Missing Clayton County Teen Found Safe

A missing Clayton County teen has been found safe.

16-year old Jody Palmer of rural Colesburg had been reported missing last week. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said she had last been seen January 5th, with information suggesting she had traveled out of the state.

Sheriff Mike Tschirgi released an update last night, saying Palmer had been located and that she was safe. He says the investigation remains open and further details cannot be shared.

The release also thanked the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation for their assistance and the public for the support and sharing of information through social media.