Backup dancer Shirlene Quigley thanked the North Bergen Police Department on Thursday, October 27, for bringing her home safe.
As previously reported, Quigley, 32, who has performed with Rihanna and Beyoncé, was last seen at Port Authority around 1 a.m. on Sunday before she went missing. Stars like Rihanna and Missy Elliott posted photos of Quigley on their social media accounts, begging fans to help find her.
Hours later, authorities announced that she was found, but no further information as to what happened were given. “After an extensive search by North Bergen Police Department Detectives in cooperation with the NYPD, we have located the SHIRLENE QUIGLEY,” North Bergen police posted via Instagram on Tuesday. “She is safe and at a medical facility which location is undisclosed at this time.”
Quigley was joined by her father, Brad Quigley, when she posed with Chief Robert J. Dowd, Deputy Chief Peter Fasilis and others at their headquarters on Thursday.
“Shirlene and her father stopped by to thank the members of the Detective Bureau for their tireless effort and work locating her and reuniting her with family,” the caption read. “We are beyond pleased this situation has come to a successful conclusion. The outpour of concern and assistance from the community and celebrities alike was quite touching. We could not have done it without their help. The North Bergen Police Department wishes Shirlene health, happiness and success in all of her future endeavors.”
Shirley commented on the pic: “I love you guys so much! Seriously you all are world changers.”
The dancer posted the group snapshot on her Instagram account, too. “Thank you everyone for your prayers, love, and support… GOD is so good… special unconditional thank you to our NYPD who literally served and protected… we are so blessed beyond measure to have people like these gentleman who put their lives on the line daily to help us,” she wrote. “I am spending time with family and will return to the dance floor Monday… words can not express the joy and gratitude my souls feels Love you all more then words look forward to hug and see you all soon.”
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