From the City of Beloit Police Department at approximately 8am:
Yesterday we posted requesting help in locating
CHRISTINA L. DEAN FW 507/120 HZL/RED
CHRISTINA L DEAN was located this morning walking in the area of Emerson and Sherwood. A citizen called our department and Officers are with CHRISTINA now.
Thank you Community of Beloit for being watchful and helping us out.
Anyone with information may call Beloit police at 608-364-6801 or Beloit Area CrimeStoppers, 608-362-7463. Or text to 274637 and type BACS and the message.
Information leading to locating the subject may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
Her mother has come up from Florida to implore the public for help in the search.
"She has a son that's four and one that's six," mother Nancy Chamberlin told CBS 58 News. "They pray that God will bring their mommy back."
On Tuesday afternoon, a group of about a dozen friends split up and searched a wooded area near Beloit for any possible trace.
"Under bridges is normally a place people could be," Vernon Hershberger said. "So we want to check out all those places."
Hershberger admitted he's just a farmer, and that the volunteers are friends with no real experience in finding missing people, but they felt they had to give it a try.