Death of Annie McCann

Annie McCann

Annie McCann

Archived coverage of the case involving 16-year-old Annie McCann, a Virginia girl whose body was found next to a trash bin at a public housing complex in Upper Fells Point.

Parents of dead Virginia girl say state lost organs during autopsy

3:19 PM EST, January 19, 2012

Parents of dead Virginia girl say state lost organs during autopsy

The parents of Annie McCann, the 16-year-old girl who disappeared from her Virginia home and was found dead next to a trash bin in Baltimore in 2008, are alleging that a state medical examiner threw away her internal organs, preventing a proper Catholic burial.

Parents of Annie McCann say new leads in daughter's death

1:58 PM EST, January 18, 2012

Parents of Annie McCann say new leads in daughter's death

The parents of Annie McCann, the young Virginia girl who disappeared from her suburban Washington home four years ago and was found dead in Baltimore, say there is a "significant new investigative lead" in the case.

November 13, 2009

Father says accused teen, companion know nothing of girl's death

Annie McCann's parents desperately want information about the death of their 16-year-old daughter, whose body was found behind a Baltimore trash bin last year after she ran away from her Alexandria, Va., home. But the father of a teenage boy recently charged with stealing the McCanns' car on the day the girl died says his son can't provide it.

November 10, 2009

2 teens indicted in theft of runaway's car

A year after 16-year-old Annie McCann's body was found next to a trash bin at a public housing complex in Upper Fells Point, police have arrested two teenage boys in connection with the theft of her parents' white Volvo, which McCann drove when she ran away to Baltimore from her Alexandria, Va., home Oct. 31, 2008.

March 2, 2009

Too many unanswered questions remain for dead Va. girl's parents

Weeks before Annie McCann disappeared from her suburban Washington home and turned up dead in Baltimore, her mother, Mary Jane, noticed something strange: The 16-year-old had started attending 6:30 a.m. Mass.Annie was a devout Catholic, an altar girl who shows up in snapshots with the Washington cardinal, but pre-dawn weekday services are sparsely attended, and a lone teenage girl tends to stand out. Annie didn't go to her family's church, but one closer to home, where the pastor didn't know her parents.

March 1, 2009

'I'm ready to live' haunts parents of Va. girl found dead here

Annie McCann thought about killing herself. She wrote about suicide in three notes, but they were found with large X's drawn over the words, crumpled and tossed under her bed in her suburban Virginia home. The one Annie apparently meant to be read, she left lying on her bedsheets on Friday, Oct. 31, the day she went missing.

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