Missing Dos Pueblos Student Found Safe

Mother Reportedly Located Son in Isla Vista

Cary Lynch, the Dos Pueblos High School tenth-grader who was reported missing on Thursday, was reunited with his mother on Monday. No details were offered from a press release on the matter from Nancy Black, a representative of the Santa Barbara-based Mercury Press International, save a quote from the mother, Wendy Lynch: “This is an awesome community that really helps people when they need help: My son is safely home; I’m so very relieved. I’m deeply grateful for everyone who participated in finding him.”

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