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Jan 11

Smithfield Foods Adds Additional $10,000 To Help Locate Keir & Chloe Johnson

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 9:54 AM by Communications Department

Total Reward Up To $35,000  

Smithfield Foods has donated an additional $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the recovery of Keir Johnson and her daughter Chloe. Keir Johnson was employed by Smithfield Foods at the time of her

In September, The Newport News Police Foundation generously announced that they would donate a $25,000 reward for reliable and new information that led to the recovery of Keir Johnson and her daughter Chloe.  At the time, President Joe Frank said, “We feel this is a very important cause and directly aligns with our mission.  It is our sincere hope that these funds will help in the investigation and bring answers to Keir and Chloe’s family.”  

“At Smithfield Foods, we consider our employees family and we have been deeply saddened by the disappearance of Keir Johnson and her daughter,” said Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods. “It is our hope that these additional funds will encourage someone to come forward with new information that will bring Ms. Johnson and her child home.”

The Newport News Police Department continues their investigation into the disappearance of Keir and Chloe Johnson. They were last seen on April 30, 2017 in the 1900 block of Hastings Drive in the City of Hampton. The vehicle Keir was operating, a 2013 black Kia Optima, was located in the City of Newport News on May 14, 2017, but Keir and Chloe have not been located.

Keir Johnson 35 years old, 4’11” tall and weighs 140 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes. Her daughter, Chloe, one year old and also has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen with her mother.