Lorneville woman missing for six hours

Staff ~ The Amherst Daily News
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AMHERST - A 70-year-old Lorneville woman is safe after going missing for six hours near her home late Monday.
The woman was last seen at about 11 p.m., Monday and was reported missing at 1 a.m., Tuesday.
She was located at 5 a.m., and transported to hospital by ambulance for examination after being exposed to cool temperatures overnight.
An RCMP incident commander was called in from Bible Hill while Springhill Ground Search and Rescue was on the scene.
A Cormorant helicopter was tasked by the Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Halifax to do a shoreline search and a Coast Guard search and rescue lifeboat was also dispatched from Summerside, P.E.I., but did not make it to the location before she was found.

Organizations: RCMP, Rescue Co, Coast Guard

Geographic location: Lorneville, AMHERST, Bible Hill Halifax Summerside

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  • Lora-Lee
    January 18, 2010 - 11:14

    It was the worst night if my life, but I am so glade that you are home Nan, love you, and thank you so much to the newspaper delivery girl in that area who found her. I forget your name but THANK YOU.... and thanks to all the people who where there to help us bring our grandmother home....

  • Melissa
    January 18, 2010 - 10:55

    We are so glad you came back to us Nan! We love you!