Efforts are being made during the COVID-19 pandemic to exhume and identify homicide victims using DNA profiling in order to bring closure, and perhaps justice, for family members.
During a July 23, 2020 press conference DC Police Chief Peter Newsham claimed that the Olga Ooro and Keith Johnson missing persons cases are both "suspicious in nature."
"I’m hoping and praying they are able to find her because I feel for her son. I’m about to cry. This is really scary."
"This child deserved so much better in life."
"We've put a tremendous amount of resources to this, probably more resources than we've ever devoted to any other investigation I've had here in the past over 40 years."
Steven Todd is in police custody in California after he was tracked down thanks to a brave "In Pursuit with John Walsh" tipster who saw his 15 Seconds of Shame segment profile.
One brave viewer of In Pursuit With John Walsh in Mexico was able to identify and tip off authorities to the whereabouts of alleged sexual predator and former youth minister Jeffrey Forrest.
The judge awarded Penelope’s father, Kevin Inks, sole custody of their daughter in a court hearing. Heather Inks and Penelope had not been seen since that day.
The teens bodies were found on an abandoned railroad bridge in Caroll County, Indiana. In 2019, authorities released a new sketch of a man who could be involved.
The suspect was last seen driving one of two vehicles, either a PT Crosier or a charcoal Beige Ford F-150 pick up truck.
US Marshals arrested Frederick McCaskill in Atlanta, GA.
Eugene Palmer's left thumb is deformed and he's known to be an experienced hunter and outdoorsman.
Tamera Williams previously worked as a travel agent and phlebotomist. She has close ties to Brooklyn, NY and Atlanta, GA. Authorities say she may have a different hairstyle to disguise her appearance while on the run.
Police say Carnell Spencer Lee Jr. has an extensive criminal history and was last seen wearing dreadlocks.
Torin Smith speaks with a stutter and he's missing part of his middle finger on one hand. Rena Smith and her husband may be involved with another church community in the US or abroad.