During a search of a s^x offender’s house, I found a room that looked like a little girl’s room. How could a family not report a loved one missing for 10, 20 or 30 years? Some of these cases are not suspicious so it’s not like the family is worried about going to prison. This happened in the summer of 2000 in a small town in central Massachusetts, about 30 minutes from where I grew up. “A local girl went missing.