Missing 30-year-old Rush City woman found safe

She was last seen October 2.
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Ashley Marie Murschel


Ashley Marie Murschel has been located and is safe, according to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office. 

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A 30-year-old Minnesota woman is missing after she attempted to walk home earlier this month. 

The Chisago County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert to keep an eye out for Ashley Marie Murschel, who was last seen in the Benton County/Mille Lacs County area on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 2. 

Authorities say Murschel said she was going to walk home to Rush City along Hwy. 95. 

"Ashley is not believed to have a telephone or ID with her and was last wearing a pink hooded sweatshirt and may have black eye glasses," the sheriff's release says. 

Anyone who knows where she is or might be is asked to contact the sheriff's office by calling 651-257-4100. 

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