Body of Missing Former KU Student Yelekal Alemu Found

The body of Yelekal Alemu, the missing 23-year-old former University of Kansas student, was found in rural Douglas County, southeast of Lawrence, near where his car was located the day he disappeared on May 12th. (Photo: KMBC)

Tadias Magazine
News Update

Saturday, June 2, 2012

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. – Police in Lawrence, Kansas confirm that a body found in rural Douglas County is that of Yelekal Alemu – the missing 23-year-old former University of Kansas student, who was last seen on the morning of Saturday, May 12.

“The 2007 graduate of Olathe South High School was in his fourth year at KU. He lived with his parents and commuted to Lawrence until this past August,” kSHB reports. “Since then, he lived in Lawrence with friends and came home almost every weekend.” According to the local TV station: “His mother reported him missing after he missed a family event, which she said was unlike him. His body was found in a wooded area on Thursday. An autopsy confirmed it was Alemu. Police say they do not suspect foul play.”

Watch:

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Saturday June 2, 2012
4:30 pm — 8:00 pm

Ethiopian Christian Fellowship Church
14345 w 119th St
Olathe, KS 66062
913-271-1645
913-706-6043
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CHURCH SERVICE

Sunday June 3, 2012
10:00 am — 12:30 pm

Ethiopian Christian Fellowship Church
14345 w 119th St
Olathe, KS 66062
913-271-1645
913-706-6043
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BURIAL SERVICE

Sunday June 3, 2012
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Olathe Memorial Cemetery (119th and Harold)
738 N. Chestnut St.
Olathe KS 66061
913.971.5226 or 913.971.8626


Related:
Kansas Police Seek Help Finding Missing Man (KBMC News)
Police locate missing 23-year-old’s car in rural Douglas County (KCTV5)


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