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UPDATE: Missing Starkville teen found

A Starkville teenager who had been missing since New Year's Day has been found, said Starkville police.

Posted: Jan. 5, 2019 5:27 PM
Updated: Jan. 7, 2019 9:08 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Starkville teenager who had been missing since New Year's Day has been found, said Starkville police.

In a press release, authorities say 17-year-old Jakyiya Fairchild had not been seen since after work on Jan. 1.

Saturday, Jan. 5, authorities say she is now in good condition.

The Starkville Police Department appreciated the community's assistance in helping find her.

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