Carol Stream teen reported missing for months found in Milwaukee

U.S. Marshals and Carol Stream police announced Wednesday they have reunited a missing teen with her family after finding her in Wisconsin.

Ashlei D. Lewis, 17, was reported missing Feb. 16. and had not been seen or heard from in months. 

On May 9 , investigators received a tip that Lewis was in the Milwaukee area and were able to locate and safely recover her, officials said.


"The Marshals are committed to assisting state and local agencies with locating and recovering endangered missing children to help prevent them from falling victim to crimes of violence and exploitation," said U.S. Marshal LaDon Reynolds of the Northern District of Illinois. "We are grateful we were able to assist in locating Ashlei and safely returned her to her family."