Missing in America

Missing In America: Jovana Hill (UPDATE: SAFE)


Jovana Hill, missing since April 27, 2014, has been found safe and is home with family.

The family has decided not to share details about Hill's disappearance and how she was found, but in a press release, stated that "This past month has been the hardest 30 days of our lives, and we are so pleased to have our baby back home."


The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a Jovana Hill, 13-year-old girl missing since April 27, 2014. She was last seen in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

According to investigators, Hill was last seen running out of her house in her pajamas just after midnight.

Hill may be with Everardo Ramirez, a 24-year-old man Hill reportedly had a previous relationship with. There are felony warrants out for Ramirez's arrest on charges on second-degree sodomy and statutory rape.

Missing Since: Apr 27, 2014

Missing From: Tuscaloosa, AL

DOB: Oct 18, 2000

Age Now: 13

Sex: Female

Race: Biracial (Hispanic & White)

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Height: 5'2"

Weight: 120 lbs

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