Missing elderly woman with dementia found west of Decatur

Sunday, July 9, 2017

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Benton County Sheriff's Office mobile command unit was set up along Carlton Road, west of Decatur Thursday afternoon (July 6), while search teams looked for an elderly woman with dementia who reportedly wandered off Thursday morning.

Benton County Sheriff's Office mobile command unit was set up along Carlton Road, west of Decatur Thursday afternoon (July 6), while search teams looked for an elderly woman with dementia who reportedly wandered off Thursday morning.
Photo by Mike Eckels

After being missing for more than 24 hours, Margaret Herod, an 82-year old woman with dementia lost near her home on Carlton Drive, west of Decatur, was found alive Friday, only two hours before severe thunderstorms moved into the area.


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