Jessica Goodwin, 28, was reported missing on January 11 after calling out sick from her job as a chiropractor.
She vanished from her home in Gilbert, which is on the outskirts of Phoenix, leaving behind her dog, and was last seen in surveillance footage driving her white 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, driving away from a car wash which was the last place she used her credit card.
The car was found near the car wash on Thursday night but there was no sign of her.
On Sunday afternoon, police discovered Jessica after tracing her cell phone signal to the Gila River Indian Reservation, a desert-like area some 30 miles from her home.
Jessica Goodwin, 28, was reported missing on January 11 after calling out sick from her job as a chiropractor. She was found alive but in a critical condition on Sunday
She vanished from her home in Gilbert, leaving behind her dog, and was last seen in surveillance footage driving her white 2013 Volkswagen Jetta
It’s unclear where they found her or what type of injuries she had suffered but she was airlifted to the hospital.
No one has been arrested and police say they do not suspect foul play but much of her disappearance remains a mystery.
In a statement on Facebook on Sunday night, Pinellas County Sheriff said: ‘Phone records led PCSO Detectives and Search and Rescue to an area of land on the Gila River Indian Community.
‘During their search, Goodwin was spotted around 4:45 Sunday evening.
‘She is currently in critical condition and is being airlifted to an area hospital.’
Sheriff Mark Lamb added: ‘This is the outcome we have all been hoping and praying for.
‘I commend our Detectives and our Search and Rescue team for their commitment and attention to detail.’
The had previously said she vanished in ‘abnormal’ circumstances but have given no further details.
Her friends and family raised the alarm after she failed to show up at work on January 11.
When her car was found near the car wash, they became even more worried.
‘The location of where her car was, was not where she would have taken it.
‘Even if she was going to go back here for a 30-minute drive, she would take her dog,’ her friend Chandler Storck told
He said her disappearance was completely out of character.
‘These behaviors, which is why we are so worried because it’s completely unlike her.
‘If she does go somewhere to clear her mind, she’ll take her dog for sure. If she’s going to go for a drive, a 20 or 30-minute one, she’s going to bring her dog.
‘If she goes out of town, she brings her dog. She never leaves her dog for longer than a night,’ he said.
Many of the details surrounding Jennifer’s disappearance remain unclear. Police said she vanished in ‘abnormal circumstances’ but have not shared other details