New reward offered to help find missing DeKalb woman | WSB-TV

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – Almost two months after their daughter’s disappearance, a new reward is being offered for information that will help find her.

Jenna Van Gelderen was last seen in August at her parent’s home in DeKalb County.

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Cops search North Georgia hunting land for missing DeKalb mother |

Chamblee police won’t divulge why they chose 218 acres of hunting land in north Georgia to search for Cecilia Bustamante — “yet.”

Capt. Ernesto Ford also said there were no updates “yet” in the missing person’s case from October, when she left home mysteriously. The search in Hart County on Monday turned up no evidence, Ford said.

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Jenna Van Gelderen’s Car Is Found in Georgia, but She Remains Missing – NBC News

When Leon Van Gelderen got the call that his daughter’s car had been found, he had hoped their family’s nightmare had come to an end.

Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case. Her daughter, Jenna, is still missing.

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Missing DeKalb County woman disappeared while housesitting | WSB-TV

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – DeKalb County police are investigating the disappearance of a young woman who was house-sitting for her parents.

Jenna Van Gelderen disappeared nearly a week-and-a-half ago, the weekend of Aug. 18, from a home on Oakdale Road in the Druid Hills neighborhood, not far from Emory University.

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Stepfather of missing teen charged with murder | The Augusta Chronicle

The stepfather of missing 16-year-old Latania Janell Carwell is now charged with murder.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office added the charge to Leon Tripp, 38, on Wednesday afternoon after consulting with the district attorney’s office, it said in a news release.

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Community begins rock campaign for missing teen | The Augusta Chronicle

As a new school year begins today in Richmond County, a campaign is underway to make sure a former student missing since April is not forgotten.

Rocks for Janell gives those affected by the story of LaTania Janell Carwell the opportunity to decorate rocks with thoughtful messages and disperse them throughout the Augusta area.

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Local group raises awareness for missing Augusta teen | WAGA

ATLANTA – A local organization is stepping in to spread awareness for missing children and they’re hoping to bring Georgia kids home safe.

Peas In Their Pod held an event in downtown Atlanta Saturday for 16-year-old LaTania Janell Carwell, who is from Augusta and has been missing since April. Carwell was last seen on April 17 with her stepfather, Leon Lamar Tripp, who has since been arrested, according to a missing person flyer.

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