In early November, California mom Sherri Papini mysteriously dead after she left her Redding, California, home for a slight jog.
She wasn’t seen until Thanksgiving morning, when a 34-year-old mom was allegedly found chained, beaten though alive along a farming road.
As authorities hunt for her purported captors, here are 5 things to know about a case:
1. She Was Allegedly Abducted Three Weeks Ago After Going for a Jog
Papini, a mom of dual immature children, was final seen around 2 p.m. on Nov. 2 when she went jogging. Her father Keith reported her blank that dusk after he returned home and couldn’t find Papini or their dual children, whom Papini customarily picks adult from daycare, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko pronounced during a news conference. (The children were still during daycare and were unharmed, authorities have said.)
“I only wish her back, and we wish her behind safe,” an romantic Keith told PEOPLE after Sherri went missing.
“Just move her home,” he said. “Please move her back. The earlier a better.”
2. She Was Found Along a Rural Road Early Thanksgiving Morning
At 4:30 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Papini was found on a side of a highway in farming Yolo County, about 150 miles from her home, and had been firm with restraints, Bosenko pronounced during a press discussion final Thursday.
Papini was also reportedly “chained to something” and was “heavily battered,” a radio runner told a responding officer Thursday in an audio shave performed by The Sacramento Bee.
After she was found, Bosenko said, “I am vivacious to news that Sherri Papini has been located and has been reunited with her father and her family on this day of Thanksgiving.”
He combined that she was protected and was being treated during a sanatorium for non-life-threatening injuries.
Papini was means to serve assistance from a flitting motorist, who told police, Bosenko said.
Alison Sutton wrote on Facebook that she saw Papini along a highway and called police. “I was certain we indispensable help,” Sutton wrote.
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3. Police Are Still Searching for Suspects
Police are acid for dual armed Hispanic women pushing a dim colored SUV, Bosenko pronounced during a press conference.
“We do not have any serve outline on a SUV or with a Hispanic females, that is information we got directly from Ms. Papini,” he said, adding, “These Hispanic females are armed, deliberate dangerous and they have a handgun, during slightest a handgun with them.”
4. Her Family is ‘Overjoyed’ to Have Her Back
Papini’s sister, Sheila Koester, tells PEOPLE, “We are very, really vivacious and only really vehement to have her behind home with her family.”
“I feel like it was a whole universe effort, only with everybody posting on Facebook and a news coverage we got,” Koester says, adding, “It was an extraordinary Thanksgiving.”
Koester didn’t elaborate on her sister’s condition or what happened to her in a 22 days she was missing.
“Right now she is only being reunited with her family,” she tells PEOPLE. “They are holding their time.”
5. Authorities Say they Have ‘No Reason to Disbelieve’ Her Account
Since Papini’s abduction and discovery, online commenters have voiced doubt about a sincerity of events, with some observant her abduction was a hoax.
But military trust Papini’s account.
“We now have no reason to mistrust Sherri Papini’s story, Bosenko told ABC News. “She was assaulted and had injuries that she was treated for.”
Bosenko told a network that investigators are looking into Papini’s past, including her prior matrimony and divorce along with any online activity.
Investigators put out 20 warrants for information including notice cameras and dungeon towers, ABC News reports. The camera footage, from locations in Yolo County and a city of Redding, embody homes, business, a church, motels and trade cameras.
* With stating from CHRISTINE PELISEK