Missing 76-year-old Ladson woman found safe at previous home

Delores Dawson
Delores Dawson

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies say a 76-year-old Ladson woman who was reported missing earlier this morning has been located.

Deputies say Delores Dawson was found at a home she previously lived at on Lucky Road on James Island around 1:25 p.m. Dawson, who authorities say suffers from early stages of dementia, was reported missing from her home in Woodside Subdivision around 8:45 a.m.

Officials say Dawson was spotted taking a CARTA bus to James Island sometime around noon.

She will be reunited with her family following a medical checkup.

Deputies say they are grateful for the numerous people who called with information during the search.

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