Missing 8-year-old girl found safe, Athens police say

Athens-Clarke County police ended their search for a missing 8-year-old girl Za’mya Bishop.

According to investigators, Za’mya had last been seen near Parkview Homes shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

Za’mya is described as an African-American female and was seen wearing a pink Adidas outfit, pink shirt, pink shorts, and all-white Adidas shoes with a purple book bag. She has braided hair. 

Authorities believed Za’mya possibly traveled in a Nissan Maxima or Toyota with a light skinned black female with burgundy braided twists in her hair. 

Shortly after 4:40 p.m., police confirmed that Za’mya had been located.


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