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CORNING POLICE SEARCHING FOR MISSING TEEN
Authorities in Northeast Arkansas are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager.
According to the Corning Police Department, 16 year old Illeanna Rae Leonard was last seen leaving her home in Corning and getting into the backseat of a black jeep at 4:30 pm on Monday.
ONE DEAD FOLLOWING STABBING INCIDENT IN KENNETT
An investigation is underway following a fatal stabbing in the bootheel.
According to authorities, early Tuesday morning officers in Kennett found 37 year old John Ward, of Kennett, lying outside of a home.
Ward had a stab wound to the chest and later died at an area hospital.
Authorities say that a 35 year old man who allegedly stabbed Ward has cooperated with the investigation.
The man has not been arrested and no charges have been filed.
ENDANGERED SILVER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR MISSING MAN
An Endangered Silver Advisory has been issued for a missing Southeast Missouri man.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 66 year old Kerry Wayne Thomas left a location on South Everett Street in Kennett yesterday on foot.
Thomas is on several medications that he does not have with him and officials say he has been diagnosed with dementia.
Thomas is described as a white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes. He may be wearing a t-shirt, blue jeans, and gray tennis shoes with "Kerry" on the side.
We have a picture of Thomas available on the KWOC Facebook page.
Anyone with information on Thomas’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Kennett Police Department at 573-888-4622.
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