Missing in Kansas: April Wiss

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The disappearance of a Kansas teen remains a mystery for 18 years.

April Wiss was last seen leaving an apartment complex in the 500th block of Marion Road in Wichita on Jan.11, 2000 – the last time she was seen. Her friend told authorities that she saw April heading towards Pawnee Street and Broadway between 10 and 10:30 p.m. Investigators believe that she may have had her pager, apartment keys and wallet with her as well, according to details shared in the government’s National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.


APRIL SUZANNE WISS

Missing from: Wichita, Kan.

Missing since: Jan. 11, 2000

Age when she went missing: 16

Age today: 34

Height: 6’

Weight: 165 pounds

Hair: Sandy-blonde colored; sometimes dyed brown

Eyes: Hazel

Distinctive physical features: double-pierced ears, pierced nose; scars on left hand, right wrist and near left eye; freckles and a dimple on each cheek; three dots tattooed on her left hand; may wear glasses.


If you have information that could help in the case, you’re asked to call Wichita Police at (316) 337-6552.

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