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Police continue investigation into missing persons case of Sarah Burton

She was last seen 1 year ago today

Sarah Burton Vigil

JOPLIN, Mo. - Sarah Burton, 29, of Joplin, was last seen one year ago today. The Joplin Police Department says it continues to investigate her disappearance and is once again asking for the public's help.

Burton was last seen on foot in the area of 10th and Rex on July 16th, 2018. She was reported missing on July 20th, 2018.

JPD Detectives have done numerous interviews and followed up on leads in Joplin, Jasper County, Newton County, Oklahoma and Kansas.

Authorities say there are no known vehicles that Burton has access to.

They are concerned for her safety and wellbeing and ask anyone with information to contact Detective Ben Cooper 417-623-3131 ext 440 or 417-623-3131 after hours or 911 if Burton is located. 

A candlelight vigil for Sarah Burton is planned for tonight from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mercy Park (2601 McClelland Boulevard) in Joplin, Missouri.

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