AMBER ALERT for 6 Year Old Markell Beasley Missing 12/21/13 in Jefferson City, MO … Abducted by 40 year old Demitrius Beasley (Update: Both Found Dead, Murder/Suicide)

An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday evening, December 24, 2013  for 6 year old Markell Beasley in  Jefferson City, MO. The boy has been missing since Saturday, December 21. Markell Beasley is said to have been abducted/kidnapped by 40 year old Demitrius Beasley, who is not his biological father. Demitrius Beasley contacted the child’s mother and told her that he would not return the boy to her. Demitrius Beasley has been charged with kidnapping.

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Markell Beasley is 51 inches tall and 52 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last wearing an orange hat with a grey and orange coat, blue shirt and blue jeans.

Demitrius Beasley is described as a 40-year-old black man who is 5 foot, 11 inches, 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information or has seen the missing boy or Demitrius Beasley is asked to call 911 or the Jefferson City Police Department at 573-634-6351.

UPDATE I: Missing Jefferson City boy Markell Beasley found dead.

Terrible news on this Christmas Eve, the Amber Alert has been canceled for 6 year old Markell Beasley as he has been found dead, a result of a murder/suicide.

The missing 6-year-old child from Jefferson City and the man police believe kidnapped him were found dead in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Tuesday night.

The Jefferson City Police Department issued the alert looking for Markell X. Beasley Tuesday evening.

Around 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Cape Girardeau police responded to a 911 call of a person shot in an apartment. When officers arrived, they found Markell and 40-year-old Demetrius Beasley dead inside an upstairs bedroom.

A Cape Girardeau sergeant tells 41 Action News the evidence suggests a murder suicide and they are not actively searching for any suspects at this time.

16 Year Old Demaris D. Martinez Missing Since 12/20/13 in Hillsdale, NJ (Update: Found Safe & Unharmed)

16 year old Demaris D. Martinez has been missing since Friday, December 20, 2013 in Hillsdale, New Jersey. Martinez was last seen at 10:30 a.m. Friday at her home wearing a black Burberry jacket. She is described as a Hispanic/white female with black hair and brown eyes with a medium brown complexion. Police believe that she may be in the Bronx, NY.

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Demaris D. Martinez description:

  • 16 year old Hispanic/white female
  • black hair
  • brown eyes
  • medium brown complexion
  • last seen wearing a black Burberry jacket

If anyone as seen  Demaris Martine, please contact the Hillsdale Police at (201) 664-4200 or the the State Police’s missing persons unit at (800) 709-5464

UPDATE I: 16 year old Demaris Martinez found safe and unharmed.

15 Year Old Joshua Harrelson Missing Since 12/20/13 in the Albany Park Section of Chicago, IL (Update: Found Safe)

15 year old Joshua Harrelson has been missing since Friday, December 20, 2013 from the 3700 block of West Agatite Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side in Chicago, Illinois. The police are saying that the missing boy has diabetes and they fear that he may not have the medical equipment he needs to treat it. Please be on the look out for Joshua Harrelson.

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Joshua Harrelson

Description of Joshua Harrelson:

  • 5 feet 5 inches tall
  •  weighing 135 pounds
  • needs to test and adjust his sugar and insulin levels regularly but may not have the necessary equipment with him

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Joshua Harrelson, please contact the Area North Special Victims Unit at (312) 744-8266.

UPDATE I: 15 year old Joshua Harrelson found safe and reunited with parents.

20 Year Old Heather Elvis Missing Since 12/17/13 in Myrtle Beach, SC … Car Found Abandoned Near Peachtree Landing Along Waccamaw River

20 year old Heather Elvis was reported missing  Thursday night by her father; however, Heather Elvis was last seen at her parents house on Tuesday night, December 17,  and the last time her cell phone pinged was Wednesday morning, December 18 at 3 a.m.  Heather stopped by her parents’ house Tuesday to pick up mail; however, did not show up or call in for her scheduled shift Friday afternoon at the  Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery. Her last known location was was at 2 a.m. near Whiteriver Drive just off of River Oaks Drive in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Heather Elvis’s car was found abandoned in a parking area in Socastee on Thursday.

Heather Elvis’s car was found abandoned in a parking area in Socastee on Thursday. Terry Elvis identified the car, and said that it did not appear to have any damage.

One boat from the Department of National Resources was out on patrol on the Intracoastal Waterway searching for the missing person, said Sergeant Nate Hutson with DNR. Lt. Kegler confirmed that DNR was assisting them in their search.

According to Terry Elvis, Heather’s latest phone call was made at about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. She stopped by her parents’ house Tuesday to pick up mail. She works at a restaurant, but did not show up or call in for her scheduled shift Friday afternoon, her father said.

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Facebook:  “Find Heather Elvis”.

Download a full-size version of the poster HERE.

UPDATE I: $1,000 reward offered for missing Myrtle Beach area woman.

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For more updates, provide your comments and to read others comments and analysis, go to Scared Monkeys Missing Persons Forum:  Heather Elvis.

If anyone as any information on her location or disappearance is asked to call the Horry County Police Department: (843) 915-5350.

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12 Year Old Olivia Belle Coallier Missing Since 12/15/13 in Weston, FL … Possible Runaway (Update: Found Safe)

12 year old Olivia Belle Coallier has been missing since Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Weston, Florida Olivia Coallier was last seen at about 4:30 Sunday afternoon when she left her home at 1431 Capri Lane (MAP) and walked to a local park. She hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Please be on the look out for the missing tween, she suffers from an anxiety disorder, mild epilepsy and according to authorities has run away in the past.

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Missing – Olivia Belle Coallier

She is described as about 5 feet tall, 125 pounds with small build, blue eyes and straight red hair with blonde highlights. Olivia was last seen wearing a black and white sweater, jean shorts and black floral boots.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Olivia suffers from anxiety disorder, mild epilepsy and has run away in the past.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Olivia Belle Coallier, please contact BSO Missing Persons Detective James Hayes at 954-321-4231 or call the Communications Duty Officer at 954-767-8740.

UPDATE I: Missing Weston girl found safe.

5 Year Old Jeremiah Oliver Reported Missing 12/13/13 in Fitchburg, MA But Relatives Haven’t Seen Him Since September (Update: Mother Elsa Oliver and Boyfriend Alberto Sierra Arrested)

Sadly, this child abuse and missing persons case looks like it is going to get much worse. Child not seen since September, but not reported missing until this past Friday, December 13.

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5 year old Jeremiah Oliver was reported missing on Friday, December 13, 2013, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. However, Jeremiah Oliver was not reported missing by his mother or her boyfriend, but instead by the boys 7 year old sister. The little girl told her teacher at school that her brother was missing. According to accounts, Jeremiah Oliver’s extended family has not seen the boy for 3 months, since September. Nothing good can come from a situation where a mother fails to report her child missing.

Five-year-old Jeremiah Oliver was reported missing on Friday, but relatives say they haven’t seen the child since September.

Investigators immediately searched the home on Kimball Street in Fitchburg and quickly arrested the boy’s mother and her boyfriend.

“I’ve been here for two months. And in the two months I’ve been here, I’ve never seen them,” Ada Santos, a neighbor, said.

District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said they learned of the Jeremiah Oliver’s disappearance after his 7-year-old sister told a teacher at school.

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 UPDATE I: The mother and boyfriend arrested and are in custody.

Their investigation led to charges against Elsa Oliver, 28 and Alberto Sierra, 22.

“That little girl showed a lot of courage doing what she did,” said Worcester County District Attorney Joe Early.

Oliver was arrested on two counts of reckless endangerment of a child and two counts of accessory after the fact. She will be arraigned Tuesday in Fitchburg District court. The Worcester District Attorney’s office said if Oliver doesn’t produce the child in court, she will be held in contempt of court.

Sierra was arraigned on two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife) in connection to an incident with Elsa Oliver. He also faced two counts of assault and battery on a child causing bodily injury related to an incident with Jeremiah and his 7-year-old sister. He was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing.

UPDATE II: Social worker, supervisor fired in case of missing Fitchburg, Mass. boy.

A state social worker and the worker’s supervisor have been fired as investigators try to determine what happened to a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who hasn’t been seen since September.

Department of Children and Families Commissioner Olga Roche said Tuesday the two employees, whose names were not disclosed, “have been terminated.”

Anyone with information about the boy is asked to call the State Police Detectives (508-832-9124) or Fitchburg Police (978-345-9648).

9 Year Old Reann Murphy Missing Since 12/14/13 Found Dead in Trash Can Near Her Home in Smithville, OH (Update: Suspect Arrested in Murder of 9 Year Old – Picture … 24 Year Old Jaret Medsger)

9 year old Reann Murphy had been missing since Saturday afternoon, December 14, when she was last seen playing outdoors at the mobile home park at about 5:30pm where she lived at 5912 Akron Road (Map) in Smithville, Ohio.  Sadly, the police found Reann Murphy’s body in a trash bin at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. It was not reported how the little 9 year old girl was killed.  The Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are now investigating this case as a homicide.  Wayne County Sheriff  Travis Hutchinson stated, “Any violent death is troubling but the death of a child is much more so. We will leave no stone unturned as this investigation continues.”

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9 Year Old Reann Murphy … RIP

Reann Murphy was reported missing on Saturday evening.  Police said Murphy was last seen playing outdoors at 5:30 p.m. near her family’s Smithville mobile home park.

According to Wayne County Sheriff Travis Hutchinson, deputies from his department responded to the family’s home at 5912 Akron Road shortly after 8 p.m.. Deputies along with firefighters, civilians and other police searched the area for hours.

At approximately 1:35 a.m. on Sunday, police found the body of a small child in a trash dumpster near Murphy’s home.

Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are now investigating the homicide.

UPDATE I: Three registered sex offenders according to the Ohio Registery, 4 if you count work addresses.

UPDATE II: The Seattle PI is reporting that an arrest has been made in the death of 9 year old Reann Murphy. That was fast!!!

Authorities say a suspect has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a 9-year-old Ohio girl whose body was found in a trash bin.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest Sunday in the death of Reann Murphy. A news conference was scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

Watch the Press conference LIVE HERE.

  • The suspect and victim were seen together.
  • Suspect was arrested at his residence.
  • Will be charged with aggravated murder in the morning.

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UPDATE III: 24-year-old Jaret Medsger is the suspect who has been arrested in the murder of 9 year old Reann Murphy. This dirtbag, murderer will be arraigned at 8:15 in a Wayne County courtroom Monday morning.

From News Net 5: Police took 24-year-old Jarrod Metsger into custody shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday.  Police said Metsger is a neighbor and acquaintance of the Murphy family.  At this time, no motive has been established for the murder.

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If any one has information in this case, please contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 330-287-5750 or e-mail

8 Year Old Autistic Boy Randle Barrow Missing After Fire in Huntsville, AL (Update: Woman Killed in Fire ID’d as 42 Year Old Delicia Lattice Barrow)(Update: Body of Randle Barrow Found in Lake Guntersville

Be on the look out for 8 year old Randle Barrow in Huntsville, Alabama.

Police are searching for missing 8 year old Randle Barrow after performing a welfare check for Randle, who had not been to school for two day, on Saturday, December 14 at 4900 Alburta Road in Huntville, Alabama.When police officers got to the home, no one answered the door and they noticed that smoke was coming from the home. Upon entering the home firefighters found one female victim inside, who was transported to Huntsville Hospital with life threatening injuries. The woman later died. However, Randle Barrow was no where to be found.

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Missing – Randle Barrow

Randle Barrow attends the School For Autistic Children. Randle had just recently been returned to his mother, he had been in the temporary custody of Demetrius Bell and his wife because of the mother’s health issues.


For several weeks Randle was in the temporary custody of Demetrius Bell and his wife. Randle’s mother, who is Bell’s good friend, voluntarily put her son in their care because of her health issues. ”The whole idea was when she got better, we would just return him to her care,” Bell says.

Just recently Randle’s mother asked for him back. Bell says in the days leading up to Saturday, she became harder and harder to reach.

Saturday morning, Bell got a phone call that something might be wrong. ”The director of the school that he attends, the School For Autistic Children, called us and told us she was concerned,” Bell says.

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UPDATE I: The female victim in the fatal fire has been identified as 42 year old Delicia Lattice Barrow, the mother of Randle Barrow. Police are calling this a death investigation.

Police identified the woman killed in the fire as 42-year-old Delicia Lattice Barrow. Officers are searching for eight-year-old Randle Barrow, who police said is autistic.

Firefighters responded to the house and put the fire out. Police found Delicia Barrow inside the home. She was taken the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police said Randle Barrow was not found inside the home and that they have not been able to locate him. Investigators are still taking pictures and searching throughout the home.

If  anyone with information about his whereabouts of  Randle Barrow, please contact the Huntsville police at 256-722-7100.

UPDATE II: BREAKING NEWS: Body of Missing Eight-Year-Old Randle Barrow Found in Lake Guntersville.

Our news partners The Huntsville Times is reporting authorities have found the body of missing eight-year-old Randle Barrow in Lake Gutnersville.

4 Year Old Shaniya Wendy Jaques-Louis Missing Since 12/13/13 in Little Haiti … Miami, FL (Update: Shaniya Jacques-Louis Found Safe, Reunited with Family)

4 year old Shaniya Wendy Jaques-Louis has been missing since Friday afternoon, December 13, 2013 in “Little Haiti” in Miami, Florida. She was last seen outside her family’s home at 4 pm while playing with her sister and other kids behind a fence 36 Northeast 64th Terrace.

Miami Police launched an all-out effort Friday night to find a missing 4-year-old girl who went missing right outside her Little Haiti home.

According to police, Jaques-Louis was last seen at about 4 p.m. Friday while playing with her sister and other kids behind a fence outside her family’s home at 36 Northeast 64th Terrace.

Police said the missing girl’s mother was inside her first-floor apartment at the time. Though it appears the children were unsupervised, authorities said a neighbor was keeping watching over the kids from across the street.

At some point, the other children said they left Shaniya all alone on her tricycle in the fenced-in area. When they returned, the bike was still there, but Shaniya was gone.

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(Pic: City of Miami Police)

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Jaques-Louis description:

  • Her hair was in braids.
  • She weighs about 40 pounds, and is approximately 3-and-a-half feet tall.
  • Last seen wearing a black and blue shirt, purple shorts and knee-high black socks.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call Miami Police at 305-579-6630 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

UPDATE I: Missing Shaniya Jacques-Louis has been found safe and the child reunited with family, the police have a man in custody.

A Miami child who was reported missing Friday has been found safe and a man she was with is in custody, police announced Sunday morning.

Shaniya Jaques-Louis was found around 5:30 Sunday morning. According to police, a driver spotted the child walking with an unidentified man near the home she disappeared and honked his or her horn. A neighbor heard the sound and along with the driver, confronted the man, who left the little girl behind but took off.

Police told Local 10′s Ben Kennedy detectives were able to track the man down and as of Sunday morning, he is talking with detectives at Miami Police Headquarters.

16 Year Old Marissa Barry Missing Since 12/12/13 in Portage, MI (Update: Found Safe)

16 year old Marissa Barry has been missing since Thursday afternoon, December 12, 2013 in Portage, Michigan. According to police, Marissa was last seen at about 2 pm when she left her house in the 1300 block of East Osterhout Avenue. The police are asking for the public’s help to be on the look out for Marissa Barry as she may be in medical danger as she  has not been taking her medication for depression and an anxiety disorder.


Missing – Marissa Barry

Marissa Barry was last seen at about 2 p.m. when she left her house in the 1300 block of East Osterhout Avenue, according to the Portage Department of Public Safety.

Police said Marissa has not been taking her medication for depression and an anxiety disorder.

Police said Marissa is 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing turquoise pants, a Christmas-style sweater and a black Portage Central High School band jacket.

Police ask anyone with information about Marissa’s whereabouts to call Portage Police Department at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

UPDATE I: Missing Portage teenager found Safe.

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