Jul 10, 2021 9:02 PM

Sheriff: 8-year-old case of missing Kan. man now a homicide investigation

Posted Jul 10, 2021 9:02 PM
Myers had previous convictions for burglary, theft, robbery, obstruction and drugs, according to the Kansas Dept. of Corrections. He was released from prison in 2012
Myers had previous convictions for burglary, theft, robbery, obstruction and drugs, according to the Kansas Dept. of Corrections. He was released from prison in 2012

OSAGE COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating the case of a missing Kansas man as a homicide.

In May 2013, 43-year-old Jeffrey Myers of Ottawa, was reported to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, as a missing person, according to a media release.

His family had last been in contact with him in August 2012. The Sheriff’s Office has conducted hundreds of interviews and several searches, since the time of the report. Throughout the duration of this investigation, Franklin County has worked with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the Topeka Police Department and the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

In March 2021, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office recovered human remains, at a remote location in Osage County. Lab testing has positively identified the remains as Jeffrey Myers.

On Friday, the Osage County Sheriff Office they are now actively investigating this case as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this Homicide is asked to contact the Osage County Sheriff’s Office at 785-828-3121, Osage County Crimestoppers at 877-OSCRIME, or e-mail: [email protected]