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Missing Teen, Infant Cousin Found Safe

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Dominique Jackson, 16 (left), and her 11-month-old cousin Morgan Melchor (right) had been missing since Monday, but police said Wednesday they were found safe. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Dominique Jackson, 16 (left), and her 11-month-old cousin Morgan Melchor (right) had been missing since Monday, but police said Wednesday they were found safe. (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Two cousins—a teen and infant girl—have been reunited with family members Wednesday morning after disappearing from the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Dominique Jackson, 16, and her 11-month-old cousin Morgan Melchor had last been seen about 1 p.m. near the 1900 block of West 67th Street, according to a missing persons alert from police News Affairs.

The cousins were reunited with family Wednesday morning, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

They were unharmed but were taken to Holy Cross Hospital for evaluation as a precaution, Estrada said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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