North Carolina teen missing for more than a year found in Gwinnett County
Posted June 26, 2017 11:32 a.m. EDT
DULUTH, GA — A 17-year-old girl who left her home in Charlotte, North Carolina has been found at a home in Duluth.
Hailey Burns left her home more than a year ago according to authorities. She was recovered at a home in the 2700 block of Seneca Trail.
Michael Ren Wysoloyski, 31, was taken into custody in Georgia. He faces a number of charges including false imprisonment, aggravated sodomy, interference with custody and cruelty to children involving first-degree deprivation.
Neighbor Jennifer Elmore says Wysoloyski moved into the home just months ago and kept to himself.
"The blinds would always be closed, night and day. I did see a younger female with him but I didn't think anything of it at all," said Elmore.
Burns has been reunited with her family.
According to North Carolina station WBTV, Burns' father said she left a diary behind in May of 2016 that detailed a plan to run away with a 32-year-old man she met online. Family members said Burns has Asperger Syndrome.
Wysoloyski is scheduled to hear a formal reading of his charges Monday afternoon in a small courtroom inside the jail.
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