Search for Missing Ste. Genevieve County Woman Extends to Capitol

Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – Concern over a missing Ste. Genevieve County woman has stretched all the way to the nation’s capitol.

Senator Roy Blunt says 52-year-old Lynn Messer disappeared on July 8. She’s the wife of Kerry Messer, a Jefferson City lobbyist who Blunt has known a long time.

Blunt brought up the effort to locate Lynn Messer during his regularly scheduled call with media members this week.

“To try to create a greater sense of people looking for Lynn Messer and I’d hope the press becomes an active part of that,” Blunt says.

Ste. Genevieve County police say traffic checkpoints near the Messers’ home this week developed several new leads, but the search for Lynn Messer continues.

Volunteer search parties and K-9 teams with bloodhounds have been searching 270 acres of land surrounding the Messer home.

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