EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMISSING WOMAN FOUND
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Missing Elderly Woman With Dementia Found Alive
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Videographer: Dan Matics
Web Producer: Dan Matics
Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jul. 26, 2012 11:41 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 28, 2012 4:57 PM EDT
McArthur , Vinton County , Ohio
The search for a 97-year-old woman missing from Ohio, since Wednesday, is over.
Edna Clay was found alive around 3pm Saturday afternoon.
Volunteers and police combed Vinton County during fierce storms hoping to locate her.
Edna, who has dementia and is easily frustrated, took off from her home on Brooks Martin Road on Wednesday night after an argument with a family member.
Clay was found just a few miles away from her home.
Search crews continue to search the Vinton County, Ohio area for an elderly woman who suffers from dementia.
Dispatchers say Edna M. Clay, 97, was last seen at her home on Brooks Martin Road sometime Wednesday. We're told she was wearing blue pants, a blue and white flowered shirt, and a large blue hat.
A helicopter has been brought in to assist in Thursday's search efforts.
Deputy Rodney Shepherd with the Jackson County, Ohio Sheriff's Office tells us that there was an unconfirmed siting of Clay in the Oak Hill village area Thursday afternoon. Deputies searched the area, but did not find her.
Vinton County dispatchers say deputies, firefighters, and family members continue to search for her late Thursday afternoon. If you have any information on her whereabouts, call the Vinton County Sheriff's Office at 740-596-5242.
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