Jones County teen found safe after overnight search

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UPDATE:

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies said 16-year-old Emily Brownlee has ben found safe by a search team with the Southwest Jones Fire & Rescue.

Investigators said the teen was located along the bank of the Leaf River.


JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies are working to find a 16-year-old girl who went missing on Wednesday, August 25. Emily Brownlee was last seen on a security camera in the 200 block of Pittman Road near Ellisville just before 5:00 p.m. She was walking in the area.

On the camera, Brownlee was wearing a white tie-dye shirt and blue jean shorts. She has brown hair, is 5’4″ in height and weighs 150 pounds.

Deputies are asking neighbors who live along Phillips Road East in Moselle to be on the lookout for Brownlee. One neighbor said she saw a girl, matching Brownlee’s description, Thursday morning.

Sheriff Joe Berlin and deputies are in the area searching for Brownlee. If you know where the teen is located, call 911 and report her location.

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