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A Mother’s Wish for a Missing Heir

When the family gathered for the reading of their mother’s will, the adult children were surprised to find that their mother had left a significant amount of money to her youngest child. The reason this was odd? That child, known to have significant mental health issues, had been estranged from the family for years.

Yet in the will, the mother left specific instructions. Her other children were asked to find their long lost brother and use the portion of his inheritance to help him get the treatment he so desperately needed. To honor their mother’s dying wish, the other three children made their best efforts to find the missing heir, but found no trail. After all, their brother had been missing from the family photographs [...]

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    A Dogged Determination is a Characteristic of Researchers in a Missing Person Investigation

A Dogged Determination is a Characteristic of Researchers in a Missing Person Investigation

The investigators at International Investigators, Inc. are known in Indiana and beyond for their ability and knowledge in how to locate people. It could be finding a missing heir or other areas of people search.

It takes diligence, patience and creativity to track people who have lost touch and don’t have details about the person they are trying to locate.

We didn’t know the circumstances behind the story of how a recent caller had lost touch of her adult son, but we did know he was heavy on her mind. She insisted that even though she had observed someone who looked like him twice in the last week. This person was on a busy street and both times she attempted to catch up with him, but [...]

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    Missing Heirs or Unknown Heirs Are Traceable with International Investigators

Missing Heirs or Unknown Heirs Are Traceable with International Investigators

International Investigators has a reputation for being able to locate missing heirs or people. Usually it is because a family member is trying to reconnect with another family member who has not been in contact for a long time. But other situations arise where we are asked to find people like the case of the veteran who died not remembering he had an insurance policy and hadn’t seen any family for more than 55 years.

The veteran was quite elderly and had moved into a nursing home because he needed care. When he passed, his bank acted as executor and discovered he was the owner of an insurance policy that had been purchased in the late 1940s. It was now worth more than a half [...]

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    How Well Do You Remember? Missing Person Investigation Starts with Accurate Information

How Well Do You Remember? Missing Person Investigation Starts with Accurate Information

There are many reasons to find a person from your past. International Investigators was recently called in on a case involving an elderly man. He wasn’t ill. In fact, he was pretty spry for his age – at least physically. His spirits were pretty low because he had several children he hadn’t had contact with in more than 40 years.

He didn’t really think of it as a missing person search, he saw it more as a search for some people he had lost. He had married a girl in the ‘50s when they were both teenagers. Very quickly they had three children. The marriage didn’t last and the couple divorced early in the ‘60s. He hadn’t seen the three children – 2 girls and [...]