UPDATE: Missing woman, daughter found safe in Mexico


CUMMING, Ga. — The Cumming Police Department announced today via a Facebook post that a Cumming woman and her daughter who were allegedly kidnapped by the woman’s ex-husband have been found safe in Mexico.

“I am very happy to announce that Esperanza Parada-Olivas and Rachel Zecena have been safely located in Mexico and are now back in the US with law enforcement officials,” the Facebook post stated.

The woman’s ex-husband Alexis R. Zecena-Lopez, 55, has been arrested in connection with their kidnapping and is currently awaiting extradition. This is still an ongoing investigation and we will only release limited details but I am very thankful to the US Marshals and FBI for all the hard work they put into helping track down Esperanza and Rachel and bringing them home safely.”

The woman and her daughter had been missing sonce Monday.

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