Search for missing girl with ties to Pine River ends tragically
The body of Kathlynn Shepard, 15, who had been abducted in Iowa, was found in the Des Moines River by a fisherman on Friday, June 7. Dr. Julia Goodin, Iowa chief state medical examiner, confirmed that
the body was that of Shepard. Shepard and a 12-year-old friend were allegedly abducted by convicted sex offender Michael Klunder, who committed suicide following the other girl’s escape.