12-year-old abducted, killed

December 20, 1984Greeley, Colorado12-year-old Jonelle Matthews is taken from her home; her body will remain undiscovered for nearly 35 years Matthews was last seen on the night of December 20 after she sang Christmas carols with her school choir. She was taken home by a friend and the friend’s mother who watched Matthews walk into…

Unsolved: Child disappears while walking home from school

December 17, 1979Browning, MontanaMonica Still Smoking (7) disappears after school Still Smoking was last seen by a classmate who reported she may have accepted a ride while walking home from school. An “extensive search effort” was launched to find her and, on December 31, Still Smoking’s uncle found her frozen body in snow on a…