The Maize Police Department is asking for the public’s help again in locating Kendra Nystrom who has been missing for more than four months. She was last seen with her dog, Frankie. Maize Police Department Courtesy photo
The Maize Police Department is asking for the public’s help again in locating Kendra Nystrom who has been missing for more than four months. She was last seen with her dog, Frankie. Maize Police Department Courtesy photo

Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers seek public’s help in finding missing Maize woman

By Kaitlyn Alanis

kalanis@wichitaeagle.com

November 17, 2017 11:45 AM

UPDATED November 17, 2017 01:20 PM

Crime Stoppers of Sedgwick County and Maize police are seeking the public’s help in locating Kendra Nystrom, 30, who went missing in May.

Crime Stoppers said in a release that Nystrom may have been the victim of foul play. She suffers from a drug addiction, according to her family.

Nystrom is white with red hair, 5-foot, 4-inches tall and between 100 and 120 pounds. She has the initials “RJ” tattood on her left ring finger.

She went missing on Thursday, May 4 after police responded to an alarm at her parents’ home in the 12000 block of West 29th Street North. When police arrived, Crime Stoppers said she ran out the back door with her black-and-gray, male Chihuahua-mix named Frankie.

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Her car, phone and other belongings – including her identification – were left behind.

Since then, Nystrom has not been heard from or seen by her family.

Anyone who has information about Nystrom should call the Maize Police Department at 316-425-3356 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

Longtime friend will not give up searching for missing woman

Tiffany, who asked not to use her last name, keeps searching for her friend Kendra Nystrom, who has been missing since May. According to Kendra's mother, Judith Nystrom, Tiffany has been very active knocking on doors, passing out flyers and putting pressure on hotels where Kendra has been reportedly sighted. (Video by Fernando Salazar/ The Wichita Eagle)

fsalazar@wichitaeagle.com

Kaitlyn Alanis: 316-269-6708, @kaitlynalanis