UPDATE: Missing FHSU Student Found Dead

Posted 1 year ago

By Salina Staff

UPDATE 1:41 PM: The body of the missing 25-year-old, Ivone “Yosset” Martinez, a Fort Hays State University student has been located this morning by a search team made up of the Hays Police Department, Hays Fire Department, University Police, and the aircraft from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

There is no indication of foul play at this time.

Her death is under investigation by the Ellis County Coroner’s office, Ellis County Sheriff’s Department, and the Hays Police Department.

ORIGINAL: The Hays Police Department is trying to locate a 25 year old female, named Ivone “Yosset” Martinez a Fort Hays State University student, to check her welfare. Ms. Martinez was last seen on campus around 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

If anyone has knowledge of Martinez’s whereabouts please call the Hays Police Department at 785-625-1011.

Ivone “Yosset” Martinez – 25 y.o. female
5’06” 120 lbs.
shoulder length black hair
brown eyes



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  • Chip

    Hope she is safe.

    • wavbyby

      I have received an email from FHSU indicating that she has passed away. Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends.

  • Tofu

    Rip

  • http://facebook Darla

    My heart goes out to family and friends. Imagine a family member going off to better themselves only to never return. RIP!

  • PC

    25 year old people don’t just pass away! Do they?

    RIP Yosset!

    • jus wondering….

      When authorities say no foul play is suspected, does that mean that it could have been suicide or accidental drug overdose, or something like that? I have heard anything like that in this case-jus wondering….

  • Kiki

    My thoughts too?!

  • Love Hays, KS

    When we were in Hays visiting a week ago, that creek was lined with people taking photographs, playing frisbee golf, etc… I can’t believe someone didn’t find her sooner. Prayers to the family and friends of this girl.

  • mouthfull

    90% of women who go missing turn up dead!

  • R.I.P

    This was one of my friends aunt … and she shot herself …. my friend told me everything …