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Wayne County Sheriff Locates Student Who Never Came Home From Class

17-year-old Risten D. Kell - Wayne County Sheriff's Office

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says it has located a missing student who never came home from class.

Posted: Aug 26, 2021 11:10 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2021 3:06 PM

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office in Fairfield, Illinois, is proving an update on the case of a missing student.

The sheriff's office said Thursday evening that 17-year -old Risten D. Kell had been located and confirmed safe.

WCSO previously asked the public to help find Kell after he was last seen walking away from the school bus as it returned to the Wayne City High School on Wednesday.

The sheriff's office thanked everyone who helped while Kell was missing.

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