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South Carolina teen who was reported missing has been found safe

Mehkiyah Kearney had been reported missing after she went outside her home for some fresh air and didn't return.
Credit: York County Sheriff's Office
Mehkiyah Kearney

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — On Friday afternoon, York County deputies 15-year-old Mehkiyah Kearney had been found safe and returned to her mother. 

Kearney had been reported missing by her mother after she went outside her home Wednesday evening for some fresh air and didn't return. 

Kearney was described as a 15-year-old with brown hair and brown eyes, who stands 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. 

Kearney had last been seen wearing sandals, basketball shorts and a T-shirt.

UPDATE: Good News! Mehkiyah has been located and returned to her mot... her. Thank you all for helping us get the word out. --------------------------------------------- MISSING: Mehkiyah Kearney's mother says Mehkiyah went outside for some air on July 8th around 5:00 PM and has not yet returned home.