Brooke White returns home, speaks out

Brooke White, the teen who disappeared with former wrestling coach, Todd Hezlitt. She is standing here with her brother, Blake White.

Brooke White returns home, speaks out

CREATED Jul. 28, 2012

Web Producer: Taylor Avey

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A Tucson Teen has reunited with her family after a two month disappearance.

Brooke White, the teenager who disappeared with a former wrestling coach May 30 flew into Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport Saturday afternoon.

Earlier this week, White contacted her family from Mazatlan, Mexico and said she was ready to come home. 

KGUN 9 On Your Side was at the airport when White stepped of the plane. 

White spoke with reporter Valerie Cavazos saying, "I just want to thank everyone that was in the process of finding me." 

White went on to say that the search has caused enough destruction and "it's time to get everything right and to man up."

U.S. Marshals worked to bring Todd Hezlitt, the former Alter Valley coach who disappeared with White back into U.S. custody from Mazetlan Friday.

He will be extradited to Tucson where he faces two counts of sexual conduct with a minor 

Tune into KGUN 9 On Your Side at 10 for complete coverage on the Brooke White story. 

 

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