Police: Missing Adams County children found safe

The York Dispatch
Lacey Kelly

Two missing Adams County children have been found safe in Florida, according to state police in Gettysburg.

No other information about the case is being released at this point, Trooper Megan Frazer, a state police spokewoman, said the night of Tuesday, Aug. 27, when she announced the children had been found.

State police allege Lilyen VanMetre, 2, and Jayden VanMetre, 4, of Adams County, were taken by their mother, Lacey Marie Kelly, who doesn't have custody of them and didn't have permission to take them, according to Adams County Crime Stoppers.

The children were last seen on Sunday, Aug. 25.

Kelly, 26, of the Gettysburg area, is wanted on felony charges filed Tuesday, Aug. 27, by state police in Gettysburg.

She is facing two counts each of interference with the custody of a child and concealment of the whereabouts of a child, according to court records.

State police on Wednesday, Aug. 28, didn't say whether Kelly was found with the children or whether she is in custody.