Family And Friends Mark 28th Year Since Jodi Huisentruit Disappeared

Mason City, Iowa — Yesterday (Tuesday) marked 28 years since the disappearance of KIMT TV news anchor Jodi Huisentruit.

She was believed to have been abducted from the parking lot of her apartment complex early in the morning in 1995 and her body has never been found. She was legally declared dead by a Cerro Gordo County district court judge in 2001, and the case remains unsolved. Family and friends gathered in front of KIMT late this morning and family friend Dean Hager read a statement from the Huisentruit family.

Hager says the family is hoping to someday find closure.

Doug Merbach was Huisentruit’s news director at KIMT.

Merbach says he thinks of Huisentruit almost every day and he doesn’t want to see anything like this 28-year saga happening again. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation agent Ryan Herman asks everyone that if you know something, say something to law enforcement.

If you possibly have any information regarding Huisentruit’s disappearance, you can call the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636.



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