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DETROIT MISSING GIRL for webDETROIT, Mich (February 6, 2014) – A missing 5-year-old that police believed had been taken by her non-custodial mother has been located safely in Texas according to a published report from WJBK in Detroit.

5-year-old Zoie Jackson and her mother Carmela Jackson were reported missing on Monday after police believed Carmela had picked up the girl from school and was possibly heading to Elkhart, Indiana through West Michigan.

Prior to the disappearance, Carmela had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar and postpartum depression.  Carmela was only allowed four-hour monthly, supervised visits with Zoie.

FOX 2 in Detroit reports Zoie is the daughter of a Detroit police officer who has full custody of her. The day she was taken he was undergoing surgery and is currently bedridden.

FOX 2 is reporting Zoie’s family has learned the 5-year-old has been found safe in Texas.  No other details were immediately released.

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  • Tracey LaRose

    This women needs prayers and justice
    its unfair for what she was delt she wanted to be with her daughter mabey she was protecting her for a reason and for people to judge her as a unfit parent is evil and out of line and just plain unprofessional and unholy if you ask me and to be honest now a days cps love to just take kids from good parents and im tired of these comments of people saying how shes a bad parent give this women some justice please give her lots of prayers and protect her from evil unholy people .