An Albuquerque woman who disappeared last month has been located in Acapulco, Mexico, Albuquerque police said in a news release.
Heather Alexis decided to leave without notifying anyone in her family, but she recently contacted relatives to let them know she was safe, Officer Tasia Martinez said.
According to KOAT-TV, the woman’s son, Aaron Alexis said he received an email from his mother, which read: “Hey guys, I’m OK. I’m in Acapulco. I was having an emotional crisis.
The mother told family members she was with a friend in Mexico and has no plans to return home, Action 7 News reported.
“I am sorry it has to be this way,” she said. “I don’t know when I’m coming back.”
5:54am 1/29/13 — ABQ Woman Reported Missing
Heather Alexis, a 47-year-old Albuquerque woman, was reported missing by her 14-year-old daughter, Aaliyah, last Tuesday (Jan. 22), after she said she was going out job-hunting and hasn’t been seen since, the Albuquerque Police Department said in a missing persons bulletin.
The daughter told police it was unusual for her mother not to return home and take care of her son and daughter, the bulletin said.
Alexis is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call APD’s missing persons unit at (505) 924-6096 or (505) 235-1039.