There are more than 200,000 unsolved murder and missing people cases in the United States. This week, the Uncovered team and community have submitted a number of new cases to our growing interactive database.
Found on October 27, 1981, in Sacramento, California
Lily was living in Dallas, Texas at the time she disappeared. The day she went missing Lily had argued with her father and left the house. She has not been seen since. Almost a year later, her remains are found in Sacramento, California. She was not identified until February 2020 after her brother submitted his DNA to the FBI. View the digital case file
Murdered on May 14, 2007, in Fredericksburg, Texas
Linda Muegge was a 55-year-old resident of Fredericksburg and business owner of The Peasant Kitchen, a catering business. She was a very spirited person well-liked by many who also felt she had a giving heart. In her spare time, Linda raised horses, goats, and sheep. A series of strange incidents preceded Linda’s murder including a strange man following her home and someone killing two of her sheep. Linda was stabbed and she received blunt force injuries to her head and neck. Her house was then set on fire and her body was partially burned. View the digital case file
Missing since March 4, 2001, from Jackson, Tennessee
Bethany was only 11 years old when she went missing. Those who knew her said she was spunky and incredibly loving. At the time of her disappearance, her parents were going through a heated divorce. The day she went missing, her father claims to have dropped her off at the mall. He stayed and took a nap in his car. He was unable to locate her after. There have been unconfirmed sightings of Bethany around Tennessee. View the digital case file
Missing since April 7, 1975, from New Lisbon, New Jersey
Steven Anderson was 17 years old when he and his roommate, David Williams, vanished from the New Libson State School campus in New Jersey. At the time, the New Libson State School was a state-run facility for students and adults with disabilities who required full-time care and services. The boys were headed to the baseball field but never arrived. It is believed that they wandered off into the woods. View the digital case file
Murdered on September 22, 2009, in Tiburon, California
If you were to ask anyone in the Tiburon community about Joan Rosenthal, you’d likely hear the same thing; a wonderful, gentle, and kind woman who gave everything she could to the community. Joan was a former career counselor at the local College of Marin before her retirement. After retirement, Joan was a continuous donor to the Marin Education Fund, which helps to provide scholarship opportunities to high school students on their way to a college education. Joan also co-led a Contemporary Book Club with her neighbors and other community members. Joan was found in her home murdered by a long-time friend. She had been shot in the head. Her case remains unsolved. View the digital case file
Missing since June 30, 2015, from Wapato, Washington
Rosalita vanished into the warm June night and has not been seen since. Her grandmother has spent the last 7 years desperately fighting to keep attention on Rose’s case in an attempt to find out what happened to her. Over the years she has heard rumors and stories about Rose being spotted at homeless camps, and she’s followed up on every lead, to no avail. With women of color, the wheels of justice grind slowly – if at all – and media attention is all but non-existent. She and the family are in regular contact with Yakama Nation Tribal Police and the FBI, who are investigating Rose’s disappearance, and they continue to report everything they hear. View the digital case file
Missing since November 14, 1993, from Greenwood, Indiana
Known as Kathy to her family, Kathy was very close to her family. On the day she went missing, Lola went to a party at her hairdresser’s apartment. Lola’s ex-boyfriend carried her out of the party and took her back to his place. He left for an hour and when he returned home, she was gone. She has not been seen since. View the digital case file
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