Missing Cape Girardeau County woman found alive

Carol Eifert (Source: Angela Eifert)
Carol Eifert (Source: Angela Eifert)

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The search is over for a missing Cape Girardeau County woman who disappeared around 10 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Sheriff's Department, 58-year-old Carol Eifert was found on the other side of a creek near her Shawneetown home.

Deputies sent a team of people to get her and return her to her family.

She will undergo a medical evaluation.

Lt. David James with the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office says Eifert was last seen by her husband inside their home around 10 a.m. Wednesday.

A family member tells Heartland News that Eifert has suffered from depression and is on medication.

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