Missing persons

This undated X-ray image provided by the BMJ in August 2019 shows dentures stuck in the throat of a 72-year-old patient. They became lodged in his throat during surgery and weren’t discovered until eight days later. (BMJ via AP)
August 12, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Here's why it's best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days. The man went to the emergency...
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This undated X-ray image provided by the BMJ in August 2019 shows dentures stuck in the throat of a 72-year-old patient. They became lodged in his throat during surgery and weren’t discovered until eight days later. (BMJ via AP)
August 12, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Here's why it's best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days. The man knew his dentures were...
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A view of the damage on the banks of the Losentse river on Monday, Aug.12, 2019 in Chamoson, canton Valais, Switzerland. The search continues Monday morning in Chamoson, after the violent storm that struck on Sunday evening. Two people are still missing, carried away in their cars by a mudslide. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
August 12, 2019 - 7:15 am
GENEVA (AP) — Authorities in Switzerland are searching for a man and a girl missing since Sunday after their car was swept away by a flash flood caused by heavy rain in the Swiss Alps. Police in the southern canton (state) of Valais said Monday they have little hope of finding the 37-year-old man...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, May 12, 2019, British astrophysicist Natalie Christopher, 34, competes during the Atsas Mountain race in Cyprus. Greek search crews have found the body of the British scientist who went missing while on holiday on the Aegean island of Ikaria in a ravine near where she had been staying, authorities said on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Aris Kalogerou, FILE)
August 08, 2019 - 4:19 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A coroner has travelled to the Aegean island of Ikaria for a preliminary assessment of the scene where the body of a British scientist was found, before a formal autopsy is conducted. The body of Cyprus-based astrophysicist Natalie Christopher, 34, an avid trail runner, was...
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Authorities and residents gather near the location where police said the body of Cyprus-based astrophysicist Natalie Christopher, 34, was found in a 20-meter-deep ravine, in Faros village on the Greek island of Ikaria, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Greek authorities say search crews have found the body of a British scientist who went missing while on holiday on the Aegean island of Ikaria in a ravine near where the woman had been staying. (ikariaki.gr via AP)
August 07, 2019 - 10:13 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek search crews have found the body of a British scientist who went missing while on holiday on the Aegean island of Ikaria in a ravine near where she had been staying, authorities said Wednesday. Police said the body of Cyprus-based astrophysicist Natalie Christopher, 34,...
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August 02, 2019 - 1:57 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The family of a visiting Chinese scholar whose body was never recovered after a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped and killed her has been told the woman's remains may be in a landfill in Vermilion County in eastern Illinois. The (Champaign) News-Gazette...
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July 31, 2019 - 10:31 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian farmer who found an orthopedic plate inside a crocodile's stomach said on Thursday he had been told the surgical device was from a human and had been contacted by relatives of missing persons anxious for clues. Koorana Crocodile Farm owner John Lever found...
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This undated photo provided by the FBI shows 2-year-old Aiden Salcido, who authorities were searching in Montana. Police in Medford, Oregon, said Sunday, July 28, 2019, that Montana authorities have found a body believed to be that of the missing Oregon child. The boy's parents were found dead Wednesday in Kalispell, Mont. (FBI via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 4:29 pm
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The body of a missing Oregon boy whose parents died in an apparent murder-suicide is believed to have been found in a remote area of Montana, police said. Police in Medford, Oregon, said Montana authorities reported finding the body Sunday thought to be that of 2-year-old Aiden...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, a view of the Teutonic Cemetery inside the Vatican. An expert for the family of a Vatican teenager who went missing in 1983 says there are thousands of bones in an underground space near a Vatican cemetery. Giorgio Portera, engaged by Emanuela Orlandi’s family, said the extent of the cache emerged Saturday when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains discovered on July 13. Portera said skulls and bones appear to belong to dozens of individuals. The Vatican made no mention of the number but said analyses would resume on July 27. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
July 28, 2019 - 9:50 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Holy See says hundreds of bones found in an underground repository near a Vatican cemetery are too old to be from a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1983. The Vatican said Sunday that examinations of the bones and thousands of bone fragments determined that all dated from...
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This undated photo provided by the FBI shows 2-year-old Aiden Salcido, who authorities are searching for after his parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. The boy's parents were found dead Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Kalispell, Montana, after police stopped them following a chase because they had felony burglary warrants for their arrest. (FBI via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 11:04 pm
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford Police Department and the FBI are searching for a 2-year-old boy whose parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. Officers are trying to find Aiden Salcido, the son of Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak, the FBI said in a news release Friday night...
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