Missing in Kansas: Colton Barrera


A teenager disappeared from north-central Kansas 10 years ago. He hasn’t been seen since.

Colton Barrera was last seen on Sept. 26, 2008, in Russell, Kan. He was 17 years old at the time. Some fear he was murdered.

Since 2008, the National Center for Missing and Exploited released an age-progression photo of what Colton may look like at 20. If alive, Colton would be 28 years old.


Missing from: Russell, Kan.

Missing since: Sept. 26, 2008

Age then: 17

Age now: 28

Height: 5’9’’

Weight: 135 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Russell County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 483-2151.

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