Missing in Kansas: Randy Leach

A teenage boy went to a friend’s house for a party – only to never be seen or heard from again.

Randy Wayne Leach went missing on the night of April 15, 1988. The then 17-year-old went missing from a house near 3rd and Main Street in Linwood, Kan.

According to Randy’s profile in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, he may have left in a gray Dodge 600 car with Kansas license plate LVJ8721.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released an age-progressed photo of what Randy may look like at 44 years old. If alive, he’d be 48 years old today.


Missing from: Linwood, Kan.

Missing since: April 15, 1988

Age then: 17

Age now: 48

Height: 6’3’’

Weight: 220 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Distinguishing marks: Mole on left ear

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) 572-7463. KAKE News will feature the story of a missing person every weekday in our newscasts at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you have a person you’d like for us to share a story about, please contact Anchor Annette Lawless at alawless@kake.com.