UPDATE: May 2, 2017-Amelia May King has been located according to a report from Lake County Sheriff John Buncich. Early this afternoon, Sheriff Buncich issued a statement simply saying “As of 12:15 p.m. on May 2, 2017 Amelia May King has been located in Cincinatti, OH and her family has been notified. Amelia was transported to a local hospital for a medical checkup.”
Amelia garnered national attention when she went missing from her home in Griffith on April 28, 2017. Gazette readers shared the story over 2,000 times on social media and the family was vigilant in getting the word out about Amelia’s disappearance. Lake County Sheriff’s Police worked vigilantly to determine her whereabouts and find her.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.
Amelia King was last seen in her home in Griffith Indiana Thursday night, April 27 around 10pm-1am. If you see Amelia or have any information concerning her whereabouts please contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Department at (219) 660-0001.
It is possible she is in the Ohio area with a male in his 20s.
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