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June 8, 2012

Silver Alert Success Story: 55-year old North Carolina woman found in Massachusetts

by silveralertbill

On June 7, 2012, a Silver Alert  was issued for 55-year-old Marie Christine Duval. Duval went missing in Dunn, North Carolina, and was later found safe 660 miles away in Springfield, Massachusetts.

From the news story in the Fayetteville Observer:

A Silver Alert for a Harnett County woman who walked away from Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital was canceled after she was found in Springfield, Mass., on Thursday morning, authorities said.

Marie Christine Duval, 55, is safe, according to a Dunn Police Department spokeswoman.

Duval is believed to have gotten a ride from a truck driver, the spokeswoman said; police were notified about 4 a.m. Duval has relatives in Massachusetts.

A Silver Alert is issued for people who are missing and suffer from some type of cognitive impairment.

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