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Angela Morrissey Update: Missing California Tourist Found In Medley



A California woman who went missing during a Miami trip with her boyfriend has been found in Medley.

Angela Morrisey called 911 Thursday morning from Medley to report she was a missing person and was in need of medical attention, police said.

The police said Morrissey was taken to an area hospital, where detectives of the Miami Police Department’s Special Victims Unit conducted an interview with her.

The 23-year-old was later taken to a medical facility to undergo treatment for a non-life threatening condition, officials said.

In a statement the police department said; “At this time, the Miami Police Department’s investigation into Ms. Morrisey’s disappearance has been closed”.

Morrissey’s mother, Darnella Melancon thanked everyone for their support in a Facebook post. “Thank you to everyone, for your prayers, your help (and) concern, and for getting the word out,” she said “The gratitude we have cannot be expressed in words. A special shout-out to Chief Art Acevedo and the Miami PD Special Victims Unit.”

Morrisey was last seen at the Bayside Market Place in downtown Miami on March 28.


Jelani Day Body Found in Illinois River, Cause of death Unknown



Jelani Day Body Found

The male body found in the Illinois River on Sept. 4 is missing Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day. The LaSalle County Coroner confirmed.

Forensic dental identification and DNA testing and comparison helped confirm the identity of the body. Coroner Richard Ploch added.

The cause of Jelani Day’s death is unknown, and an investigation is ongoing. Toxicology is still testing.

Jelani Day, 25, was last seen Aug. 24. at the Illinois State University campus. His family in Danville and a faculty member reported him missing after he did not show up for a class for several days.

Jelani’s last known location was at Beyond Hello in Bloomington at 9:21 a.m. Aug. 24.

Jelani Day

His car was recovered in Peru, IL on Aug. 27 with no license plates in a wooded area south of the Illinois Valley YMCA and north of the intersection of 12th Street and Westclox Avenue.

During a press conference, Bloomington Police Department Spokesperson John Fermon said they are still working to figure out some of the details regarding Day’s death.

“We haven’t said if there’s foul play or anything like that. People are on edge. It impacts everyone,” Fermon said.

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