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32 years after body found in Kansas, victim is identified

 

December 25, 2019



LINCOLNVILLE, Kan. (AP) — More than three decades after a woman's body was found in a rural area of Kansas, authorities have identified the victim.

Michelle Carnall-Burton, 22, of Wichita, Kansas, went missing in 1987. On Monday, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said DNA testing showed that a previously unidentified murder victim found in 1987 near Lincolnville, Kansas, was Carnall-Burton.

The victim was discovered by a Marion County road crew on Sept. 21, 1987, but the remains were too decomposed to identify at the time.

KBI officials said DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy sea...



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