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Frederick County Sheriff’s located a missing and endangered person in Stephens City Friday afternoon.
The person was declared missing around 10 am when a son reported his 74 year old mother had left the residence.
The woman was found in a brushy thicket by Deputy Dan Clark and his Bloodhound Beau.
She suffered from mental health problems and had taken numerous prescriptions in an attempt at self harm.
She was then transported by Stephens City Fire and Rescue to Winchester Medical Center.
Sheriff Lenny Millholand wants to remind residents that if you have family members with conditions that can cause them to wander off, contact the Sheriff’s Office for more information on Project Lifesaver to help keep them safe.
Contact the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office at 540-662-6162 for additional information.
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