14-year-old missing from campsite near Oakridge in rural Lane County

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a 14-year-old who went missing while her family was camping near Oakridge.

Posted: Jun 21, 2019 11:09 AM

OAKRIDGE, Ore. -- The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a 14-year-old who went missing while her family was camping near Oakridge.

Deputies said Ella Leschorn was last seen at 7 p.m. on Thursday in a remote area northeast of Oakridge. They said her family went to check on her at about 8 p.m. and found her missing from the tent.

Search and Rescue teams searched the area through the night and the search is continuing Friday morning.

Authorities said Leschorn is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 110 pounds and has medium-length black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, black sweatpants and blue socks.

If you have information, contact deputies at 541-682-4141. They ask people in the Oakridge, McKenzie Bridge and the Upper McKenzie River areas to keep an eye out for Leschorn.

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