Blunt Urges Nixon to Step into Missing Girl Case

1 decade 2 years 3 months ago Tuesday, June 26 2007 Jun 26, 2007 Tuesday, June 26, 2007 8:42:18 AM CDT June 26, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Governor Blunt says state attorney general Jay Nixon should be doing more to help find a missing western Missouri girl. Blunt is urging Nixon to become involved in the investigation into the disappearance of 17-year-old Kara Kopetsky, who hasn't been seen since May fourth at Belton High School. An online petition signed by 1200 people urges Blunt to take action. A spokesman for Blunt says the governor was simply following up on a citizen request in a letter, which noted that the Missouri State Highway Patrol has already offered to help. Nixon's office says it's ready to help police in any way possible. The governor is not authorized to order the attorney general to do anything.

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