Authorities Not Investigating Khan's Disappearance As A Crime, Despite BCA's Help
MANKATO, MN- Investigators were at 121 West 9th Street Thursday, looking for any clues that might help find a missing Mankato woman.
The residence in west Mankato belongs to 46–year –old Wendy Lynn Khan, who disappeared almost two weeks ago.
To assist in the search, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) was called in, even though the case is not being investigated as a crime to this point.
Mankato Public Safety commander Jeremy Clifton says "The vehicle they brought does say crime scene lab on it. We did not treat it like a crime scene, however they are a laboratory resource for us that we don't have here in Mankato. Its helps in order to uncover any clues that we could find at the house that might lead us to another avenue to try and locate her."
Khan had last made contact with her family on June 1st over the phone, she was reported missing two days later.
With any missing person case, agencies must start from scratch and learn all they can about the individual.
Clifton added "You have to get to know a person you don't know. We are looking at what is pertinent in Wendy's past history over the last few years that might lead us to a source that would say 'she's here or she's there.' We just haven't struck gold yet."
Khan's vehicle was located in Mankato on June 7th.
Anyone with information about Wendy Khan is asked to contact police by dialing 911 or 507-387-8725.
She stands 5'5", 180 pounds with green eyes.
- KEYC 12