UPDATE: The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said Madison Jade Elgin was located Wednesday by the Clemson Department.

Deputies said that Elgin is safe.


OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 16-year-old girl.

According to the sheriff’s office, Madison Jade Elgin was last seen wearing a light blue cut-off t-shirt, black shorts, socks and light blue shoes.

Deputies met with a family member of Elgin late Tuesday morning

According to the family member, Elgin went to stay at a family member’s home last Saturday, which is located on Mini McCall Lane, south of Walhalla.

Elgin was supposed to return to her home on Sunday but asked to stay at the family member’s home until Monday. According to the sheriff’s office, Elgin was taken to an address in Seneca late Monday afternoon.

Elgin last made contact with the family member earlier Tuesday morning around 12:30 a.m., deputies said.

Elgin was last seen wearing a light blue cut-off t-shirt, black shorts and socks and light blue shoes.

If you have any information about Elgin’s whereabouts, call the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at (864) 638-4111.