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Missing dementia patient found

Sylvia Long (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.) Sylvia Long (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A woman who disappeared from her home near Paducah was found just after midnight Tuesday.

Sylvia Long was found by deputies a local Paducah business at 12:03 a.m.  She was unharmed and reunited with her family.

Long is currently taking medication for dementia, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. 

Long, 73, was last seen by a family member around 4:30 p.m. Monday before she went missing.

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