FOUND: Cedar City woman with dementia located alive

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ST. GEORGE — Cedar City Police say a missing woman with dementia was found alive in Cedar City late Saturday afternoon.

According to a Facebook post, Linda Nielsen, 69, went missing from her apartment in the Fiddlers Canyon area Friday evening. Police had asked for the public’s help in locating the woman, who is reportedly suffering from early stages of dementia.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, police confirmed that she had been found.

“An alert store clerk recognized her when she walked in the store,” Cedar City Police Sgt. Jerry Womack said. “Called us and we were able to get her to a safe place. She is currently at the hospital being checked out.”

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1 Comment

  • Carpe Diem November 25, 2018 at 11:05 am

    Like a good ending! Thx for the update.

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