[UPDATE: Found] Woman With Possible Speech Issues Lost For Two Days

A missing woman, Mary Dow, has been sought for two days in a rural area about 7 miles east of Hwy 1 near the coast of Mendocino. Dow recently had neck surgery  which affected her speech and she may not be able to call out for help, according to Lt. Shannon Barney of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.

Mary DowMary Ann is a 58 year old white female adult about 4′ 10″ at 115 lbs with reddish gray hair. She was last seen at the 7.6 mile mark on Branscomb Road wearing blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt and hiking shoes.

She went mushroom hunting the afternoon of 11/23/16 and did not return to the vehicle as scheduled. Search and Rescue teams have been deployed and we have resources from San Mateo County Sheriff’s Mounted Search and Rescue Unit , Lake County Sheriff Search and Rescue, Contra Costa Search and Rescue Team , Napa County Search and Rescue Team, Marin County Search and Rescue and CARDA – California Rescue Dog Association

If you have any information on Mary Ann please call our dispatch center at (707) 463-4086.

According to the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, “MARY ANN DOW FOUND SAFE !!!
At 1:45 pm today, Mary Ann Dow was found cold, but safe!! Thank you to all the agencies and volunteers that made this possible!” (See more information at the Mendocino Voice.)



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