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Missing Utah County teens found safe in Murray

Nov 11, 2022, 6:41 AM | Updated: 6:58 am
Two teens from Spanish Fork who were reported missing on Nov. 4. Elijah Seeley (L) and Katiana Pete...
Two teens from Spanish Fork who were reported missing on Nov. 4. Elijah Seeley (L) and Katiana Peterson (R) were last seen on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Spanish Fork Police Department)
(Spanish Fork Police Department)

MURRAY, Utah — Two teens who had been missing since last Friday have been safely located, according to Sgt. Spencer Cannon with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.

Cannon said the teens were found at approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday by Utah Transit Authority police.

Katiana Peterson, 14, and Elijah Seeley, 13, were reported as runaways on Nov. 4. Most of the concern arose because of the age of the children, Cannon said.

“Thirteen- or 14-year-old kids are going to look vulnerable,” Cannon said. “Somebody might take advantage of that, and that can be very, very dangerous for (the kids).”

At one time, officials thought the duo was possibly heading to Mexico before they were spotted in Salt Lake City on Thursday.


This is a developing story. It will be updated as new information becomes available.

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Missing Utah County teens found safe in Murray