Missing teen, coach found in Northern California

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(STOCKTON, Calif.) — A week after a 16-year-old girl went missing with her former high school wrestling coach, the two were found together at a home in Stockton, California, the same town where the teen lives, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.Alexus Arther, a junior at Franklin High School, is back with her family, while Phillip Maglaya, 25, a former volunteer wrestling coach at Franklin High School, is in custody, authorities said.Alexus, who had been reported missing on Aug. 22, was believed to be in a “romantic relationship” with Maglaya, according to the sheriff’s office.One day before the two were found, Alexus’ parents opened up to ABC News in an emotional interview.“This is a father’s worst nightmare,” father Ron Arther said.“We trusted him,” Iris Arther, Alexus’ mom, added of the coach. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img

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