The Jefferson City Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 1309 Jefferson Street at 6 p.m. today.
An eight-year-old girl, Dakota Sky Autumn Leigh, is missing. The possible suspect is believed to be Gilbert John Leigh, a 59-year-old white male. The possible suspect’s description says he is 5’11”, 200 lbs, with black and gray hair, brown eyes, medium complexion. He is wearing a black Harley Davidson coat and a USA shirt.
Dakota Sky Autumn Leigh is an Indian female, age 8, height 5’0, 68 lbs with brown hair, brown eyes, medium complexion, with a birthmark on her left eye and a scar on her upper lip. She is wearing a pink coat, a gray shirt, dark pants, and black and neon Nike shoes.
The Suspect is non-custodial father and arrived in Jefferson City after hitchhiking from Montana on November 6. An agreement was made for the daughter to spend the night with him in a hotel and they were gone in the morning. There were no signs of a struggle in the hotel room and no signs that they stayed there for any period of time.
It is believed at this time that the subjects are located in the state of Kansas.
Anyone seeing the missing person, suspect, associate, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the endangered missing person should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Jefferson City Police Department at 573-634-6400.