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Madalina's 12th birthday wasn't a celebration

Missing Madalina: ‘Our goal is to find her’

April 12. By Dave Yochum. The occasion was Madalina’s 12th birthday but it was a sad one because the Cornelius girl has not been seen since November. Cornelius Police, led by Chief David Baucom, utilized her birthday to continue to keep Madalina Cojocari front and center in hopes that there will be new information that […]

Missing Madalina: Last independent sighting Nov. 21 on CMS bus

Months after Madalina disappeared, Cornelius Police will observe her birthday at 6 today

April 11. The search for Madalina Cojocari, who was last seen publicly Nov. 21, continues, but as the five-month mark approaches, Cornelius Police will hold a birthday party for her at 6 pm this evening next to the Police Station. It is her 12th birthday. There has been very little new in the case which […]

New search warrant details suggest Madalina’s mother wanted to ‘smuggle’ her away from home

March 9. With the search for 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari continuing unabated, the Charlotte Observer and local broadcast media are reporting that newly released search warrants indicate that her mother Diana wanted to “smuggle” her child away from their home in Victoria Bay. Search warrant documents show the mother wanted to exit a “bad” relationship with […]

Madalina Cojocari

Still missing Madalina: Tomorrow marks 3 months

Feb. 20. By Dave Yochum. The search for 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari, who was last seen publicly on Nov. 21, continues unabated. As the three-month mark approaches tomorrow, Cornelius Police hold out hope that she may still be found alive. In an interview with Cornelius Today, Chief of Police David Baucom said “the investigation is still […]

Missing Madalina: Last independent sighting Nov. 21 on CMS bus

Partially redacted warrants unsealed in the case of missing 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari

Jan. 10. By Dave Yochum. Search warrants unsealed today help trace the steps Cornelius Police, the FBI and the SBI have taken to find 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari. Among the items are credit card information and mobile phone records, with text messages and GPS data, to search for the Bailey Middle sixth-grader. During visits to the […]

Madalina Cojocari

A Cornelius 11-year-old has been missing for 3 weeks

Dec. 16. An 11-year-old Cornelius girl, Madalina Cojocari, has been missing for more than three weeks according to Cornelius Police. Her parents reported her missing to the Bailey Middle School school resource officer yesterday. She was last seen at home, on the evening of Nov. 23, 2022, and has not been seen since. The disappearance […]