Police: Missing Kennewick Teen Found in Mexico

Dec 10, 2013

Police in Kennewick, Wash., say a missing 14-year-old girl has talked with her mother and says she is in Mexico and is OK.

KNDO says police confirmed Tuesday that the mother of Elizabeth Romero spoke with her daughter by phone and the girl said she is in Jalisco, Mexico.

Edwardo Fabien Flores Rosales
Edwardo Fabien Flores Rosales

Police say there is still a warrant out for the arrest of 19-year-old Edwardo Fabien Flores Rosales for investigation of second-degree kidnapping. Officers are also looking for a second person suspected of aiding Rosales.

Investigators say Romero has family in Jalisco and her mother is working to get her daughter connected with those relatives.

Police say the girl and Rosales met through Facebook. The girl was last seen Wednesday getting into his car.

She was the object of an Amber alert last week.