Michael K. Gorley

Michael K. Gorley, 38, was hanging out with some friends on Knob Lick Road (KY HWY 300) in Stanford, Ky on the night of May 17, 2015. According to their statements, between 8:30 and 9:00 pm Michael took off walking toward Junction City and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. The house Michael was at…

Crystal Branham Hall

Crystal Branham-Hall, 24,  had been staying at her sisters’ apartment at 108 Kentucky Avenue in downtown Pikeville, Ky. On the night of March 1, 2009, she was on the telephone chatting with a friend when she told them that someone was at the back door. That was the last time anyone spoke with her.  Looking at…

Cecil Burkhart

On July 1, 2016, 30-year-old Cecil Burkhart was dropped off on Teges Creek Road in Manchester, Ky by his brother Jeff. Cecil had managed to acquired some work doing odd jobs in the area and Jeff was supposed to return for him in a couple of days. According to this article released by WYMT in…

Benjamin Brewer

This disappearance is the ‘newest’ one I’ve done so far. I say new because he’s been missing for nearly 8 months at the time I’m writing this. Still, that’s 8 months that his family have endured without knowing where he is. Without knowing how he is. There wasn’t much available in the ways of news…

Kara Rigdon

Hi I’m CrimeBlogger1983. It’s an honor to be a guest poster here on Unsolved Appalachia. I just want to thank Lesley for this opportunity and also point out the opinions presented here are mine and mine only. If you don’t like them feel free to contact me. Name: Kara Denora Tingle-Rigdon Date Of Birth: 2/21/83 Date Missing: 7/17/2010 Missing…

Leah McKinney//Virginia Beiter//Stephanie Banks//Sarah Estes

Leah McKinney, 20, was last seen on January 9, 2002, in Somerset, Ky at around 4:00 pm. She spoke with family via telephone on either January the 28th or January the 29th. That was the last time anyone has had any contact with her. Details on her disappearance are few, but if you think you may…