The Ottumwa Courier

November 13, 2013

Missing teen reported in Jefferson Co.


Ottumwa Courier

---- — BATAVIA — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has received a report of a missing teenager.

On Saturday, Bill Kahl of Batavia notified the sheriff's office that his 15-year-old daughter, Jessica Kahl, had run away.

Although the circumstances of the disappearance are not of a suspicious nature, she has been classified as a missing juvenile due to her age. She is described as a white female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a Penn State hooded sweatshirt, white jeans and black tennis shoes with red laces.

She may be in the company of William Nicely, 25. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and 160 pounds. He may be driving a 1993 single-cab Ford diesel pickup, color unknown. Possible destinations include Pennsylvania, Wyoming or Alabama.

Anyone with further information or contact with Jessica Kahl is encouraged to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 641-472-3576.