Child Alert Issued For Missing Girl (FOUND)


A Florida missing child alert has been issued for Lauren Rowe, a black female, 5 years old, 3 feet tall, 49 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes, and braided hair.

She has a dark colored birthmark on her abdomen that is the size of a penny.

She is accompanied by Landyn Josiah Rowe, a black male, 2 years old, 2 feet tall, 032 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and scars on his scalp. The children were last seen in the area of the 300th block of Southwest 19th Avenue in Ocala, Florida.

The children may be in the company of Carneva Harrison Ashley, a black female, 69 years old, 5 feet 03 inches tall, and weights 150 pounds.

Carneva has light brown hair, one brown eye and one glazed blue eye, and wears glasses. They may be traveling in a 2013, gray Chrysler 200, Florida tag number BPHU67.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of these children please contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or 911.

Update – 9:30am The Ocala Police Department provided this update:

69-year-old Carneva Harrison Ashley, and her two great grandchildren, 5-year-old Lauren Rowe & 2-year-old Landyn Rowe, departed Miami on the morning of 6/18 with the intention of going to Calhoun, FL to pick up a relative from
the DOC.

The trio stopped in Ocala and stayed the night with a relative. Due to a change in plans, the trip to Calhoun was canceled and the travelers headed back to Miami on the morning of 6/19 at approximately 10:00 am. The family has not heard from nor seen the great grandmother and kids since.

They were last seen in the 300 block of SW 19th Ave. Rd. and last seen driving a (rental) 2013 Chrysler 200, gray, four door, FL tag BPHU67.

Update: 12:23 pm – On Friday, close to noon Officer Doug Russell received a call from Katrina Rowe, the mother of the missing 2 and 5 year old children, advising that her grandmother had arrived at her home in Miami with the children; all were safe and sound.

Officer Russell was advised by Ms. Ashley that she had arrived back in Miami last night and had decided to stay overnight at her brother’s home, which is located in Miami, near the car rental facility. Upon getting up this morning, she then drove to her granddaughter’s house to return her children to her.