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Missing 9-year-old girl Carlie Trent found safe in Tennessee

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HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -- The search for a girl missing more than a week ended Thursday, 9-year-old Carlie Trent has been found safe. Sister station WREG reports that U.S. Marshals confirm the girl was located in Hawkins County, and one man is in custody. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says it is her uncle, Gary Simpson:

The discovery comes hours after Simpson had been put on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. Simpson is under arrest, and charged with especially aggravated kidnapping. Further charges may be filed.

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Authorities issued an Amber Alert for her on May 5 in Tennessee a day after Simpson had signed her out of school under false pretenses. At about 4:30 p.m., her name was taken off of the Amber Alert website's list.

Carlie Trent was found safe in Hawkins County Tennessee on May 12. An AMBER Alert was issued for her in the state on May 5.

Carlie Trent was found safe in Hawkins County Tennessee on May 12. An AMBER Alert was issued for her in the state on May 5.

The alert had been extend into Missouri earlier this week when there was a reported sighting of a van they were said to be in, and then two people matching their description were seen in a canoe near Otterville, Mo. Those reports were investigated and determined to be unfounded.