Alva Review-Courier -

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...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019