Police reopen case of girl missing since 2002

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say they reopening the case of a girl who disappeared nine years ago.

Kathryn Sholly Seefeldt was 12 years old when she was last seen on Oct. 12, 2002, as she left her Jackson County home near Independence. She would be 21 today.

On Monday, authorities say they are looking for fresh leads in the case. Investigators say they haven't received any leads since the girl disappeared. They did not explain why they are reopening the case.

Kathryn's mom, Sholly Seefeldt, told KSHB-TV (http://bit.ly/r6GQuK) that she fears her daughter was taken by child traffickers.

Kathryn is white, with blue eyes and a small scar on the bridge of her nose. When she disappeared, her hair was blond.


Information from: KSHB-TV, http://www.kshb.com

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