Elderly woman missing for 2 days found in marsh

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. (WLS) -- An elderly woman missing for nearly two days was found in a marsh in Monroe County in Southeastern Michigan.

Officials said 83-year-old Mary Fletcher wandered away from a home while visiting family.

Crews searched on the ground and from the air and eventually found Fletcher in a remote, swampy area, trapped in by weeds and mud.

Fletcher was taken to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia, according to officials.