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Police find missing Nebraska teen, Ark. pastor in custody

Photo courtesy: Craighead County Sheriff’s Department. Photo courtesy: Craighead County Sheriff’s Department.
Photo courtesy: Craighead County Sheriff’s Department. Photo courtesy: Craighead County Sheriff’s Department.

(KAIT) – The Craighead County Sheriff Department says they have found a missing Nebraska girl who's been missing since late January.

Deputies say a woman in Monette alerted them of the missing girl after receiving an e-mail alert from Region 8 News.

The Monette Police Department was recently contacted by Nebraska authorities in regards to a missing 17-year-old girl named old Desiree Baucom, of Fairbury. Local authorities had been searching for the girl ever since.

Monette Church of Christ pastor Charles Hughes is being held at the Craighead County Detention Center in connection with her disappearance.

The FBI is also involved and exploring state and federal charges. 

Region 8 News will continue to track this developing story and being you the latest details as soon as they become available.

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