KBI finds 33-year-old woman they believe has info about body in Butler, Missouri lake

Samantha McCoy

BUTLER, Mo. — The Kansas Bureau of Investigations says they’ve found a woman they want to speak with about a body recently found at a lake a state away in Butler.

KBI says Samantha McCoy, a 33-year-old woman from Pleasanton, Kan., was located in Mound City, Kan.,  at about 5:50 p.m. thanks to a tip. Investigators believe she has information that can help them determine how 69-year-old Cindy McCoy died, and how her body ended up in a vehicle submerged in a lake.

Authorities found the vehicle and Cindy McCoy’s body Thursday. They believe she died on Wednesday.

Samantha McCoy was booked in the Linn County jail on a felony warrant out of Missouri. Further information about charges against her will be revealed by Bates County, Mo., prosecutors.

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