Jashyah Moore: 14-year-old has been found in New York after she went missing nearly a month ago
“Jashyah is at the moment protected and is being supplied all applicable companies. She will probably be returned to New Jersey shortly,” Performing Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens stated in a information launch.
Authorities are planning to carry a information convention on Friday morning with extra particulars on the case.
The 14-year-old was final seen at a deli close to her dwelling in East Orange, New Jersey, on the morning of October 14.
The information comes after the reward for any data on her whereabouts was elevated to $20,000.
“She didn’t run away. She was kidnapped. I do not know who did it, however we’re in search of you,” her mom, Jamie Moore, stated at a information convention on Tuesday.
Over the weekend, groups from a number of municipalities had spent a part of Saturday utilizing sonar expertise at a pond in a close-by park to search for the teenager.
Whereas the instances of lacking White ladies have been given extra focus and urgency, folks of coloration are disappearing at disproportionate charges. Black folks make up 35% of lacking individuals studies however solely 13% of the US inhabitants, in accordance with 2020 FBI knowledge. In the meantime, White folks make up 54% of lacking individuals studies and 76% of the US inhabitants.