Pickens County girl abducted by father found in Kentucky - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Pickens County girl abducted by father found in Kentucky

Elysha Christine Shelton (Source: SLED) Elysha Christine Shelton (Source: SLED)
Donnie Lee Shelton (Source: SLED) Donnie Lee Shelton (Source: SLED)

PICKENS, SC (WIS) - An AMBER Alert for 8-year-old Elysha Christine Shelton has been canceled after the girl was found at a hospital in Kentucky. Deputies say she was taken by her father, 46-year-old Donnie Lee Shelton.

The Pickens County sheriff's office has not released the girl's condition.

Deputies say Donnie Shelton forced his way into the home of his estranged wife around 6 p.m. Monday and took Elysha. Deputies said the Sheltons are legally separated and the wife had issued a protective order against Donnie.

Deputies have not released where Donnie Shelton was arrested, or who has him in custody. 

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