Nearly a month has passed since a teenager was reported missing from southeast Kansas.

Lucus Stamps, 17, was last seen on April 10, 2023, in Baxter Springs. Advocates with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said he may be in the area, but he may travel to Seneca or Springfield, Mo., or he may go to Pensacola, Fla.


Missing from: Baxter Springs, Kan.

Missing since: April 10, 2023

Age when reported missing: 17

Height then: 6’0’’

Weight then: 140 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing features: ears pierced; tattoos on both arms and under his right eye; scar on elbow.

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Baxter Springs Police Department at (620) 856-2112 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017 or online with the KBI by clicking here. You can also contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or report a sighting of him at NCMEC’s website.

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].