Her mother disappeared. Then her babysitter. A lawman fears she might be next

March 19, 2023

Judy Risling holds a photograph of her daughter Emmilee Risling. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)Like her former babysitter, Charlene has struggled with addiction, domestic violence and mental health. A missing-persons poster of Emmilee Risling hangs over the bridge where she was last seen. A run-down motor home sits above the Klamath River, near where Emmilee Risling was last seen before she disappeared. He hasn’t found her babysitter, Emmilee Risling.