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Teen runaway missing for almost 3 weeks found safe

Posted at 3:19 PM, Sep 28, 2018

Michelle Winchell

BALTIMORE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Barry County Sheriff says a teen runaway missing nearly three weeks has been found safe.

Michelle Winchell, 16, was dropped off in Kalamazoo to visit a friend on September 9 and did not return for pickup at a scheduled time.  Family last had contact with Winchell on September 10. Investigators say that Winchell is known to have friends in Kalamazoo near the Western Michigan University campus.

On Tuesday, officials said she was located and reunited with family.