Girl missing from Readfield foster home located in Georgia

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READFIELD, Maine (WABI) - A teenager who had been missing from her Readfield foster home since February has been located in Georgia.

State Police say 14-year-old Heavenlee Benjamin is safe, but the Georgia man who took the teen there killed himself Tuesday morning.

Police say 35-year-old Robert Gooden met the girl online, took a bus to Maine last month to meet up with her, and the two returned to Georgia.

The teen was tracked to the location by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit.

State Police say a warrant had been issued for Gooden, charging him with kidnapping.