Missing teen found alive in Tishomingo County barn

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Jacob Monroe disappeared in Tishomingo County Tuesday night.

Posted: Dec. 7, 2017 4:15 PM
Updated: Dec. 7, 2017 4:18 PM

Editor's Note: This article has been modified to reflect the latest information.

IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) - Fourteen-year-old Jacob Monroe has been found alive after disappearing late Tuesday night.

According to the Tishomingo County Sheriff's Department, Monroe was found in a barn Thursday morning. He has been treated and looked at by medical professionals and appears to be in good health.

This comes after a lengthy and detailed search by crews and volunteers from multiple counties.

Following his disappearance on Tuesday, December 5 from his home on County Road 992 in Iuka, search crews found a pair of his socks and his bicycle.


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