FBI confirms foot found in lake belonged to missing man

Steven Leasure reported missing May 5, 2015; foot found June 8, 2016

A foot found in a Burlington lake last year has been confirmed by the FBI to belong to missing man Steven Leasure.

On June 12, the FBI notified the Burlington Police Department that the human remains were that of Steven Leasure, according to a Monday news release.

The family of Steven Leasure reported him as missing to the Burlington Police Department on May 5, 2015.

Part of a human foot was recovered at Lake West in Burlington, Iowa on June 8, 2016. The foot was sent to the FBI Crime Lab in Quantico, Virginia.

Anyone with information about Steven Leasure’s disappearance should contact the Burlington Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 319-753-8365 or the Burlington Area Crimestoppers at 319-753-6835.


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