28 Year Old Rachel Koechner and her 4 Year Old Daughter Zoee Sandner Reported Missing in Kansas City, MO … Could be with Ex-Husband Devon Sandner (Update I: Hoax, Missing Missouri Mom Faked Her Abduction)

28 year old Rachel Koechner and her 4 year old daughter Zoee Sandner were reported missing on Thursday, March 14, 2013. They were last seen leaving her mother’s home around 3:30 p.m. The mother and daughter are considered missing and endangered.  Police believe that they might be with Rachel Koechner’s ex-husband, Devon Sandner, who is also the four year old girl’s father. Rachel Koechner and her daughter are believed to be in a 2003 Ford extended cab F-150 with Missouri plate 09J-718 with dents on the tailgate. Authorities are saying that the last known cell phone signal from Koechner was in Kansas City, MO, on Friday.

Rachel Koechner (left) – Zoee Sandner (center) - Devon Sandner (right)

The Chariton County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday they are looking for a mother and her 4-year-old daughter who were reported missing on Thursday.

Rachel Koechner, 28, and her daughter, Zoee Sandner, might be in the Kansas City area, the sheriff’s office said.

According to Brookfield, Mo., police, Koechner and her daughter were last seen leaving her mother’s home around 3:30 p.m. Police are led to believe they might be with the ex-husband of the 28-year-old, who is also the girl’s father.

UPDATE I: Missing mother, daughter spotted with ex-husband in Blue Springs motel

According to the sheriff, Koechner called her current boyfriend Monday morning and said she was fine and that people should stop looking for her. However, the boyfriend said the answer sounded scripted.

The call was traced to the Nights Inn in Blue Springs. When the sheriff called the motel, the clerk said the family was in front of him checking out so he put the 28-year-old woman on the phone. She made it clear to the sheriff she could not talk freely.

The sheriff called Blue Springs, Mo., police, but by the time officers arrived the trio was gone.

If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of Rachel Koechner and Zoee Sandner, please call the sheriff’s office at 660-288-3277 or your local law enforcement office.

UPDATE I: Case of Missing Missing Missouri Mom Rachel Koechner was a Fake.

A Rothville, Mo., woman, who had been reported missing along with her young daughter, allegedly faked her abduction, according to the county sheriff.

Rachel Koechner, 28, and her 4-year-old daughter, Zoee Sandner, were reported missing last Thursday night by Koechner’s mother and boyfriend after the boyfriend received a text that read “help me.” They had last seen the pair earlier that same day, Brenda Koechner, Rachel’s mother, said. [...]

Hughes said when he interviewed Koechner she admitted the initial text was a fake and alluded to the fact that she and her ex-husband had been planning to go off together.

She was being held in the Chariton County Jail and Hughes said he expected formal charges to be brought today.

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