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Missing Fort Hood Soldier Found, Is With Extended Family, Officials Say

Officials made the ask for help Saturday after they were unable to find Jennifer Sewell, a soldier on the Texas base

Pfc. Jennifer Sewell
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Fort Hood officials said Sunday night that Jennifer Sewell, a soldier on the Texas base who was missing, has been located and is safe.

She is staying with extended family, the Army base said in a statement around 10:40 p.m. ET. Members of her chain of command spoke to the family earlier in the evening.

Sewell had last been seen around 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 leaving her on-post barracks, according to the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services.

Sewell is a private first class soldier at the base and was reported missing after she failed to show up to work and didn't respond to calls from law enforcement, her superiors or her family.

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