Ohio Gov. DeWine features missing teen Madison Bell during coronavirus news conference

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW)– Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine used his coronavirus news conference on Thursday to call attention to missing teen Madison Bell.

The 18-year-old was last seen in the Greenfield area on May 17 when she told her mother she was going to a tanning salon, according to the Highland County Sheriff’s Office. Her mother found her car at a local church. Her keys and her cell phone were inside.

“I want everybody to take a look,” DeWine said while showing Madison’s photo. “Anyone with information or may have seen her please, please, please call the Highland County Sheriff’s Office.”

Madison Bell
(Photo courtesy: Highland County Sheriff’s Office)

The FBI and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting in search efforts.

Madison, or Maddie, is 5 foot 6 and 125 pounds. She has brown hair, brown eyes and a tattoo of a cross on her neck.

There is a $15,000 reward for information leading to her safe return. Those with tips are urged to call the sheriff’s office at 937-393-1421.

Continuing coverage of Madison Bell’s disappearance here

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