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Tennessee teen lacking since 2019 discovered protected in Alabama

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Tennessee teenager lacking since 2019 has been discovered protected in Alabama, cancelling a statewide Endangered Baby Alert issued final weekend.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation mentioned Friday morning that 18-year-old Daphne Westbrook, lacking from Hamilton County since Oct. 2019, was situated in Samson, Alabama.

An AMBER Alert had been issued earlier this yr for Daphne, who was 17 on the time, after her father John Westbrook was indicted on a number of expenses, together with aggravated kidnapping.

On the time, the TBI mentioned Daphne didn’t return residence from a go to with Westbrook, who doesn’t have custody.

Daphne & John Westbrook (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

Brokers mentioned they believed John Westbrook might have traveled to the western a part of the nation with Daphne and had contacts in Colorado, New Mexico, California and Washington.

The TBI issued an Endangered Baby Alert underneath the Holly Bobo Act for Daphne on Might 23 as a result of she had since turned 18.

Investigators haven’t mentioned if John Westbrook has additionally been situated.

No further data was instantly launched.

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