Missing juvenile found, is safe

Published 9:15 am Friday, March 8, 2024

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NATCHEZ — A 16-year-old from Natchez who had been missing since 9 p.m. on Sunday has been found.

Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten said the teen John Fredrick Leckie was located Friday morning, still in Adams County and physically in good health.

“There was not a scratch on him,” Patten said, adding his deputies had him enroute to the sheriff’s office just before 9 a.m.

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Deputies were able to locate him following a tip about his location after a four day search.