Teenager Elisa Hurst was reported missing on Aug. 22, 2023, in Wichita. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Elisa may use the name Elijah.

The 13-year-old was previously reported missing in July, and at that time, was last seen near the 800 N. Spaulding, the Wichita Police Department shared.




Missing from: Wichita, Kan.


Missing since: Aug. 22, 2023


Age when reported missing: 13


Height: 5’5’’


Weight: 120 pounds


Hair: Black


Eyes: Brown



If you have information that could help the case, contact Wichita Police at (316) 268-4221; the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or anonymously to NCMEC by clicking here; or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017 or anonymously online with the KBI by clicking here.


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


Missing 13-year-old Elisia Hurst.