Body of missing elderly woman found in Weber County

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WEBER COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – The body of an elderly woman reported missing out of Weber County was found Sunday morning by authorities. 

According to Sgt. Nealy Adams, Weber County Sheriff’s Office, their deputies, search and rescue, a DPS helicopter crew and others seared for nearly eight hours Saturday after the 72-year-old woman was reported missing at about 1 p.m. 

Adams said the woman had not been scene for approximately 12 hours prior to her husband calling police.

Unfortunately, the woman was found deceased lying in a ditch. She has been taken to the medical examiner’s office to determine her cause of death.

The incident is still under investigation however, Adams said at this time, it does not appear there are any suspicious circumstances related to her disappearance and her death. 

Additional details, including the woman’s name will be released on Monday afternoon, said Adams. 

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