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UPDATE: Biloxi teen found safe

A missing Biloxi teenager has been reunited with her family, authorities said.

Leona Marie King was found safe about 8 p.m. Friday at Magnolia State Apartments in the 1000 block of West Birch Drive in Gulfport, said Investigator Steve Schlicht.

A family living in the area recognized her photograph from a news alert as being in the apartment complex and notified Gulfport police.

King, 14, had left home Thursday without needed medication, he said.

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