Joliet Patch: Missing Mom Linda Fellenbaum Found in Georgia
The Hinsdale and Joliet resident was arrested in Fulton County, Ga., and used a fake name but was identified through fingerprints, police said. Detectives believe her missing son is safe, too.
Missing mom Linda Fellenbaum turned up in a Georgia holding cell and detectives believe her toddler is safe as well.
Fellenbaum, 33, who recently lived in Hinsdale and Joliet, was last seen the night of Oct. 21 when she ran barefoot from her boyfriend's Joliet home. Besides her shoes, Fellenbaum left behind her cell phone and Toyota Camry.
The whereabouts of Fellenbaum's 2-year-old son, Jonathan, also were not known. Joliet police Cmdr. Brian Benton said it appears the boy has been legally adopted and that detectives are currently confirming this.
Fellenbaum used a fake name when she was arrested in Fulton County, Ga., Benton said. She was identified through her fingerprints.
Fellenbaum's mother, Deborah Barr, could not be immediately reached for comment.
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