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Police: Ground search suspended for missing James Island woman


Saturday Charleston Police announced that they are suspending the ground portion of their search for a missing 80-year-old James Island woman.

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say  Marie Duddy was last seen on Friday at 3:30 p.m. at her home on 1501 Secessionville Road. 

Authorities say that the investigation and search effort will continue for Duddy by on-duty resources from surround police and fire departments, during the course of their regular patrols and normal duties. 

Responders from multiple agencies are searching for a missing 80-year-old James Island woman. 

She's described as being 4'1" and 91 pounds with hazel eyes. 

Police say Duddy was last seen wearing a bright pink top and dark colored pants. 

If you have any information call Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200. 

Residents on James Island reported EMS, police and fire crews in the area assisting in the search. 

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office is also assisting. 

In addition, one witness said he spotted a helicopter searching in the area of Secessionville Road. 

According to CPD officials, the following departments are looking for Duddy: Charleston Police Department, Charleston Fire Department, Charleston County Rescue, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, Charleston County EMS, James Island Fire Department, Pine Ridge Fire Department, Regional Urban Search and Rescue, and Lowcountry Community Emergency Response Team.

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