News 14 Carolina in cooperation with the Cue Center for Missing Persons in Wilmington, is taking a closer look at some unsolved missing persons cases around our state.
One of the oldest unsolved missing person cases in North Carolina is getting another look by investigators. Leila and 4-year-old Mary Bryan went missing on May 10, 1941 in Carolina Beach. Shortly after they disappeared, the case received national attention. However to this day, no one really knows what happened to the mother and daughter duo.
The case of a father from Rowan County is getting a fresh look from the CUE Center for missing persons. Michael Rustin, 33, also known as Mikey, disappeared in April of 2009. His family now hopes that anyone with information will come forward. Food and fellowship is family tradition at the Rustin home. And even with everyone not present, thoughts and memories of Mikey are everywhere.
Jessica Lowery, 25, disappeared in December of 2005 from Robeson County. Her family now hopes that anyone with information will come forward. Since her disappearance, there has been little to no information in the case.
Two missing persons cases in Hoke County are getting a fresh look from investigators. Both Troy Jacobs and Roger Chambers’ case puzzles detectives because there are few clues to work from. However, family members and law enforcement hold out hope that someone knows details that will help investigators.
The search continued this weekend for a Wilkes County man who has been missing for more than two years.
Every month, News 14 Carolina in cooperation with the Cue Center for Missing Persons takes a closer look at some unsolved missing persons cases from around our state. While our stories have generated numerous tips, too many cases go unsolved.
Asha Degree was nine years old when she walked out of her home near Shelby in the early morning hours of Valentine’s Day, 2000. Motorists saw the young girl walking highway 18 at 4 a.m., but she was never to be seen again.
Kimberly Thrower disappeared in April of 2004 while waiting at her school bus stop near her Laurinburg home. The Scotland County teenager never made it to school that day. Her case is now getting a second look from investigators as family members hold out hope for answers.
Four-year-old Tristen “Buddy” Myers disappeared from his rural Sampson County home nearly a decade ago. His disappearance unfolded just months after the boy came to live with relatives in North Carolina. Roseboro residents and investigators still hold out hope they will find out what happened.
Leah Roberts went missing in 2004. The NC State grad disappeared while on a cross country trip. Her case is the inspiration for the Cue Center’s annual Road Tour. Now volunteers set out on a grueling journey bringing attention to other unsolved cases, including some from right here in North Carolina.
An Appalachian State freshman was visiting friends on Spring Break. That is the last time anyone would hear from Virginia Wood, 19, from Beaufort County. Her trip was in 2007 and now her case has grown cold.
After 10 years, daughter still searching for missing mom
Ten years have passed since Pamela Bradshaw disappeared from Wilmington. Now her only child is back in town handing out fliers and meeting with the investigators on the case.
Missing children often dominate headlines. But across North Carolina, there are hundreds of adults who disappear, leaving family members distraught and with many questions.
Family and friends lit candles Saturday night in honor of murder victims and those still missing. The candlelight service wrapped up the Cue Center’s annual conference this weekend.
After 31 years of not knowing, Donna Green could be a step closer to finding her missing child, all because of a chance meeting with world renowned forensic artist Diana Trepkov.
At first, investigators thought Shonda Stansbury, a woman who went missing in 2006, may have left on her own, but a 911 call a few days later told a different story.
Debbie Key disappeared from a Carrboro bar in 1997. Authorities believe she was murdered, but her body was never found. A man even confessed to killing her, but that admission was thrown out, leaving friends and family wondering if justice will ever be served.
Two families continue to search for answers in the case of two missing women. Priscilla Rogers, 41, and Pamela Bradshaw, 47, both lived in Wilmington.
22-year-old Jamie Fraley was last seen in April of 2008 in Gaston County, near Charlotte. Family members describe her as a vibrant young person with a full life in front of her.
The last time anyone saw mother of two Angela Hudson was in September of 2001. Hudson disappeared on a day she and her aunt planned to spend together.
Four women from different areas of Brunswick County who all have similar backgrounds went missing in a seven-year period. Now, their families and Brunswick County authorities are looking for help in the cold cases.
24-year-old Kyle Fleischmann went missing in November of 2007 after a night out in Uptown Charlotte. And although it’s been almost two years since he disappeared, the family’s search continues.
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Vertasha McCullough-White sits in prison, serving a 20-year sentence for killing her daughter, 4-year-old Kynande Bennett, in 2002. The S.C. girl was reported missing in Whiteville but her body was never found.
If you have any information about these cases please contact CUE Center For Missing Persons using the contact form below or contact Cue Center at (910) 343-1131 24 hour tipline (910) 232-1687.
All information submitted to CUE Center For Missing Persons is confidential.