Missing Bloomington mom found safe

Courtesy: Bethany Ward


Carmon Edwards was found safe Wednesday, according to the Mattoon Police Department.

The Bloomington Police Department reports Edwards was found by a Good Samaritan

On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Illinois State Police District 10 in Pesotum, Illinois notified the Bloomington Police Department that Carmon D. Edwards walked into their headquarters with a good Samaritan from Mattoon and appears to be in good health.


Police say witnesses spotted 53-year-old Carmon Edwards in Mattoon Tuesday morning.

Investigators say she was last heard from on Christmas around 11 a.m.

Her family and friends say she was driving a gold 2004 Mitsubishi Galant and was supposed to be heading see family in Washington or Pekin.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, call (309) 820-8888 or (309) 434-2371. You can also contact the Mattoon Police Department at 217-235-5451.

Individuals may also reach the Coles County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-345-8488, or text message "crimeleads" to 274637.

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