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3 children reported missing from South Carolina found safe in Memphis

Michael, Grace and Gerald McGee
Michael, Grace and Gerald McGee(Orangeburg Public Safety Department)
Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 9:37 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 9:42 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Three children reported missing from Orangeburg, South Carolina were found safe in Memphis Thursday.

The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety says 9-year-old Michael Dione McGee III, 7-year-old Gracy Ann McGee and 4-year-old Gerald J.L. McGee, were picked up on Oct. 2 by their father, 27-year-old Michael Dion McGee. McGhee lives in Tennessee.

The children were supposed to return to their mother on Oct. 3 but have not been seen, according to public safety officials.

Father of missing South Carolina children Michael Dion McGee
Father of missing South Carolina children Michael Dion McGee(Orangeburg Public Safety Department)

Authorities confirmed Thursday afternoon that the children were found safe in Memphis and McGhee was arrested for custodial interference. THe children will be taken back to South Carolina.

If you have any information regarding the children’s whereabouts, call 803-664-1374.

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