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Thu October 25, 2012
Missing elderly South Republic woman located
SOUTH REPUBLIC, MI--
Officials are crediting Project Life Tracker with locating a missing Marquette County woman with dementia.
The Sheriff’s Office says the 81-year-old was last seen Tuesday around 10 p.m. at her residence on Hemlock Street in South Republic.
Personnel were able to locate the woman a short distance from her home with the assistance of a Life Tracker tracking device and Marquette County Search and Rescue. The woman was treated for hypothermia at the scene and taken to Bell Hospital for exposure.
Project Life Tracker is a partnership with the Sheriff’s Office, the Alzheimer’s Association, and TRIAD. For more information contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 228-3910.