, Dominic Lock, 18, was also arrested and charged with conspiracy in Locklear’s death.
Acciardo said the night of March 11 Locklear actually walked to meet Malloy just outside her neighborhood. He said investigators learned that Locklear and Malloy got into an argument that night. Malloy told investigators the argument turned violent and he choked Locklear to death and stuffed a sock in her mouth.
He said he and Lock then tied cinder blocks to her body and tossed her into the South River just south of Autryville. Malloy lives nearby on Highway 210. Law enforcement officers searched his home on Friday. They also searched Lock’s home near Deep Creek Road in Fayetteville on Friday.
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