Colleen Slemmer, Jeremy Sanchez and Jordan Edwards were all teenage victims of homicide. More than one-third of U.S. homicide victims are young people between 15 and 24 years old, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Every year, more than 200,000 children are abducted by family members. An additional 58,000 are taken by nonrelatives with primarily sexual motives. - National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)