Tuesday, 10 July 2018 16:03

Missing Florida teen turns up safe at western Maine campsite

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STATEWIDE - There was a happy ending to the search for a missing teenage camper in western Maine.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday that 15-year-old Emerson Ionita was found safe and sound.


Officials said that the teen from Florida wandered away from the area where his friends had been camping over the weekend in the Flagstaff Lake area.


Ionita did not tell his friends where he was going and he was reported missing when he did not return.


The Bangor Daily News reported that no details were released about where he went, but officials said he turned up overnight