Evidence of foul play in missing Kansas women: OSBI

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday that based on information from the victims’ vehicle, investigators believe there is evidence to indicate foul play in the disappearance of 27-year-old Veronica Butler and 39-year-old Jilian Kelley.

“We are still searching for these victims and there are no arrests at this time,” said the OSBI.

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol issued an Endangered Missing Advisory for 27-year-old Veronica Butler and 39-year-old Jilian Kelley, both from Hugoton, on behalf of the Texas County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, March 30.

Butler is 5 foot 4 inches and has red hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue short-sleeved shirt, denim shirts and Hey Dudes.

Kelley has brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved shirt, white-washed blue jeans and tan or beige shoes.

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“Veronica and Jilian were traveling together to pick up children. They never made it to the pick-up location. Their car was located abandoned on the side of the road,” said the OHP. “Veronica has several tattoos, a Chinese symbol on her left forearm, a sunflower on her left shoulder. Jilian has a butterfly tattoo on her left forearm.”

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