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.