Missing Leslie County teen found overnight

HYDEN, Ky. (WYMT) - An Eastern Kentucky teen, missing for nearly two weeks, is back home, just in time for his 18th birthday.

Deputies with the Leslie County sheriff's department tell Mountain News Austin Deaton showed up at Mary Breckenridge Hospital Sunday night about 12:30.

We are told Deaton was not injured and told officials he was ready to go home.

The teen went missing on November 11th while visiting family in the Backwoods area of Hazard.

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