KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are utilizing new expertise to analyze an empty lot the place a lacking lady as soon as lived in hopes of cracking a 20-year-old chilly case.
Star G. Boomer was final seen Feb. 23, 1999, at Uncle Mike’s Bar, which was previously positioned close to South 49th Road and Metropolitan Avenue.
Witnesses reported seeing Boomer concerned in a violent altercation “with a person believed to be lifelong legal with a historical past of violent habits, notably towards ladies,” in line with a
Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, police confirmed Monday that they’re looking the empty lot within the 1700 block of South 49th Road, the place Boomer as soon as lived with a boyfriend on the time of her disappearance.
South 49th Road might be closed day by day from eight a.m. to six p.m. between Barber and Douglas avenues, simply south of the outdated bar’s location, whereas officers search the placement.
KCK detectives reopened the case in 2017 and started revisiting places related to Boomer’s disappearance.
“With the help of the College of Kansas we had been ready to make use of a floor penetrating radar which confirmed an anomaly the place the home was once,” KCK police mentioned in a press launch.
It stays unclear what the anomaly may be, however police plan to dig up the encompassing soil in an effort to “convey an finish to this chilly case and hopefully some closure to this household,” police mentioned.
The KBI is providing a $5,000 reward for data in Boomer’s case.
She was 39 years outdated on the time of her disappearance.
In keeping with the KBI, Boomer was knocked to the bottom and unconscious throughout that February 1999 encounter.
Each the KBI and KCK police have continued to analyze the incident.
Anybody with data is requested to name the KCKPD Murder/Theft Unit at 913-573-6010 or name the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME (572-7463).
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