If you have information on any of these subjects please call the Kansas Bureau of Investigation toll free at 1-800-KS-Crime.
Elmahi Mohammed-Zian - Suspect
WANTED FOR 1st DEGREE MURDER
Age 31, DOB 1-1-68
5 foot 8 inches, 150 pounds
Brown eyes, Black hair
SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS
On September 3, 1999 Lawrence 'Don' Broods was reported as missing to the Miami County Sheriff?s Department. On September 10, 1999, the dismembered body of Mr. Brooks was retrieved from a large plastic trash can found floating in Walden Pond near 88th and Bradshaw Road, Shawnee, KS. The lid to the trash container had been attached with a chain an padlock. Preliminary autopsy results indicate that Mr. Brooks died as a result of blunt-force trauma, and that the dismemberment occurred post-mortem.
The investigation is concentrated on a former employee of Mr. Brooks, Elmahi Mohamed-Zain, a Sudanese National. It is believed that Zian is actively eluding the authorities and may have in fact fled the country.
A $5,000 Governor's Reward has been established for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of Zian.
If you have information call the Olathe Police Department at 913-782-4455 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800 KS CRIME (1-800-572-7463).