Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the correct hometown for Shawmikia Kashetta Williams.


HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Missing/Endangered Child Alert for Shawmikia Williams has been canceled. She has been located and is safe.

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old Shawmikia Kashetta Williams, of Crystal Springs.

Williams is described as five-feet seven-inches tall, weighs 276 pounds, with hazel eyes and black, curly hair.

According to MBI, Williams was last seen Sunday, July 24, 2022, around 11:00 a.m. near the Texaco gas station on Interstate 55 north in Terry. She was wearing a blue T-shirt, black tights, and black shoes.

Investigators said Williams may be accompanied by an unknown Black male and Black female.

Shawmikia Kashetta Williams (Courtesy: MBI)

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Williams, contact the Copiah County Sheriff’s Department at 601-894-3011.