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Update: Missing Endangered Person Alert canceled for Busby mom, kids

Busby Mom MEPA
Posted at 2:14 PM, Nov 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-07 10:25:35-05

Update 8 a.m. Monday

The Missing Endangered Person Advisory has been canceled. Authorities said Rhearae Newholy and her children have been located and are safe. No other information was released.


Law enforcement is searching for a Busby mother and her three kids, missing since October 23 and believed to be in the Billings area.

Sunday morning the Montana Department of Justice and Billings Police Department issued the Missing Endangered Person Alert (MEPA) for Rhearae Newholy and her three children.

Family members are concerned that Newholy, 40, may be suicidal and there is concern for the safety and wellbeing of her and her children.

Newholy is described as a Native American female, 5 foot 8, 200 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes.

She is believed to be with her 3 children, Rayben Highwolf, 16-year-old female 5 foot 4, 115 pounds, black hair brown eyes, Traya Swank, 12-year-old female, 4 foot 11, 93 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes, and Jason Twomoon, 5-year-old male, 3 foot 7, 43 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes.

Billings If you have any information on the location of Rhearae Newholy or her children, please contact the Billings Police at (406) 657-8200 or dial 9-1-1.