UPDATE: Missing Beloit woman found safe

BELOIT-36 year old Christina Dean has been located safe and sound.

A person who had seen news reports of her disapperance spotted her walking around  Wednesday morning.

Family and friends confirm that Dean has been dealing with some mental health issues, but the exact cirumstances of how she disappeared have not been disclosed.

Police say she is doing fine.


Reporter from Tuesday, May 20th:




From what police can tell,  36 year old Christina Dean left her home around 9 p.m. Saturday with just the clothes on her back.

Her mother has come up from Florida to implore the public for help in the search.

 \"She has a son that's four and one that's six,\"  mother Nancy Chamberlin told CBS 58 News. \"They pray that God will bring their mommy back.\"

On Tuesday afternoon, a group of about a dozen friends split up and searched a wooded area near Beloit for any possible trace.

\"Under bridges is normally a place people could be,\"  Vernon Hershberger said. \"So we want to check out all those places.\"

Hershberger admitted he's just a farmer, and that the volunteers are friends with no real experience in finding missing people, but they felt they had to give it a try.


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