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MIDWAY, GA -

The daughter of Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar was found on Friday just less than a week after she went missing.

Alexis Maureen Morningstar, 16, was last seen around 7:45 Monday morning at Liberty County High School when her mother dropped her off for school.

But police say Alexis never made it to class.

Alexis was found in Jacksonville, Fla. and is in good condition. She was being transported back to Midway on Friday afternoon.

Senior Patrol Officer Duvale W. Page, Sr., said the girl's disappearance shook the town.

"Midway Police Department, we're pretty much a close-knit family, and it's like she's a part of us. Especially being the chief of police, that's her daughter, and I can only imagine what any parent would feel if their daughter was missing and they don't have a clue or idea where they are. She's going through some rough times right now," Page said.

Page also said this is out of character for Alexis.

 

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