Statement from JSU Police Chief Herman Horton

The JSU Department of Public Safety was informed that Kamilah Fipps has been found safe in Richmond, Virginia, as of 1:45 p.m. (CST) today.

I’d like to thank the Richmond Police Department and Detective Clarence Key for his diligence during this investigation. With the assistance of our JSU DPS team of investigators, I am sincerely grateful Ms. Fipps has been found unharmed.

She has been reunited with her mother and family in Richmond.

The Silver Alert for Ms. Fipps will be canceled. Special thanks to all media across the country who helped share the missing person announcement.