Sad Ending … Kelsey Smith Found Deceased, Police have Suspect in Mind with Criminal Record (Update: Arrest Made, Edwin R. Hall Pictured Below)
The tragic yet not unexpected outcome has occurred in the case of missing teen Kelsey Smith. Kelsey’s body was found today in Missouri in a shallow creek. According to reports police know who the suspect is and lives with 2 miles of where the body was found. According to Fox News, the suspect has a long police record.
Kelsey Smith body found in Missouri.
(Hat Tip: Carpe-Vision)
Update I: Arrest made in the murder of Kelsey Smith, suspect in custody.
According to reports an arrest has been made in the murder of Kelsey Smith. Edwin R. Hall was arrested by police in the death of Kelsey Smith. The person of interest that police had been looking for and the man from the surveillance video is Edwin R. Hall according to authorities. Edwin R. Hall will be charged tomorrow with first degree murder and aggravated kidnapping.
A picture of 26 year old Edwin R. Hall can be found to the right taken from his Myspace account.
Late Wednesday, Overland Park police arrested a 26-year-old Olathe man in the kidnapping and murder of Smith.
Edwin R. Hall was expected to be charged today, Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass said. Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline said Hall would face charges of premeditated first-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping. (Houston Chronicle)
Kelsey Smith’s dad gives a truly touching tribute to his daughter and many tahnks to those that helped search for Kelsey.
Interviews … On the Record, Kelsey’s dad & Tim Miller.
Kelsey Smith, “scrubbed in sunshine”