LAKEWOOD, Wash. - 16-year-old Makenzie Leann Branson was found safe in Oregon Friday night after she was reported missing from her home in Lakewood around 8 a.m.
Branson is being returned home.
When she was reported missing, Branson was last seen by a parent at 9 p.m. the night before when she went to bed, according to a press release from Lakewood Police. She indicated that she was contemplating suicide in notes that she left behind.
Branson is a white female, 5’4’’ tall, 125 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes. She is believed to be on foot, wearing a green hooded sweatshirt with a picture of Uncle Sam and a quote that says, “I want you to go fishing.” She may also be wearing white leggings and green Converse shoes.