Authorities Find Missing Woman

Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 1:58 pm

A happy ending to a scary story in Wisconsin.  The Spooner Fire Department found a missing elderly woman, who disappeared on Wednesday, September 16th.

The Spooner Fire Department assisted The Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in the search

The woman, who suffers from dementia, wondered from her home into a wooded area near Springbrook.  Prior to a search of a cornfield, State Trooper Dennis Lewis of the Northwest Region – Spooner Post spotted the woman in a farm pasture.

Trooper Lewis reported that the woman was conscious but appeared confused.  She had no apparent injuries other than cramps in her legs and ankles.  She was transported to the Spooner medical facility.

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