UPDATE: Police say missing Ames teen found dead of apparent suicide

Kayla Russell

UPDATE: The Ames Police Department confirms that Kayla Russell was found deceased Tuesday, of an apparent suicide, south of Ames.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office is now handling the case.

No other information was released.

AMES, Iowa – Police in Ames are hoping the public can help them locate a missing teen.

They are looking for 16-year-old Kayla Russell. She’s 5’5”, 123 pounds, and has hazel eyes.

Police say she is possibly suicidal.

If you know where Kayla may be, contact Ames Police at 515-239-5133.

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