Mother Jo Ann Cornwell pleaded through tears for her daughter's release. She said Kristi's 15-year-old son also needs his mother back and that they believe she will be returned.
Brother Richard Cornwell said his sister is well suited to deal with emergency situations as a former probation officer with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.
Authorities believe Cornwell was abducted while talking to her boyfriend on her cell phone. The phone was found by a man mowing his lawn Friday.
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