Missing Illinois Teenager Found in South Texas

A Greenup, Illinois teenager who had been missing since last Wednesday has been found in south Texas. 


17 year-old Bridget Phillippi was believed to have voluntarily left her mother’s residence in Greenup last Wednesday morning with a Nixa, Missouri, man by the name of Liam Ledford. Phillippi and Ledford were located in Laredo, Texas on Tuesday. The two were stopped by an immigration and narcotics checkpoint. Law enforcement ran Phillippi and Ledford’s names in a national database and they came up as missing. Ledford, who is believed to be 23 or 24, is not facing any legal repercussions at this time.