MOUNT AYR, Iowa (WHO) — The missing 3-year-old has been found safe in Missouri.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety stated the child is with law enforcement and human services representatives.

The incident is still under investigation.

Authorities thank everyone for their help in looking for the child.


PREVIOUS: Iowa authorities are on the lookout for a missing 3-year-old.

The Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation issued an Endangered Person Advisory Friday morning for a 3-year-old.

The child was reported missing on December 30, 2022. She was last known to have been with Michelle Grady, 54 and Monty Parkhurst, 58. They may be traveling in a silver 1997 Oldsmobile with Missouri license plate XE2V8V. 

Grady is described as being 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighing 165 pounds. She has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Parkhurst is is described as being 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weighing 175 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown and gray hair.

Michelle Grady and Monty Parkhurst Courtesy Iowa Department of Public Safety

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michelle Grady, or Monty Parkhurst is asked to contact the Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office at 641-464-3921 or call their local law enforcement agency.