Published: Dec 21, 2012 4:45 PM EST
Updated: Dec 24, 2012 2:36 PM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office has safely located 49-year-old Gillian Annette Carney.

Carney sent an electronic message around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday and had not been heard from since. She was reported missing by a concerned friend at 5:00 p.m. on Friday.