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Police are still searching for Jessica Runions, a week after her disppearance

Posted: 5:31 PM, Sep 15, 2016
Updated: 2020-01-03 07:40:26-05
A timeline of Jessica Runion's disappearance
A timeline of Jessica Runion's disappearance

No one has seen 21-year-old Jessica Runions since Sept. 8. 

Sept. 8:

Witnesses say she attended a party and left with Kylr Yust, who has a violent past and was connected to the disappearance of Kara Kopetsky in 2007.

Sept. 9:

Her family officially reported her missing. 

Sept. 10:

Authorities report her car was found burned in South Kansas City.

Sept. 11:

Kylr Yust was arrested in Benton County for intentionally burning Runions' car. 

Sept. 13:

Authorities suspend their physical search for Runions, so her family organizes their own efforts near the spot where her car was found.

Sept. 14:

Yust was transferred to the Jackson County Jail and the custody of the Kansas City Police Department. A KSHB reporter questioned Yust as he was leaving the Benton County Jail. 

Police searched Yust’s grandfather’s house and removed several items.

Sept. 15:

Yust appeared in court for burning Runions' car. He's currently being held on a $50,000 bond.

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