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Missing Bollinger Co. woman found safe

(Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol) (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol)
Barbara Joan McCormick (Source: Bollinger County Sheriff's Office) Barbara Joan McCormick (Source: Bollinger County Sheriff's Office)
BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Deputies with the Bollinger County Sheriff’s Department located a woman who went missing around noon on Oct. 7.

According to the sheriff’s department, search and rescue teams located 84-year-old Barbara Joan McCormick just after midnight in a wooded area behind a house.

The sheriff's department reports she went missing from her home on Highway CC. The highway patrol says her family arrived at her home at around 6:56 p.m. on Wednesday and she was gone.

She was found safe and was transported by EMS to a Cape Girardeau hospital for evaluation.

The highway patrol issued an Endangered Silver Advisory for McCormick when she disappeared because she was possibly in danger.

According to the highway patrol, she has a history of walking away from her home.

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