Missing SE Kansas woman located in Wichita

Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 2:59 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: An investigator with the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday a Parsons woman who had been reported missing over the weekend has been located in Wichita.

The woman’s family said she was last seen with a man on Aug. 8. He was arrested in Sedgwick County but she was not with him at the time.

Upon release, the man gave the detective an address where the woman had been staying in Wichita. That information was turned over to Parsons police and the woman’s mother who then went and picked her up from the home on Thursday afternoon.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Parsons Police Department is attempting to locate 26-year-old Lanette Marie Hinman.

Police say Hinman was reported missing by family members. She was last seen her on August 8 in a 2010 White Ford Fusion with some front-end damage. She was seen with Lawrence Medlock from Wichita, Kansas. Medlock was arrested in Wichita and is currently being held in Sedgwick County Detention Facility on unrelated charges.

Parsons investigators are working with officials from Wichita and Sedgwick County to speak with Medlock and gain any information on Hinman’s whereabouts.

Police say at this time there is no evidence that Hinman is in danger. Anyone who knows where she is is asked to Parsons Police at (620) 421-7060 or call the tip line at (620) 421-7057 or email

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