IA – Hampton man has now been missing for 5 years

It has been five years since a Hampton man went missing.

Now there’s a renewed push to find Ethan Kazmerzak. He was 27 years old when he disappeared on September 15th, 2013.

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Body of missing Altoona man found near trail | KCCI

ALTOONA, Iowa (KCCI) — Altoona police said Tuesday that the body of a man reported missing last week has been found.

Police said the body of Kenneth “Kenny” Wade was found by a volunteer search and rescue team in a wooded area off the trail north of where his vehicle had been found.

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Altoona police searching for missing 50-year-old man | Des Moines Register

Altoona police are searching for a 50-year-old man who went missing three days ago.

Kenneth Wade, of Altoona, was reported missing to local police Thursday morning, according to police Sgt. Alyssa Wilson.

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Mollie Tibbetts case: Man in country illegally charged with murder | abc7

BROOKLYN, Iowa — Authorities said on Tuesday that they have charged a man living in the U.S. illegally with murder in the death of an Iowa college student who disappeared a month ago while jogging in a rural area.

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Rick Rahn said that Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, was charged with murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts.

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Officials: Jake Wilson’s remains likely found by kayakers in Wolf Creek | The Gazette

A visibly shaken La Porte City police chief Thursday announced that human remains have been found in Wolf Creek downstream from La Porte City.

Officials stopped short of saying the remains were those of missing teenager Jake Wilson, 15, who has been missing for more than four months.

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Mollie Tibbetts Disappearance: $260,000 Reward For Missing Woman | Iowa City Patch

INDEPENDENCE, IA — The reward for information about missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts jumped to $260,000 over the weekend, according to Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa. The 20-year-old’s relatives think she may have been kidnapped and the money will help lead to her return.

“If someone has abducted her, we are pleading with you to please release her,” Tibbetts’ mother, Laura Calderwood, said at a news conference last week. “It is our greatest hope that if someone has her, that they would just release her and claim that money we have raised for her freedom.”

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IA – Family and police searching for missing Burlington mother and child | KWQC

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) – Police in Burlington are asking for the community’s help in locating a missing woman and her child.

22-year-old Magen Ellen Clark of Burlington and her 10-month-old daughter were last seen on July 6. Magen’s family from Kansas reported her and the child missing on July 23.

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