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Blount County Sheriff’s Office says teen found safe

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said a missing teenager has been found safe.
The Blount County Sheriff's Office is searching for missing Kelsey Murphy
The Blount County Sheriff's Office is searching for missing Kelsey Murphy(BCSO)
Published: Jul. 15, 2020 at 3:48 PM EDT
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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said a missing teenager has been found safe.

According to the sheriff’s office, 15-year-old Kelsey Elaine Murphy of Maryville was reported missing by her family Wednesday morning.

The teen’s mother told BCSO deputies she last saw Kelsey in her bedroom around 8:30 Tuesday evening, but when she went to check on her the next morning, she was gone and the bedroom window was open.

At around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office announced she had been found safe. The sheriff’s office thanked everyone who provided information as to her whereabouts.

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