KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Two Missing 16 Year Olds in Unrelated Cases (Foul Play Not Suspected) (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Two Missing 16 Year Olds in Unrelated Cases (Foul Play Not Suspected) (Update)
DATE: September 10, 2020
CASE #: 20-016721 (Kaley Wells – Located Safe)

20-016735 (Bryson Burchett – Still Missing)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
Update: Kaley Wells has been located safe; however, Bryson Burchett remains missing. Foul play is not suspected.

Anyone who sees him, or who may know his current whereabouts, is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

As previously released:

The Kingsport Police Department is requesting public input to help locate two missing 16 year olds. On August 6, 2020, Kayley N. Wells was reported as a missing juvenile to K.P.D. In an unrelated case filed on the same date, Bryson A. Burchett was also reported as a missing juvenile to K.P.D.

While investigators have no reason to suspect foul play in either case, based on their minor age, every possible effort is being made to locate them. Photos and descriptions of each juvenile have been included in this release.

Anyone who sees either of them or may possibly know their current whereabouts is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

MISSING JUVENILE #1 INFORMATION(LOCATED SAFE)
Name Kaley N. Wells
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/Black
Height/

Weight

5 feet 11 inches

270 pounds

Hair/Eyes Black Hair with Blonde Highlights

Brown Eyes

Residency Gray, TN
Clothing Description Long-sleeve pastel tie-dye shirt that reads “Save the Turtles”

Black shorts

Last Known Location 3100 Block of Tiffany Court

Kingsport, TN

MISSING JUVENILE #2 INFORMATION (STILL MISSING)
Name Bryson A. Burchett
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 6 inches

122 pounds

Hair/Eyes Blonde Hair

Blue Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Clothing Description None given
Last Known Location 4200 Block of Fort Henry Drive

Kingsport, TN

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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