Detreck Foster


INDEPENDENCE – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Independence Police Department announced Wednesday that Gov. Laura Kelly is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of 37-year-old Detreck Foster of Independence.

Gov. Kelly recently signed an executive order offering a $5,000 reward.

Foster was reported missing on May 12. He was last seen around April 12 in Independence. KBI agents and detectives from the Independence Police Department are investigating the case as a homicide based upon findings during the investigation into Foster’s disappearance.

Foster was 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighed about 190 pounds. He had black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or the Independence Police Department at 620-332-1700. Tips can also be submitted online at Individuals with information leading to the apprehension of those responsible for Detreck Foster’s disappearance or murder are eligible for the $5,000 reward.

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