UPDATE: The Nampa Police Department announced that a woman and her two sons who were last seen Friday were located safety early on Saturday evening.

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Shasta R. Groene, 22, and her sons Lorenzo S. Alcaraz, 2, and Omari R. Rodriguez, 1, were last seen at Walmart on 12th Avenue. S. between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m, according to a Facebook post from the department. She was possibly in Caldwell overnight. 

The post said Groene is 5-foot-5, 150 pounds and has red hair. She has a "fear God" tattoo above her left eye, "midnight" above her right eye, a small cross below her right eye, a raiders mascot on the left side of her neck and a stud piercing below her left eye.

Groene was the only one in her family to survive the torture inflicted by Joseph Edward Duncan III in 2005. Duncan killed Groene’s mother, stepfather and brother, Slade, in 2005. He abducted her, then 8, and her 9-year-old brother, Dylan. Dylan was killed in front of Shasta in Montana. Groene was spotted with Duncan by a waitress at a restaurant in Couer d’Alene. Duncan received multiple life sentences, according to an Associated Press story.

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