Julia Mann, the Georgia teenager who disappeared in February 2020, has been discovered secure, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in an announcement on June 30. Julia Mann is 17 years outdated. She was final seen in her dwelling within the city of Watkinsville, 70 miles east of Atlanta, on the evening of February 20, 2020.
In a press launch launched on June 30 on Fb, the sheriff’s workplace stated:
Julia Mann has been positioned. She seems to be secure and native authorities have been notified. We won’t launch any additional at the moment. Please respect her privateness and be respectful to a teenage lady and her household. Thanks in your concern and your help find Julia.
Oconee County Sheriff Scott R. Berry informed the Athens Banner-Herald that Mann was came upon of state however didn’t specify the place precisely she was positioned. The sheriff stated that investigators had seen a photograph of her which was taken on June 30 they usually have verified that it’s her.
In March 2020, a $20,00zero reward was supplied for info that led to Mann being positioned. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in March 2020 that their officers have been being assisted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the FBI. The sheriff’s workplace additionally stated that the reward cash had been raised by native residents. Sheriff Berry informed native media in March 2020 that investigators imagine that Mann left the house of her personal free will and that they have been fearful she had been “harmed and exploited.” On the time, Sheriff Berry stated,” She most actually must be in peril by now. She didn’t have any cash. I’m simply actually afraid that possibly she trusted the fallacious individual.” At the moment, Sheriff Berry stated that 5 search warrants had been served and two subpoenas made throughout the search.
Mann’s case was featured on a Could 2020 episode of NBC’s Dateline.. Mann’s mom, Terrie Clark, informed this system, “It’s been an absolute nightmare. We love Julia and we simply need to know that she’s OK. We’re so anxious.” Clark stated that her daughter was final seen by her grandfather previous to going to mattress round 10 p.m. Mann was not at dwelling. Mann’s laptop computer and mobile phone have been additionally lacking however authorities stated that neither had been used since she vanished. Terrie Clark added her perception that her daughter probably snuck out for some time that evening however didn’t intend to be gone for therefore lengthy.
Terrie Clark additionally stated that Mann left behind a key chain reward she had gotten from her 5-year-old sister, Olivia. Mann’s mom stated, “Julia is loopy about her little sister. She would by no means go away her. It’s heartbreaking. Olivia retains asking for her. And I don’t know what to say.” Throughout the identical interview, Clark stated that her daughter was attending North Oconee Excessive Faculty and regardless of having issues with “perfectionism” prior to now, she had settled nicely at her new college. Mann enrolled within the college in January 2019.
In a June 2020 Fb publish, Terrie Clark wrote that if Mann got here dwelling her household needed to “make all of [her] desires come true.” Clark stated that her daughter can be handled as an 18-year-old.
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