JDCH missing student found in Alabama

Published 10:00 am Tuesday, April 19, 2022

A missing Jefferson Davis County teen has been located in Alabama. An endangered missing child alert issued April 12 for 16 -year-old Ilori Funches of Bassfield. Her grandmother reported her missing to the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department and noted she had been missing from her home since 9 a.m. April 10.

According to authorities, Funches was with relatives in Opeleika, Alabama. She caused some trouble at the relatives’ home and when they called the police, the police were alerted to the BOLO that had been issued for her and called the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department. Funches is a student at Jefferson Davis County High School.