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FORT BEND COUNTY -- Officials say the missing Fort Bend County woman who had not been heard from since last month has been found alive.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff s Office said in September, Maria Paula Atrian, 45, left her home in Fort Bend County to take a job as a maid in Baton Rouge, La.

Family members told authorities that in mid-December, Atrian called her daughter and was crying on the phone. She did not say why she was upset, but said she would be purchasing a bus ticket to return home in Houston. Atrian has not been seen or heard from since.

On Thursday, the sheriff s office was told by authorities in Baton Rouge, La. that Atrian had been found safe.

Officials said no foul play was involved in the incident.

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