Carlee Russell, a 25-year-old woman from Alabama, who was reported missing on Thursday, has returned home, according to local police.
On Saturday night, the Hoover police received a call informing them that Russell had returned to her home. Authorities responded to investigate the development, and Hoover Fire medics assessed Russell’s condition before taking her to a local hospital for evaluation, the Hoover Police Department said.
As Your Content readers know, on Thursday night, Russell called 911 to report seeing a child walking along I-459 South in Hoover. She stopped to check on the child and informed her family about the situation.
However, communication with Russell was lost, leading to concerns about her well-being. The police discovered Russell’s car and belongings near the area but couldn’t locate her or the child, prompting a nationwide search for the missing woman.
As of Sunday morning, the police spokesperson stated that further details regarding her condition and the circumstances of her disappearance were not yet available. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Tabitha Russell, Carlee’s mother, previously shared details about the phone call with her daughter. According to Tabitha, Carlee had asked the child if they were okay but didn’t receive a response. Subsequently, Carlee let out a scream, and the background noise from the interstate was the last sound heard during the call.
Hoover Police Department spokesperson, Derzis, expressed relief at Carlee’s safe return and emphasized the importance of giving her and her family time to recover from the ordeal.