Mercer County Sheriff’s Office says 15-year-old girl found safe

Published: Oct. 4, 2020 at 11:01 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 8, 2020 at 9:01 AM CDT
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ALEDO, Ill. (KWQC) - The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office says 15-year-old Malasha Melendez, of Aledo, has been found safe after being reported missing on Sunday.

According to an original Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, 15-year-old Melendez was last seen by her mother at their home at approximately 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 4. She has since been found.

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said, “Thank you to all who helped get the word out to bring her home.”

UPDATE... Malasha has been found. Thank you all for sharing this post! MISSING CHILD... PLEASE SHARE Missing - Aledo,...

Posted by Crime Stoppers of Mercer County Illinois on Sunday, October 4, 2020

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