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St. Pete mom reported missing with teenage daughter dies of medical episode in Nebraska, police say

Posted at 11:19 AM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 12:20:08-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police in St. Pete say a 46-year-old woman reported missing with her teenage daughter last week died Wednesday morning after a medical episode in Nebraska.

According to police, Angela Jolley died at the hospital after her daughter, 19-year-old Alexis Jolley, called 911 when she found her having the episode.

Details have not been released on the "medical episode."

Police say Alexis later called a family member to let them know of Angela's death and that she was safe. That family member called St. Pete Police.

According to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office, they were called to a QuikTrip convenience store where they found Angela conscious and breathing. St. Pete Police said Alexis went to check on her mother when she went inside to use the restroom and didn't come out, and that was when she found her having the medical episode. Alexis called 911.

The sheriff's office in Nebraska said while emergency personnel spoke to Angela she collapsed. She was taken to Midlands Hospital where she died. The sheriff's office said on Thursday that its investigation was concluded and found no foul play in Angela's death.

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Angela and Alexis were reported missing on Thursday after Angela didn't show up for work. Police said the two women didn't tell any friends or family that they had plans to leave town. Detectives searched their home and found their cell phones.

At a press conference on Tuesday, police said there was proof the women were not kidnapped or attacked. Police said surveillance video from Thursday morning showed the two loading their dogs into Angela's vehicle. ATM video from a nearby credit union also showed Angela withdrawal cash that morning, according to police.

Police said their vehicle was seen the same day at 11:29 a.m. in Valdosta, Georgia. It was heading toward Alabama. According to police, the vehicle was then seen entering Columbus, Mississippi a few hours later. The vehicle was next seen Friday at 7:24 a.m. driving south of Memphis, Tennessee.

St. Pete Police said Alexis and the family's two dogs are safe. It's unknown if or when Alexis is returning to Florida. The department said no other information was immediately available.

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