Monday, August 10, 2009


Missing Eastern Shore
woman found

Updated: Monday, 10 Aug 2009, 3:01 PM EDT
Published : Sunday, 09 Aug 2009, 2:30 PM EDT

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va - A missing Accomack County woman was found one day after she disappeared. The Sheriff's office says she is safe.

Emily Dix, 75, was last seen at 7:56 a.m. at her home on Mini Road in Tasley.

Dix suffers from diabetes, vertigo and middle stages of Alzheimers.

According to Sheriff Larry Giddens, Dix was found in a nearby wooded area after noon.

Virginia State Police, South Hampton Police, Newport News Police, Maryland State Police and multiple other local law enforcement agencies all assisted in the search.

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