Missing Town of Morris woman found in Binghamton

By WKTV News

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otsego County woman who went missing on November 28 has been found in the City of Binghamton.

Lori-Ann Costello, 46, of Morris, had been released from the Crisis Unit at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown on November 26 and left her parents home two days later to renew her vehicle registration and go to the laundromat. Her laundry had been located at OFA Wash in Oneonta and she was at the Department of Motor Vehicles around 1 p.m. On Monday. Officials had found Costello's car and her cell phone abandoned at the Oneonta Municipal Parking Garage. She also had withdrew $700 from her bank account and left her medications at home, authorities said.

Authorities reached out to the community, hoping someone might have information that could lead them to Costello's safe return.

According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Department, Costello, was found around 4 p.m. on Friday at the bus station in the City of Binghamton. Officials with the Sheriff's Office said that on Thursday evening, information was developed that Costello was in Chicago, Illinois and on Friday, she was located in Binghamton.

The Otsego County Sheriff's Office said the Broome County Government Security Division assisted the Binghamton Police Department at the bus station and the Chicago Police Department Special Victims Unit also assisted with the investigation.

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