Reading from the Voice Media empire: In recent days, authorized renewed a search for Kelsie Schelling, a 21-year-old woman who went missing more than four years ago after learning she was pregnant. The latest operation, prompted by what are described as new leads, continued increased activity over recent months and follows an apparent attempt to burn down the home of Donthe Lucas, Schelling’s boyfriend and the most frequently mentioned suspect in the case. Westword has the story.
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Reading from the Voice Media empire: Seth Kienzle disappeared on February 19, 2016, More than a year later, he remains missing, and one of Kienzle’s longtime friends, who’s frustrated by the decision of law enforcement to stop searching for him based on a theory she doubts, is sharing his story in the hope of finally solving a mystery that grows deeper and more heartbreaking with each passing day. Westword has the story.
Reading from the Voice Media empire: A fire at the former home of Donthe Lucas, a suspect in the disappearance of Kelsie Schelling more than four years ago, is being investigated as potential arson, raising speculation about a potential link to her case that police are trying to dampen. In the meantime, a fire department spokesperson confirms that the current residents of the house were home at the time the blaze erupted and sprang into action to put it out before more permanent damage was done. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Police uncovered and retrieved items of potential evidentiary value during its excavation behind the former home of Donthe Lucas, a person of interest in the case of Kelsie Schelling, who disappeared in February 2013 shortly after learning she was pregnant. However, authorities confirm that no human remains were located during the two-day process. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: There’s been a major development in the search for Kelsie Jean Schelling, who went missing in February 2013 shortly after learning she was pregnant. After executing a search warrant, police began excavating the backyard of a home formerly occupied by Donthe Lucas, the boyfriend with whom Schelling was scheduled to meet around the time of her disappearance. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: For this month only, the family of Kelsie Jean Schelling, who disappeared in February 2013 after telling her then-boyfriend she was pregnant, has raised the reward for her “direct return or location” from $50,000 to $100,000. A post on the Help Find Kelsie Facebook page reveals that the reward boost “is being done in remembrance of the fourth anniversary of Kelsie’s disappearance and her 26th birthday, on February 18” — tomorrow. And there’s a new theory about her disappearance, too. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Kara Nichols has been missing since October 2012, and her mom acknowledges that she had problems with drugs and may have dabbled in prostitution. But during the period when authorities supposed to be searching for her, the sheriff in the area — Terry Maketa, who we told you about in recent days — was knee deep in the sort of bad behavior that led to his criminal indictment. Nichols’s mom now wonders if his problems caused the case to fall through the cracks. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: National Missing Children’s Day puts the focus on cases in which young people have vanished, and there are incredible variety of them, involving runaways, parental abductions or flat-out mysteries. Here’s a representative sampling of these sad incidents, presented in alphabetical order. Westword has the story.