75-year-old woman with dementia found safely, senior alert canceled

Carol Deaton and a Toyota Sienna similar to the vehicle authorities believe she is driving
Carol Deaton and a Toyota Sienna similar to the vehicle authorities believe she is driving (Carroll County Sheriff's Office)

CARROLL COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Per the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Ms. Deaton has been safely located. The Senior Alert is canceled.

UPDATE

Virginia State Police issued a senior alert for a missing Carroll County woman Friday night.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office says Carol Deaton, who authorities believe is possibly headed to Atlanta, Georgia, left her cell phone and purse behind before leaving.

Authorities say she has dementia and believes her disappearance poses a threat to her health and safety.

She has ties in Carroll County as well as in Georgia, according to the Sheriff’s Office.



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