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Houston police search for missing 16-year-old girl

HOUSTON – Houston police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who went missing Thursday, officials said.

Mary Durrett was last seen walking near the Museum District, which is close to the Texas Medical Center. Officials said Durrett was wearing weathered-looking jeans with holes in the knees, a mustard-yellow cardigan sweater, possibly with a maroon sweatshirt underneath, and tennis shoes.

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‘My Brother’s Keeper’: The story of how one man fought to bring his brother’s killers to justice

Ted Kergan would stop at nothing to bring his brother’s killers to justice.

It took him almost 30 years and $1 million, but Kergan finally saw to it that the two killers ended up behind bars.

Now Kergan’s story is being told in “My Brother’s Keeper: A Thirty-Year Quest to Bring Two Killers to Justice,” a book written by first-time author Chris Russo Blackwood.

“It was a terrifying, horrific experience to go through,” said Kergen of his brother’s case that started so many years ago. “I had a really bad feeling right up front and started to prepare myself for the worst-case scenario.”

In the book, Blackwood recounts the story that began in 1984 when Gary Kergan disappeared. He was last seen at a Baton Rouge strip club called The Night Spot with a dancer/prostitute known as Erika. In reality, her name was Leila Mulla. Eventually, she and her companion, Ronald Dunnagan, were arrested

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/entertainment_life/article_49befc6e-ce3e-11e7-9fac-43b42b347cf6.html

Body of missing boater found

Body of missing boater found

Body of missing boater found

The body of 37-year old Lester Fernandez was found Tuesday afternoon by a fisherman. Fernandez and three other men went out on a bat near the mouth of the Colorado River Saturday morning when it capsized. Two men were saved by a passing shrimp boat while another, 32-year old Ricardo Canino Delgado, was found dead and Fernandez missing. The U.S. Coast Guard called off the search Monday evening. The body was found the next day. (Photo provided by Texas EquuSearch)

Read more at: http://baycitytribune.com/community/article_5a329d4a-d0d1-11e7-a13b-3fe008704188.html

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay

The missing boater has been identified as 37-year old Lester Fernandez of Houston. Officials report Fernandez was last seen wearing just his boxer shorts. He has a tattoo on his right hand and on his left foot. 

The Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office is urging any of the public who locate him to call them at (979) 245-5526 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay – The Bay …

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay

1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Matagorda Bay

The missing boater has been identified as 37-year old Lester Fernandez of Houston. Officials report Fernandez was last seen wearing just his boxer shorts. He has a tattoo on his right hand and on his left foot. 

The Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office is urging any of the public who locate him to call them at (979) 245-5526 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.