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Missing Mukilteo teen found safe at Seattle museum


18-year-old Eunice H. Ko was found at a museum in downtown Seattle Wednesday. She has been released into the care and custody of her parents.

“I am always concerned when anyone is missing because the outcomes are so uncertain. Certainly, I’m pleased that Eunice H. Ko was located and she has been reunited with her family. I can’t thank the community and our law enforcement partners in the region enough for their assistance in locating Miss. Ko,” said Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang.

Eunice Ko

MUKILTEO, Wash. — Police are searching for 18-year-old Eunice H. Ko, who is said to be missing and endangered.

Ko left her Mukilteo home in the 7200 block of 48th Avenue W about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

She was reported missing Wednesday morning when family members found a goodbye note. According to police, the note said: “it was’t worth it.”

The family said the teen has been struggling with recent personal setbacks and suffers from anxiety.

Ko is an Asian female, 5’4”, 110 to 120 pounds, brown eyes, and long black hair. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt and hoody, black stretch pants, and grey Converse gym shoes with white shoelaces.

Ko is believed to be on foot and does not have her cell phone, cash or credit cards with her. She also did not take any personal belongings.

The Mukilteo Police Department is asking for anyone who has seen her or have any information as to her location to call 911 for immediate police response.