Michael K. Gorley

“You can only be so strong for so long,” said Jennifer Coffey, Gorley’s sister. “I just want to be able to visit his grave and put flowers on it and just talk to him in peace without all that extra chaos. That would mean a lot.”   Michael K. Gorley, 38, was hanging out with some…

Crystal Branham Hall

“I search and I search and I’ll keep on searching. Anytime I hear gossip about her, I take it to the police,” Branham said. “I’m doing everything I can to find my baby.” Crystal Branham-Hall, 24,  had been staying at her sisters’ apartment at 108 Kentucky Avenue in downtown Pikeville, Ky. On the night of March…

Cecil Burkhart

“If something has happened to him, I would really like to know so we can at least give him a proper burial. He really deserves that much. We deserve that much.” 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…

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…

Thomas E. Profitt

On May 3, 2006, 46-year old Thomas E. Profitt called his daughter Amanda. She had just had a baby, and Thomas was making a last minute check-in before he left to go see his newborn granddaughter. He asked Amanda if she needed anything, then told her he would be there in a minute. That was…

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…