Missing person found overnight in Morgan County


MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A missing person was found overnight after she went missing in Morgan County Monday afternoon.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old woman was seen around 1:30 p.m. going into the woods near Criscoe Circle in Union Grove. The sheriff’s office said they received the call around 8 p.m.

News 19’s crew on scene reported seeing search dogs in the area around 11:00 p.m.

Around midnight, Mike Swafford with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office told News 19 that the woman was found.

“We’ve been assisted by Huntsville’s Cave Rescue unit as well as the ALEA helicopter and we’ve just been going through a grid and thankfully in the last few minutes we were able to locate her and she is now being treated by a medical,” said Swafford.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Brindlee Mountain Fire and Rescue, and Land Search Cave and Cliff Rescue assisted in the search.

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