UPDATE: 2/23/24

She was reported missing from Kingston, NY on February 21, 2024.

The Kingston Police Department (KPD) is hoping that someone in Kingston and the surrounding areas might recognize this woman who reportedly went missing from her Kingston residence on Wednesday, February 21st at approximately 12 p.m.

Kingston Police Department
Kingston Police Department

Missing Woman Reported in Kingston, New York

KPD announced on Facebook that members of the department responded to a residence at 58 St. James Street in Kingston for a report of a missing female adult.

26-year-old Niya Edelman was last seen at her home around 8 p.m. on February 20 and is described as a white female approximately 5’5″ tall and weighing about 165 pounds, with reddish-brown hair.

Police haven't released any other details than what is mentioned above but are hoping that someone might have seen her recently so if you or someone you know has any information on the whereabouts of Niya Elizabeth Edelman please contact the Kingston Police Department at (845)331-1671 or Detective Jason Charest at (845)240-5450. Anyone calling is asked to mention incident number BL-02718-24.

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UPDATE! According to the Kingston Police Department Niya Edelman has been located!

Kingston Police Department
Kingston Police Department

KPD didn't release any details regarding Edelman's disappearance but did say that she was found in good health. When more information becomes available we will update this article.

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Unfortunately, thousands of adults go missing across the country every year. New York currently has 1066 open missing persons cases already in 2024. That's the fifth most in the country followed by Alaska (1272), Florida (1744), Texas (2585), and California (3362) according to World Population Review. North Dakota (34), South Dakota (33), and Rhode Island (28) are the states with the lowest number of open missing person cases in the U.S.

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