This Day in History: 9-year-old Anna Marie Emry disappears in 1994

On Aug. 12, 1994, 9-year-old Anna Marie Emry went missing in Iowa.She was staying the weekend at her uncle’s home when she disappeared. Hundreds of volunteers searched a 10-mile radius but found nothing. Authorities discovered she had been kidnapped by her uncle’s friend who visited the home over the weekend.The man, Larry Morgan, confessed to kidnapping the girl and sexually assaulting her before killing her with a knife. The state medical examiner said the 9-year-old had suffered 20 stab wounds.Morgan led authorities to a location where Emry’s body was found. He was sentenced to life in prison.Watch the video above for the full story.Are you a history buff? Check out more archival videos below:

On Aug. 12, 1994, 9-year-old Anna Marie Emry went missing in Iowa.

She was staying the weekend at her uncle’s home when she disappeared. Hundreds of volunteers searched a 10-mile radius but found nothing.

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Authorities discovered she had been kidnapped by her uncle’s friend who visited the home over the weekend.

The man, Larry Morgan, confessed to kidnapping the girl and sexually assaulting her before killing her with a knife. The state medical examiner said the 9-year-old had suffered 20 stab wounds.

Morgan led authorities to a location where Emry’s body was found. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Watch the video above for the full story.

Are you a history buff? Check out more archival videos below:

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