Missing Jackson Parish mom and children found in Union Parish

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UPDATE: JACKSON PARISH, La. (1/28/2020) — The Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced that the missing Jackson Parish mother and four children have been found in Union Parish.

According to a post on JPSO’s Facebook page, the Sheriff’s Office received information around noon stating that Amanda Morgan and her children were in a wooded area off of Louisiana Highway 552 in Union Parish.

Louisiana State Police was notified and troopers found Morgan and the children unharmed.

Morgan is being taken to the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office and will be sent to a hospital for a mental health evaluation, according to JPSO, and the children are being returned to the father.

Sheriff Brown thanks to the public and all those involved for their help in the case.


ORIGINAL: JACKSON PARISH, La. (1/27/2020) — The Louisiana State Police want your help to find a woman and her four children. While they say this is NOT an Amber Alert, they are concern about the mental status of the mother and the safety of the children in her care.

State Police are looking for 33-year-old Amanda Morgan of Chatham. They say she has her children 11-year-old Allison Morgan, 9-year-old Brayden Morgan, 8-year-old Autumn Morgan, and 4-year-old Adalynn Morgan.

They were last seen with their mother in a blue 2015 Ford F150. The Ford was last seen displaying Texas license plate HFM 2002.

If you see them or the truck, call the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318) 259-9021

Below is the full press release from LSP:

The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Children, Welfare Concern Media Advisory on behalf of the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

They need assistance in locating four children, as well as their mother, 33-year-old Amanda Morgan of Chatham.

The children, 11-year-old Allison Morgan, 9-year-old Brayden Morgan, 8-year-old Autumn Morgan, and 4-year-old Adalynn Morgan, were last seen with their mother in a blue 2015 Ford F150.

The Ford was last seen displaying Texas license plate HFM2002. There is a high probability that 25-year-old Tyler Heard will be with Morgan and her children. The vehicle is registered to both Amanda Morgan and Russell Morgan.

The family is concerned about the mental status of Amanda Morgan and the safety of the children, while in her care. They believe she may be traveling to Alabama, where family is located.

Anyone having any information as to the whereabouts of the children, or Amanda Morgan, should immediately contact the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-259-9021 or dial 911.

This is not an AMBER Alert, but a request for the media to publicize the information about this Endangered/Missing Children, Welfare Concern in their area. All questions should be directed to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office

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