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Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on October 7, 2014 at 10:33pm
An Austin girl, kidnapped 12 years ago by her non-custodial parent, was found after a secret rescue mission Tuesday in Mexico. Sabrina Allen, now 16, has not yet been reunited with her father, but the woman who took her is now in custody. At this point it is not clear when the father and daughter will be united.
Sabrina was located in Tlaxcala, a small town south of Mexico City.…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on October 1, 2014 at 10:39pm
The State Department report says 81 Americans were assassinated in Mexico last year, 10 more than in 2012, and an increase in kidnappings was noted in the states of Tamaulipas, Guerrero, Michoacán, Mexico and Morelos. During the first six months of this year the American embassy and consulates in Mexico received 70 reports of kidnappings of American citizens. Kidnappings were of the traditional kind, in which victims are physically removed from their surroundings, as well as “virtual,” in…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on August 16, 2014 at 5:30pm
Ludwig Vico Pereira, a 56-year-old Swiss national was arrested in the murder of Ed Moyan on Friday, Aug. 8. Ludwig was in the Interpol list of wanted persons, as "Wanted by the Judicial Authorities of Panama’.
Ed Moyan was reported missing from his home in Coronado, Panama, since Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. In March 2013, a body found in a suitcase in Campana National Park was confirmed to be Ed’s remains. The authorities believe that Ludwig did not act alone. There might have…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on August 11, 2014 at 2:26pm
The Tico Times reports that a U.S. man has been missing inside Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica's southwestern Osa Peninsula for more than two weeks.
Park rangers and a Red Cross rescue team are now searching for 27-year-old Alaska native Cody Dial, who goes by his middle name Roman and who is believed…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on July 27, 2014 at 5:30am
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