UPDATE: Missing Hampshire Township 16-Year-Old Returns Home Safe

UPDATE: Missing Hampshire Township 16-Year-Old Returns Home Safe


The Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports that missing Hampshire 16-year-old Natalie Nollinger has returned safely to her home.

“We have located Natalie and she is safe. KCSO thanks all of of those who took time out of their day to share the post about her,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a post at around 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. Nollinger had been missing for three days before she was located.

Natalie Nollinger AR-160129744.jpg&updated=201601211454&MaxW=800&maxH=800&updated=201601211454&noborderOn Jan. 18, 2016, deputies took a report that Nollinger, from unincorporated Hampshire Township had left a note saying she left the house but she would not be back until the following morning. Her family and deputies tried to contact and locate Natalie but as of Thursday afternoon had been unable to do so.

Nollinger was believed to be the in Elgin, Hampshire or Marengo area. The Sheriff’s Office provided her description and sheriff’s detectives contact information on its Facebook page, where the post had gathered 151 shares and 510 likes as of Friday.

Among the comments:

  • “Glad she’s safe and home.”
  • “Good job all that were involved!!!”
  • “Time to talk and heal , glad she’s safe.”
  • “Thank goodness!”
  • “Wonderful … “
  • Grad to hear!”
  • “Great news.”
  • “Prayed. Thank you for this awareness, happy ending.”

Up-to-date information is available on the Kane County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.