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Former MTV VJ Jesse Camp Has Been Found Safe In California

Camp has been found safe in city of Riverside after his family reported him missing.

Last updated on July 24, 2018, at 7:55 p.m. ET

Posted on July 24, 2018, at 12:06 p.m. ET

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A former MTV VJ has been found safe after his family reported him missing last Thursday, authorities said.

According to Riverside police, Josiah “Jesse” Camp was “contacted by a local law enforcement agency a short time ago and not in need of any assistance. His family has been notified.”

Camp, 38, was known to many people who watched him on MTV in the late ’90s and early ’00s and was reported missing by his sister, Marisha Camp, authorities told People magazine.

The Riverside Police Department had said previously on Facebook that there “does not appear to be anything suspicious at this time regarding Jesse being missing other than his ceased contact with family and friends.”

Camp’s sister also indicated the her brother “might have been depressed recently.”

“I can’t begin to thank everyone who reached out to express their concern and support after my brother Jesse went MIA,” Marisha wrote in an Instagram Stories post on Monday. “What he needs more than anything is kindness and love.”

Camp came to prominence in 1998 after winning Wanna Be a VJ on MTV.

MTV did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News’ request for comment.

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