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Missing Endangered Juvenile - Update #1
Monday, January 9, 2017

Kayla Joy Manwell has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release sent on January 9th at 2:31 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 14-year-old female.

Kayla Joy Manwell, W/F, 5'7”, 115 pounds, red hair, blue eyes, DOB 11/30/02, was last seen at her home at 10208 Shade Tree Court, Bonita Springs on January 7, 2017 at approximately 8:00 a.m.

She left home without permission and her family is very concerned for her well-being.

Kayla could be wearing blue jeans and a red/black long sleeved shirt.

If you have seen or know the whereabouts of Kayla Manwell, please call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000. To remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips app.

Photos of Kayla are posted to the Lee County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.