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Godfrey teen found after 3 weeks missing

Ivy L. Watson
Ivy L. Watson

A Godrey teen has been found safe after she was missing for more than three weeks.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department reported on Facebook that Ivy Watson, 16, was located safely July 17. She had last been seen June 25, and police believe she left on her own.


A 16-year-old from Godfrey has been missing for more than two weeks.

Ivy L. Watson was last seen in the 1200 block of Preis Lane in Godfrey on June 25, and she left on her own accord, according to a Madison County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Authorities believe she is a runaway, and they do not suspect foul play. But they are requesting that anyone with information on her whereabouts contact the sheriff’s department at 618-692-4433. Individuals who prefer to remain anonymous, can call 618-296-3000.

Ivy is a black female, approximately 5-foot-10 with a medium build.