On the morning of May 20, 1981, 21-year-old Dale Eugene Kelley departed his home in Carmichael, California in his orange 1976 Toyota Celica. He planned make the six-and-a-half hour drive to Los Angeles to visit his girlfriend, but he never made it there. Two weeks later, his car turned up abandoned in in New Orleans, but he was nowhere to be found. What happened to Dale Kelley?
What have we learned in the month since a connection was first suggested between Daniel Nations and the unsolved double murder of Liberty German and Abigail Williams? While Indiana State Police have yet to find evidence to either include or exclude Nations as a suspect in the Delphi homicide, new information has come to light about the hatchet-man's sometimes and often violent past.
This marks my first List the Missing post, in which I hope to bring some attention to lesser-known missing persons cases. Each list of missing persons will be based on some shared trend. This week's trend is families who disappeared together.