Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Missing Compton Woman Whose Disappearance Deemed ‘Suspicious' Found

After a 21-year-old woman went missing Monday in a disappearance that deputies called "suspicious," she had been found safe Wednesday,according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Moneshia Nicole Newman was found Wednesday morning and was to be reunited with her family.

The Sheriff's Department deemed her disappearance suspicious due to the fact that she left her two children at home, and had no history of drugs or alcohol abuse. They also said she had never gone missing before. 

Newman was last seen around 4 p.m. Monday in Compton, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Authorities acted quickly, getting out information on her disappearance hours later.

She was found safely about two days later, but deputies did not provide information on where she had been. 

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