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Keeli Shaye Byrd
courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

Runaway Teenager From Morganton Found, Reported To Be Safe (Updated at 4:18 a.m., 9/28/23)

The teenager reported to be a runaway on Wednesday (September 27) has been found and is reported to be safe.

On Wednesday, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office requested the public’s help in finding 17-year-old Keeli Shaye Byrd of Lake Drive in Morganton. Police reports stated she ran away from her home on September 15.

Wednesday evening the Burke County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release stating that Keeli Shaye Byrd had been found and was safe, no other details were released.