Missing Jackson County pregnant teen, baby found safe (Update)


By WAFF 48 Digital Staff

JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports they have found a missing person and her child.

Deputies say 17-year-old Shayla Hope Wood and her 9-month-old baby are safe and were staying with a friend in Boaz. Wood is approximately eight months pregnant, according to investigators.

They had been reported missing on March 27.

Investigators say the case is now closed.