Help Find Kelsey Smith

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Kelsey Smith, an 18 year old from Overland Park Kansas, has been missing since Saturday when she dissappeared on a trip to the Target Store next to Oak Park Mall. Today they are passing flyers in the neighborhood, and in an effort to help get the word out I am posting here. The update went out a few minutes ago as well nationwide on Fox news.

Cops in Kansas say Kelsey Smith was last seen at 7:09 p.m on Saturday June 2. She was leaving a Target store across from Oak Park Mall, where she had purchased a scrapbook and some wrapping paper.She was supposed to go home, but something interrupted her journey.Two hours later surveillance video caught somebody parking Kelsey’s car, a silver, 1987 two -door Buick Regal, at the mall right outside Macy’s. When cops searched the car they found the items Kelsey had purchased and her purse, but her cell phone and ATM car were missing.Cops at the Overland Park P.D. are following every lead to find Kelsey. They fear she is in danger and are asking for the public’s help to identify the mysterious person, who parked Kelsey’s car. They believe this person may be the key to finding Kelsey.

Description

  • 18 years old
  • 5’6″ tall
  • Weight 120
  • Brown Hair
  • Brown Eyes
  • Last seen wearing pink tank top, black cotton shorts with tennis shoes near 97th and Quivira road in Lenexa, Kansas.
  • If you have any information please call 816-474-TIPS

 From KCTV5 News:

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The family of 18-year-old Kelsey Smith was grateful Monday aftternoon for the amount of people who came to help search for the girl who was last seen Satruday.Smith disappeared after a trip to the Target on 97th and Quivira near Oak Park Mall.

Her friends and family made hundreds of flyers to hand out, hoping to find someone who knows something about her disappearance. Volunteers came to the Target Monday at 2:00 p.m. to help pass out those flyers and search for her.Fighting back tears, her sister, Stevie Hockersmith, pleaded with anyone who knows anything about Smith’s disappearance to come forward. “I just want my sister back,” she said. The reward for information has been doubled by a local company and now totals $10,000.

On Sunday night, police investigated the spot in the Macy’s parking lot at Oak Park Mall where Smith’s car was found.

She was last seen around 7 p.m. Saturday night leaving the Target across from the mall. She was supposed to be on her way home to meet her boyfriend before going to a graduation party.

Smith is 5′ 6″, 120 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink tank top and black shorts.

If you have information about Kelsey Smith’s disappearance, call the Tips hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

MORE AT America’s Most Wanted; Kelsey’s MySpace Page. more at Crime Scene KC

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8 Replies to “Help Find Kelsey Smith”

  1. just wanted to say I have followed this sence she was missing saterday and when I found out she had been found and how she was found I said a prayer for her and her family….my heart bleeds for her family Im so sorry for there lose

    Tim

  2. Thanks for the prayers Tim, a horrible murder like this wounds a whole community for a part of us is gone forever; it tears at my heart too.

    I’m an aetheist so for me to pray would be false, but I do encourage folks of faith to leave a prayer here, prayer helps heal wounds.

  3. im so sorry…i feel so bad….i wanted to send al lmy prayers to kelsey’s family.! R.I.P Kelsey…..i didnt know u but my heart goes out to u…u are an angel…i wish ur family the best!!

  4. The Kelsey Smith incident inspires me to propose that the male population, for the sake of social order, be required to face the discipline and close supervision afforded by universal, compulsory military service. Bring back the draft!

    Other nations do this, and it is part of our history as well. This young man who murdered her should have been residing in a barrack, or the brig!

  5. I hear you Leslie, but after reading some more background on the subject, I think he should be residing below ground.

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