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UPDATE: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies locate elderly woman who was reported missing

Posted at 4:12 PM, Oct 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 20:06:32-04

UPDATE (4:10 p.m.) - Murphy was found safe thanks to the help of community members, sheriff's officials said.

A spokeswoman for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said neighborhood involvement played a significant role in finding her.

Deputies were able to locate Murphy through surveillance video and assistance from neighbors.


ORIGINAL STORY (4:10 p.m.) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing woman who has dementia.

87-year-old Pauline Murphy was last seen on Mooncrest Ln. in Orcutt around 2:40 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17th.

She was last seen wearing a blue shirt and salmon colored pants.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, you are asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 805-683-2724.