A missing person mystery for more than two decades in south-central Kansas.

Vivian Botz was last seen on May 1, 1998, in Wichita. According to records with the Department of Justice, her daughter picked her up from work and dropped her off near Pawnee and Broadway on the south side of town. Vivian was walking toward a friend’s house.


Missing from: Wichita, Kan.

Missing since: May 1, 1998

Age when reported missing: 44

Height: 5’4’’

Weight: 120 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: wears eyeglasses occasionally; has dimples; scars on face; pierced ears; long fingernails; believed to be wearing long silver earrings when disappeared.

Aliases: Vivian Love, Vivian Maldonado, Vivian Reyes

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Wichita Police Department at (316) 268-4387;or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017 or anonymously online by clicking here.

KAKE News features the story of a missing person every weekday in our morning and evening newscasts. If you have a person you’d like for us to share a story about, please contact Anchor Annette Lawless at [email protected].