Found: Faith Pellini located in Georgia

Published 5:30 pm Monday, December 30, 2019

The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office announced around 5:25 p.m. on December 30 that they, with assistance from the FBI and the SBI, have located 13-year-old Faith Pellini.

According to CCSO, Pellini was found at a home in Spalding County, Georgia on December 30 at approximately 4:30 p.m. They say she is safe with law enforcement officers and physically appears to be in good health and will be reunited with her family and evaluated by medical professionals.

“We have been working non-stop over the past 48 hours to find Faith. I cannot put into words what it means to be able to bring her home safely. Our law enforcement partners immediately responded to help us and our community has been a key part of this investigative team. Because of their tireless work, Faith will start the new year off where she belongs, at home with her loving family,” said Currituck County Sheriff Matt Beickert.

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In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, CCSO will not specify how Faith was located. “At this time, Faith’s family asks for privacy as the welcome home their precious daughter,” stated the release. “Additional updates will be provided when appropriate.”

Pellini, a Moyock resident, was reported missing December 28 and was last seen that same day around 5-5:15 p.m. walking on Tulls Creek Road in the direction of Moyock Elementary School near the Sawyertown intersection.



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