MISSING WOMAN FOUND IN BELTRAMI COUNTY

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says a missing person was found safe. On Tuesday at about 9pm, the Beltrami County Sheriffs Office got a report of an woman who suffers from a dementia related illness, missing about 19 miles northeast of Bemidji. The family reported she had been alone for approximately ten minutes when she wandered off. The search continued throughout the night and early morning hours, but just before 8am the next day, a neighbor found the elderly woman about 1-1/2 miles away from where she went missing. She was in a wooded ravine that she had fallen into and couldn’t get out. She wasn’t hurt, but she was treated for hypothermia.