FL – Joshua Ortiz, missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland

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As the search ended Tuesday for the 20-year-old Oviedo man who went missing after his mother was found dead in their home, court records emerged detailing his struggle with mental illness, drugs and crime.

Family and friends on Facebook had been pleading for help in finding Joshua Galin Ortiz, possibly the only person who knows what happened to Jacqueline Ortiz. He was found safe in Maryland on Tuesday.

Her husband and his father, Carmelo Ortiz, is a deputy who left the Orange County Sheriff’s Office six months ago. He told Oviedo police last year that his son — an accused gun and car thief — was mentally ill.

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Missing Henderson, NV man Felix Riggs has been found | Las Vegas Review-Journal

The 74-year-old man who went missing early Wednesday morning has been found, Henderson police said.

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OH – Dead woman Samantha Greenlee was beaten and strangled, police say | The Columbus Dispatch

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A Far West Side man charged today with killing his pregnant girlfriend beat her with a baseball bat and strangled her before burying her in a Groveport field, Columbus police said.

Police found the body of Samantha Greenlee, 22, after the boyfriend, Jacob Ferrero, 22, confessed to killing her and led detectives to a shallow grave about 100 yards east of Madison Christian Church at 3565 Bixby Rd., Sgt. Rich Weiner said.

Ferrero is in custody and has been charged with murder and aggravated arson. Detectives said he killed Greenlee on Oct. 8 at their apartment near Norton Road and Sullivant Avenue and buried her two days later, on the same day that the couple’s apartment burned.

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Chris Martinez, at risk man missing from Daly City, CA found safe in San Francisco | www.ktvu.com

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San Francisco – An at-risk man who had been missing from Daly City since last week was found safe in San Francisco, police said Wednesday.

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Missing NY teen Taylor Olmsted located in Pennsylvania – WRGB CBS6 – Top Stories

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COEYMANS — Coeymans Police say a teen reported missing this week has been safely located in Pennsylvania.

Taylor Olmstead, 14, was reported missing after she didn’t return home from school on Monday. Late in the day on Tuesday, Taylor contacted her mother and told her she was safe, but would not tell her where she was. Police were able to locate an address in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where local authorities found the missing girl.

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OH – Police Records Show Now-Missing Woman Samantha Greenlee Called Police Over Disputes With Boyfriend | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – A woman has been missing for 13 days from the Columbus apartment that she shared with her boyfriend.

To add to the mystery, the place caught fire just two days after the woman disappeared.

10TV has turned up new police records from the past month.

According to a CPD report, Greenlee called police on September 13 and said that her boyfriend had taken her keys.

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MN – Human remains found during search for missing man Christopher Rossing

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BUFFALO, Minn. – What was once called an active search for a missing Wright County man is now being called a death investigation by authorities.

Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty says the status of the Christopher Rossing investigation changed after the discovery of human remains — bone fragments and teeth — in a fire pit near the residence of the man currently charged with kidnapping in Rossing’s disappearance. Human remains were also recovered in a cornfield across the road from the home of Robert Nuttall and his girlfriend Gwen Butcher, who is also charged in the Rossing case.

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