Officers Seeking Help To ID Man Killed By Train
Memphis

Weather
Logo
Serving This Community For 139 Years, Online Since 2001
 Front Page
 News
 People
 Sports
 Obituaries
 Editorials
 Classifieds
 Subscription
 Calendar
 Community Links
Search
 
Community Calendar
Entire Newspaper Online
Would you use a digital subscription, which would place a .pdf copy of every page of the newspaper on line?

Yes, but only if it was free with my subscription.
No
Yes, even if it meant a slight increase in the cost of my subscription.
Yes, I don't subscribe to the paper, but would subscribe to this online version.

January 30, 2003

Officers Seeking Help To ID Man Killed By Train

On January 21, 2003, at approximately 11:15 p.m., an unidentified white male was struck and killed by a Burlington-Northern Santa Fe freight train in Knox County, approximately four miles east of Greensburg.

The victim, who remains unidentified, is believed not to be a resident of the surrounding area. Through the course of the investigation, it has been determined that in the past week the victim had been walking east from the Kansas City area, with a possible destination of Burlington, IA.

The victim is described as being a white male, approximately 20 to 25 years of age, hazel eyes, brown hair, 5'8" to 5'10" tall, 160 lbs., and was wearing a black jacket, green pants, black overshoes, a black stocking cap and dark colored felt hat with a 2" brim.

Anyone having information regarding the incident or the victim's identification are requested to contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol at (660) 385-2132 or the Knox County Sheriff's Department at (660)397-2186. The incident is currently being investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Knox County Sheriff's Department and the Knox County Coroner.


Copyright © 2001
Memphis Democrat
121 South Main Street
Memphis MO 63555
Phone: 660-465-7016 -- Email: memdemoc@nemr.net