22 year old, University of WI – Whitewater student, Kelly Nolan, of Waunakee has been missing since June 23, 2007. She was last seen partying with friends on Madison’s State Street in Madison, WI the night before her disappearance. The family of Kelly Nolan has announced that the reward for Kelly has been raised to $10,000.
The family of a missing University of Wisconsin Whitewater student announced a total of $10,000 in reward money for her safe return. The money comes in the form of two $5,000 reward funds.
The reward has several conditions. It will go to anyone who provides “information resulting in the safe return of Kelly Nolan or the arrest and conviction of a perpetrator involved in a violent crime or homicide,” said Kelly’s mother, Mary Jane Nolan.
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One seriously has to wonder why discussing one’s past and trying to possibly tarnish a missing person past has anything to do with finding them. If a person is troubled or has gone through traumatic experiences, is that supposed to make them any less worthy to be found? Kelly Nolan is missing PERIOD!!! She needs to be found.
UPDATE I: Body is likely missing college student, investigators say
Investigators think a body found in a field Monday is a college student who vanished last month in Madison, where the woman was last seen after a night out at the bars.
Police searching an area about 10 miles south of Madison found the body on private property in a wooded area dotted with homes.
Dane County coroner said the body was tentatively identified as 22-year-old Kelly Nolan, while Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain said detectives were investigating the death as a homicide. (CNN)
Kelly Nolan Body Found? ID Could Take Days, Homicide Investigation
Breaking News In Kelly Nolan Case – Police have discovered a body that may be that of Kelly Nolan, and forensic teams are working to ID the body.
Police brought canine units to Schneider Rd., just north of the village of Oregon, Wisconsin, approximately 17 miles from where Kelly Nolan disappeared, where they were conducting a new and sudden search.
Police have not yet revealed whether the body is male or female, and are treating the scene and investigation as a homicide. Police are now saying that they are assembling a forensic team to work with the coroner in an effort to ID the body, which was found at 8:45 Monday morning. It may take up to several days to process the scene. (Post Chronicle)
UPDATE II: Body Is Missing University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Senior Kelly Nolan, Coroner Confirms
A decomposed body found in a densely wooded area is that of a college student who vanished last month, a coroner confirmed late Tuesday.
The body found Monday morning was identified as Kelly Nolan, a 22-year-old University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student, Dane County Coroner John Stanley said in a statement. (FOX News)
Kelly Nolan, a 23 year old, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater coed has been missing since midnight on Saturday, June 23, in downtown Madison, WI. From the University of WI-Whitewater website.
Slide show pictures of Missing Kelly Nolan
Kelly Nolan Description:
- 5 feet 6 inches tall
- weighs about 125 pounds
- brown eyes
- brown hair
- She was wearing a green, sleeveless top with a scoop neck, a light pair of jeans, sandals with a heel and carrying a slate gray purse
If anyone has any information on Kelly Nolan’s whereabouts please call Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014
After missing for nearly a week, Kelly Nolan’s family plea for her return.
After six days without contact, Nolan’s family is now pleading with the public for help in bringing her home safe. On Thursday afternoon, her family and friends began blanketing the downtown with fliers featuring her photo and information in hopes of new leads, WISC-TV reported. On Thursday night, loved ones held a candlelight vigil on Library Mall.
“We just want her back very, very badly,” said Erin Delaney, Kelly Nolan’s cousin. “Our heart goes out to all the law enforcement that are taking their time, but anything, any information would greatly be appreciated.”. (Channel 3000)
UPDATE I: Search For 22-Year-Old Gets Local, National Boost
The Madison Police Department sent information about Nolan to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Friday, which will help distribute information about her disappearance.
And Nolan’s picture will be seen Friday by drivers on their evening commute. Adams Outdoor Advertising created a notice on their digital board near John Nolan Drive.
UPDATE II: Cops Look at Bar’s Surveillance Video in Wisconsin College Student’s Disappearance
The footage was recorded between 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, and 1 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, at State Street Brats, the tavern where Nolan was out with a group of friends until she left them at around 11:30 p.m. She hasn’t been seen since. The bar is said to have been holding several hundred people.
Nolan’s younger sister said the two women had a phone conversation early Saturday morning, and that was the last anyone had heard from her, said Joel DeSpain, public relations officer for the Madison Police Department.
The family said they knew something was wrong when she wasn’t in touch for so long, DeSpain said, saying that the sisters rarely went a day without talking on the phone. (Fox News)
UPDATE III: Vigil Held for Missing UW-Whitewater Student
Family And Friends Pray For Missing Woman’s Safe Return
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UPDATE IV: Video
UPDATE V: Missing Wis. Student Had DUI Convictions
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 22-year-old college student missing for the last two weeks has been dealing with the recent deaths of her father and stepmother, and had two convictions for drunken driving.
Kelly Nolan, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater senior, went missing after a late night of partying June 22.
Nolan was convicted of drunken driving twice in the last three years. Her driver’s license is currently suspended. This spring, Nolan served 14 days in the Walworth County Jail after pleading guilty to driving under the influence as a second offense, jail officials reported.