‘America’s silent disaster:’ Mysteries of the missing

FBI: More than 1,100 ‘active’ missing-persons cases in Tennessee; exact number unknown

By Jim Balloch

In the early-morning hours of April 26, Megan Maxwell drove to her father’s home in Newport to check on him. From there, at 4:27 a.m., she called a friend to say all was OK and she would return home after finishing a cigarette.

About 90 minutes later, Newport Police Officer Derek Wright headed home after working a night shift. He came upon a car fully engulfed in flames on Highway 25/70 about six miles east of town.

The red 2001 Mitsubishi was

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