A missing woman feared dead showed up 28 days after she vanished, after surviving alone in the wilderness.
She lived off berries and mushrooms in the dense forest of rural Alabama.
Lisa Theris, 25, was reported missing nearly a month ago, according to Alabama NBC affiliate WSFA. She had fled a hunting lodge after two men she was with committed a robbery. Theris, a radiology student and waitress, did not want to be an accessory.
Manley Davis, 31, and Randall Oswald, 36, stole $40,000 worth of items, including four-wheelers, ATVS, and chainsaws, the Daily Mail reported.
Last Saturday, a woman driving down a country road spotted a woman looking for help.
"I just passed a road and there's a lady that, she came out of the woods naked and she's been sick. She's been in the woods for three weeks," the caller told 911 dispatchers. Initially, she thought that Theris was a deer.
According to ABC News, Theris lost about 40 pounds. She had suffered cuts, bug bites, sunburn and poison ivy rashes.
"If it rained I'd have to like squeeze the water out of my hair and drink it," Theris said. "It was all about finding the road or finding a person. I couldn't even hear any cars the whole time I was out there until the end."
Around the time she went missing, Theris was supposed to appear in court on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. However, the case was dropped last Thursday after the court presumed she was dead.
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