ST. GEORGE — The Iron County Sheriff’s Office has begun an in-depth search of the areas surrounding Cedar City in an attempt to locate a missing woman with dementia.
According to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, 71-year-old Carol Stratton was last seen wearing an orange and blue sweater with a red hat and a large, jeweled necklace. Stratton is non-verbal and was last seen near 3700 W. 4000 North in Cedar City around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Officials dispatched K9 units to a potential location and has asked the public to avoid walking in the area while the search is ongoing but added that driving vehicles is permissible. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office also advised volunteers searching for Stratton to alert someone to their location when they are going out to look.
The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to search around their homes and in their outbuildings for Stratton, and if she is found, to call the sheriff’s office at 435-867-7550.