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Search for missing girl ends tragically


Iowa Chief state Medical Examiner Dr. Julia Goodin confirmed that a body found in the Des Moines River by a fisherman on June 7 was that of 15 year old Kathlynn Shepard.

Kathlynn and a 12 year old friend were allegedly abducted by convicted sex offender Michael Klunder, who committed suicide following the escape of the 12 year old girl.

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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