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Missing Fayetteville woman found safe

Posted December 10, 2010

— A 56-year-old Fayetteville woman who had been missing since September was found safe in Virginia, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

Wilma Edwards, who also goes by Miss Betty, was found at a shelter in Henrico County, Virginia, spokeswoman Debbie Tanna said Friday. Her family has been notified and is making arrangement to bring her home.

Edwards had last been seen leaving her Linwood Road home on Sept. 19. She was without medication that she needs.


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  • bknyny1979 Dec 10, 2010

    finally good news!!

  • YNCSW51 Dec 10, 2010

    Glad she was found I read this story back in September.

  • two2294 Dec 10, 2010

    Christmas miracle...

  • TeresaBee Dec 10, 2010

    What a great Christmas present to her family!