News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 1, 2014

Missing Terre Haute teen returns home

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — A teenager reported missing from her Terre Haute home last month has been located.

Lily Cowart, 17, reportedly returned home of her own accord this week. Cowart’s family reported that she disappeared on Dec. 12 while walking from her Fourth Avenue home, claiming to go to the public library. Police reported that she had taken several personal items, including clothing and makeup, and that the case was being investigated as a runaway.

Terre Haute Police Assistant Chief Shawn Keen verified Cowart’s return. He said she is safe, and that no other information will be released about the case.