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- n. A person whose whereabouts are unknown and who is being sought.
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The question about this missing person is triggered by the FBI’s grim refusal to accept the phrase Cold Case squad.
"It's really remarkable, Superintendent," (Racer had never forgiven Jury his promotion last year) "that you happen to go to Stratford-upon-Avon and manage to come back with two murders and one missing person to your credit."