Tag: Washington

The Disappearance of Nguyet Thu “Wiki” Phung

Portrait of Nguyet Thu "Wiki" Phung

EARLY LIFE: Nguyet Thu “Wiki” Phung was born on September 18, 1971 in Vietnam. Around 1975, she and her family immigrated to the United States, as her parents wanted to escape the country’s communist takeover. They, Nguyet and her five siblings settled in Snohomish County, Washington. According to those who knew her, Nguyet rarely went

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The Disappearance of Daisy Tallman

Photograph of Daisy Tallman

EARLY LIFE: Daisy Mae Tallman was born on January 10, 1958 to Eldred Heath and Nancy Whitefoot, members of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Yakama Nation. The youngest of six sisters, she was raised by her maternal grandparents, Elias and Lillie Whitefoot, and extended family on a ranch in Medicine Valley, near the foothills

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Parker Doe

DISCOVERY: In the early afternoon hours of February 16, 1988, a horseback rider travelling along a dirt road in the unincorporated Lower Yakima Valley community of Parker, Washington discovered skeletal remains in the brush. He contacted the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, who arrived on scene. The location where the remains were found is within sight

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Jane Doe B-17

DISCOVERY: On February 18, 1984, partial human remains were discovered in the 5400 block of south 331st Street in Federal Way, Washington. Nearly two years later, on January 2, 1986, additional remains were found in a ravine across from Mountain View Cemetery, just outside of Auburn, Washington. It was determined both sets of remains belonged to

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The Disappearance of Courtney Holden

EARLY LIFE: Courtney Holden was born on February 28, 1992. When she was young, she was entered into the foster care system and was soon placed into the home of Judy Holden. Not long after, she was adopted by the family. Judy and her husband were known for taking in foster children. According to one

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