9 Year Old Elizabeth Olten Missing Since October 21, 2009 in St. Martins, MO (UPDATE: Found Deceased, Police have Person of Interest)
9 year old Elizabeth Olten has been missing since October 21, 2009 in St Martins, Missouri. Elizabeth Olten left her friends house at approximately 6:15 pm to return home. The distance between the two houses was about a quarter of a mile and the walk should have taken no more than 10 minutes.
Elizabeth Olten never arrived home.
Her family called police when she did not arrive home by 7 p.m
- 9 years old
- approximately 5’2″ tall
- weight 102 lbs
- brown hair
- brown eyes
- last seen wearing a pink scarf, shirt and sweater, along with blue jeans and white sneakers.
Cole County Sheriff Greg White said local law enforcement would work in an expanded search area tomorrow morning as part of a continued effort to locate 9-year-old Elizabeth K. Olten, who disappeared Wednesday night. The original area of interest has been searched thoroughly at least two times by nearly 300 volunteers, White said.
The search for a missing nine year old girl near Jefferson City has been called off for the night and will resume Friday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cole County Sheriff’s Department at 573-634-9100.
The search for 9 year old missing Elizabeth Olten has come to a sad and tragic end. Elizabeth Olten’s body was found in a wooded area. Police are also saying that they have a “person of interest”. What is even more bizarre is that the person of interest is a juvenile.
Cole County Sheriff Greg White told reporters Friday that the person of interest and Elizabeth were acquainted. White would not give any details about the person of interest except to say the individual lived in the area west of Jefferson City and was older than Elizabeth.
Police said the juvenile led searchers to the nine-year-old’s body in a wooded area.
Cole County Sheriff Greg White said a juvenile, described only as a “person of interest,” was taken into custody. The juvenile was acquainted with the girl, Elizabeth Olten, White said.
The sheriff not give any details on how Elizabeth died or about the juvenile in custody except to say that the person lived in the area west of Jefferson City and was older than the girl.
White said police found written evidence and that the juvenile led searchers to Elizabeth’s body in a wooded area. He did not elaborate.
UPDATE II: VIDEO from KSHB of the police press conference discussing the discovery of deceased Elizabeth Olten.
The juvenile person of interest is an acquaintance of 9 year old Elizabeth Olten. Her body was found in a heavily wooded area. An arrest has been made of an individual older than Elizabeth Olten.
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