Missing Woman Found Alive and Well

Sheriff Clark Millsap said authorities expect to close the case in a matter of hours.

Updated 1 p.m.

The case of a missing Cartersville woman could soon be closed, said this morning.

Millsap said 30-year-old Wazineh Suleiman is alive and well, but does not want her location disclosed. Investigators have interviewed the mother of five, apparently to determine if she is a victim of any crimes.

A sheriff in another Georgia county located the woman, who had not been since Friday about 9 p.m. and her husband, Abed, had reported her missing. He was never a suspect or person of interest.

Millsap said Wazineh went to an organization, which then contacted the other sheriff.

Local authorities are holding a press conference at 2 p.m. at the Bartow County Sheriff's Office, but Millsap said he does not expect to release any further details on the case.

Millsap added he would not disclose Wazineh's location to anyone, including her family, because the woman is an adult, is in no danger and could contact members of her family as she sees fit.

Wazineh's parents are in the country and have been in contact with Millsap. She was born in Israel.

Check Cartersville Patch later today for updates.

susan martin April 14, 2011 at 03:44 PM
I told someone this morning she may have grown weary of some of the muslims ways and left her husband ,it is not uncommon for other people to change and pickup American ways . Glad she was found alive.
Janice M. April 14, 2011 at 03:52 PM
American ways? So is it typical American behavior to leave your family? The answer could not be as simple as she was just overwhelmed with her 5 children and work could it now.. ?
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 04:00 PM
If y'all read my previous comments in past days I said she got sick of things and just walked away. I've seen it too many times. But most of her closest friends said I was stupid. Y'all need to listen to outsiders because we look at the whole picture and not just the middle. Glad she is alive and I am willing to bet she met someone who will show her respect. It's not a crime to just up and leave. Everyone of her husbands friends made it look like someone took her. This women is smart and beautiful and she for one can make it on her own.. Always listen to an outsider.. Now if the sheriff can prove the husband may of know she was leaving, Then they can charge him with inducing panic and make him pay for all they lost in search time.
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 04:01 PM
RUN Wazineh RUN!
Ruby April 14, 2011 at 04:12 PM
Weary of Muslim ways? Like the post above said, abandoning your family is neither An American NOR a Muslims way. You obviously have never lived in the middle east or known a middle eastern Muslim family for that matter where big families are the norm and women OR men do not just take off because they grew "weary" of Muslim ways. Having 5 children has nothing to do with it. You see more abandonment of children in America and they don't even have to be 5 of them. Unless you are talking out of knowledge, assuming just makes an ass out of everyone.
Saf April 14, 2011 at 04:19 PM
"American ways"? By that I take it you mean "white American ways"? Wow, bigotry right there. Sorry I'm just so fixated on that. Can you define what you mean by American ways, and does that include the melting pot of diversity-African American, Hispanic, Asian, Arab, Filipinos, etc? And can you name a couple of "Muslim ways" or is that just a euphemism for oppression and subjugation. Good lord.
zee April 14, 2011 at 04:20 PM
There is something wrong with her getting up and just leaving five children behind. She abandoned her kids and neglected the fact that she may be putting them in danger. Every marriage has its ups and downs and its own personal issues. Religion and culture has nothing to do with how a man treats a woman. There are good and bad in every race. We hear stories of verbal and physical abuse all the time and no religion commends a man to down grade or beat another human being. If she feared for her life, we live in America and there are many ways of getting help and getting on with her own life. Instead of charging him with inducing panic they should charge her for indangering her children.
Tamadhur April 14, 2011 at 04:50 PM
Rex's comments before this case broke were asinine and they're still asinine.
zee April 14, 2011 at 05:06 PM
To Bean! How ignorant are u! American ways Timothy McVain! I am not going to go as far as u did! Cause there is no reason for one to come to ur level! Let's shoot or drown our children and claim insanity! Muslims are not evil people! There are bad people all around the world! I am Jew and I am loved and love many families who practice there religion muslim and all!
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 05:49 PM
Muslim men usually tell there women who they belong to and they keep drilling it in there heads that if they run they will be found. The Muslim threats are very real towards there women. In American these guys need to realize they do no own anything and a lady is free to do as she chooses. And to Tamadhur, My comments were very real from day one. Not one thing said by the cops, Newspaper or anyone else lead me to believe she was abducted or taken against her will. It was just y'all had it in your heads other wise. When things like this happens people are always quick to judge that someone took the person. The only thing you had was her car was found off the interstate and her kids were home and she went to rent a movie which she NEVER did with out consulting her husband. That shows control right there. I am sure she will file for divorce and get her kids through court order. She will be able to show how controlling he is either with the help of the kids or through the help I am sure she will receive through doctors. She ran for a reason and it will come out in the wash.
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 06:11 PM
Gee what does this sentence tell you? Sheriff said Suleiman does not want her location exposed, but her husband said she is still in the state... Now that tells me that she is afraid of her husband or his family and maybe even his friends. The best thing right now that the husband and his family and friends could do is back off of her. Give her the space she is asking for and what ever happens, Happens!! Someone should take the husbands guns and bows and put them in a safe place for now before he does the unthinkable to her or the kids.. Just saying..
J.M. Prince April 14, 2011 at 07:31 PM
Thank goodness she's alive and seems reasonably well at the moment. JMP
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 09:20 PM
I said all along she was alive and well. The news just had the sheriff and he said she was on. There you have it. She left and doesn't want to be found. I said it before there must of been things going on in the home and now her husband has all the material things that he wanted except he can no longer control his wife. The wife is young and strong and will recover from this though she will always have the scars, But she will get through this.
kim smith April 14, 2011 at 10:59 PM
"Muslim way or American way",I think it was very wrong just to get up and leave her five kids......if she was running from any kind of abuse in the home her children were exposed to it as well.so for her to get up and leave them behind was very careless and selfish. there should be a price to pay for leaving them home alone. There is no reason to bring in race or religion into this.
harrysamuel April 14, 2011 at 11:20 PM
I thought foul play. I guess this is a example of why police should have a body before conviction om any crime. I thought for sure she was dead. I am glad she was alive, but disappearing like she did was not right. Leave, fine, but tell someone. I saw a trial coming, never thought she was alive.
kim smith April 14, 2011 at 11:30 PM
And Rex "muslim threats are real towards their women" ????? what is that supposed to mean and how would you know? Is that how you treat your woman? I think I speak for many when I tell you that what you say is insulting for many muslim peaple.so stop talking aout muslims in all and stick to this family only.spoken from a jewish lady.
Rex Newkirk April 14, 2011 at 11:46 PM
Kim the kids are old enough to take care of them selves. A child at the age of 13 can decide which parent they want to live with.. She did nothing wrong except run from abuse.. I see it all the time..
kim smith April 15, 2011 at 12:32 AM
ok rex! so a 12 , 11, 10, 8and 6 year old are fine home alone on a friday night? I understand that's your opinion ,but in my opinion she was very wrong leaving those kids behind.every organization that helps abused women have them bring their children .so she left them behind to be abused as well? I'm sorry but in my opinion that is neglect and endangering.
Janice M. April 15, 2011 at 01:10 AM
Rex, there are tons of examples of women from a variety of cultures and racial backgrounds leaving their children behind, their significant other and their career all from stress. It seems to be on the rise these days. Just the other didnt a women drive her car into a lake, along with her kids? She was not muslim, or middle eastern. Or what about that case of the lady in Florida I believe who shot her 13 year old son and 16 year old daughter point blank ? Just as the other commenter's said, it has nothing to do with her religious background per-say. She has personal issues just as many other women-- and men for that matter that she feels she must run away from.
Janice M. April 15, 2011 at 01:12 AM
She came out from hiding from guilt I'd assume. No sane mother would run away from her family and not have second thoughts of returning home...
kim smith April 15, 2011 at 01:29 AM
layla April 15, 2011 at 06:17 AM
I am a muslim woman living in a muslim country married to a muslim man and have 2 beautiful muslim children. I dont know what you mean by american ways but i watch oprah, greys anatomy and desperate houswives. I eat at mcdonalds, love grilled cheese sandwiches and Apple pie. My children love to go to Chuckie cheese and toys r us. I am a preschool teacher and teach my chidren respect honor and following the rules. I also sing with them twinkle twinkle little star, watch Barney with them and read fairy tails to them all the time. I have respect for my husband, my prtner in life and out of that respect i let him know if im going somewhere, i do not ASK him i let him know just in case something happens and i cant be found, as he does with me. My religion teaches me respect and out of that respect we both have for each other we communicate and have a mutual understaning. Oh and by the way i pray 5 times a day and fast an entire month, that teaches me discipline and increases my patience.The simple truth is they are a married couple who have chilren and jobs and family issues just like any other American, Chinese, African, French,Muslim, Christian etc....... family would, what sets people apart is how they deal with their own issues. In conclusion what i am trying to say is this has nothing to do with religion and people need to educate themselves before they go around discussing matters they know nothing of and making comments that have no truth to them what so ever.
Brenna Crowder April 15, 2011 at 04:26 PM
Very well said, Layla. I'd have to say you just summed up the TRUE American spirit the way it was meant to be. Thank you. : )
Rex Newkirk April 15, 2011 at 08:11 PM
Tamadhur: Going back to the first page I wrote on and you had me blocked from it, But before you had me blocked you asked a question. You asked if I knew something about the case? Then you blocked me before I answered. Well I will now answer you. I am 685 miles north and it seems like I knew more from just reading the different news media statements and nailed it on the head then anyone in Cherokee County because I have seen this happen way too much. You didn't like my ideas, But if you go back and read them, You will see I was right. People are always blind when things like this happens. Think about it!


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