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Malika James Returns Home Safe

Malika James, who was reported missing over Art Basel weekend, has returned home safe.

James, 28, returned Wednesday, a day after photos of her were obtained by Pembroke Pines police showing her at an ATM in Winter Haven, Fla., on Monday morning. The images showed James in what police said was good physical condition and alone in her car.

See also: Malika James, Miami Nightlife Regular, Missing After Basel Weekend

James, 28, a regular face on the Miami nightlife scene, was officially missing for about 38 hours. James' father, Leonard, filed a missing persons report with the Pembroke Pines Police Department. James' friends mounted a large social media effort to piece together her possible whereabouts.

Both Leonard James and his daughter's friends maintain her disappearing was highly out of character.

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Shelly Davidov