Runaway Lafayette teens found

They say 13-year-old Damarcus Funches and 12-year-old Dashanti Funches are siblings.

Posted: May 12, 2019 2:39 PM
Updated: May 13, 2019 4:49 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Lafayette police said at 2:10 p.m. on Sunday that 12-year-old Dashanti Funches had been found. Her brother was found yesterday evening, after the two teens had runaway Friday night.

PREVIOUS STORY:

The Lafayette Police Department is looking for one runaway teenager, after another was found.

They say 13-year-old Damarcus Funches and 12-year-old Dashanti Funches are siblings. It is suspected that the two teens ran away during the overnight hours on Friday from Lafayette.

LPD first sent word that the teens were missing at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. By 6:10 p.m., an LPD spokesperson informed News 18 that Damarcus had been found, but Dashanti is still missing.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, contact LPD at 765-807-1200.

The department did not provide any further details on the disappearance.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Broken Clouds
82° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 87°
Kokomo
Broken Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 85°
Rensselaer
Overcast
79° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 82°
Fowler
Overcast
79° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 82°
Williamsport
Broken Clouds
80° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 85°
Crawfordsville
Broken Clouds
80° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 83°
Frankfort
Overcast
84° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 89°
Delphi
Overcast
81° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 84°
Monticello
Overcast
81° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 84°
Logansport
Overcast
81° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 85°
Barry remnants skim by, then intense heat wave sets in.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events