North Bergen Police has confirmed on Facebook that Rihanna’s backup dancer ‘Shirlene Quigley’ has been found alive. “She is safe and at a medical facility which location is undisclosed at this time,” the post read. “North Bergen Police Detectives have contacted her father and he is in route from Los Angeles to reunite with his daughter.”
“Thank u 4 all your prayers everyone & @nbpolice,” Missy Elliott also shared online. “#shirlenequigley is safe & being treated in a disclosed location.”
According to NBC New York, Shirlene Quigley was last seen getting on a bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York around 1 a.m. local time Sunday. Her father, who usually receives a phone call from his daughter every night, grew concerned when he didn’t hear from his family member.
While police continue their search for the talented dancer, Rihanna has taken to Instagram to raise awareness about her friend’s disappearance.
“This beautiful soul, and former dancer of mine is MISSING!!!” the “Diamonds” singer wrote on social media Monday evening. “My heart aches thinking of how heavy this is on all who love her!”
She added, “If anyone has seen or has any information on @shirlenequigley’s whereabouts …..
PLEASE CONTACT the North Bergen Police Department 201 392 2100 !!!!”
Quigley — a 32-year-old professional dancer and teacher at Peridance Capezio Center and Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan .