UPDATE: Body found of missing woman with dementia in Alger County

MSP searches for a missing woman in Alger County.
MSP searches for a missing woman in Alger County.(Michigan State Police (WLUC))
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:23 AM EDT
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ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan State Police says troopers have located Linda Golden, the missing 77-year-old woman from the Alger County area.

Golden was found deceased in the Rumely area. No foul play is suspected. Her family has been notified. No further information was released.

Golden was reported missing on August 3 and suffered from dementia.

The Michigan State Police, Negaunee Post is searching for a 77-year-old woman with dementia last seen near the Eben Junction area in Alger County.

Troopers responded to a missing person call near the Eben Junction area late Wednesday August 3, after Linda Golden had not been heard from or seen.

Michigan State Police said that helicopters will be coming to search the Chatham area Tuesday, August 8, and then expand the search out.

Golden is 5′7″ and has brown hair. She suffers from dementia and her vehicle is also missing. Golden drives a gold-colored 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee with several rust spots on it. Her car was last seen at her residence in Eben Junction at around 11:00 a.m. on August 3.

If anyone has seen Golden or her 2006 gold-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee, contact the Michigan State Police at (906) 475-9922 or dial 911.

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