Sherri Papini, the Redding, California woman who went missing while on her morning jog November, 2nd, has been found alive Thanksgiving morning. The wife and mother of two was found on the side of a highway beaten and chained.
Papini, 34, had been reported missing for three weeks after disappearing in an apparent abduction by “mexicans,” reports say.
Sherri Papini went missing after leaving her home in Redding, California, on November 2 for a late morning jog, CNN reports. Police and volunteers scrambled to search the rural area near where Papini had last been seen, but were not able to find her. They did locate an iPhone, earbud headphones and strands of what was believed to be Papini’s hair along a jogging path she frequented, authorities said. Papini was then found Thanksgiving morning alongside an interstate in Yolo County, about 140 miles from where she went missing, police said. h/t heavy
Police have said the investigation is ongoing and they are searching for two women suspected in the abduction, the Los Angeles Times reports.
“We are very ecstatic to report that Sherri Papini has been located, and has been reunited with her husband and family on this Thanksgiving Day,” Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said in a news conference.