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Missing 17-year-old girl from Kent found safe, police say

Posted at 3:16 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 19:55:28-04

KENT, Ohio — Megan Dye, the 17-year-old girl who had been missing from Kent since Wednesday has been located, according to the Kent Police Department.

Police said that Dye is "alive and healthy" and is being reunited with her family.

During the search for the teen, Kent police officers were assisted by multiple agencies and the U.S. Marshal's Akron office was "invaluable to the investigation.

U.S. Marshal's recovered information that led authorities to Cincinnati where Dye was found, police said.

Police are currently investigating what transpired over the last 48 hours since Megan went missing.

No further details are available at this time, according to police.

The search for the 17-year-old girl recently went statewide.

On July 8, Dye never returned to her home for her 9:00 p.m. curfew. Her parents tracked her phone and identified her last known location to be in Tannery Park on Stow Street in Kent.

Her parents told police she had made plans to meet with her friends in Kent that evening. Her vehicle was located at the park with her purse and phone inside the vehicle.

On Friday, a statewide missing person alert was issued in an attempt to locate Dye.

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