Archive for July 12th, 2007

There is this one lone news story from KOMO News about a missing 10-year-old boy.

TACOMA – A boy who lives approximately ten blocks away from the home of missing 12-year-old girl Zina Linnik has been reported missing.10-year-old Joseph Felton was last seen riding his bicycle around 2 p.m. on Wednesday. His mother reported him missing at 5 p.m.

He isn’t listed at the NCMEC nor have there been any Amber Alerts activated.

Update 07-12-07    Apparently in an updated article at the previous story link he has returned home and is safe. 

KOMO-TV video


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A story which has received little coverage in the mainstream media the past few weeks is that of missing Haleigh Culwell and her mother Kim Whitton. Jackson County Chief Deputy Doyle York said 36-year-old Kimberly Whitton and 11-year-old Haleigh Culwell, both of Section, Al. were last seen on June 21st. Section is approximately 49 miles southeast of Huntsville, Al.

According to the NCMEC:

 Circumstances: Haleigh and her mother, Kimberly Whitton, were last seen on June 21, 2007. They may travel to Montana.

According to this WAFF48  article, could something more sinister have happened?

Kim’s husband, Barry Whitton, was a suspect in a separate case from nearly 10 years ago.

His first wife, Michelle Whitton, was found murdered after she was reported missing.

 He is not described as a suspect.

Whitton’s previous wife, Michelle Townsend Whitton, was the victim of a homicide. Her body was found on Jan. 21, 1998 in rural DeKalb County after she went missing on Dec. 7, 1997.

Jackson County authorities had a suspect, “but we never made a case,” York said.

Update 07-15-07  After searching a pond with cadaver dogs no trace of them was found.

Search teams combed 40 hilly acres in northeast Alabama for a second day today, looking for a missing woman and her daughter. The FBI has charged her husband, a convicted felon, with weapons possession

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