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84 years after a Kimberly woman went missing, her family convinced police to open an investigation into her disappearance

Police aim to use ground penetrating radar in areas of interest to find clues regarding Agnes Fults. There is no known record of her disappearance.

Alexandra Duggan

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Published: 5:35 PM MDT September 15, 2023
Updated: 6:45 PM MDT September 15, 2023

When Marsha Trotter messaged Rebecca Hardesty on Ancestry.com, wondering why she was posting pictures of Trotter’s family, they had no idea they were cousins.

And, they had no idea the two simultaneously spent two decades researching what happened to their great-grandmother, Agnes Fults, who went missing from Kimberly, Idaho in 1939.

The cousins finally brought their research to the local police department in July of 2023 – and police were stunned.

After 84 years, the Kimberly Police Department opened an investigation into the disappearance of Agnes Fults – all because of two women who want to lay their great-grandmother to rest.

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