Saturday, March 16, 2013
Tatiana Melendez was found and released into the custody of her father.
UPDATE: [3/17/13; 2:15 a.m.] Norristown Police confirm that 13-year-old Tatiana Melendez, who went missing Friday afternoon, was located by officers Saturday evening and released into the custody of her father. The teen had last been seen getting off her school bus at Airy Street and police say her parents believed she had run away. --- Original story: Police and family members in the Norristown area are looking for a 13-year-old girl who has not been seen since Friday. Tatiana Melendez's father says she was last seen getting off a school bus on Airy Street on Friday afternoon. Corporal Nicholas Dumas of the Norristown Police Department said Saturday afternoon that the girl's parents believe she may have run away. Those with information …
Monday, February 25, 2013
An 8-year-old girl went missing around 6 p.m., but is now found.
UPDATE: The girl has been found, and was returned to her parents. Her father picked her up at the police station. She is now safe. Initial report below (6:17 p.m.): Norristown Patch reports that a girl, 8, is missing after wandering from her mother. She is a black female, with pigtails, a black and white jacket and black boots. Those withinformation should call the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977. For the full story and latest developments, please see Norristown Patch's article here.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Police issued an alert via Montgomery County's ReadyNotify PA
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Saturday, January 19
According to an alert provided by Montgomery County's ReadyNotify PA system, a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday is now considered an "endangered" missing child. Chelsea Ramsey-Jones, 14, of Philadelphia, went missing on Monday, Jan. 14. According to iRadioPhilly.com, she went missing after she did not return home after a day of school at Barry Elementary School. She is a resident of the 100 block of North 60th Street. Anyone with information should contact the Philadelphia Police Department at 215-686-3183. BlackAndMissingInc.com described Ramsey-Jones as "5’6” and was wearing a brown jacket with a fur collar, a red shirt, a black skirt and black tights." A report on philly.com shows that Ramsey-Jones, who suffers from …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Nailla Robinson was taken out of her school Monday morning by an unidentified woman.
Last updated Tuesday 8:45 a.m. Nailla Robinson has been found safe. NBC Philadelphia reports that the child was located early this morning at a playground in Upper Darby. A passerby heard her cries for help as he was on his way to work. She is being evaluated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Earlier story below. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, an Amber Alert has been issued for Nailla Robinson, 5, of Philadelphia. "The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia County," said the release of information. Nailla was allegedly taken from a Philadelphia school around 8:50 a.m. Monday. "Nailla Robinson was abducted from …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Satyavathi Venna died from multiple 'incisive stab wounds.'
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Friday, October 26, 2012
The death of Satyavathi Venna, grandmother to missing 10-month-old Saanvi Venna, has officially been ruled a homicide. PhillyBurbs.com reported that the elder Venna died from multiple "incisive wounds" to the neck and chest, possibly caused by the cutting edge of a knife, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter I. Hofman. The autopsy was reportedly performed Tuesday. Hofman told CBS Philadelphia that the coroner's office spent Tuesday and Wednesday performing investigative work at the murder scene in the Marquis Apartments in King of Prussia. The coroner's ruling emerged as the reward for information leading to Saanvi Venna's recovery was raised from $30,000 to $50,000. The family's relatives in the Guntur district of India …