Missing Sullivan woman left for new life

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, July 29 2014 Jul 29, 2014 Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:19:00 AM CDT July 29, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

SULLIVAN (AP) - An eastern Missouri woman missing for three weeks has apparently turned up, and police say she simply left the area to start a new life elsewhere.

KMOV-TV reports that 40-year-old Becky Vaughn of the Sullivan area was reported missing July 8.

Vaughn left her home on July 8 with intentions of walking to a truck stop, which was four miles away. She caught a ride along the way.

Her credit card was used three days later in Brazil, Indiana.

Now, police say her family has received a letter postmarked in Virginia in which she said she decided to start her life over, somewhere else.

The family said they believe the letter is really from Vaughn.

 

 

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