UPDATE: Missing Bessemer girl found

UPDATE: 16-year-old Jordyn Mazanec has been found.

Gogebic County Sheriff’s Deputies say they located Mazanec and her 19-year-old boyfriend Matthew Reder at an Ironwood Township Hotel shortly after 9:00 a.m. Central time Wednesday.

Michigan Department of Corrections personnel, local law enforcement personnel and the public all assisted in locating the pair. The investigation is ongoing, and charges against Reder are pending.


BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a missing teenage girl.

Police say Jordyn A. Mazanec, 16, of Bessemer was last seen on Monday in Ironwood. She’s believed to be in the company of her boyfriend, Matthew R. Reder, 19. Reder and Mazanec are shown in the photo seen here.

Mazanec’s family lost touch with her on Monday after a verbal disagreement over the telephone. Police say her vehicle and her cell phone have been found near Mt. Zion in Ironwood. She is now listed nationally as a runaway.

If you have any information on Mazanec’s or Reder’s whereabouts, the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is asking you to either call 911 or call them at (906) 667-0203.