Missing 96-year-old woman found dead near her home

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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities say a missing 96-year-old woman was found dead Thursday evening.

Virginia State Police issued a missing senior alert Thursday for Dorothy Jones Reynolds

Reyolds, who suffered from Alzheimer’s and a heart problem, was last seen around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. It was believed she may have walked off prior to her disappearance.

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook that Reynolds was found dead about a 100 yards from her home just before 6 p.m. Thursday.

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