UPDATE: Missing Raleigh County Teen Found Safe

UPDATE WEDNESDAY 10:45 AM— The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department says Kaylea has been found safe after tips came in over night.

She was found around 3 AM Wednesday at a home on Laurel Terrace. Several other teens were at the home as well as parents who officials say did not know the girl was missing.

Officials say Kaylea is not home at this time. She is at a safe location and it will be up to the courts when she returns home.




RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating a missing female juvenile.

Kaylea Dawn Bowyer, 16 years old, is 5 feet 4 inches tall weighing approximately 187 pounds. Kaylea has brown eyes and blonde shoulder length hair with green hair underneath.

Kaylea was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a lavender shirt with stars and a royal blue Under Armor hoodie with an orange symbol on the front.

Kaylea was last seen in the community of Raleigh on 04-01-2018 at 7:20 PM getting into a newer model silver Honda CRV with an unknown subject.

Kaylea is on several prescribed medications that she does not have in her possession. Kaylea is believed to be in danger.

If anyone has information on her whereabouts or has seen her please call 911 or the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office at 304-255-9300.

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