Mabel Pantaleon, the 31-year old actress who was reported missing earlier this week, was found safe at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City on Thursday.
According to reports, Pantaleon was at the airport attempting to purchase a plane ticket when her name appeared on a police database. The alert prompted authorities to arrive and take Pantaleon to a psychiatric emergency room.
Upon news of her safety, Pantaleon’s mother told ABC, “Everything is over, thank God. She’s OK, and she is in the hospital. Thank god for everything.. that this is over now.”
The actress has a history of manic depression and has appeared on such television shows as “Dexter” and “Mystery ER.”
Pantaleon was last seen near her Harlem apartment on Sunday morning.
According to Pantaleon’s IMDB profile, she was a runner up at the Miss Latina New York USA Pageant in 2003.
by Inae Oh