Last updated: August 13. 2014 5:41PM - 3156 Views
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Darlene Weisheimer
Darlene Weisheimer
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A Madison County woman who went missing Wednesday morning has been located.

Darlene Weisheimer, who suffers from dementia, was found at a gas station in Newark Wednesday evening nearly 12 hours after she was last seen.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert asking the public for help at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The seventy-eight-year-old had been seen at 5:05 a.m. Wednesday morning in Findlay. At that time, she was given directions to U.S. Route 23 South, according to Sheriff Jim Sabin.

Weisheimer had been traveling to her Madison County home.

Upon reaching the gas station, she called home, at which time Newark police were sent to meet with her. She was picked up by family.

The woman was safe and unharmed.

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