Investigators find missing Lorain County woman alive, lying in woods

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Rebecca Haddad, missing

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (WJW) – A woman who was reported missing out of North Ridgeville has been found, investigators say.

Rebecca Haddad, 70, had been last seen walking around her development at the Cottages of Savannah at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators said that Haddad suffers from dementia.

The Lorain County Technical Rescue Team, North Ridgeville Police Department and North Ridgeville firefighters searched in and around the area for Haddad.

Around 1:39 p.m. Wednesday, they found Haddad lying in the woods east of the development. Investigators said she was moving and alert.

She was taken to the hospital for medical care.

The police department wants to thank everyone in the community who came out to lend a hand in the investigation.

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