UPDATE Missing woman found safe in Petty Creek area

Posted at 9:46 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 23:51:29-04


MISSOULA - Missoula County Search and Rescue search crews found Linda Maedche in good spirits, walking along the creek in the Petty Creek drainage, approximately 1.5 miles from her home on Thursday. The latest:

(first report: April 29, 2020 - 9:45 p.m.)

Missoula Search and Rescue is conducting a ground for Linda Maedche, a 72-year-old woman with dementia in the Petty Creek area.

Maedche was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a black and white flannel shirt this morning near Runyon Drive and Bible Lane.

According to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office, she may have traveled into Mineral County.

If you have seen Maedche, call Missoula County 9-1-1 Center at (406) 258-3452 or (406) 728-0911.

Mineral County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Rail link have also been notified.

Updates will provided as they become available.