Woman missing out of Marion found safe by Martin County deputies, officials say

Carly Danielle Axen, 23, had last been seen leaving her Summerfield house on Dec. 10

Deputies said Carly Danielle Axen, 23, was last seen at her Summerfield home, located at 3690 SE 139th St., on Dec. 10. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, Fla.UPDATE: Marion County investigators on Friday announced 23-year-old Carly Danielle Axen — who had been reported missing and was feared to be endangered after last being seen Dec. 10 — was found safe by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.

ORIGINAL: Marion County deputies are seeking help in the search of a missing and endangered woman last seen in December leaving her house for work.

Deputies said Carly Danielle Axen, 23, did not arrive at work or return to her Summerfield home, located at 3690 SE 139th St., on Dec. 10. Axen also has not been in contact with her family since then, deputies added.

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According to the sheriff’s office, Axen may be accompanied by her ex-boyfriend, 21-year-old Christopher Godfrey. He was last seen driving Axen’s car without her after Dec. 10.

Axen is described as having brown eyes and black hair with white highlights, deputies said. She is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 300 pounds.

Due to the suspicious nature of her disappearance, deputies said there is a concern for Axen’s safety.

If anyone has information on her whereabouts, please call 911.

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