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Update: Missing Trenton woman found after being missing for two weeks

More than 600,000 people go missing every year

According to statistics from the National Missing and Unidentified Person system, more than 600,000 people go missing ever year in the United States.
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According to statistics from the National Missing and Unidentified Person system, more than 600,000 people go missing ever year in the United States.

Update: The city of Trenton announced on their Facebook page at 7:07 April 25 that she had been found.

Trenton police have asked for the public’s help in finding a woman who has been missing for more than two weeks.

Alyssa Leyden, 32, was last seen by her parents on April 8 in Trenton, a Facebook post from the city said Wednesday.

Leyden was last seen wearing black capri pants, a black shirt and a black hoodie. According to the post, she was known to frequent Belleville, Caseyville, Collinsville, Freeburg, New Athens and O’Fallon.

Anyone with information can call the Trenton Police Department at 618-224-9226. Tips can remain anonymous.

Hana Muslic has been working the public safety beat for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.


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