His wife on Saturday revealed the sad and disturbing irony behind the story of the Lenexa man whose decomposed body was found at a Kansas City International Airport parking lot eight months after he was reported missing.
Carolina Potter believes her husband, Randy Potter, might have chosen to end his life at the airport because he knew his family would most likely look for him there.
She is a flight attendant. So whenever she flew out for work, he would drop her off. And he would pick her up when she got back from tending to passengers up and down the East Coast.
That’s why the Potter family was so insistent that authorities check the airport parking lots when he went missing Jan. 17. And it’s why Carolina Potter cannot understand why authorities did not find her husband’s body in his work truck in Economy Lot B at Kansas City International Airport until a few weeks ago.
“I am mad now,” she said before a memorial service attended by friends, family and co-workers of Randy Potter at Black Hoof Park in Lenexa. “I am beyond mad.”
She’s especially angry with airport officials, who have yet to provide an explanation for why it took so long to find the white Dodge pickup owned by his employer, T-Mobile, that Potter left home in on the last day he was seen alive.
The company that operates the city-owned lots, SP+, is supposed to, according to its contract, inventory the license plates of all vehicles in the…