Authorities Discover Buried Body on Private Property in Fruitland Township, MI … Might Be That of Missing Mother Bobbie Maples

Roosevelt Park Police believe that the body they discovered buried on private property might be that of Bobbie Maples. Upon a tip, the body was found on private property in Fruitland Township, Michigan Friday evening. Bobbie Maples went missing in December 2014, shortly after giving birth to daughter Airyonne. She was reported last seen near Whitehall by a friend.

According to Roosevelt Park Police Chief David Boone, the police have a prime suspect in Maples’ disappearance, who currently is incarcerated for an unrelated matter. As per Boone, the suspect is among several police have had over the past year, and has been on law enforcement’s radar since the beginning of the investigation into Maples’ disappearance.

Bobbie Maples

Investigators have been lead by a tip to a buried body that could be that of Bobbie Maples, a mother first reported missing about a year ago.

Local officials discovered a buried body on private property in Fruitland Township Friday evening. Maples’ mother, Muriel, confirmed to WZZM 13 that authorities expressed confidence that the remains are linked to Bobbie.

Facebook: HelpFindBobbieMaples

Buried body found Friday could be woman missing for a year.

Local law enforcement authorities discovered, and left mostly undisturbed, the buried body on private property in rural Muskegon County early Friday evening, said Roosevelt Park Police Chief David Boone.

Police remained at the scene throughout the night awaiting the arrival of the Michigan State Police Crime Lab Saturday morning, which would complete the task of unearthing the remains, Boone said. He could not predict when a positive identity could be made because he did not know the condition of the body or what items may be with it.

UPDATE I: 1st to report Bobbie Maples missing was man now charged with sex-for-drugs life felony.

A man now charged with coercing a woman to have sex in exchange for drugs was the first person to report Bobbie Maples missing after she vanished, according to his lawyer.

Maples’ buried body was found Jan. 22 in Fruitland Township. She disappeared in December 2014 after leaving her Roosevelt Park home to visit her 11-day-old daughter who remained hospitalized followering her birth.

Robert Charles Smith III, 50, of Laketon Township, who was recently charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct during the commission of a felony, knew Maples and has been cooperating with police investigating her disappearance and now death, Smith’s attorney Marc E. Curtis said Tuesday.

29 Year Old Melanie Coley of Loudon, TN Missing Since 1/21/16 (Update: Found Deceased Near the Scene of a Single-Car Crash in Loudon County)

29 year old Melanie Coley has been missing since January 21, 2016 in Loudon, Tennessee. The 29 year old Primrose School preschool teacher was last seen late Thursday evening at Bad Daddy’s Burger in Turkey Creek. She was driving her grey 2014 Dodge Avenger with a broken right side mirror.

Melanie Coley_missing

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in finding a missing woman.

Melanie Coley, 29, of Loudon, was last seen late Thursday evening at Bad Daddy’s Burger in Turkey Creek. KCSO said she was driving her grey 2014 Dodge Avenger with a broken right side mirror.

The Primrose School of Farragut identified Coley on Facebook as one of their preschool teachers.

If anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 865-215-2243.

UPDATE: 29-year-old woman reported missing Friday was found dead Saturday near the scene of a single-car crash in Loudon County.

A 29-year-old woman reported missing Friday was found dead Saturday near the scene of a single-car crash in Loudon County, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol discovered the body of Melanie Coley of Loudon ejected from her wrecked 2014 Dodge Avenger off Sugar Limb Road, about two miles southeast of Interstate 75.

The THP had coordinated with KCSO detectives to investigate Coley’s travel routes and patterns, officials said.

An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

Search Crews Find the Body of Noah Chamberlin on Thursday About 1.5 Miles From his Home in Pinson, TN

TERRIBLE NEWS FROM CHESTER COUNTY, TENNESSEE …

Search crews have found the body of 2 year old Noah Chamberlin on Thursday. The sad discovery happened about 1.5 miles from his home in Pinson, TN. Noah Chamberlin had gone missing on 1/14/16 after the toddler went missing while on a nature walk with his sister and grandmother. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause and when the death occurred, even though authorities have stated there has been nothing to indicate that there was any foul play.

Our hearts and prayers go out to the family, friends and loved ones of little Noah, rest in peace.

Noah Israel Chamberlin

Click HERE for VIDEO via WREG

Rescue crews found the body of 2-year-old Noah Chamberlin Thursday.

The little boy was found by rescue crews about a mile and a half from his home.

A visibly upset search and rescue crew asked people to keep the family of Noah in your prayers.

They said the family wanted to make sure everyone knew just how much they appreciated everything they did in the search and rescue effort.

However, they asked for space as their family mourned for the loss of the boy.

This was an area they said was on the outskirts of where they had searched.

Country Singer Craig Strickland Found Dead After Being Missing for a Week

29 year old country singer Craig Strickland who had been missing for about one week has been found deceased. The search ended Monday after the Backroad Anthem lead singer’s body was recovered in Bear Creek Cove on Kaw Lake north of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The singer’s wife, Helen, who had asked fans for prayers during his disappearance, also tweeted that his body had been found, adding Craig was now “safe with his Father in Heaven.”   22 year old Chase Morland’s body had been previously located.

Backroad Anthem

Country singer Craig Strickland was found dead on Monday after have been missing for a week. He was 29.

His body was recovered in Bear Creek Cove on Kaw Lake following a massive search in the area, north of Tulsa, Okla.

“#CraigStrickland was found today,” his wife, Helen Strickland, tweeted. “He is safe with his Father in Heaven. Thank you Lord for leading us to him today. I will praise you, Amen.”

Country Singer Craig Strickland of Backroad Anthem Missing, 22 Year Old Friend Chase Morland Found Dead After Duck-Hunting Trip (Update: Craig Strickland Found Deceased)

Country singer Craig Strickland, the lead singer of the Arkansas-based country-rock band Backroad Anthem, and his friend, 22 year old Chase Morland have been missing over the weekend. The two failed to return from duck-hunting on Kaw Lake in Oklahoma.

Facebook: Backroad Anthem

Backroad Anthem

@Backroad Anthem

Chase Morland posted the below ominous tweet prior to the two going missing. How bizarre.

Chase Morlan FB

Authorities are searching for a member of a country rock band, after he and a friend disappeared while on a hunting trip on an Oklahoma lake.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, troopers began searching for 29-year-old Craig Strickland and 22-year-old Chase Morland, after the pair did not return from a duck hunting trip on Kaw Lake.

On Sunday night, a capsized boat was discovered, but the hunters were nowhere to be found.

Fox News is reporting that the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of a 22-year-old man has been recovered on Monday afternoon and a second man is missing after the two went duck hunting and their boat capsized.

NBC News:

Country singer Craig Strickland has been declared missing following a duck-hunting trip in stormy conditions with a friend who turned up dead.

Officials began searching for Strickland — lead singer of country-rock group Backroad Anthem — and his 22-year-old friend Chase Morland on Sunday after they failed to return from duck-hunting on Kaw Lake, according to NBC affiliate KFOR.

Morland’s body was found in the lake on Monday, according to a statement from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

It said late Monday that the search for Strickland, 29, had been called off until morning due to bad weather and fading light.

UPDATE I: Body of Craig Strickland Found. Wife: Craig Strickland died from hypothermia

Hours after news broke Monday that Backroad Anthem lead singer Craig Strickland’s body was found, after having gone missing on a hunting trip over the holidays, his loved ones posted emotional tributes on Facebook and Instagram.

“Today we lost our brother, our best friend, our bandmate,” wrote the country band, comprised of Toby Freeman, Eric Dysart, Josh Bryant, Brandon Robold and Isaac Sentr. “Craig was the most amazing person whose passion for life couldn’t be matched.”

“We can finally rest knowing that he is at Home in Heaven with his Father,” wrote his wife, Helen Strickland, on Instagram.

Missing Since 12/20/15, Body Of Marine Sgt. Tristan Clinger, of Kentucky Found in New Jersey

SAD NEWS IN THE CASE OF MISSING MARINE, SGT. TRISTAN CLINGER …

The body of U.S. Marine, Sgt. Tristan Clinger was found Saturday during a search in New Jersey. The 28 year old Marine from Louisville, KY had been missing since December 20th, 2015, when he left Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in South Jersey on foot.  Clinger had served in the military for five years and his wife had said he seemed upset before he went missing. Nancy Schaefer of Missing In America told the Patch of Manchester that Sgt. Tristan Clinger’s body was found by the Burlington County K9 unit during a search in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton.

Say a prayer for his wife, Rachel Self Clinger, and the family, friends and loved ones of Sgt. Tristan Clinger, Rest in Peace.

Tristan Clinger

Pic – Facebook

The week-long search for a missing U.S. Marine from Kentucky ended in tragedy Saturday when his body was found during a search in New Jersey.

Officials and family members have not said where Sargent Tristan Clinger was found or how he died. Clinger was a 28-year-old father of two from Louisville, currently stationed in New Jersey.

Police Believe Body Found May Be Missing 24 Year Old Detroit Woman Kajavia Globe

The body was found Monday night Fielding Street, in the area of 7 Mile Road and Evergreen appears to be that of missing 24 year old Kajavia Globe. However, positive identification needs to be confirmed by the medical examiner. Family members filed a missing persons report Saturday, December 12.

The police are stating that there was evidence of foul play in the disappearance of Kajavia Globe. Her vehicle  was found abandoned on Chatham Street, near Telegraph Road and Fenkel, early Monday morning, 3 days after she went missing and surveillance video showed a masked man using Globe’s bank card to withdraw cash at an ATM at 7 Mile Road and Telegraph, late Friday afternoon.

Kajavia Globe

Kajavia Globe

Detroit police are working to confirm whether a body found Monday on the city’s west side is that of a missing 24-year-old woman.

The body was found early Monday evening on Fielding Street, in the area of 7 Mile Road and Evergreen. Police and family members were at the scene.

Assistant police chief Steve Dolunt told reporters that though authorities believe the body belongs to Globe, confirmation by the medical examiner is required.

Kajavia Globe_suspect

Image of masked person who allegedly took an unspecified amount of money from Globe’s bank account. (Photo: DPD)

“We’ve got the body of a black female, appears to be in her 20s, in the backyard of this location,” Dolunt said. “At this time, it appears to be our missing [person], we can’t confirm it until the medical examiner gets here. At this time, we cannot confirm the cause of death.”

Earlier Monday, police said there was evidence of foul play in the disappearance of Kajavia Globe.

Globe’s car was found abandoned on Chatham Street, near Telegraph Road and Fenkel, early Monday morning — three days after she went missing.

About two miles from that location, police say surveillance video shows a masked man using Globe’s bank card to withdraw cash at an ATM at 7 Mile Road and Telegraph, late Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information should call Detroit police at (313) 596-5840.

Rosemary Diaz Has been Missing for 25 Years … Her Remains Have Been Found in Matagorda County, TX by Texas Equusearch

25 year old mystery may finally be over … Kudos to Texas Equusearch!!!

Rosemary Diaz disappeared on November 24, 1990 after leaving work at a country food store near her home in Danevang, Texas. Investigators in Wharton County have found bone fragments at a house belonging to a suspect that are believed to be that of the then missing 15 year old girl. The remains were found in grassy field off County Road 403 in Matagorda County, along the Brazoria County border. According to reports, the suspect in the kidnapping and murder is deceased. The tip that came to authorities that solved this 25 year mystery came from the family of the suspect. Really, the family only came forward after the evil bastard who committed this crime was dead? Maybe some of them need to be arrested and charged with obstruction of justice and concealing a crime.  Authorities were lead to a property in Matagorda County, where there in a shallow grave Tim Miller and members of Texas Equusearch found bone fragments and a ring. In the press conference following the discovery, EquuSearch founder Tim Miller stated, ”We got lucky.  We found a ring. We all cried.”

Rosemary Diaz

The remains of a 15-year-old girl were possibly found in Texas, 25 years after she went missing.

Rosemary Diaz disappeared on Nov. 24, 1990, after leaving work at a country food store near her home in Danevang.

Investigators believe they have now cracked the mystery in their search for the missing teenager when they found bone fragments at a house belonging to a suspect.

Wharton County law enforcement authorities called in Texas EquuSearch to assist when the remarkable breakthrough was made.

“We got lucky. We found a ring. We all cried,” said EquuSearch founder Tim Miller, reported KHOU.com.

After an excavation of the site the following day, more remains were found.

Although investigators and a forensic anthropologist still need to make a positive identification, Diaz’s devastated family believe it is Rosemary’s remains.

11 Year Old Janiya Thomas Missing Since August 2014 in Bradenton, FL (Update: Body Found in Freezer Believed to be Missing Girl)

11 year old Janiya Thomas has been missing for a year and has not been seen since August 2014 in Bradenton, Florida. The Bradenton Police Department was contacted by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the search of Janiya Thomas. Janiya was not with her mother, Keishanna Thomas nor was she found at the mother’s house at the Village at Cortez Apartments in Bradenton.  Keishanna Thomas was taken in to custody on Contempt of Court charges by Manatee County Juvenile Judge Scott Brownell for refusing to answer any questions about the well-being of her daughter.

Janiya_Thomas

The Bradenton Police Department and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing 11-year-old. According to BPD, the girl hasn’t been seen since August 2014.

On Friday, Oct. 16, the Bradenton Police Department was contacted by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the search of Janiya Thomas, 11.

Janiya was not with her mother, Keishanna Thomas nor was she found at the mother’s house at the Village at Cortez Apartments in Bradenton.

Appearing before Manatee County Juvenile Judge Scott Brownell, Keishanna refused to answer any questions about the well-being of her daughter. She was taken into custody for Contempt of Court. Janiya’s siblings are with the Department of Children and Families, according to Bradenton Police.

Both the Bradenton Police Department and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office are concerned for the safety of the girl. Officers confirmed that the teen hasn’t been seen for over a year.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Bradenton Police Detective James Curulla at (941) 747-3011 ext: 2224, or Detective Adrian Meridan at (941) 932-9326. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-8477 (TIPS.)

UPDATE I: Body in freezer believed to be missing 11-year-old girl.

The body of a girl who may be Janiya Thomas was found Sunday evening in a freezer in the garage of this residence in the 5000 block of 21st Way East in Bradenton, Florida.

Police believe they have found the body of a missing 11-year-old central Florida girl in a freezer.

Bradenton Police Chief Michael Radzilowski said during a news conference late Sunday that a body was found inside a freezer in the garage of a grandmother of the missing girl, Janiya Thomas.

Authorities said the body is likely that of Janiya, who hasn’t been seen in months.

Maine Officials Believe They Found Skeletal Remains Of Missing Tennessee Hiker 66 Year Old Geraldine Largay

The Maine Warden Service said that they believe they have found the skeletal remains of the missing hiker 66-year-old Geraldine Largay from Brentwood, Tennessee.  Largay was last seen on July 22, 2013 as she headed out on a solo-hike. The remains were found on Wednesday morning about 3000 feet off of the Appalachian Trail. Several pieces of clothing and belongings consistent with items owned by Largay were found by a survey crew. Investigators do not believe foul play was involved in Largay’s death. John MacDonald, a spokesman for the Warden Service said Friday, “Positive identification will be determined in the coming weeks by the Medical Examiner’s Office, however, due to the location of the remains and evidence gathered at the scene the Maine Warden Service feels confident that Geraldine has now been located. ”

Geraldine Largay

Investigators who believe skeletal remains discovered in Maine are those of a missing Appalachian Trail hiker from Brentwood.

66-year-old Geraldine Largay was last seen on July 22, 2013 as she headed out on a solo-hike. She was supposed to meet her husband George the next day, but was never seen again.

More than a hundred people searched looked for Largay in the weeks that followed her disappearance. During that time not a single clue was found that could explain what happened to her.

Wednesday morning skeletal remains were discovered off of the Appalachian Trail. The Maine Warden Service said the remains were found 3,000 feet from the trail by a contractor conducting a forestry survey on property owned by the U.S. Navy in Redington. Several pieces of clothing and belongings consistent with items owned by Largay were found.

Next Page →

Support Scared Monkeys! make a donation.

 
 
  • NEWS (breaking news alerts or news tips)
  • Red (comments)
  • Dugga (technical issues)
  • Dana (radio show comments)
  • Klaasend (blog and forum issues)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Close
E-mail It