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Kelli Bordeaux Missing: Missing Fort Bragg Soldier May Be In Danger, Cops Say (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 04/18/2012 10:57 am Updated: 04/27/2012 10:30 am

Investigators believe that a missing Fort Bragg soldier could be in danger.

Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, was last seen on Saturday leaving the Froggy Bottoms bar in Fayetteville, N.C. -- and new information suggests that she "may be in danger," investigators told WRAL-TV.

Investigators didn't elaborate on the new details.

Friends and family told the station that tardiness is out of character for Bordeaux, who was labeled a missing person when she failed to show up for duty on Monday.

"Kelli is a good soldier," her sister, Olivia Cox, told the station. "Kelli is not a soldier who would go AWOL."

Cops said she disappeared after leaving the bar at about 1:20 a.m. At some point that morning, two text messages were sent from her phone. One said, "got home safely," according to CNN. It's yet unclear who the text was sent to or what the contents of the second text was.

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  • Missing Soldier

    FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Fayetteville, N.C. Police Department shows Kelli Bordeaux. Authorities say 23-year-old Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux has been missing since April 14. Officials at Fort Bragg reported her missing to Fayetteville police two days later. Investigators say phone calls and text messages show nothing out of the ordinary happened that night. Their only lead- She left the bar with a man who is a registered sex offender _ and who swears he had nothing to do with her disappearance. (AP Photo/Fayetteville, N.C. Police Department, File)

  • Missing Soldier

  • Missing Soldier

    This undated handout photo provided by the Fort Bragg Public Affairs Office shows Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux. Police in Fayetteville, N.C. are asking for the public's help in finding an Army private they believe may be in danger. Authorities say 23-year-old Bordeaux has been missing since April 14. Officials at Fort Bragg reported her missing to Fayetteville police two days later. (AP Photo/Fort Bragg Public Affairs Office)

  • Kelli Bordeaux missing

    Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • NC Missing Soldier

    Kelli Bordeaux is seen in an undated photo provided by the Fayettville, N.C. Police Dept. Authorities say 23-year-old Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux has been missing since April 14. Officials at Fort Bragg reported her missing to Fayetteville police two days later. Police are asking for the public's help in finding the Army private they believe may be in danger. Police say anyone with information should either call police or Crimestoppers. (AP Photo/Fayettville, NC Police Dept.)

  • NC Missing Soldier

    This April 13, 2012 photo provided by the Fayettville, N.C. Police Dept shows 23-year-old Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux. The Fayetteville Observer on Thursday, April 26, 2012 reports that a mix of more than 500 soldiers and civilians turned up at the parking lot of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center's Health Pavilion North to look for Bordeaux, who was last seen as she left a bar about 1:20 a.m. April 14. (AP Photo/Fayettville, N.C. Police Dept.)

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.

  • Kelli Bordeaux, a 23-year-old Army combat medic, went missing after leaving a bar in Fayetteville, N.C. early on Saturday, April 14. Here are some of her Facebook photos, many of which feature her husband.



Bordeaux's mom, Johnna Henson, told cops that a yet-unidentified individual gave the soldier a ride to the bar, where she sang karaoke. Henson doesn't believe that her daughter reached her home, despite the texts.

The soldier has been married to her civilian husband for two years.

"I can't function not knowing where she is. How can someone hurt her?" Henson told ABC News. "I lost my mother and my husband within a three months span. I can't deal with losing my child. I can't deal with anymore loss."

Bordeaux is 5 feet tall and weighs 99 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink halter top and black shorts. Anyone with information is asked to contact Fayetteville Police at (910) 433-1856 or CrimeStoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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