The 45-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl who have been missing from Pennsylvania have been located in Mexico and are returning to the United States, the U.S. Marshal’s office in Miami confirmed.

Investigators believe the 16-year-old, Amy Yu, willingly disappeared with Kevin Esterly, a father of two.


They were located late Saturday morning and taken into custody in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, the U.S. Marshal’s office said.

Law enforcement sources said Amy is expected to fly back to Philadelphia and be reunited with her family in Allentown.

(Original story:) The mother of a missing Pennsylvania teenager, Amy Yu, who disappeared with 45-year-old married father of four, Kevin Esterly, is begging for her safe return.

Yu, 16, was last seen on March 5 at at her school bus stop in Allentown where she was dropped off with her younger brother. Police believe she ran away with Esterly.

Yu was friends with one of Esterly’s daughters and had gone on vacations with the family. Police believe the teen was in a secretive relationship with Esterly, according to news outlets, and willingly left with him. “Why would a 45-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl … like, that’s disgusting,” the girl’s younger brother, John Yu, according to wpxi.

Esterly’s wife said he withdrew $4,000 from the couple’s bank account and took important documents with him when he left.

Authorities believe Esterly is driving a 1999 Red Honda and are asking for the public’s help in locating the teenager.