MATTOON (JG-TC) -- After a days-long search, a missing 53-year-old Bloomington woman with dementia was found today.
According to the Bloomington Police Department, a good samaritan brought Carmon D. Edwards in at approximately 12:50 p.m. to the Illinois State Police District 10 headquarters in Pesotum. She appears to be in good health, police stated.
Jason Taylor, Mattoon Police Department chief, said she was "OK." He said the person found her at the Hardee's in Mattoon.
Edwards was reported missing Monday, according to a Mattoon police press release.
Mattoon police were called to assist Bloomington police after it was discovered that Edwards made a stop at the Hardee's in Mattoon on Tuesday morning, Taylor said.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. today, Edwards' vehicle was found at the intersection of 21st Street and Richmond Avenue, and she was assumed to be on foot, Taylor said.