• Three NC children remembered on National Missing Children's Day

    By: Adam Gaub


    SHELBY, N.C. - Saturday marks National Missing Children’s Day, and the FBI is using the occasion to put out a reminder on children it is still seeking to bring home.

    In North Carolina, the FBI has multiple active investigations for missing children, in coordination with local law enforcement agencies.

    Asha Degree left her home in Shelby on Feb. 14, 2000. She was seen walking along the highway a few hours later, and then was never seen again.


    Sara Graham left her home in Fairmont to go to work on Feb. 4, 2015, but never arrived.

    [WPDE: Dental records of former deputy's daughter sent to Raleigh to compare against remains]

    Abby Lynn Patterson left her home in Lumberton on Sept. 5, 2017, and has not been seen since.

    [WPDE: Lumberton woman says her life is like a living nightmare since her daughter's disappearance]

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