Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Woman Reported Missing Is OK.

Byline: Journal Staff Report


The case of missing Santa Fe mother Cathy Romero ended happily Saturday, two days after her family last saw her.

Romero, 44, gave little information Saturday to police or the news media about her whereabouts since Thursday, just saying she needed to get away.

"It's a very long story," Romero said outside her home.

Authorities, relieved to hear the mother of a 12-year-old daughter was alive and well, said they wish they had been notified sooner of her reappearance. Romero apparently knew she had been reported missing, Deputy Police Chief Beverly Lennen said, but she hadn't told police she was OK. …

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